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IQOS remains strong as PMI posts Q3 results
Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) has released its third quarter results for 2021 with net revenues up 9.1 per cent and a continually strong performance from IQOS, according to PMI’s press relea...
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9.2 million illegal cigarettes seized
Revenue officers at Dublin Port seized the cigarettes that are estimated to be worth a retail value of EUR 6.9 million, reports The Journal.
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BAT invests in energy drink
On its route to becoming more health conscious and moving away from tobacco, British American Tobacco Plc (BAT) has invested in Tru Inc., a producer of energy and wellness drinks, reports Bloomberg.
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Restrictions on mailing of e-cigarettes
The US Postal Service (USPS) has enacted restrictions on the mailing of e-cigarettes and other forms of ENDS to consumers, reports MarketWatch.
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New proposals call for “smoking kills” print on cigarettes
MPs have proposed new measures including one that would see “smoking kill” printed on individual cigarettes in a bid to encourage smokers to quit, reports The Guardian.
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Plain packaging adopted
In what has been described as a milestone of Myanmar’s tobacco control journey, the country has adopted plain packaging of all tobacco products, reports Scoop.
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GBP 6 million worth of shares sold by Vectura executives
The Vectura takeover by Philip Morris International (PMI) has seen the two most senior Vectura executives sell shares worth more than GBP 6 million between them, reports The Times.
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Four oral tobacco products authorised by FDA
The FDA has authorised the marketing of four new oral tobacco products after data showed that they were unlikely to appeal to youths and non-smokers, according to an FDA press release.
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Experts challenge WHO over vaping
A group of independent experts in nicotine science and policy have written an open letter to the World Health Organisation (WHO) ahead of a global tobacco control meeting, reports news.com.au.
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34.2 billion illegal cigarettes smoked in 2020
According to a Japan Tobacco International (JTI) report, the COVID-19 pandemic has seen tobacco smugglers profit from high unemployment and less disposable income, reports The Manila Times.
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Survey: Students prefer using tobacco at school
A study conducted in Rajasthan state has shown that a large number of youths prefer using tobacco products while at school, reports The Times of India.
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Navajo Nation Council considers tobacco ban in public spaces
During its fall session, the Navajo Nation Council will consider legislation to ban the use of tobacco products in public and at workplaces, reports Farmington Daily Times.
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Vectura may face backlash after takeover
Vectura Group Plc could see sales go back after being taken over by Philip Morris International (PMI), with some doctors and patients saying they will switch brands, reports Bloomberg.
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BAT commits to net zero emissions by 2050
British American Tobacco (BAT) has signed up to the UN-backed Race to Zero campaign, which is committed to achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, according to a company press release.
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Ban on all tobacco marketing proposed
Mexico’s Deputy Health Minister Hugo López-Gatell proposed an outright ban on tobacco advertising during a Senate forum on smoking addiction, reports Mexico News Daily.
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