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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G launches sales of new tobacco-heating device

The new product, dubbed lil, heats up tobacco leaves without generating smoke using battery power, according to the company. KT&G said the 10,000 units it put on the market via pre-order were sold out in just two days last week. The consumers who purcha
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:23
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive

With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Three million smokers around the world switch to IQOS, Philip Morris’ first commercialized heated tobacco product

Philip Morris Singapore Pte Ltd, an affiliate of Philip Morris International (PMI) has just announced that approximately three million smokers have already switched to IQOS, its first heated tobacco product to be successfully commercialized, making a new
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Aug 25, 2017 02:28
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris, KT&G to wage e-cigarette war

(PMI) Korea is considering releasing its signature iQOS smokeless e-cigarette in Korea this year at the earliest, according to industry officials, Monday. The international tobacco company's move seems to intensify competition among tobacco makers here
Korea Times (kr)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:57
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] PH backs e-cigarettes restrictions

THE Philippines is supporting World Health Organization (WHO)-backed proposals to regulate Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes—the use of which is popularly known as “vaping”—presented during the seventh biennial Conference of Pa
Manila Times (ph)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16
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[Asia-pacific] Vietnam Among Countries With High Rate Of Smokers

According to the 2015 survey, the rate of tobacco users reduced from 23.8 per cent in 2010 to 22.5 per cent. The proportion of male smokers fell from 47.4 per cent to 45.3 per cent. In urban areas, the figure decreased to 42.7 per cent from 47.7 per cen
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:52
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH asks WTO to force Thailand to comply on cigarette import ruling

The move was prompted by a legal action taken by the Thai government against Philip Morris Thailand which imports cigarettes from its Philippine affiliate. This was viewed by the Philippines as inconsistent with the WTO decision that ruled against Thail
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 3, 2016 14:47
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[Asia-pacific] Philip Morris-controlled Sampoerna seeks wider Indonesia reach with stronger cigarettes

PT Hanjaya Mandala Sampoerna Tbk plans to aggressively market stronger-flavoured cigarettes this year, its top executive said, as Indonesia's biggest tobacco firm seeks to extend its dominance of one of the world's fastest growing markets for cigarettes.
Reuters
added Jan 20, 2016 20:06
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] The TPP And The Future Of Japan Tobacco International

To quantify the impact of increasing political and legal opposition towards Japan Tobacco International and the whole tobacco industry, we need to merely look towards Australia and what happened there....it is clear that the likelihood of the TPP becomin
Seeking Alpha blog network
added Oct 20, 2015 09:37
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