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[Asia, Oman] National Tobacco Control Committee Meets

The meeting discussed a number of topics listed on its agenda, in addition to discussing the memorandum of the Sultanate's membership to the Protocol on illicit trade of tobacco products, which is summarized in viewing the magnitude of the problem o
Oman News Agency(ONA)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:57
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[Asia] Kyrgyzstan plans to attract investment to boost tobacco production

Tobacco production in Kyrgyzstan in 2012 significantly decreased and amounted to 7,400 tons worth 631 million soms ($13.1 million) in comparison with 1.083 billion soms ($22.5 million) in 2011, the Kyrgyz Agriculture Ministry reported.
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added May 23, 2013 21:47
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco tax skyrockets to 40 percent in Oman

Oman has increased its tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products for the first time in 17 years resulting in price rises, according to reports. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur of the National Tobacco Control Committee at the Mini
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:05
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[Asia] Oman bans e-cigarettes

Oman’s Public Authority for Consumer Protection has banned e-cigarettes and e-shisha on Sunday. A PACP official says the move comes after medical studies found that the items contain cancer-causing elements. Anyone found selling the cigarettes will be sl
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 13, 2015 17:28
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[Africa, Asia, China, Zimbabwe] Virginia tobacco exports rake in over $200 million

Virginia tobacco exports have so far earned the country $211,9 million with China remaining the leading exporter after buying 19,3 million kg worth $166,7 million at $8,63 per kilogramme
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 17, 2015 00:14
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[Asia] Pakistan, India and Bangladesh: experts find cigarette tax structures complicated

Another local tax expert was of the view that cigarette excise duty structure in South Asia region including India, Pakistan and Bangladesh are relatively complicated and reflect the different market dynamics in various countries. Multiple categories (br
Business Recorder (pk)
added Jan 17, 2015 20:34
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[Asia, Qatar] e-cigarettes carry several health risks: expert

“Studies into the health risks posed by using electronic cigarettes, which are illegal in Qatar, are now beginning to be published,” said Dr Ziyad Mahfoud, associate professor, Healthcare Policy and Research at WCM-Q at the latest instalment of WCM-Q’s ‘
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:43
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[Asia] India's ITC shuts cigarette plants from May 4

shut its plants from May 4 to comply with a new stipulated pictorial warnings rule issued by the federal government, the company said in a statement. India's top court told tobacco companies on Wednesday they must adhere to a new federal rule requiring m
Reuters
added May 5, 2016 18:50
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[Asia, India] Tobacco majors win interim relief over pack warnings

The Nagpur bench of the Bombay High Court has granted immediate relief to tobacco giant ITC Ltd against seizure of cigarettes manufactured prior to April 1, 2016, but didn't direct the state to return goods seized so far. The HC observed a new legal requi
Times of India
added Apr 29, 2016 12:03
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[Asia] Scary cigarette labels won't stop Indians smoking

But they say the government has to do much more -- including raising tobacco taxes, and cracking down on bidis, the thin, hand-rolled cigarettes most Indians smoke. Known as "the poor man's cigarette," bidis are bundled together with string and sold for
CNN/Money
added Apr 21, 2016 10:48
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