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US Tobacco Cooperative

Former Reynolds executive to lead USTC

RALEIGH, N.C. -- A former Reynolds American Inc. (RAI) executive has been named CEO of U.S. Tobacco Cooperative Inc. (USTC), a grower-owned marketing cooperative. Robert Fulford Jr. assumed his new role Feb. 1 after being vice president of leaf operations for RAI, Winston-Salem, N.C., and holding...

TPE overview

New numbers generate excitement for vaping, OTP at tobacco expo

NATO gathering

NATO gathering in Las Vegas ties disruptive trends to smoking, marketing and competition

marlboro menthol
Bill may lead to first statewide prohibition on menthol-flavored tobacco products
altria logo
Tobacco marketer names new leadership
IQOS HeatSticks
Panel finalizes recommendations on PMI’s iQOS and HeatStick
Regulators will review recommendation, consider PMI’s reduced-risk arguments
e-cigs and cigarettes
FDA-backed study alludes to pros and cons of vaping but cites need for further research
Tobacco cigarettes
CSP unveils new online tools to track FDA, local regulation
2017 TPE
NATO seminar in Vegas to examine Wall Street, market trends