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, […]

The Changing Vapescape

Dollar stores growing share; Vape shops not afraid of c-stores Published in CSP Daily News By Mitch Morrison, Vice President & Group Editor LAS VEGAS – The landscape of vape is undergoing a critical change. We’re not talking about the turbulent tide of tanks, mods, liquids and the glut of fresh products flowing into the […]

Altria – an alternative perspective

a comment from Ken Odeluga, a senior market analyst at www.cityindex.com.sg   Altria’s need to reorient itself to the inexorable march of changing consumer habits and attitudes is thrown into sharp relief by data out overnight (from The Center for Disease Control) showing a significant decline in cigarette smoking among young people, together with a […]

Trendsettah USA, Inc. Continues to Grow with Launch of Game-Changing New Tobacco Product, Extendos™

Trendsettah USA, Inc. Continues to Grow with Launch of Game-Changing New Tobacco Product, Extendos™ Extended cigarillos are the latest innovative product to hit the market from powerhouse bicoastal company  Miami, Fla. – April 2, 2015 – Innovative lifestyle brands manufacturer, Trendsettah USA Inc., is blazing its trail in the tobacco industry once again with its newest […]

The pros and cons of e-cigs….

The Pros and Cons of Electronic Cigarettes   Electronic cigarettes are the latest craze in the world of smoking cessation. They’ve been instrumental in helping thousands of people quit smoking for good, by satisfying nicotine cravings without the harmful effects of the smoke.   The use of electronic cigarettes, also known as e-cigarettes, is widely […]

Inaugaral World Tobacco North America Event Invite

YOUR INVITATION TO ATTEND WT NORTH AMERICA The inaugural WT North America event will extend the widely successful WT series of events to the North American market. We invite you to register free of charge now, so that you can start planning your business meetings at the event. RSVP NOW at www.worldtobacco.co.uk/WTNAinvite With a wealth […]