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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, China] Smoke 'Em If You Got 'Em: Multi-Instrumentalist Djang San Talks New Album 'I Love Cigars!'

Djang San, also known in Chinese as Zhang Si’an, is a talented musician from France who landed in Beijing in 2000 ... his playing ability is equally as diverse – on his newest album, I Love Cigars!, Djang San handles all the instrumentation
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:46
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[Asia, Uae] Video: Man smokes gold cigar / Cigar worth around Dh5,000

A man was seen on camera boasting about a cigar made of pure gold produced specially for him. The cigar, of 24-carat gold, is worth around QR5,000 (Dh5,000) and is seen along with four other gold cigars in a gold-plated box. A YouTube film published in
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Jul 27, 2016 13:41
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[Asia, India] 90% OF LUNG CANCER PATIENTS ARE SMOKERS

Lung cancer is the leading cancer amongst men in Kerala despite a ban on smoking in public places and several anti-tobacco awareness campaigns, show the latest estimates by the National Centre for Disease Informatics and Research (NCDIR) of the Indian Co
The Indian Panorama
added Jun 24, 2016 16:17
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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, Pakistan] Accessible price of cigarette brands a bigger threat than Illicit trade: Report

The consumer accessible price of cigarette brands is more alarming for health of the people in the country than the illicit trade in the country, which has a low volume contrary to the claim of tobacco industry, report said on Monday. Pakistan National H
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:35
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[Asia, India] 800 govt schools declared tobacco-free

As many as 800 government schools in the national Capital have been declared tobacco-free which means no tobacco vendor would now be seen in a 100-metre radius of these institutes. After sending out 32 letters to the Director of Education (DoE), the Delh
DNA India (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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