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MCMILLAN: Big Tobacco Seeks Its Savior in Asia

The development of e-cigarettes may change that -- the devices require a lot more technology behind them than rolling your own. Companies that capitalize on Asia as a market and succeed in rolling out electronic products can capture huge gains. Japan a
thestreet.com
added Aug 7, 2017 14:00
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[Asia, China] Chinese, Cuban tobacco firms sign deal on cigar trade

According to the agreement, Habanos S.A. can provide assistance to cigar production in China while expanding its cigar sales in the Asian market. "With the support of the Cuban side and the Chinese side, and the Chinese and Cuban people, I am sure that C
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 5, 2017 23:06
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Betel tobacco ban: Campaigners tell youths to spit out deadly mouthful

The ban on the age old practice of chewing betel came under heavy criticism by the public citing the double standards adopted by the government, which would not prohibit tobacco smoking. Last week, the government banned smokeless tobacco through a gazet
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Aug 5, 2017 22:39
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[Asia, India] The Tobacco War /The tobacco industry has taken off its gloves and is going after anti-tobacco lobbyists

A presentation on the Indian market by Philip Morris ...singles out some anti-tobacco groups for special attention...with a red circle...Dr Reddy’s photo finds its place among those of seven other...Dr Judith Mackay, ...Prof Rob Moodie...Simon Chapman
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:19
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Cigarette Output Up 37%

About 14.8 billion cigarettes were produced in Iran during the first four months of the current Iranian year that started on March 21, registering a 37% increase compared with the corresponding period of last year, the head of Tobacco Planning and Superv
Financial Tribune
added Aug 4, 2017 18:25
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iran Cigarette Production Rises, Imports, Smuggling Decline

The first quarter of the current fiscal year (March 21-June 2) saw cigarette production rise by 60%, imports fall by 75% and smuggling decline by 48% compared to last year’s corresponding period, the head of Tobacco Planning and Supervision Center said.
Financial Tribune
added Aug 4, 2017 18:24
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[Africa, Asia, Zimbabwe] China's investments help least developed countries pursue brighter future

"Chinese investment in agriculture has to a large extent sustained Zimbabwe's tobacco industry through the outgrower scheme operated by Chinese firms. In addition to providing capital for farmers, the outgrower scheme has guaranteed a ready market for Zim
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 17:49
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[Asia, India] Tobacco lobby hits back at govt over e-cigarette stubbing plan

According to the Tobacco Institute of India (TII), which represents over 90% of the legal cigarette trade in India, a ban on Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS) will not only jeopardise investments made by cigarette companies in India to develop
Business Standard (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 14:58
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[Asia, Israel] MKS’ BILL: RAISE AGE TO 21 TO BUY CIGARETTES

The minimum age to purchase cigarettes in Israel would rise from 18 to 21, if a new bill sponsored by Knesset members from across the political spectrum passes into law. The bill was initiated by Dr. Marc Luria, a Cleveland native who chairs the Committ
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 2, 2017 15:04
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[Asia, USA] Indian tobacco industry to be hit as USFDA proposes to slash nicotine content in cigarettes

The Indian tobacco giants like ITC Ltd., VST Industries Ltd. and Godfrey Phillips India Ltd. also saw a fall in the share prices. Quoting Sanjay Manyal, equity research analyst at ICICI Securities Ltd., the reports said that if implemented the new regul
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:07
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