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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, China, Cuba] Middle-class creates red-hot market for cigars

Sales of Cuban cigars are rising in China thanks to a burgeoning middle-class who are wealthier and more concerned about quality of life. Habanos SA, the global tobacco distributor that controls Cuba's cigar industry, said China is now its third-largest
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 26, 2016 14:02
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[Asia] Azerbaijan among world's most smoking countries

Montenegro, where 4,124.53 cigarettes are smoked per adult per year, according to 2014 figures... As for Azerbaijan, it took 13th place in the ranking, which proves that the country has a large number of smokers.
News.az
added Jun 2, 2016 15:01
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[Asia] Azerbaijan sharply reduces import of cigarettes

Azerbaijan has decreased import of cigarettes by six times within two months, Aydin Aliyev, head of the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee, told reporters March 14. Aliyev said that this is primarily connected with prevention of import of tobacco produ
TREND News Agency (az)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:01
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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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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Tar levels 15 times higher in some cigarette brands

according to laboratory tests quoted by the Consumer Council yesterday. Tests on 84 cigarette brands found them all to be within the legal limit of 17 mg of tar per cigarette, though one brand, Pine Prime, which had the highest amount of tar, contained 1
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2014 11:56
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