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[Europe] PMI reveals decreased DF cigarette shipments in EEMA

Phillip Morris International (PMI) has reported a -2.8% drop in Eastern Europe, Middle East and Africa region (EEMA) *total market shipment volumes, which includes the company’s international duty free business. In Russia and Saudi Arabia, PMI’s cigaret
TRBusiness (uk)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:00
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[Asia, Pakistan] Too taxing for health

It is alleged that cigarette companies have brought the prices of their brands down just to benefit... Yousafzai contests this plea taken by the FBR and says illicit trade, counterfeiting and tax evasion must be controlled through regulatory measures and
The News (pk)
added Feb 11, 2018 01:56
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[Canada] P.E.I. marijuana business expects jobs, production to blossom after purchase

The purchase of Canada’s Island Garden by a large American company will allow P.E.I.’s pot plant to grow exponentially, says the company’s president and CEO. ... How wonderful is it to have U.S. tobacco-leaf merchant Alliance One International Inc. acqui
(Prince Edward Island) Guardian (ca)
added Feb 14, 2018 03:50
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[Australia] Housing organisation to ban residents from smoking in their own homes - but they insist 'civil liberties are not being infringed upon'

Smokers at affordable housing developments will be forced to leave the premises entirely before having a cigarette, as a housing provider begins making their unit complexes entirely smoke-free. The Housing Trust will phase out smoking from their New Sou
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 11, 2018 18:51
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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[UK] What's the law on smoking in cars with kids present? What if it's a convertible? Find out here

Teesside's Joanne Jones was prosecuted this week for smoking in a car with children :: Find out what's illegal and what's not / When was the law introduced? The new legislation was brought in after a campaign by Stockton North MP Alex Cunningham in Octo
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added Feb 10, 2018 18:43
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Ask Dr. Scott: Taiwan newspaper article details country’s battle against tobacco

The Taiwanese philosophy toward medicine may be more prescriptive than what we are accustomed to, in our individualistic culture. We can learn, however, from the experiences of other nations that grapple with this vexing challenge. Let’s keep our eyes op
Fairfield (CA) Daily Republic
added Feb 10, 2018 16:37
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[Brazil] Three-State Operation Arrests 6 Cigarette Smugglers

In an operation that included the states of Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul and Parana, the Brazilian Federal Police arrested six members of a gang specializing in cigarette smuggling. Another 17 people suspected of belonging to the gang, who also had ar
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Feb 16, 2018 17:15
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[France] French activists accuse big tobacco of test cheating

French anti-smoking campaigners launched a legal case Friday against international tobacco giants claiming their cigarette filters have helped them falsely report the level of tar and nicotine in their products. The National Anti-Smoking Committee (CNCT
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54
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[Korea - South] Competition intensifies in Korea’s e-cigarettes market

Domestic and international tobacco companies are rolling out their heat-not-burn cigarettes in the Korean market with Philip Morris Friday launching a Metallic Blue edition of the iQOS, dubbed the “iPhone of e-cigs.”
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Feb 14, 2018 04:13
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