TPE Exhibition and NATO Conference – 2018

For Immediate Release: CONTACT TPE Show Contact: Hilary Manning TPE Press Contact: Rachel McKnett NATO Industry Outlook Planned to Coincide with TPE 2018 Las Vegas to welcome two important events for the tobacco and tobacco-related products industry. October 2017 – TPE 2018, the first big buying tradeshow of the year for the tobacco […]

BAT – update….

Comment from Fiona Cincotta, a senior market analyst at   British American Tobacco boosted by Brexit British American Tobacco posted higher earnings in early trading this morning beating estimated figures to report actual earnings per share of 1.344 with revenue rising to 7.7 billion, an increase of 16%. The tobacco giant, maker of iconic […]

Proposed Sale of Molins Instrumentation & Tobacco Machinery division

Proposed Sale of Molins Instrumentation & Tobacco Machinery division Date: 08/06/17 Back to News List Molins, the global packaging solutions group, today announces that it has entered into a conditional agreement with G.D S.p.A., a wholly owned subsidiary of Coesia S.p.A., to sell its Instrumentation & Tobacco Machinery division.   Click on the following link […]

InterTabac and Inter Supply – Dortmund September 22-24 2017

I am frequently asked about exhibitions around the world and in my view this is the best, most diverse and largest. If you are in the tobacco industry – you should be there – either exhibiting or visiting. To learn more please follow the link below to find the information and documents you require: […]

Proposal Accepted: RAI & BAT Merger Agreement

Proposal Accepted: RAI & BAT Reach Merger Agreement $49B deal expected to close in the third quarter. January 17, 2017, 07:49 am By Melissa Kress, Convenience Store News WINSTON-SALEM. N.C. — Three months after a proposal was placed on the table, Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) and British American Tobacco shook hands on a $49-billion deal […]

Logansport lawmaker sponsors vaping overhaul after FBI probe

Logansport lawmaker sponsors vaping overhaul after FBI probe INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Republicans who control the Indiana Senate say they want to overhaul a vaping law that sparked an FBI probe. State Sen. Randy Head of Logansport says he’s sponsoring legislation that will give state government more regulatory control over the production of the liquid used […]

FDA Publishes Final Rule To Reduce Ambiguity For Products Made Or Derived From Tobacco

The FDA on Jan. 9th published a final rule entitled Clarification of When Products Made or Derived From Tobacco Are Regulated as Drugs, Devices, or Combination Products; Amendments to Regulations Regarding “Intended Uses” to clarify that products made or derived from tobacco will be regulated as drugs, devices or combination products rather than tobacco products […]

Fontem, Nu Mark End E-Cig Patent Fight With Settlement

By Matthew Bultman Law360, New York (January 6, 2017, 4:40 PM EST) — Fontem Ventures BV has reached a settlement with Nu Mark LLC in a fight over electronic cigarette patents, ending an infringement lawsuit as well as challenges that Nu Mark had launched attacking the validity of the patents.  Fontem, a unit of U.K tobacco […]