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J.C. Newman Cigar Co. has begun a multi-million-dollar renovation to convert 2,078 square feet of third-floor storage into space for hand-rolling. Read more

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Philip Morris International is closing its factories in Columbia, leading some to believe the country’s iconic Pielroja cigarette will be taken off the market. Read more

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An illegal cigarette factory was dismantled near the city of Namur, ending a months-long investigation by customs authorities into an illicit cigarette trade worth an estimated EUR6 million. Read more

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Japan Tobacco International’s Serbian arm has opened a €3 million new production line at its factory in Senta. Read more

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TachyonIQ'a new barcode scanning algorithm omnidirectionally decodes the mandatory DotCode symbology of the EU Tobacco Products Directive. Read more

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The International Tax Stamp Association has backed calls to implement latest technologies that underpin tax stamps and track and trace systems designed to combat illicit tobacco trade. Read more

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A team of the field office of the National Board of Revenue busted a fake cigarette factory in Tangail. The factory had been running its operations under the guise of a rice mill. Read more

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Pakistan’s Federal Board of Revenue raided and sealed an illegal cigarette manufacturing factory in Buner allegedly run by the family of the vice chairman of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Board of Investment. Read more

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British American Tobacco is expanding its facilities with the construction of a US$9 million tobacco processing factory in Votualevu, Nadi. Read more

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An Italian-owned company that makes high-tech machinery for producing and packaging tobacco products is expanding its operations in Virginia with the state’s help. Read more

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Rock River Manufacturing, a factory on the Winnebago Tribe’s reservation, has been operating a 15,000-square-foot plant produces 5,000 cigarettes a minute, or 1.1 billion per year, available nationwide. Read more

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A new Indio Cigar Factory recently opened in Charleston, IL, offering a variety of tobacco products for sale and a cigar lounge for customers’ enjoyment. Read more

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A recent study on global and regional tobacco packaging projects that the tobacco packaging market size will grow from US$14.30 billion in 2017 to US$17.69 billion by 2023. Read more

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Effective since December 5, 2018, all tobacco products in Turkey are subject to plain packaging laws. Read more

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Mike Ridgway of the Consumer Packaging Manufacturers Alliance supports the recent Local Government Association warning that millions of fake cigarettes are entering the UK and undermining efforts to cut smoking. Read more

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The Philippines’ Bureau of Internal Revenue started the year by destroying various illegally operated cigarette-making equipment and fake cigarettes in mid-January to show the government’s commitment to fight tobacco smuggling and counterfeiting. Read more

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Honeywell has announced that its track-and-trace product had been nominated by tobacco manufacturers to help them find suitable suppliers who are part of the tobacco supply chain and comply with the EU Tobacco Products Directive II (TPD2). Read more

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Tax stamps are now becoming even more critical as an additional security feature on consumer goods, particularly on tobacco products. Read more

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The Jordanian government has limited the importation of cigarettes and “mu‘assel” production machinery and their “non-retail” production inputs to only established and licensed factories. Read more

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The global tobacco packaging market is expected to reach US$14.9bn in 2018 and develop dynamically over the forecast period, driven by emerging economies, says a report by Visiongain. Read more

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