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[Asia, Nepal] Provision requiring license to sell tobacco products comes into force from today

The government has enforced the provision of acquiring a license to sell tobacco and tobacco products from Tuesday. With this, sale of tobacco products will be allowed only from license-holding outlets.
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Mar 14, 2017 14:37
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[Asia, India] BRIEF-Golden Tobacco says ITAT quashed CIT orders to principal demand of 331.4 mln rupees

Income Tax Appellate Tribunal quashed CIT orders in respect of assessment year 1984-85 to 1986-87 to principal demand of INR 331.4 million
added Mar 14, 2017 14:34

[Asia] An Overview of the E-Cigarette Market

While the US and Europe are leading the way, other regions are showing strong growth in the vapor segment. Asian countries particularly are becoming important players, with China, Malaysia, and South Korea featuring in the top 20 markets globally for ret
Tobacco Asia
added Mar 24, 2017 19:01

[Asia, Israel] Tobacco company files suit against Health Ministry

Dubek...filed a suit in the High Court of Justice against the Health Ministry on Monday for showing “favoritism” to the international tobacco company Philip Morris, which is marketing its no-smoke heated- tobacco cigarette iQOS.
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 16:22


Avir Naki, a nonprofit...has petitioned the attorney-general...because of Litzman’s “personal connection” to a number of issues relating to tobacco. They include the “handing over of envelopes with cash” by journalists at Channel 2, who said they were r
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 14:08

[Asia, India] Cigarette sector poised for 5% growth on stable VAT

Thanks to stable tax rates on the cigarette industry across the states in the country and the Centre's recent seemingly soft stance on the sector, the cigarette industry in India is poised for a five per cent volume growth in the coming fiscal year.
Business Standard (in)
added Mar 14, 2017 16:43

The looming threat of Asian tobacco companies to global health

“While companies like British American Tobacco and Philip Morris, traditionally known as ‘Big Tobacco’, have been rightfully targeted by tobacco control efforts to date, on the horizon are several companies based in Asia ‘going global’ with their busines
Simon Fraser University (ca)
added Mar 14, 2017 16:41

Study explores alarming threat of emerging Asian tobacco companies to global health

Lee and her team are the first to study the global business strategies of Asian tobacco companies, recently published in a special issue of Global Public Health entitled, "The Emergence of Asian Tobacco Companies: Implications for Global Health Governanc
added Mar 14, 2017 16:39

[Asia, Israel, Mid-east] Richard Gere: Cigar gifts ‘no big deal‘ if Netanyahu makes peace

In Israel, Hollywood star says disgraced ex-PM Olmert was ‘a friend of mine’; compares current PM, US president: ‘It’s all deals to them’
Times of Israel (is)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:12

[Asia, Bangladesh] Inspiring women professionals honoured

Winners of the Inspiring Women Award 2017 Le Méridien hotel in Dhaka on the occasion of International Women's Day....Farhana Chowdhury, area manager of [BAT] Bangladesh, was crowned as the Aspiring Woman Leader.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:11
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