1. CORESTA Congress, Kunming, 2018, Smoke Science/Product Technology Groups, STPOST 63 (also presented at TSRC 2018)

    Challenges and opportunities in cigar science

    SMITH J.H.(1); AUBUCHON S.M.(1); WAGNER K.A.(1); McKINNEY W.J.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); STEVENS R.(3)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, U.S.A.; (2) Enthalpy Analytical, Inc., Henrico, VA, U.S.A.; (3) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, U.S.A.
    An independent Cigar Working Group has been formed by interested cigar stakeholders (e.g. manufacturers and testing laboratories). The goals of the Working Group are to explore opportunities for engagement with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on ...
  2. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 054 (also presented at CORESTA 2018)

    Challenges and opportunities in cigar science

    SMITH J.H.(1); AUBUCHON S.M.(1); WAGNER K.A.(1); McKINNEY W.J.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); STEVENS R.(3)
    (1) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, USA; (2) Enthalpy Analytical, Henrico, VA, USA; (3) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, USA
    An independent Cigar Working Group was formed by interested cigar stakeholders (e.g. manufacturers and testing laboratories). The goals of the Working Group are to explore opportunities for engagement with the Food and Drug Administration (“FDA”) on ...
  3. TSRC, Tob. Sci. Res. Conf., 2018, 72, abstr. 099a & 99b

    Machine made cigar leaf and product workshop

    STEVENS R.(1); BLACK R.(1); GILLMAN I.G.(2); SMITH J.(3); HARTLEY M.(4); LINDEGAARD T.(5)
    (1) ITG Brands LLC, Greensboro, NC, USA; (2) Enthalpy Labs, Durham, NC, USA; (3) Altria Client Services LLC, Richmond, VA, USA; (4) Universal Dark Air-Cured Group, Oxford, NC, USA
    The regulation of tobacco products continues to be a growing focus around the world. For example, in 2016, the FDA finalized a rule in the USA that extended its regulatory authority to all tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, hookah, and pipe ...
  4. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke/Technology, Xian, 2001, ST 31

    The rapid and quantitive analysis of tobacco specific N-nitrosamines in whole tobacco using LC/MS/MS with positive ion electrospray

    WAGNER K.A.; GILLMAN I.G.
    Arista Laboratories, Richmond, VA, USA
    Tobacco specific N-nitrosamines (TSNAs) are known components of whole tobacco. TSNAs in tobacco filler have traditionally been determined using gas chromatography with a thermal energy analyzer (GC-TEA). This method requires time-consuming sample cleanup ...
  5. CORESTA Meeting, Smoke/Technology, Xian, 2001, ST 33

    The rapid and quantitive analysis of tobacco specific N-nitrosamines in mainstream tobacco smoke using LC/MS/MS with positive ion electrospray

    GILLMAN I.G.; WAGNER K.A.
    Arista Laboratories, Richmond, VA, USA
    Tobacco specific N-nitrosamines (TSNAs) are known components of mainstream cigarette smoke. Quantification of TSNAs from tobacco smoke has traditionally required time-consuming sample cleanup and lengthy sample analysis times. As an alternative to ...