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[Asia] UK's Imperial Brands teams up in joint venture with China Tobacco

has formed a joint venture with state-owned China National Tobacco (CNTC) in a move to gain a foothold in the world's largest cigarette market. The joint venture announced on Wednesday could boost Imperial's long-term earnings potential and competitive p
Reuters
added Jan 11, 2017 21:18
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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu's lawyer: Receiving cigars from a friend is not a criminal offense

Attorney Yaakov Weinroth, who represents Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, told the press on Friday that, "any reasonable person knows that someone bringing their friend cigars is not a criminal offense." Channel 2 reported on Thursday that Israeli pro
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 7, 2017 20:45
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[Asia, Israel] Meet Arnon Milchan, the Hollywood Magnate Who Plied Bibi With Cigars and Booze

it appears that at the center of the scandal is Arnon Milchan, a Hollywood producer who plied the premier with high-end liquor and alcohol and cigars valued in the thousands of dollars.
Weekly Forward
added Jan 7, 2017 20:23
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Ministry bans ads of tobacco from shops

Tobacco products can no longer be “advertised” in supermarkets and shops under new rules, a senior official of the Ministry of Health has said. Speaking to the Times of Oman, Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco C
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:53
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[Asia, Azerbaijan, Germany] JTI Establishes a Precedent for Fighting Contraband Tobacco in 2017

JTI has developed a very successful program to address illicit tobacco. More specifically in Azerbaijan it approached the problem head on. Presently contraband constitutes some 13% of the tobacco market which consists of the sale of one billion cigarette
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jan 1, 2017 18:34
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[Asia, India] Ministry writes to States on total compliance of gutkha ban

The Central Health Ministry has written to all State governments asking them to get the necessary orders passed in compliance with the Supreme Court order and ensure that there is total adherence of the ban imposed on manufacturing and sale of gutkha and
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37
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[Asia, India] Ban Foreign Direct Investment in tobacco, says Sitharaman

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has moved a Cabinet proposal to completely ban Foreign Direct Investment in the tobacco sector stating that the government did not want to encourage foreign investment in this sector. The official statement of the gov
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:10
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC chair chided over stand vs e-cigarettes

The Vapers Philippines and the PRO Vape consumer groups questioned the presence of Bala at the recent Conference of Parties 7 (COP 7) for the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in New Delhi, India from Nov.7-12.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:59
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[Asia, India, Sri Lanka] COP7 seeks more muscle to curb the global tobacco epidemic

Bringing the much discussed topic of illicit trade of tobacco products under the spotlight, the President urged more parties to ratify the convention so that it can become law. Drawing attention to the equally pressing concern on ‘smokeless tobacco’ bot
The Island (lk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:43
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[Asia, India] Experts urge WHO to back tobacco harm-reduction strategies at CoP7

Ahead of the conference, a coalition of top tobacco harm-reduction experts warned that "one in two life-long smokers will die prematurely from a smoking-related disease"... The Tobacco Harm Reduction Expert Group includes Konstantinos E. Farsalinos of th
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 7, 2016 18:07
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