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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, 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, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar, UK] British American Tobacco returns to Myanmar after 10 years

BAT’s move back into Burma comes as a steady stream of western companies, such as Norway’s Telenor, are looking to do business in a state once shunned by the international community. British American Tobacco is returning to Burma a decade after campaign
Irish Times (ie)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:42
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[Asia] Uzbekistan raises import duties on cigarettes

AzerNews (az)
added May 8, 2013 14:06
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[Asia, India] Notice To Karan Johar's TV Show For "Promoting" Tobacco

"We have come to know that a huge and strategic display/promotion of Tobacco/ Pan Masala Brand 'Kamla Pasand' is being carried out at Star Plus Television Channel in the Reality show 'India's Next Superstars' being telecast through out India. "This Pro
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi to impose taxes on tobacco and soft drinks

Saudi Arabia unveiled yesterday the state budget plan for the fiscal year 2017. Under the new measure, a 100% tax would also be levied on tobacco and byproducts, as well as energy beverages.
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Dec 27, 2016 01:43
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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] Uzbekistan toughens penalties for use of tobacco products, alcohol in public

consumption of tobacco products in work places, healthcare, education, sport-rehabilitation facilities, places with fire risks, including gasoline stations and other public places punished with a fine at the size of 1/3 sizes of minimal salary.
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:18
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