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[Asia, Mid-east] Why UAE residents won’t buy cigarettes for friends from duty free anymore

UAE residents who used to buy cigarettes in bulk from duty free shops for friends back home while visiting them will now cut down on tobacco purchases due to the imposition of excise tax from October 1. Residents told Khaleej Times that they used to buy
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Oct 6, 2017 15:08
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[Asia] Eastern India clouds smoking good news

India's overall population of tobacco smokers is set to shrink by nearly 12 per cent during the decade ending 2025, but sharp population increases might lead to higher numbers of smokers in some states like Bengal and Bihar, a study has suggested. The st
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:19
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER MET WITH BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO REPS, LOBBYISTS

Unknown until now, however, was that he met with representatives of British-American Tobacco in addition to lobbyists from tobacco giant Philip Morris. The latter had been publicized by Channel 2 in an investigation of the minister’s dealings with the in
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 4, 2017 12:05
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER MET WITH BRITISH-AMERICAN TOBACCO REPS, LOBBYISTS

Unknown until now, however, was that he met with representatives of British-American Tobacco in addition to lobbyists from tobacco giant Philip Morris. The latter had been publicized by Channel 2 in an investigation of the minister’s dealings with the in
Jerusalem Post
added Oct 4, 2017 12:05
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[Sri Lanka] Asia's Most Profitable Cigarette Maker Faces Cheap Cigar Flood

[BAT]’s unit in Sri Lanka says it’s poised to lose its dominant position in the market to leaf-rolled cigars made by small local rivals. Ceylon Tobacco Co.’s profit margin will continue to narrow as an increase in levies on cigarettes prompts some smoker
Bloomberg News
added Oct 4, 2017 01:20
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[Asia, Singapore] 19,000 tickets issued last year for smoking at prohibited areas: NEA

About 19,000 tickets were issued last year to offenders caught smoking at prohibited areas, and of this number, more than 2,600 were for smoking in food establishments, Senior Minister of State for the Environment and Water Resources Amy Khor said on Tues
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE Excise tax: Can a store sell existing stock at old rates?

there is a possibility of at least some such retailers offering cigarettes and soft/energy drinks at pre-excise rates over the next few days and, perhaps, weeks. According to a note by global consultancy Deloitte, all UAE businesses - which include retai
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 30, 2017 22:47
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] CSC to tap Ombudsman vs officials too cozy with tobacco industry

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is planning to bring in the Office of the Ombudsman to run after high-level government officials violating the policy on the limited interaction with tobacco companies, CSC Assistant Commissioner Ariel Ronquillo said Fri
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:42
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[Asia, India] ‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

Tobacco control efforts in India have been handicapped by the industry’s influence on the political set-up, but the latest survey showing a decline in tobacco users has buoyed activists. In an interview to ARCHANA PHULL in Shimla, Dr Rana spoke of his c
The Statesman (in)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:16
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society urges ministries of health, finance to implement ombudsman’s decision

The civil society urged both the federal ministries of NHSRC and Finance to implement the ombudsmen decision without any delay in a joint press conference held at Rawalpindi Press Club here.
The News (pk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
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