US-based 22nd Century believes it is set up for a bright future with further expansion of its VLN cigarette range into three new states and plans to be in 18 total by year’s end
Australian authorities have not announced any change in policy on heated tobacco in the run-up to a new national tobacco plan. This has left the status of heat-not-burn (HnB) products unchanged
A new law preventing those now under the age of 14 from ever obtaining conventional cigarettes in New Zealand will have little impact on heated tobacco as it is not included in the ban
On international World No Tobacco Day tobacco alternatives such as pouches were not excluded from the criticisms
New Zealand has designated a cohort of young people – those who will be 14 or younger when the government’s proposed law comes into effect – who will never be old enough to smoke
It’s the end of an era as tobacco sponsorship of Formula One racing comes to an end – again. Or does it and is it?
A proposal by the New Zealand government to limit the number of shops that can sell tobacco products is causing concern among the country’s retailers, who would need to apply for new business licences
An Australian Senate committee to inquire into tobacco harm reduction strategies will meet for the first time in Canberra on Friday, and again week later in Sydney
The Australian Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued a final decision not to amend the country’s Poisons Standard – a decision which leaves the sale of heated tobacco products banned in the country
A proposal to allow the sale of non-tobacco nicotine pouches in New Zealand was left out of the final version of a new bill regulating vaping products that was adopted in parliament
Australia’s Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has issued an interim decision against amending the country’s Poisons Standard on nicotine – leaving heated tobacco banned as dangerous poison
A new amendment put before the New Zealand Parliament aims to tighten current regulations on heated tobacco and other smokeless tobacco products – but the country’s attorney general has distanced himself from the proposals
For several decades, Australia’s political and medical establishments have taken a hard line against smoking; but do developments like heated tobacco call for a different approach? …
PMI considers almost hitting $1.5bn revenue for its reduced risk portfolio in the second quarter of 2019 a “positive top-line momentum”
PMI and Ferrari have been forced to cancel their partnership for this weekend’s Australian Grand Prix, the opening race of the Formula 1 season. The Mission Winnow branding will, however, reappear for the rest of the season
The minister charged with drawing up proposed regulation of e-cigarettes in New Zealand has done so, based on the stated belief that vaping and smokeless tobacco are “highly likely to be much less harmful than smoking”
E-cigarettes and heated tobacco can continue to be sold in New Zealand under current regulations, the country’s government has formally announced
Philip Morris International (PMI) has won the right to sell and market heat-not-burn Heets sticks in New Zealand in a surprise legal ruling against the Ministry of Health
The recent change of government following the general election in New Zealand should not derail attempts to legalise the domestic sale of nicotine-containing e-cigarettes in the country
The New Zealand government’s plan to create a “pathway” to the legal sale of alternative tobacco products has been broadly welcomed by harm reduction advocates – but with reservations
New Zealand is to introduce an amendment to existing laws that will enable the legal introduction of alternative tobacco products such as snus and heat-not-burn devices
Major Australian public health organisations have submitted evidence to a government inquiry on e-cigarettes, with many taking a negative stance
New Zealand looks set to amend the law to allow nicotine-containing e-cigarettes to be sold in the country – but not to permit HnB products.
Philip Morris International (PMI) has run into legal trouble in New Zealand, where the health ministry has taken the company to court for attempting to sell its iQOS heat-not-burn device in the country.
Japan Tobacco and Philip Morris International are attempting to widen their distribution of heat-not-burn (HnB) products throughout Pacific Asia, but there have been problems along the way.