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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced the nationwide launch of 15 limited edition packages from Mevius in late March 2018. more

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Printing Machine Suppliers Unfazed by Plain Packaging Drive

Courtesy of Bobst Mex SA

The introduction of plain cigarette packaging in a number of countries has affected many tobacco industry players and suppliers to a smaller or larger extent. But how about the manufacturers of printing machinery? more

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Both Bobst and Komori-Chambon are very well entrenched in the global printing press market. Here are basic details on some of their machinery models most popular in the tobacco industry. more

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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

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Packaging: It Couldn’t Be Any Plainer

Images courtesy of Imperial Brands Plc, left, and Japan Tobacco International, right

Plain packaging continues to rear its head with the United Kingdom being is the latest country to introduce it. But does plain packaging have the deterring effect regulators claim? more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. announces new names for 24 Winston brand products and new designs of all 5 products in the Winston Cabin series. more

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The government of New Zealand is urged to be more radical when it considers the design and regulation of plain packages for cigarettes. more

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Plain packaging will be enforced as part of a law to be presented in France in the coming months, a government official says. more

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Despite government efforts to tighten tobacco controls, simplifying cigarette packaging with picture health warnings proves to be quite difficult in China due to stiff corporate resistance and cultural traditions. more

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The ideal Hestia customer is the smoker with discerning tastes, the type who prefers a small-batch whiskey made in Brooklyn to a Bud Light. more

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According to an Australian survey, the excrement brown color is the ugliest color in existence and is to be used on cigarette packs. more

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“Government is committed to implement plain packaging not only because we believe in its effectiveness but we are also sure that the trend worldwide would reduce the number of people getting hooked on smoking,” Mauritius minister says. more

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Indonesian Trade Minister Thomas Lembong has said that plain packaging for the cigarette industry as implemented by Australia is completely inappropriate. more

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Tobacco control campaigners in New Zealand say they are thrilled with their government’s decision to press on with plain packaging for tobacco products. more

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