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[Asia] Philip Morris Plans to Expand in Emerging Markets

Profitability in emerging markets is a factor that differentiates the firm from its peers. For example, it has a strong presence in Asia. These markets are considered strategic markets due to the increase in customer´s disposable incomes and volumes are
added Oct 21, 2014 13:14

[Asia, India] Farmers to resist Tobacco Board's move to regularise crop

The Tobacco Board's move to check unauthorised tobacco cultivation has caused flutter among growers in the northern light soil (NLS) area in West Godavari district. According to information, some farmers are planning to hold a meeting at Gopalapuram in
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 19, 2014 19:17

[Asia, India, Russia] TAURO: Towards tobacco control…Better Late Than Never

Will India also say yes to not only tax, but to tax sufficiently high, and include all tobacco products including those that are specifically the leading causes of illness and death in this part of the world – beedi, pan masala and raw tobacco? Here is
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:35

[Asia, India] Dr Harsh Vardhan initiates coordinated effort for alternatives to tobacco crops

Vardhan has initiated this coordinated, multi-ministerial move so that interest of farmers are protected. This meeting is in lieu of the government’s plan to lower the production of tobacco and protect the financial interests of the farmers
The Health Site (in)
added Oct 16, 2014 11:33

[Asia, Latin America, South America/Caribbean, USA] China Tobacco International of Brazil invests in tobacco production in Rio Grande do Sul

CTIB was created in 2012 in partnership with US company Alliance One Brasil Exportadora de Tabacos (AOB). CTIB, a subsidiary of China Tobacco International (CTI), started operating in Brazil in 2002 and buying tobacco from Brazilian producers in 2009.
Macau Hub (mo)
added Oct 15, 2014 16:12

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia Challenges Australian Cigarette Packaging Laws ($$)

Indonesia joined four other tobacco-producing nations in challenging Australian health laws requiring tobacco products to be plainly packaged to make them less appealing, in the latest dispute between the two neighbors.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 15, 2014 16:03

[Asia, Pakistan, Russia] Tobacco taxation issues: 'COP6' trying to develop global strategy

Pakistani side was presented by Mazhar Nisar Sheikh Director Implementation Ministry of Health, who presented issues related to health, taxation, social and others faced in controlling use of tobacco products in the country. He also highlighted the major
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:38

[Asia] India Takes Historic Step to Protect Health and Save Lives by Requiring Large, Graphic Tobacco Warnings

Dr. Vardhan and the Government of India have demonstrated bold and courageous leadership because it is clear the tobacco industry will challenge this notification, just as they have with other effective tobacco control measures. All over the world, in co
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 15, 2014 15:22

[Asia, India] Tobacco rules in Bihar go up in smoke

Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) which provides for imposing penalty on individuals consuming or promoting various tobacco products. But no one was fined under the Act in Nalanda and Saran districts during the four years. State police fine
Times of India
added Oct 15, 2014 13:22

[Asia] Tobacco stain on India

The report from the Canadian Cancer Society released today at a World Health Organisation conference in Moscow has listed India at 136th position, lower than the 123rd position it had been granted in a similar report two years ago. “This just means othe
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 15, 2014 13:22
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