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[Burma/Myanmar] Cigaratte smoking on the rise among Myanmar students

Myanmar plans to launch seminars in schools to discourage tobacco use among students as cigarette smoking as well as tobacco chewing is on the rise, according to Department of Health. Tobacco use among students had declined to 4.9 percent in 2007 from a
Eleven (mm)
added Oct 22, 2013 14:45
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[Burma/Myanmar] Hidden in smoke

The tobacco is often flavoured with a fruit flavour and emits a pleasant odour rather than the harsh tobacco smell often associated with cigarette smoke. Perhaps it’s for this reason that hookah smoking is growing in popularity, especially among young wo
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Oct 13, 2013 20:49
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[Australia, Burma/Myanmar, California] EDITORIAL: Bending to Big Tobacco

Anti-smoking organizations called the Obama administration's watered-down stance in trade talks a missed opportunity. They're correct. The ability of nations to control and restrict tobacco will become increasingly relevant as the tobacco industry uses
Fresno (CA) Bee
added Aug 24, 2013 19:51
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[Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco’s Latest Target: Myanmar

As Myanmar emerges from decades of isolation and military rule and international sanctions are lifted, the Associated Press details how tobacco companies – including multinational giants British American Tobacco and Japan Tobacco – are moving in as quick
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 26, 2013 11:01
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[Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco’s Latest Target: Myanmar

“They seem to think by entering the market stealthily, they can avoid public scrutiny,” Tin Maung, Myanmar’s top tobacco control advocate, told the AP. As they do in many poorer countries, the tobacco companies are exploiting a need for economic develop
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Aug 22, 2013 16:58
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar, China] As global brands trumpet arrival in newly-opened Myanmar, tobacco giants slip in sans fanfare

British American Tobacco, the world's second largest cigarette manufacturer, shepherded a select audience of government officials to a low key ceremony last month where it formalized a $50 million investment over five years to produce, market and sell it
AP - Associated Press
added Aug 21, 2013 09:25
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Burma/Myanmar] Cigarette seller returns to Myanmar

BAT has taken a majority stake of the joint venture with partner IMU Enterprise, a unit of Sein Wut Hmon Group, which distributes Vegas and Golden Eagle cigarette brands. BAT said it plans to invest about US$50 million over five years in a production fa
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Jul 14, 2013 10:51
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[Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco giant back after ten-year absence

In 2003 campaigners managed tosuccessfully force the world’s second biggest tobacco companyto leave because of criticism from the British government, in particular from former British Prime Minister Tony Blair and Conservative MP and former deputy chairm
Burma News International (th)
added Jul 9, 2013 12:53
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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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[Burma/Myanmar] China: HongyunHonghe Presents New Cigarette Product to Markets in Myanmar

HongyunHonghe Tobacco Group in southwest China's tobacco-producing Yunnan Province �C the largest Chinese tobacco manufacturer �C and Fu Xing Brothers Group of Companies of Myanmar jointly held a promotional fair in Myanmar's capital city of Yangon o
Tobacco China (cn) 烟草在线
added Mar 25, 2013 05:48
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