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Japan Tobacco Inc. posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on, hurt by a sharp drop in domestic cigarette sales as more smokers switch to vaping products and more smokers are quitting than expected. more

Dec 4, 2017 10:00 AM News

Things are stirring at the multinationals as they’re gearing up to lead consumers into an era where smoke-free next-generation products will (perhaps) replace combustibles for good. But is it a realistic goal? more

Dec 1, 2017 8:00 PM Features

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

Dec 1, 2017 2:00 PM News

We all know that tradeshows can be hard work, but they are also a great opportunity to connect and reconnect with friends, partners, and distributors. more

Dec 1, 2017 10:00 AM Features

Dec 1, 2017 12:00 AM

Japan Tobacco says it has lost ground to Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco in the heat-not-burn market. more

Sep 12, 2017 3:00 PM Products

India’s government has threatened Philip Morris International with “punitive action” over the company’s alleged violation of the country’s anti-smoking laws. more

Sep 11, 2017 7:00 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

Philip Morris International is facing two charges brought by the Ministry of Health over its Heets tobacco sticks. The charges were to be called in the Wellington District Court on June 2, 2017 but were adjourned at the last minute by agreement until more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM Products

For global players like Philip Morris International, British American Tobacco, and Japan Tobacco, South Korea is a lucrative market which sits amongst its top five Asia Pacific markets in terms of volume contribution. more

Jul 13, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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

May 15, 2017 12:00 AM Products

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

Tobacco stocks remain favorites of investors looking for a combination of defensive positioning and stout dividends. more

Mar 24, 2017 12:00 AM News

The New Zealand Ministry of Health says Philip Morris International’s iQOS device is illegal. more

Mar 17, 2017 12:00 AM Products

As counterfeiters of brand cigarettes are becoming increasingly skilled in perfecting the art of emulating cigarette packaging, TOBACCO ASIA explores what tobacco companies can do to stem the tide and how packaging manufacturers assist them. more

Mar 9, 2017 12:00 AM Features

A proposed ban on foreign tobacco investment by the Indian government is threatening Philip Morris’s place in the country’s tobacco industry. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 AM News

Philip Morris International opens its first manufacturing facility in Italy for large-scale production of two heated tobacco alternatives to cigarettes. more

Nov 1, 2016 12:00 AM Manufacturing


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