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Uphill Struggle

To break through globally, the concept of tobacco harm reduction must overcome many challenges.

Change of the Guard

What might the new U.S. administration have in store for the vapor industry?

Resilience in Adversity

The Altria Group continues to deliver a strong 2020 performance despite a challenging economy.

The Wrong Direction

E-cigarette use in Great Britain has declined for the first time, most likely due to misinformation.

The Next Level

Hauni has entered the hemp cigarette market with three machines for pre-roll manufacture.

Going Natural

As interest in untreated products increases, Zig-Zag launches new unbleached and hemp papers.

Changing the Narrative

George Cassels-Smith hopes ELiquiTech’s new synthetic nicotine will help change the debate.

Thoughtful Reflection

Participants in the 2020 GTNF discussed sustainable change through innovation and regulation.

Feet to the Fire

Five questions for the World Health Organization as the FCTC marks its 15th anniversary

Tobacco Reporter November 2020

Tobacco Reporter’s November 2020 issue takes a critical look at the World Health Organization Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which celebrates its 15th anniversary this year. To what extent has the treaty succeeded in its stated aim of protecting the world from the health, social, environmental and economic consequences of tobacco consumption?

Clive Bates challenges what he views as the governing idea of tobacco control—that there is an irreconcilable conflict between the tobacco industry’s interests and public health interests.

And we look back at a very successful GTNF. The first virtual iteration attracted a record number of participants and featured some of the most stimulating debates yet on tobacco harm reduction, the future of nicotine and product innovation, among other topics.




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A Clean Sheet

A new synthetic nicotine eliminates the cancer-causing impurities found in leaf-derived nicotine.

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Recon Revival

New applications are creating new opportunities for reconstituted leaf tobacco.

On the Right Track

Leveraging serialization technology to combat tobacco tax evasion and counterfeiting

The Women of Science

BAT’s women scientists share their experiences working for one of the leading tobacco companies.

Up to the Task

The elimination of child labor and forced labor in the tobacco supply chain is a top priority for AOI.

Recon Mission

LeafLAB has revolutionized the all-natural hemp and CBD markets with its botanical recon product.

Eyes on the Ball

Even as cigarette dollar sales increase during the Covid-19 pandemic, IQOS expansion remains Altria’s primary focus.