BAT – update

Comment from Fiona Cincotta, a senior market analyst at   With tobacco consumption declining significantly in most western countries the tobacco giants are looking to gain access to new markets or to consolidate in order to cut costs and increase profits. That is exactly what we are seeing here with BATS acquisition of Croatian […]

Tobacco Companies in Canada Ordered To Pay $15 Billion To Smokers

June 3, 2015 CSD Staff More than 1 million smokers win a lawsuit against three tobacco companies. In Canada, three tobacco companies— Imperial Tobacco, Rothmans Benson & Hedges and JTI-MacDonald—have been ordered to pay $15 billion in damages after losing a historic court case, according to CBC News Montreal. All three tobacco companies issued […]

8 Tips to Help You Switch to Electronic Cigarettes

Following post provided by: Name – Aaron Hawkins Email –   8 Tips to Help You Switch to Electronic Cigarettes. Electronic cigarettes are a fantastic way for you to reduce your tobacco consumption, and eliminate some of the harmful effects of smoking. If you want to quit completely, switching to electronic cigarettes is a […]

Imperial lifts sentiment

Commentary from Fiona Cincotta, a senior market analyst at   Imperial Tobacco reported a 5% decline in underlying tobacco sales volume in the first half of the year. However the company has confirmed that it is on track to meet its targets for 2015, which include increasing its dividend by 10%.   The decline […]

E-Cigarette Tax Bill Update

May 6, 2015 View E-Cigarette Tax Bill Update 22 states have proposed e-cig taxes in 2015 Published in Tobacco E-News By Thomas A. Briant, NATO Executive Director Share on facebook Share on twitter Share on email Share on print More Sharing Services 9 Related Content NYSSA Rallies Against Legislation to Tax E-Cigarettes3/3/2015 MINNEAPOLIS – […]

SFATA Conference Takeaways

May 6, 2015 CSD Staff E-cigarette/nicotine debate needs to be re-focused. Wells Fargo Securities LLC recently attended the Smoke-Free Alternatives Trade Association (SFATA) Conference outside of Chicago, “headlined” by Mitch Zeller, Director of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products. “Encouragingly, Director Zeller underscored the importance of ‘opening up the dialogue’ across various stakeholders in the […]

Japan Tobacco to buy U.S. e-cigarette maker Logic Technology

(Reuters) – Japan Tobacco said on Thursday it had agreed to buy Florida-based e-cigarette maker Logic Technology Development LLC as it aims to become a global leader in the nascent, but fast-growing, market. Japan Tobacco will fund the acquisition with existing cash and loan facilities, and expects to complete the deal in the third quarter […]

Rodu: Tobacco Control Is Getting It Wrong

Research, policy expert takes on myths, claims, rhetoric about smokeless and e-cigs Published in CSP Daily News By Melissa Vonder Haar, Tobacco Edito   LAS VEGAS – Anti-tobacco campaigns are getting it wrong, Dr. Brad Rodu, professor of medicine and holder of the endowed chair in tobacco harm reduction research at the University of Louisville, […]