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Nasal snuff is a finely ground, flavored tobacco, taken in the non-offensive form of a simple sniff into the nostrils. Snuff began as the tobacco choice of royalty and the elite in 17th century Europe, before being provided to the masses.
English nasal snuff is made with a wide variety of flavors, including spearmint, raspberry, apricot, lavender, bergamot and Seville orange, to name just a few. The most popular use of snuff is to take just a pinch between your thumb and forefinger and sniff it lightly into the nose. This provides a pleasant aroma, lasting 15-20 minutes, as well as a noticeable nicotine lift. Many pipe smokers have also taken to the old English act of adding a sprinkle of their favourite snuff into their burning bowl of pipe tobacco for an added aroma, taste, and nicotine boost.
Snuff taking is becoming more popular in the UK with the indoor smoking ban in public places. I...
The Fifth Session of the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (COP5), held on November 12-17 in Seoul, South Korea, has been hailed by participants as another successful attack on “Big Tobacco”.
The principal work accomplished at the conference was the passage of the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products, a move that supporters claim will further clip the wings of tobacco manufacturers.
This is the first protocol introduced by FCTC and is an international treaty
COP5 also developed guidelines on price and tax measures intended to reduce the demand for tobacco, policy recommendations for viable alternatives to tobacco cultivation, and discussed smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes. It also reviewed methods to further implement the FCTC.
Tobacco companies and their representatives are barred from participating in WHO FCTC confer... Read more...
The tobacco industry of China, while registering steady improvement in the quality and output of leaf tobacco, intensified efforts to “upgrade” its leaf tobacco products throughout 2012.
On October 30-31, 2012, the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration (STMA) – the regulator of China’s tobacco industry – held a national leaf tobacco work symposium in Beijing. In an address delivered at the meeting, STMA director-general Jiang Chengkang fully affirmed the achievements made by the tobacco industry in leaf tobacco production and marketing in the year.
Jiang pointed out that despite a difficult external environment, the tobacco industry succeeded in maintaining stable development of leaf tobacco production in 2012, showing distinct achievements in five areas.
Firstly, the readjustment of leaf tobacco policies was relatively efective.
Secondly, obvious achievements were made in the work of resist...
The need for refurbished and relocated primary processing equipment is bigger than ever throughout Asia and the Middle East.
It is getting harder to fi...
The Yellow Crane Tower Science-Technology Park (the Park) – which China Tobacco Hubei Industrial Co., Ltd. (CTHIC) in central China’s Hubei province h...
A Great Passion, a Greater Commitment and a Better Future
Everything begins with passion. Whether our objectives are small, moderate, or great, passion...
Cigarette production in China has registered rapid growth over the past three years in what appears to be a diverse situation for the tobacco industry...
The development of ecological cigarette products, underdevelopment by Chinese tobacco manufacturers for years, eventually became a reality in China in...
As 2013 began, flue-cured growers in the US faced the agreeable prospect of having more demand than they will likely be able to meet.
“As we begin 2013...
Airco DIET is a world leader in tobacco expansion with more than 60 DIET (Dry Ice Expanded Tobacco) plants built worldwide over its 30 year history, m...
By Tran Tan Kiet
Vietnam consumes approximately 90-96 billion sticks of cigarettes a year, of which 72 to 80 billion sticks are made by the domestic in...
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