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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Mid-east, Russia] KT&G successful in new overseas markets

has met success in new overseas markets beyond its traditional markets in the Middle East, Central Asia and Russia. According to a KT&G official, Wednesday, the company sold a total of 46.5 billion cigarettes overseas in 2015. Of them, 18.4 billion cigar
Korea Times (kr)
added Mar 16, 2016 14:51
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Saudi cigarette importers hit back against 'black market' claims

Importers of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia claim the price of a packet of cigarettes in the kingdom has increased by only SR2 ($0.53) since the import tax was raised this year. The importers said the price hike was in keeping with the amount by which the l
Arabian Business
added Mar 15, 2016 22:00
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom chairs GCC talks on tobacco control mechanism

Saudi Arabia presided over the GCC annual regional meeting on the implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in Bahrain recently. The two-day meeting discussed the mechanism of dealing with tobacco control within the non-communicable di
Arab News (sa)
added Mar 8, 2016 17:03
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[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] WHO calls for tax hike on tobacco products in GCC

All the GCC countries should impose more taxes on tobacco products and make them expensive in order to curb the menace of smoking, an official of World Health Organisation (WHO) has proposed. “Imposing more taxes, is one of the best options to reduce the
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 8, 2016 16:22
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[Asia, Mid-east] Qatar to limit smoking near public areas

Qatar’s Ministry of Public Health (MOPH) has proposed limiting smoking near public areas like malls, hotels, and tourist destinations, reported Gulf Times. “This is a recommendation from us [that] we hope to implement at leading facilities in the country
Arabian Business
added Feb 25, 2016 04:00
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[Mid-east] Tobacco group Imperial Brands increases revenue despite sales volume fall

posted a rise in first-quarter revenue despite volume declines, particularly in Iraq and Syria, helped by price increases in several markets. The maker of Davidoff and Gauloises cigarettes, which recently changed its corporate name from Imperial Tobacco,
Reuters
added Feb 11, 2016 19:25
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[Mid-east, UK] Imperial blames Middle East conflicts for tobacco sales decline

Imperial Brands, the UK's second-largest tobacco company by revenues, has blamed conflicts in Iraq and Syria for declining tobacco sales at the end of 2015.
Financial Times (uk)
added Feb 11, 2016 14:51
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[Mid-east] Philip Morris International Recognized as Top Employer in Europe and the Middle East

was recognized as a Top employer in Europe for the fourth consecutive year, and for the first time in the Middle East, in recognition of the company’s excellent work environment and exceptional development opportunities for employees. Top Employer certifi
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Feb 10, 2016 15:37
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[Asia, Mid-east] Films showing smoking scenes should get adult rating, says WHO, Oman health experts

Health experts in Oman have welcomed the World Health Organisation (WHO) calls on governments to introduce age-classified ratings for films with tobacco images to stop children from getting addicted to cigarettes and hookah.
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 3, 2016 22:26
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] Baghdad Hosts a ‘Marathon’ and Celebrates a Victory

racers was Thamir Khazal, a soldier two weeks off the front lines...He stood at the starting line and smoked a cigarette, and said that running “keeps my health in good standing.” A cigarette, he said, is a better pre-race pick-me-up than an energy drink
New York Times
added Feb 3, 2016 20:49
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