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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."
IBT - International Business Times
added Oct 27, 2015 13:31
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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
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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
PRESS TV (ir)
added Oct 11, 2015 09:31
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[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
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[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
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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
IRAN NEWS UPDATE (fr)
added Jul 13, 2015 12:35
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[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
Business Recorder (pk)
added May 15, 2015 11:42
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[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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[Asia] Great majority of Iranians oppose smoking hookah in tea houses

Over 71 percent of the participants believed that hookah smoking would be more harmful to one's health than smoking cigarettes. 86 percent of the respondents showed disapproval of smoking hookahs, women more than men, and villagers more than city people
Tehran Times
added Jan 11, 2015 03:00
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Number of Iranian smokers reaches 11M

There are 11 million cigarette and hookah smokers in Iran, Ali Akbar Sayyari, deputy health minister said, adding the figure is equal to 14 percent of the Iranian population. Sayyari explained that 5 million of Iranians smoke cigarette, meanwhile the nu
TREND News Agency (az)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:55
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