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World-Class Track and Trace from Propix

World-Class Track and Trace from Propix

Meticulous track-and-trace throughout the supply chain has become a task that’s impossible to achieve without the right equipment. Tobacco Asia talked to the leading system developer in India.

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“Layered consumption” has been a hot topic in the past two years. In fact, the word “layer” is a generalization of a specific social group. Read more

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Founded in 1947, SEKE S.A. is a so-called societé anonymé, a body that unites tobacco-growing associations from across Greece as its shareholders. Read more

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While Covid-19 brought on a host of problems for the tobacco industry, at least one sector enjoys a quite positive “side effect” from the crisis: premium cigars. Read more

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Thailand’s liberalization of cannabis is commencing in great strides, but it is not a “free-for-all”. There remain considerable requirements and restrictions in place for all players. Read more

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Sharad Tandan, the new director of the Tobacco Institute of India, chats with Tobacco Asia about a proposed new draft bill, the Covid-19 crisis, and the anti-tobacco lobby. Read more

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In 2020, the trend in Chinese cigarette sales moved towards the high-end segment with prices going higher, even though the Covid-19 pandemic has not changed the overall upward trend of cigarette consumption over the past year. Read more

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Squeezed in between Nepal, Bangladesh, and China, Bhutan was mysteriously linked in the 1970s as a gateway to the Indian cigarette market. Bhutan, a Buddhist kingdom on the Himalayas’ eastern edge, is known for its monasteries, fortresses (or dzongs) Read more

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Tobacco Asia’s international correspondent spent some 10 days in 2020 (pre-Covid-19), visiting Himalayan kingdoms and people’s republics in the Mekong delta, going off the beaten path to find out about the mystique and magic of the small countries Read more

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As cigarette prices soar astronomically and consumption levels taper off, consumers are getting more discerning in their tobacco purchases. They are especially looking for alternative products and those with better pricing. Read more

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More than six months passed since the September 9, 2020 submission deadline for premarket tobacco product applications (PMTAs). That’s six months into the one-year grace period products that had submitted applications had to stay on the US market. Read more

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