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<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> Contents<br /> >>>December 2012 · VOLUME 39, NUMBER 6<br /> www.smokeshopmag.com<br /> 34<br /> Features<br /> 28 ELECTRONIC CIGARETTES<br /> The Future Wave<br /> of the Tobacco Industry?<br /> Financial analysts say e-cigarettes<br /> are not only here to stay, but could<br /> someday dominate the tobacco<br /> industry. Investors and major manu-<br /> facturers are paying close attention<br /> to this exploding category that few<br /> imagined would rise so swiftly.<br /> Staff Report<br /> 42<br /> 28<br /> 34 MERCHANDISE REPORT<br /> 2012 IPCPR Trade Show, Part 2<br /> Product Galore<br /> While some new products<br /> announced at the summer trade<br /> show shipped immediately, others<br /><a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 1" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=1"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 2" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=2"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 3" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=3"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 4" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=4"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 5" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=5"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 6" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=6"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 7" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=7"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 8" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=8"> Contents </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 9" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=9"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 10" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=10"> Editor'sLETTER Legislative Challenges, Opportunit</a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 11" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=11"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 12" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=12"> IPCPR </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 13" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=13"> THE INDUSTRY AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO RETAI</a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 14" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=14"> RetailingNEWS </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 15" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=15"> </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 16" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=16"> IndustryNEWS </a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 17" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=17"> Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Company is a Signatory t</a> <a title="SmokeShop: December, 2012 page 18" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/99be8af9?page=18"> IndustryNEWS Primer Mundo Cigar Co. 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