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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shortage of tobacco push Saudis to buy from the UAE

Smokers travel to Dubai to buy large quantities of tobacco at affordable prices in the aftermath of the decision to increase the prices of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia. The customs authorities put a cap on the quantity of tobacco which Saudi tourists ca
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:00
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[Asia, Namibia, Solomon Islands, Togo] WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 "Bounty" for Leaked Drafts of Secret TPP Chapters

JOHN OLIVER:...it's not just Togo. Two tobacco companies sued Australia in its highest court. Philip Morris International is currently suing Uruguay. British American Tobacco sent a similar letter to Namibia, ... the Solomon Islands.
Democracy Now!
added Jun 2, 2015 22:16
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[Asia] Sri Lanka apex court orders graphic warnings on cigarette packets from 2015

Supreme Court today 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 the market from Ja
LankaPage.com
added Jul 12, 2014 13:50
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[Asia] Blockbuster "Transformers" criticised for smoking shots in China

Tobacco control campaigners on Monday protested against smoking in the movie "Transformers", which has broken box office records in China. In "Transformers: Age of Extinction", major character Hound is seen with a cigar in his mouth, which has a bad infl
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 7, 2014 16:23
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[Asia, Korea - South] Price hike drives changes in Korean smoking habits

Caught between the nearly-doubled price of cigarettes and toughened smoking-related regulations, an increasing number of smokers are changing their smoking habits by cutting back or opting for electronic cigarettes. The Korean parliament in September ag
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 4, 2015 10:22
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] The calm before the smoke storm

Global tobacco giant faces uphill struggle against black market as well as tougher health regulations in Myanmar.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 9, 2013 16:21
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom tightens noose on smokers

Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Dec 28, 2016 23:22
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[Asia] Azerbaijan doubles acreage and increases purchase price of tobacco

Azerbaijan doubles acreage and increases purchase price of tobacco Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Ministers for Economy Shahin Mustafayev and for Agriculture Heydar Asadov have met with representatives of the enterprises for tobacco manufacture and processing. T
Azerbaijan Business Center (az)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:37
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[Asia, Israel] Ga'ash teams up with Cigar for 9-hole event

There was a nine-hole, better-ball Stableford competition organized by the club and Cigar Magazine in which players were treated on arrival with cigars and cocktails by Y&D Enterprises. With the golf course starting to take shape for the spring, 64 play
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 25, 2015 19:01
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[Asia, India] High duties on cigarette will lead to tax evasion: Tobacco Institute

The Union Budget's proposed steep hike in excise duties on cigarettes, ranging from 11 per cent to 72 per cent, is likely to accelerate smuggling and tax evasion by domestic trade, according to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII).
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Jul 13, 2014 19:41
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