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[Asia, India] ITC Launches New Cigarette Variant

ITC has launched a new variant of its popular cigarette brand, Gold Flake. The company has launched the 84 mm (millimetre) Gold Flake Quad Core filter cigarette, Cogencies reported citing sources.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:04
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[Asia, Canada, Europe, USA] Professor David Sweanor to Give Keynote Address at 22nd Century Group Annual Shareholder Meeting; Company Releases Letter to Shareholders

“The FDA should quickly move to reduce nicotine levels in cigarettes to non-addictive level. If we reduce the level of the stimulus, we reduce the craving. It is the ultimate harm reduction strategy.” ... 22nd Century is in the rare position of having a v
Business Wire
added Mar 27, 2015 12:36
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Supreme Court gives tobacco industry interim relief

The Supreme Court on Friday (20) issued an interim order staying the gazette notice for 80 percent pictorial warnings on cigarette packs issued by Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena in a split decision of 2-1 by a panel of three judges. The interim ord
The Nation (lk)
added Sep 22, 2013 07:23
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korean cigarettes, milk powder and marijuana? Look no further than Taobao

the totalitarian country’s capital also gives its name to a brand of cigarettes manufactured by the Pyongyang Paeksan Tobacco, a joint venture formed by Chinese and North Korean interests. Paeksan brand cigarettes will cost you about 45 yuan per carton o
South China Morning Post
added Apr 15, 2013 07:24
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar gears up to control tobacco products market

According to a workshop meeting on taxation of cigarettes and tobacco products, Myanmar taxes manufacturers only based on products’ factory value, resulting in tax evasion and low tax rates for duty-free factories. Myanmar’s taxation of tobacco products
Eleven (mm)
added Sep 21, 2015 20:54
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[Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Ten south Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, proposed a ban on smokeless tobacco like areca nuts. A meeting between representatives of the countries was organized by India’s health ministry.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 10:08
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar, China] As global brands trumpet arrival in newly-opened Myanmar, tobacco giants slip in sans fanfare

British American Tobacco, the world's second largest cigarette manufacturer, shepherded a select audience of government officials to a low key ceremony last month where it formalized a $50 million investment over five years to produce, market and sell it
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 21, 2013 09:25
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[Asia] Smoking survey shows alarming trends in Qatar

Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
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[Asia, Korea - South] Cigarette sales to hit record low

due to increased regulations against smoking and heightened health awareness, according to industry data. The consistently falling consumption of cigarettes is likely to further dent the bottom lines of tobacco giants such as KT&G, Philip Morris and BAT,
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 9, 2013 15:13
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[Asia] Sri Lanka starts printing warning on cigarette packs

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court last year ordered the leading manufacturer of tobacco products in Sri Lanka, Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to include pictorial health warnings covering 60 percent of the front and back panels of the cigarette packs released to t
LankaPage.com
added Jan 3, 2015 12:55
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