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Phillip Morris Invests in Further Smokeless As UK Smoker Numbers Decline

Phillip Morris International is Putting a Lot Behind the Future of Smokeless Tobacco Back in February the company announced a definite shift towards a smokeless future with a push behind it’s IQOS smokeless devices which heat a stick of tobacco to 300 degrees rather...
Phillip Morris – the Future is Smokeless, But Not Ecigarettes
 

Phillip Morris – the Future is Smokeless, But Not Ecigarettes

While the sale of traditional cigarettes declines, Philip Morris International (PMI) is looking to ecigarettes and specifically its ‘heat not burn’ smokeless product IQOS as the future of its business. As global governments continue to make smoking regulations ever...
Stoptober Campaign Backs Ecigs
 

Stoptober Campaign Backs Ecigs

Following last year’s Stoptober campaign ecigarettes and vaping proved the most successful aid to help smokers stub out the habit, with 53% of people using them and the newest campaign is now backing them. The number of smokers in Britain has reached its lowest point...
Heat Not Burn Comes Under Fire
 

Heat Not Burn Comes Under Fire

One of the lead authors into a recent study on smoking and smoking related products has suggested Heat not Burn devices should be treated in the same way as cigarettes are until there’s further evidence about their safety. Dr Reto Auer, from the University of Bern,...
Vape Branding – The Copycat Wars
 

Vape Branding – The Copycat Wars

This week a Chicago vape firm was taken to court over its branding. Chewing gum makers Wrigleys have filed a lawsuit against Chi Town Vapers alleging their bright yellow Joosy Fruit Gum and a spearmint green Dbl Mint E-Liquid, look very much like the packaging for...
Global Cigarette Sales to Lose $7.7 Billion in Next Four Years
 

Global Cigarette Sales to Lose $7.7 Billion in Next Four Years

By 2021 global cigarette sales will have dropped to just 86% of total tobacco sales costing the industry $7.7 billion in losses Euromonitor data has shown. In 2016 cigarettes dropped to 89.8% of the total tobacco market, marking the first time in decades that...