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[Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Cigarette-making machinery the latest front in government's war on smuggling

The DoF said that based on raids conducted by the BIR earlier this year, smugglers have shifted to illegally importing cigarette machines capable of making fake versions of popular brands here, after the government cracked down on the illegal entry of fa
Business World (ph)
added Dec 10, 2018 21:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] E-cigarette makers using aggressive marketing tactics

Makers of e-cigarettes are employing an active marketing strategy, reaching out directly to consumers, industry officials said Monday. KT&G, Philip Morris Korea and British American Tobacco Korea have all set up departments to exclusively promote sales o
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 10, 2018 15:53
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, USA] 'Smoking e-cigarettes just as harmful as conventional ones'

Philip Morris filed a lawsuit after the ministry announced in June that five cancer-causing substances were found in heat-not-burn tobacco products sold here, with the level of tar exceeding that of conventional cigarettes. The ministry announced the re
Korea Times (kr)
added Dec 7, 2018 19:45
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Is "Alternative Cigarette" the Solution?

“The ‘quit or die’ approach in Indonesia does not work for some smokers. Therefore, it is time to consider the 'quit or try’ approach, which is to try alternative nicotine products.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Dec 6, 2018 00:09
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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

in addition to being certified as a Top Employer in eight countries: Australia, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, South Korea and Vietnam. Top Employer certification recognises organisations that dedicate themselves to providing the very
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 4, 2018 12:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vapes being marketed as weight loss products

online stores promoting ECV with fruit, green tea, and plant extracts, purportedly containing vitamin and weight control properties..“supposedly beneficial” extracts were too little to be of use. “What’s the percentage of green tea extract in the liquid?
The Star (my)
added Dec 4, 2018 12:36
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Treatment options for lung cancer emerging

November has been identified as the Lung Cancer Awareness Month, which aims to raise awareness regarding lung cancer and provide support to patients and their loved ones. Dr. Diana Edralin, country medical director of Roche (Philippines) Inc., says lung
Manila Standard (ph)
added Dec 1, 2018 20:45
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[Asia-pacific] 29 smokers fined for having duty-unpaid cigarettes: Singapore Customs

In a Facebook post on Thursday, Singapore Customs said its officers conducted checks on smokers in the area, and issued offenders with fines ranging from S$500 to S$800.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Dec 3, 2018 20:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Raising tobacco tax will not have bad impact on growers – think-tank

A think-tank revealed on Tuesday said that increasing the excise tax on tobacco would not have a negative impact on the livelihood of tobacco farmers in the Philippines. Jo-ann Diosana from the Action for Economic Reforms (AER) argued this during a Hous
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 28, 2018 23:07
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] [Video] KT&G unveils liquid cartridge-type HNB tobacco Lil Hybrid

“Our previous HNB tobacco devices -- Lil Mini and Lil Plus -- had received consumer feedback that the taste needs to be improved. That’s why we came up with our exclusive and new platform called Lil Hybrid,” said Lim Wang-seob, chief of the company’s pro
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 29, 2018 20:15
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