In the latest in an ongoing series of quarterly briefings looking at developments in the world of tobacco, we assess the latest performance of the major multinationals, NPD/NGP updates, the reviewed economic growth projections for the world’s key markets and what to look for in the next quarter.
In September 2021, seven leading public health, medical and parent organisations are urging the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to expedite decisions on remaining marketing applications for e-cigarettes and promptly deny applications for all flavoured e-cigarettes, including menthol-flavoured products.
The tobacco industry will pay EUR80 million (USD93.8 million) per year to a newly created institution that will allocate the money to projects aimed at eliminating cigarette butts and raising awareness, the French government said. The ministry also wants to distribute pocket ashtrays, set up more cigarette-only trash bins and establish new collection and recycling systems for cigarette butts.
Morocco sets cigarette emission limits
Cigarettes sold in Morocco will be subject to new emission limits starting in January 2024, reports Morocco World News. From that date, the emissions of cigarettes imported or manufactured in Morocco and marketed across the country should be at levels not exceeding 10 mg of tar per cigarette, 1 mg of nicotine per cigarette and 10 mg of carbon monoxide per cigarette.
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