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A Philip Morris (Thailand) shows illicit cigarette use in Thailand has more than doubled, costing the country at least THB3.6 billion (US$116 million) a year in lost tax revenue. more

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An international trade body urges a “redoubling” of global authentication strategies. more

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Philip Morris International says it will fund proposals under its $100 million global initiative to support third-party projects dedicated to the fight against illegal trade. more

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British American Tobacco s calling on authorities to ensure full enforcement of the Tobacco Control Act to achieve the objective of that law, including reduction of product smuggling. more

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A new report says that 53 billion illegal cigarettes were consumed in member states last year. more

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The latest cigarette trafficking reports have shown the tobacco industry has been right all along. more

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2015 was a good year for the Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation. Illicit cigarette trade has dropped by 30% while growth in domestic market consumption has led to Vinataba increasing its domestic production as well as market share. more

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High taxes on cigarettes have given rise to an illegal industry and tobacco consumption shifting to cheaper non-cigarette forms, said the Tobacco Institute of India recently. more

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Combating illicit tobacco trade is an issue that is being seriously addressed by not only those in the tobacco industry but also governments around the world. more

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From the Associate editor

Cutting the Nose to Spite the Face

As the debate on the effects of e-cigarettes continues with new research coming out both for and against e-cigs, is it too soon to be banning them?

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