“Stall in strategic plan” to end with fourth-quarter rollout of two FDA-allowed products By GREG LINDENBERG CSP Daily News | June 28, 2013 GREENSBORO, N.C. – Although notice of the approval came suddenly, Lorillard Tobacco Co.’s Newport Non-Menthol Gold Box 100s and Newport Non-Menthol Gold Box–the first new tobacco products that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) […]
As the FDA pokes around electronic tobacco devices, experts predict the products will evolve considerably in the coming years.
As the FDA pokes around electronic tobacco devices, experts predict the products will evolve considerably in the coming years. By Lou Maiellano. While in Las Vegas last month, attending the National Association of Tobacco Outlets (NATO) conference, I attended a number of informative presentations. One of these presentations was on the “Current State of the […]
This spring, a number of US tobacco company executives were invited to meet with Mitch Zeller, the newly appointed head of the FDA’s Center for Tobacco Products. The meetings were off the record and were held expressly for the purpose of having Mr. Zeller reintroduce himself to an important part of his regulatory constituency. It […]
Filtrona PLC – The UK filter and plastics group – announced last week it is changing its Corporate Identity. From June 26, it will be rebranded as Essentra and Filtrona Filters will be known as Essentra Filter products. The rebranding is probably a good idea as Filtrona is increasingly less about cigarette filters as the group […]
NJOY Raises $75 Million: Funding will be used for marketing, clinical trials, research and development, and international expansion.
June 10th, 2013 — Current Issues, Electronic Cigarettes, Key International Business & Market Developments, Science, Snus, Snuff & Alternative Products in US Markets, tobacco, Uncategorized — E-Cig Observer
FROM: CONVENIENCE STORE DECISIONS Electronic cigarette brand NJOY, whose ‘NJOY King’ is the most popular e-cigarette in America, has raised $75 million in funding, NJOY CEO Craig Weiss announced today. Investors include serial entrepreneur and investor Sean Parker; and Douglas Teitelbaum, Principal of Homewood Capital. Mr. Teitelbaum will join NJOY’s Board of Directors. Funding will […]
Thursday, June 6, 2013, saw headlines throughout the tobacco world proclaim that Reynolds American was introducing an e-cigarette that would prove to be a “game-changer” in the burgeoning new industry. Yes, the Reynolds Vuse was entering the market- first in Colorado on July 1- and then slowly and steadily throughout the rest of the nation. […]
June 7th, 2013 — Current Issues, Electronic Cigarettes, Key International Business & Market Developments, Science, Snus, Snuff & Alternative Products in US Markets, Tobacco Harm Reduction — Lou Maiellano
http://tbo.com/health/reynolds-american-launching-revamped-e-cigarette-ap_health5135fec50db9428baec515003b91f8ce Published: June 6, 2013RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Reynolds American Inc. is launching a revamped version of its Vuse-brand electronic cigarette — which promises to give users the “perfect puff” — in Colorado, with its sights set on expanding nationally. The expansion represents another push by a tobacco giant into the fast-growing business, a trend […]
C-store distributor files for bankruptcy following customer’s cigarette smuggling indictments By MELISSA VONDER HAAR, GREG LINDENBERG CSP Daily News | May 23, 2013 MOUNTVILLE, Pa. – In business since 1865 and one of the top 20 convenience store distributors in the country, Cooper-Booth Wholesale Co. LP, a wholesaler in the Mid-Atlantic region, has become collateral damage over an investigation […]