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A survey by Hong Kong’s Census and Statistics Department, done between June and September 2017, shows that more citizens have tried electronic smoking devices, including e-cigarettes and heat-not-burn tobacco products, compared to a survey in 2015. more

Products

Schweitzer-Mauduit International’s subsidiary established in Hong Kong and four subsidiaries of China National Tobacco Corporation jointly invested to set up China Tobacco Schweitzer (Yunnan) Reconstituted Tobacco Co., Ltd. more

Features

Regulators in the Asia-Pacific region certainly are presented with a great opportunity to support smoke-free products, but will they recognize and grab it? more

Features

Can (John) Ozkayki has been promoted to the position of general manager-European tactical region. more

News

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

News

This year, the beginning of the Western calendar almost coincides with the start of the Chinese year. Somehow the monkey (the animal of the new Chinese year) seems to inspire cigar makers more than the other Chinese zodiac animals… more

Features

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

Leaf

InterTabac, held annually in Dortmund, Germany, is the world’s leading exhibition for tobacco wholesalers, distributors, and retailers. more

Features


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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