News analysis / Americas

Will nicotine be the next menthol?

7th May 2021 | Blog , News analysis |

The big news from the US Food and Drug Administration last week was a ban on menthol in combustible cigarettes, closing off a loophole that had allowed this one flavour to be marketed even after all others were forbidden. It may not happen any time soon – the agency’s cautiously-worded announcement said only that it is “working toward issuing proposed product standards » Continue Reading.

PMI aims to double Heets production by 2023

12th February 2021 | News analysis |

PMI is spreading optimism about its “beyond nicotine” portfolio, aiming to reach $1bn revenue from tobacco-alternatives in less than five years’ time, with an expected increase in the demand of heated tobacco consumables