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Papastratos, a Philip Morris International subsidiary, no longer manufactures cigarettes but instead makes tobacco sticks. more

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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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A Wellington court dismissed a case against the New Zealand unit of Philip Morris International, allowing it to sell its HEETs heated tobacco sticks used in iQOS devices. more

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Philip Morris (New Zealand) is suing British American Tobacco (New Zealand) in the Auckland High Court, alleging that BAT is breaching the Commerce Act in the way it ties up retailers. more

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Many interesting things happened for the industry in 2017. more

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Regulators now have heated tobacco products in their crosshairs, preparing to expand the scope of their rules against passive smoking. more

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Phillip Morris International has reported a 2.8% drop in its total market shipment volumes, which includes the company’s international duty-free business, in Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa region. more

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A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel decides that Philip Morris International should not be able to claim its new heat-not-burn device iQOS is safer than smoking. more

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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

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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

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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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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

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

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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

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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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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

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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

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