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[Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco giant back after ten-year absence

In 2003 campaigners managed tosuccessfully force the world’s second biggest tobacco companyto leave because of criticism from the British government, in particular from former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Conservative MP and former deputy chairm
Burma News International (th)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:53

Montenegro: Tobacco cultivation to be renewed

The Government and the Capital City have signed an agreement on acquisition of shares of the New Tobacco Plant (NDKP) with a consortium comprised of the Danilovgrad-based Partner Company, Primate from Uzice, and Jaz Express from Budva, which is expected t (cy)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:31

Smoking in South Africa

Tobacco legislation in South Africa is constantly changing, and ignorant smokers may find themselves on the wrong side of the law with fines of up to R100 000. Here is what smokers should know, and the changes they can expect in future.
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:08

[Hungary] State to issue new tobacco licenses

The state will issue a new tender for retail tobacco sales in 1,417 communities in Hungary from which no applications were received in the course of the initial tender for such sales, National Tobacco Trade Nonprofit, which is overseeing the establishment
Budapest Business Journal (hu)
added Apr 2, 2013 12:26

[Canada] SCC Case Information - Summary: Grand River Enterprises Six Nations Ltd. v. Her Majesty the Queen

The Tax Court judge concluded that the duty on the applicant’s tobacco products became payable pursuant to paragraph 42(1)(a) of the Act when these products were packaged for sale to Indians, and he consequently dismissed the appeals from the Minister’s a
Supreme Court of Canada
added Mar 28, 2013 18:54

[Sri Lanka] Controversy over pictorial health warnings covering the front and back of the tobacco packs

The tobacco industry in Sri Lanka which is a monopoly of Sri Lanka has filed a court case against the decision of the Minister of Health. Currently there is a debate regarding the size of the warnings.
Asian Tribune
added Mar 26, 2013 14:59

[Solomon Islands] Solomons outraged over photo of child smoking

An online photograph of a young Solomon Islands boy smoking has sparked fierce debate over children's rights and child welfare. The boy, whose image was posted on a Solomon Islands Facebook page, appears to be about six or seven years old. The Forum So
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 22, 2013 13:09

Cuba cigar auction raises money for health system

An auction of luxury cigar humidors in Cuba fetched $1.1 million, which will go toward the public health system, the state news agency said Sunday. The sale came at an international cigar festival attended by celebrities such as American actor Danny Glo
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 6, 2013 12:04

[Ethiopia] Profitable Tobacco Enterprise Seeks 100m Br Loan for New Machine

The National Tobacco Enterprise (NTE) is seeking financing to procure a new cigarette-making machine that will produce 20,000 pieces of cigarette a minute, at a cost of around 142 millionBr.
Addis Fortune (et)
added Dec 6, 2012 12:28

[India] ITC aims to smoke out rivals with 64mm cigarettes

its mainstay still remains cigarettes and its here that it aims to shake up the market with a new 64mm cigarette. / Television Eighteen (in)
added Aug 28, 2012 23:52
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