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[Asia] Officials in India are really sick and tired of their country's tobacco habit

The Indian government is also locked in a battle with the country's enormous tobacco companies over new regulations that stipulate that cigarette packets must be 80 percent covered by health warnings. Besides a line or two about the negative consequences
Washington Post
added Apr 18, 2016 23:01
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[UK] Tobacco companies feel the heat as emerging markets burn out

there are doubts about whether growth in developing markets can continue to be a panacea for the tobacco industry. “Emerging markets are never again going to represent for the industry an uncomplicated source of growth,” says Shane MacGuill, analyst at E
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 18, 2014 16:32
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In Rural Jails, E-Cigarettes Are a Calming Vapor

a growing number of sheriffs say they are selling e-cigarettes to inmates to help control the mood swings of those in need of a smoke, as well as address budget shortfalls, which in some jails have meant that guards are earning little more than fast-food
New York Times
added Jan 24, 2014 15:28
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Cuban tobacco farms 'show other side of cigar trade'

Cuban cigars are the country's most lucrative export, but tobacco farmers are often shortchanged in the government-controlled industry.
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 20, 2013 15:44
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[Jamaica] More benefits to flow from tobacco regulations

Minister of Health Dr Fenton Ferguson says the Public Health (Tobacco Control) Regulations, 2013 will help to move Jamaica towards developed-country status. ... Ferguson was speaking yesterday at the launch of the Jamaica National Building Society's he
Jamaica Gleaner (jm)
added Oct 26, 2013 12:04
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AWMA Works to Oppose Obama's Tobacco Tax Hike

these increases in cigarette excise taxes are leading to an increase in contraband and illegal cigarette activity. Not only is this tax regressive, it also means the federal government, states and localities will lose out on much-needed tax monies because
American Wholesale Marketers Association (AWMA)
added Apr 10, 2013 16:43
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[Europe, Malawi] Tanzania: EU Tobacco Curbs Set to Hurt Developing Nations

TOBACCO exporters from Least Developed Countries (LDCs) including Malawi and Tanzania are likely to lose traditional markets after plans by the European Union (EU) to make cigarettes less attractive to new smokers. The measures are expected to impact ne
All-Africa.com
added Mar 19, 2013 01:13
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[Europe] Philip Morris is counting on Greece going up in smoke

Philip Morris and Papastratos have begun transforming the unit's factory in Aspropyrgos, a suburb of Athens, into a producer of tobacco sticks to be used in its state-of-the-art smoke-free systems called Iqos. The plan is to use Greece as one of the comp
Irish Independent (ie)
added May 15, 2017 20:16
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[Europe] Tobacco firms Philip Morris, British American Tobacco launch case against EU Tobacco Products Directive

Major tobacco firms have launched a legal challenge against a European directive that could increase the price of the cheapest packs of cigarettes by 70p. Philip Morris International is leading the challenge in the European Court of Justice (ECJ) agains
City A.M. (uk)
added Apr 4, 2016 14:15
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22 wealthy nations that smoke the most

1. Greece — 38.9% The biggest smokers in the OECD are the Greeks: 43.7% of men smoke in Greece and 34% of women do. Like Latvia and many other countries on this list, Greece has a big problem with illegal cigarette smuggling. A recent report estimated t
Business Insider
added Nov 8, 2015 21:10
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