Public Health England: E-Cigs 95% Less Harmful Than Tobacco

Review finds most British smokers using electronic cigarettes to quit, not start again Published in CSP Daily News LONDON – Electronic cigarettes are significantly less harmful to health than tobacco and have the potential to help smokers quit smoking, an independent review published by governmental agency Public Health England (PHE) has concluded. Key findings of […]


FDA director Mitch Zeller to speak Published in Tobacco E-News By Thomas A. Briant, NATO Executive Director MINNEAPOLIS — One of the most important reasons for tobacco retailers and wholesalers to attend the 2016 NATO Show and for manufacturers and suppliers to exhibit at the 2016 NATO Show is the fact that the net revenue […]

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 […]