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[Asia, Mid-east] Lebanon’s tobacco industry is booming thanks to Syrian war

At Lebanon’s main tobacco factory, located southeast of the capital, Beirut, employees work round-the-clock but can barely cover the high demand for locally-made cigarettes. “We are lucky that there are Syrians in Lebanon,” said George Hobaika, a senior
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 04:19
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[Asia, India] Punjab prohibits sale of processed, flavoured tobacco and nicotine products for 1 year

The Punjab Government has prohibited the manufacture, storage, sale or distribution of gutkha, pan masala, processed/flavoured/scented chewing tobacco and any other food products containing tobacco or nicotine as ingredients, whether packaged or unpackage
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Feb 22, 2017 17:11
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[Asia] Indian study calls for “review” of graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging as illicit trade soars

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has called for a review of current policy regarding cigarette packaging graphic health warnings (GHWs) after research suggested that it may be a contributory factor in the country’s growi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 16:48
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers felicitated for adopting modern, scientific practices

Tobacco Institute of India (TII), on Friday hosted the 17th annual Tobacco Farmers Award ceremony to recognize tobacco farmers for adopting contemporary farming practices that help improve yields, produce better varieties and make Indian tobaccos competit
India Blooms (in)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:38
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[Asia, India] GARG: Smoking e-cigarettes is injurious to health

The current unregulated sale of e-cigarettes is dangerous for a country like India where the number of smokers is on the decline as it increases the possibility of e-cigarettes becoming a gateway for smoking by inducing nicotine addiction and perpetuatin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 16, 2017 18:08
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[Asia, India] Enforce ban on sale, manufacturing and storage of tobacco: AAP

The AAP government has asked Delhi Police to enforce ban on sale, manufacturing and storage of all forms of chewing tobacco imposed by it in the national capital in April last year. In his letter to Delhi Police, Deputy Commissioner (Food Safety) Jai Prak
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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[Asia] UK's Imperial Brands teams up in joint venture with China Tobacco

has formed a joint venture with state-owned China National Tobacco (CNTC) in a move to gain a foothold in the world's largest cigarette market. The joint venture announced on Wednesday could boost Imperial's long-term earnings potential and competitive p
Reuters
added Jan 11, 2017 21:18
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[Asia, Israel] Hollywood Producer Arnon Milchan, the Cigars and Frequent Funding of Netanyahu's Lifestyle

The purchase of alcoholic beverages, cigar boxes worth thousands of shekels, a regular and frequent practice funding the prime minister’s lifestyle – and the involvement of a key figure, in the person of businessman and movie producer Arnon Milchan.
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jan 7, 2017 20:31
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Ministry bans ads of tobacco from shops

Tobacco products can no longer be “advertised” in supermarkets and shops under new rules, a senior official of the Ministry of Health has said. Speaking to the Times of Oman, Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco C
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:53
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[Asia, Azerbaijan, Germany] JTI Establishes a Precedent for Fighting Contraband Tobacco in 2017

JTI has developed a very successful program to address illicit tobacco. More specifically in Azerbaijan it approached the problem head on. Presently contraband constitutes some 13% of the tobacco market which consists of the sale of one billion cigarette
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jan 1, 2017 18:34
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