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Cigarette makers sue FDA over guidelines

02 Oct 2015. Units of Imperial Tobacco, Reynolds American and Altria filed suit against the Food and Drug Administration, saying reworked guidelines on changes to existing products that may require regulatory approval are too broad, Reuters said.
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TPP compromise tabled to block tobacco suits

02 Oct 2015. The US proposed a compromise to block tobacco companies from suing under provisions of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade package being negotiated by 12 countries, Reuters reported.
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Ban on Philip Morris adverts overturned

02 Oct 2015. An administrative court in Munich overturned a decision by county officials to block the “Don’t be a maybe,” advertising campaign for Marlboro cigarettes by Philip Morris Germany, the Frankfurter Allgemeine newspaper said.
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RAI consolidates Vuse production

01 Oct 2015. Production of Vuse e-cigarettes has been consolidated following installation of new equipment at the main manufacturing facility in Tobaccoville, North Carolina, Reynolds American (RAI) said.
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State AGs call for immediate action on e-liquid warnings

30 Sep 2015. Attorneys general from 33 states and territories called for immediate steps by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to require warning labels and child-proof packaging for e-liquids containing nicotine.
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Suing tobacco firms for medical costs ruled constitutional

30 Sep 2015. The Quebec Court of Appeal ruled the provincial government has the constitutional right to sue tobacco companies for health care costs associated with tobacco-related disease, the Canadian Press reported.
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JT acquires Natural American Spirit international rights

29 Sep 2015. Japan Tobacco (JT) acquired the international business of Santa Fe Natural Tobacco, the Reynolds American subsidiary that makes Natural American Spirit cigarettes, for JPY 600 billion (EUR 4.46 billion), the companies said.
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85 per cent warnings pushed back to April, 2016

29 Sep 2015. The Health Ministry pushed back the date for introducing graphic warnings covering 85 per cent of the surface on cigarette packaging to April, 2016, Reuters reported.
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Buyers stay away from volcano-damaged East Java crop

28 Sep 2015. Tobacco farmers in Jember, East Java, say buyers are scarce for a crop coated by volcanic ash by the eruption of Mt Raung, the Jakarta Post said.
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JT said to be interested in RAI cigarette assets

25 Sep 2015. Japan Tobacco (JT) is in advanced talks with Reynolds American (RAI) to acquire cigarette assets worth USD 5 billion (EUR 4.5 billion), the news agency Bloomberg reported, citing people with knowledge of the talks.
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