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[Iran] Second pack survey on the prevalence of the use of smuggled cigarettes in Tehran, 2015

Since 2009, new health warnings and holograms have been introduced on cigarette packs in Iran. In addition, the retail of cigarettes has been controlled5 and street selling forbidden. We designed this study to assess trends in the illicit cigarette trade
Tobacco Control
added Nov 17, 2015 16:43

[Iran, Korea - North] INSIGHT-North Korea's black market becoming the new normal

Naegohyang (my homeland) advertises at football games and has a women's football team...produces everything from clothes and sanitary pads to 7.27 brand cigarettes, a favourite of Kim Jong Un's who can be seen smoking them on state TV. They also make 'Ach
added Oct 29, 2015 13:30

Iran Nuclear Deal: Big Tobacco Sees Opportunity For Cigarette Market Amid Lagging Revenues Elsewhere

With international sanctions on Iran slated for repeal in the coming months, foreign tobacco companies are positioning themselves to enter a market they view as "a ripe fruit waiting to be plucked."
International Business Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:31

Japan Tobacco buys Iranian cigarette maker to boost dominance

in an attempt to reinforce its position as the market leader in a country which hopes to open up to western companies once international sanctions over its nuclear programme are removed. The company said JTI Pars, its Iranian subsidiary, had recently acqu
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 18, 2015 18:37

Iran gets serious against bootleg cigarettes

Iran has launched a major campaign to stem the flow of contraband cigarettes which account for 25% of imported smokes, a senior official says. The Central Task Force to Combat Smuggling of Commodities and Currency has started the “comprehensive campaign
added Oct 11, 2015 09:31

[Korea - North] Iran, N Korea eye coop. in tobacco industry

explored avenues for broadening mutual cooperation as well as joint investment in tobacco industry on Sunday. They also heighlighted the two sides' commonalities and good relations, public relation office of Iran's Tobacco Company reported. Pointing to
Mehr News Agency (MNA) (ir)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:32

[Asia] Time trend of smoking scenes in Iranian movies during the past three decades (1982–2011): a historical analysis

The significant increase in the proportion of movies depicting tobacco consumption and in the duration of smoking depictions over the past 30 years underscores the need for increased regulation of the Iranian film industry to minimise this important sourc
Tobacco Control
added Jul 15, 2015 10:28

4 men lashed in public in Iran for smoking water pipe

Four young men were flogged in public earlier this week in the town of Torqabeh, north-eastern Iran. The four men each received 74 lashes for smoking a traditional Iranian ghelyoon, or water pipe, in public during the daytime fasting hours in the holy mo
added Jul 13, 2015 12:35

[Afghanistan, Asia, Iran, Pakistan] Cigarette industry: 'FBR should tie revenue projections to market share'

officials of a cigarette manufacturing unit met the tax authorities at the FBR House to discuss the revenue implications of the illicit and counterfeit cigarette...Meanwhile, Minister (Trade), Washington D.C., Embassy of Pakistan, USA has informed the FBR
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added May 15, 2015 11:42

[Asia] Cigarettes kill 50k Iranians each year: health official

Iranian Deputy Health Minister Ali Akbar Sayyari said on Sunday that each year 50,000 Iranians die by smoking related causes, IRNA reported. 5.3 million people are presently smoking cigarettes in Iran, Sayyari told a press conference.
Tehran Times
added Feb 1, 2015 16:57
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