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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

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

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

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

Where the best cigars come from is a long-debated topic amongst cigar connoisseurs. Many swear by Cuban cigars as the gold standard. Others say that while they are of excellent quality, Cuban cigars are not necessarily the best. more

May 16, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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

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

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Caroline Bronckers

Conventional wisdom says nicotine is highly addictive and thus has harmful effects on our health. There have also been numerous studies and research that have reached the opposite conclusion – that nicotine, in fact, has beneficial qualities. more

May 11, 2017 12:00 AM Features

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 Environmental Rights Action/Friends of the Earth Nigeria wants a minimum of 150% special levies on all tobacco products. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

Nicaragua’s tobacco industry is seeing a huge boost mainly thanks to US demand. The country’s reputation as a tobacco producer is growing, boasting a sector that is a big exporter and employer. more

Mar 22, 2017 12:00 AM News

The head of the Sudan Scholars Corporation has issued a religious decree banning tobacco. more

Mar 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

Researchers at the Roswell Park Cancer Institute report that 28% of American adults and 9% of teens use tobacco products. more

Mar 20, 2017 12:00 AM News

Strong demand for effective tobacco revenue protection solutions to meet continued global threats will drive growth for tax stamps in 2017, says the International Tax Stamp Association. more

Mar 15, 2017 12:00 AM News

China’s tobacco industry needs to be persistent to innovate and develop new products to recover lost sales over the past year stemming from sluggish economic performance nationwide. more

Mar 14, 2017 12:00 AM Features

British American Tobacco has reached a principle agreement with Bosnian holding firm Fabrika Duhana Sarajevo to acquire its tobacco assets. more

Mar 13, 2017 12:00 AM News

Jamaican Ministry of Health advises that portfolio minister Dr. Christopher Tufton and his team are actively evaluating the World Health Organization’s call for heavy taxation on tax tobacco industry. more

Mar 10, 2017 12:00 AM News


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