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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, Korea - South] S. Korea to control e-cigars in anti-smoking policy

government announced a package of anti-smoking measures on Tuesday that would affect electronic cigarettes as well. It will also push for the revision of health-related laws to tighten control on ads for cigarettes, especially near schools, under the plan
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 12, 2016 02:50
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[Asia, India] After Delhi govt appeal, Sunny Leone shies off endorsing tobacco products, says hubby Daniel Weber

Actress Sunny Leone has promised she won't be advertising any product related to tobacco in the future, following the Delhi government's appeal to a couple of actors urging them not to endorse pan masala and tobacco products.
Financial Express (in)
added Jan 22, 2016 23:51
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[Asia, India] 40% VAT HIKED ON ALL TOBACCO TYPES

There is bad news for smokers as cigarettes will cost more in UP as the state government has increased VAT on all kinds of tobacco, including cigar and ‘khaini’, up to 40 per cent besides imposing a ban on sale of loose cigarettes.
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Sep 23, 2015 15:27
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[Afghanistan, Asia, Iran, Pakistan] Cigarette industry: 'FBR should tie revenue projections to market share'

officials of a cigarette manufacturing unit met the tax authorities at the FBR House to discuss the revenue implications of the illicit and counterfeit cigarette...Meanwhile, Minister (Trade), Washington D.C., Embassy of Pakistan, USA has informed the FBR
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 15, 2015 11:42
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[Asia] Kazakhstan to raise excise tax on cigarettes and alcohol

“The excise tax on tobacco is currently 1,550 tenge ($10) per 1,000 cigarettes. We will raise it to 3,000 tenge ($20), that is double it, starting from 2014,” said Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Yerbolat Dossayev according to his ministry’s pres
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Sep 20, 2013 14:53
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[Asia] Cigars, once banned, fire up troop morale in Afghanistan

military, civilian and contractor members of the Tali-banned Cigar Aficionado Club here say it’s more than a nicotine fix. It’s a bond of friendship, an escape from the drudgery of deployed life and a taste of home. The group takes its name from the fact
Stars & Stripes
added Dec 10, 2016 18:05
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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, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka] Pakistan outdoes India in Tobacco control: WHO

Pakistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has implemented superior strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco in comparison with India, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41
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[Asia] Uzbekistan raises import duties on cigarettes

AzerNews (az)
added May 8, 2013 14:06
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