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October,
2005



Trade Show Report:
UNEASY in New Orleans...
By Rich Perelman
A Louisiana tobacco tax crisis unfolded only days before the opening of the 2005 RTDA trade show, triggering a legal fight and big problems for a handful of exhibitors.
Heat Treatment:
Taking the Heat Off Smokeless?
By Chris Bickers
Swedish snus waits in the wings of the world tobacco market for its moment as a major player.
Smoking Rights:
If You Care About the Tobacco Business
By Luc Martial
A promising new conference seeks a meaningful response to ani-tobacco policy.






Gifts and Accessories for Cigar, Pipe, and Cigarette Smokers


Signs of the Times...
- by E. Edward Hoyt III



What's Happening and Where in the Tobacco Industry


Trends and Trendsetters in Specialty Tobacco Retailing


Merchandise and News from the Pipe World


Tobacco Products and Industry Promotions


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