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When Bulgaria’s State Tobacco Monopoly crumbled, its successors faced potentially hard times. But the country’s tobacco industry managed a magnificent recovery thanks to invigorated marketing and a strong drive to expand beyond the Iron Curtain. more

Features

Part of our ongoing series on independent leaf suppliers, TOBACCO ASIA is venturing to opposite ends of the globe, introducing a cooperative in Kentucky as well as what is called the first privately operated leaf processor in Laos. more

Features

Serious damage to Bulgaria’s state budget has been prevented as an illegal manufacturing facility for tobacco products was busted. more

Manufacturing

Zimbabwe has earned $190.5 million from its sales of tobacco exported all over the world since January 2016. Some 50 countries import flue-cured tobacco from Zimbabwe. more

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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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