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[Africa, Asia] Al-Bawaba Egypt's tobacco industry is smokin', despite tax hike

Egypt's main and sole tobacco producer said its total cigarette production over the past fiscal year has seen an uptick of around 8.5 percent, with 82 billion cigarettes produced and 79 billion sold, mostly to Egyptians, in this period. Eastern Company—p
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Dec 7, 2015 15:51
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[Asia, India] Chandigarh imposes complete ban on nicotine sale

The high court, while disposing a public interest litigation by the Burning Brain Society, had observed that the menace of nicotine could not be resolved only by closing down offending hookah bars. Punjab and Haryana, along with the Union Territory of
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 28, 2015 08:37
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[Asia, Malaysia] BAT cautious on outlook, illegal cigarettes still a concern

British American Tobacco Malaysia Bhd expects a challenging outlook for 2014, citing that any further increase in excise duties would fuel the illegal cigarette problem. Commenting on the performance at a press conference after its annual general meeting
The Star (my)
added Apr 22, 2014 11:45
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia cracks down on e-cigarettes, shisha, says harmful for youth

has banned the import, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and shisha tobacco, a favourite of hookah-using smokers, a government agency said Wednesday. The Cambodian Anti-Drug Authority said in a statement that electronic cigarettes, which emit water vapo
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2014 14:11
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company to produce and supply cigarettes without changes to its current packs

Ceylon Tobacco Company has challenged in the Court of Appeal, the Tobacco Products Regulations and the Court has reserved its order till 12th May and the Tobacco company has decided to the market as usual without any changes to its current packs.
Asian Tribune
added Feb 21, 2014 14:58
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[Asia, China] 1 in 3 cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal, controversial study finds

About a third of all cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal and the city is losing out on billions in tax revenue as a result. Those are the findings of a tobacco industry-funded report on the consumption of illegal tobacco in 11 Asian countries last
South China Morning Post
added Oct 3, 2013 04:25
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[Asia, India] Govt should not terrorise cigarette buyers, says ITC chief Deveshwar

Diversified Indian business conglomerate ITC's chairman, Y C Deveshwar, on Friday said the government must have a 25-year plan to curtail smoking as there were 48 million people dependent on the tobacco sector and they would have to get alternative emplo
Business Standard (in)
added May 1, 2016 20:41
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[Asia] India's ITC says it to resume cigarette production amid health warning row

ITC Ltd said it would resume production at its factories "consequent upon" a favorable court order, two weeks after it decided to shutter its plants over the government's stringent new packaging rules. India ordered that from April 1, 85 percent of a cig
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2016 11:08
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[Asia, Qatar] No end to public smoking despite health concerns

Smoking in public continues to be major concern in the city, and the practice seems to be particularly common along the open corridors of buildings on Bank Street. While this may not technically constitute a violation of the law, it does pose a serious h
Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:40
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris loses 'activate' appeal against Japan Tobacco ($$)

World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:55
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