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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

Counterfeits made out to be genuine brands are being sold by people using fake profiles on Facebook’s marketplace pages and offer hand delivery, the BBC reports. more

May 25, 2017 12:00 AM News

A new tobacco control bill has been passed, raising the minimum age for young people to buy cigarettes from 18 years to 20 years. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Obaid Al Tayer, the minister of state for financial affairs has announced that a new law on excise duty on tobacco as well as fizzy and energy drinks is expected to be issued this year. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Smokers in the UK no longer are able to buy smaller packs of cigarettes and rolling tobacco. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

After 47 years of service, including 38 years as president, Wayne announced his retirement. Hank Mozingo takes the reins. more

May 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

Uganda’s attorney general defended the government’s passing of a law that restricts and regulates the consumption of tobacco and its products. more

May 23, 2017 12:00 AM News

Five US healthcare organizations are calling for a ban on all candy- and fruit-flavored tobacco products, including e-cigarettes, cigars, and hookah tobacco, asserting that these products are undermining national efforts to reduce youth tobacco use. more

May 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

Turkey is the only country in the world in which all six tobacco control criteria advised by the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control are enacted, says an associate professor. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

From September 22-24 this year, InterTabac will be presenting itself once more as the leading trade fair at which all major industry players are represented at the Westfalenhallen exhibition center in Dortmund. more

May 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

Anti-smoking activists say a bill approved by the Thai cabinet to set up a new tobacco authority has loopholes that could ease cigarette restrictions, aiding transnational tobacco firms aiming to make products in Thailand. more

May 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

The health ministry is seeking to tax all tobacco products, including bidis, at 28% as well as impose higher taxes under the new state goods and services tax (GST) bill. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

A recent report by Reportbuyer is estimating that organic tobacco in the RYO market segment will generate more revenue compared to the smokeless segment. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

An excise tax hike on tobacco products has been in effect since February, from 87% to 90%. more

May 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Canadian government has amended to the Tobacco Act to ban the use of menthol in cigarettes, blunt wraps, and most cigars sold on the Canadian market, effectively expanding flavor restrictions to 95% of the country’s entire tobacco market. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Philip Morris International plans to invest millions of dollars to convert a traditional cigarette factory in Greece into an iQOS production plant. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM News

Philip Morris International, the world’s largest publicly traded tobacco company, has become the fourth most important US stock. more

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Hong Kong government’s stance on tobacco health warnings continues to go against WHO guidelines, insisting on retaining the display of the tar and nicotine yields on tobacco packaging. more

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

A proposed new bill in Indonesia’s parliament that could lead to a sharp increase in the country’s tobacco output to 524 billion cigarettes by 2020 has not been killed yet, despite the government’s earlier claim that it would. more

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

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