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Customs officials at Taiwan's the Port of Tai-chung seized approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco in early June. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Cigarette wholesalers that track, deliver, and tax all the cigarettes sold in Massachusetts are seeking a similar monopoly on recreational marijuana, asking state officials to require marijuana producers to sell all products through them. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Oettinger Davidoff AG announced in late May the official inauguration of its new factory in Danlí, Honduras. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Union Health Ministry has asked the Civil Aviation Ministry to ensure tobacco shops at any airports are not located near smoking rooms. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Around nearly 2 million workers in the local bidi industry could become jobless if proposed taxes come into effect, experts say. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey reveals an overall decline in the number of tobacco users in India in the past seven years, especially among the 15-24 age group. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Tobacco companies fell under fire for tin cigarette packs they released shortly before the date when retailers could no longer sell branded cigarette packets, as a grace period to allow tobacco firms to phase out old cartons came to an end. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

President Rodrigo Duterte has signed an executive order banning smoking in public across the country, making it one of the strictest anti-tobacco laws in Southeast Asia. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Africa Region Office of the World Health Organization has called upon its member states to include tobacco control in their national policies, plans and SDG implementation frameworks as a way of reducing tobacco-related diseases. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Thai Public Health Ministry has revealed an increased tobacco tax will be effective from July 4 in an effort to curb smoking, particularly among low-income smokers. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Can (John) Ozkayki has been promoted to the position of general manager-European tactical region. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

British American Tobacco says a new Kenyan stamp duty on the cigarette industry is punitive. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Contrary to what has been happening in other parts of the world, Israel’s Health Ministry recorded the biggest single-year rise in smoking in more than a decade. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has started imposing a 100% tax on tobacco and its derivatives starting since June 10. Energy drinks will also be taxed 100% while soft drinks will have a lower tax of 50%. more

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Tobacco imports have gone up by nearly 49% in fiscal year 2016/17 compared to the previous year. more

Jul 12, 2017 12:00 AM News

New regulations that will bring into force tobacco standardized packaging has been approved by the government. more

Jul 11, 2017 12:00 AM News

Researchers have asked the US Food and Drug Administration to review and potentially prohibit filtered cigarettes, after recently published results of a review saying they may lead to a specific type of lung cancer. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

Russian business ombudsman, Boris Titov, said in an annual report to the Russian president that 35-40% of tobacco products sold on the Russian market are illegally produced. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

Since May, tobacco products placed on the market in EU countries have had to comply with the Tobacco Products Directive. Japan Tobacco International says that this is over-regulation and someone needs to be held accountable. more

Jul 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

An experienced marketing manager, she has worked for the traditional cigar company in Bünde since 1993 and had a major hand in the firm’s launch of its long filler segment. more

May 26, 2017 12:00 AM News