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Russia’s statistics agency says 24.4% more cigarettes were produced in June 2018 despite anti-smoking measures such as prices hikes and advertising bans. more

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The Foundation for Smoke Free World has advised farmers that there is a need to shift from tobacco to other crops that could be the country’s main earner as pressure from anti-smoking lobbyists grows. more

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Former New York City mayor Michael Bloomberg announces a new initiative: STOP, short for Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products. more

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Manufacturers begin running court-mandated advertisements as part of a settlement of a lawsuit with the Department of Justice over misleading statements that began nearly 20 years ago. more

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The Davao City Anti-Smoking Task Force is now planning to add the pollutant tax to all cigarette sellers in the city. 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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From the Associate editor

Marketing 101

There is no industry more regulated than the tobacco industry, and this extends to its marketing. But, do basic marketing concepts differ much between tobacco and any other product?

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