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Despite influencing factors, the two leading tobacco manufacturers in the East Asia market has been able to increase their overseas markets while handling challenged domestic ones. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced the nationwide launch of its Natural American Spirit Agate to be in late July 2019. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. will launch the Camel Box, its latest Camel product nationwide on Jul 26, 2019. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. has announced the nationwide launch of two new products from its Mevius brand. Read more

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In recent years, heat-not-burn tobacco products, with the significant advantage of reducing the release of harmful components, have gradually become an important r&d direction for Big Tobacco, leading HNBs’ market share to grow rapidly. Read more

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The acquisition enables Japan Tobacco Inc. to complement its existing product portfolio with DT’s value brands and expand its distribution network through DT’s strong salesforce. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. agrees to acquire tobacco operations from Bangladesh’s Akij Group, expanding its presence in Asia. The purchase price is estimated at USD $1.5 billion. Read more

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Japan Tobacco saw a 7.3% increase in international cigarette sales volume in the first quarter of 2018, having shipped 98 billion units. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. will launch two new Camel products nationwide this June – Camel Lights Box and Camel Menthol Lights Box. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. announces that the group has agreed to acquire Donskoy Tabak, reinforcing its leading position in Russia, the third largest tobacco market in the world. Read more

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Japan Tobacco’s expansion in the Philippines is seen as important for its growth in Asia Pacific, considering the tough operating environment faced elsewhere. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced the nationwide launch of 15 limited edition packages from Mevius in late March 2018. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced its plans to launch a new heat-not-burn product in Japan as early as the end of this year. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. posted a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on, hurt by a sharp drop in domestic cigarette sales as more smokers switch to vaping products and more smokers are quitting than expected. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. has announced that the group has completed the transfer of the shares of PT. Karyadibya Mahardhika, a kretek cigarette company, and its distributor, PT. Surya Mustika Nusantara. Read more

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The Philippines government has dropped a tax evasion case against Mighty Corp, the country’s #2 cigarette manufacturer after it was sold to Japan Tobacco to raise funds for a record PHP30 billion (US$586 million) settlement. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. will be relaunching two existing Mevius Mode Style Plus products, introducing new names and package designs. Read more

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Japan Tobacco says it has lost ground to Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco in the heat-not-burn market. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced that the JT Group has agreed to acquire assets related to the tobacco business of Mighty Corporation. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. announced that the JT Group has agreed to purchase all outstanding shares of PT. Karyadibya Mahardhika, a kretek cigarette company, and its distributor, PT. Surya Mustika Nusantara for US$677 million. Read more

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An annual Japan Tobacco Inc. smoking rate survey shows 18.2% of Japanese adults are smokers. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Jumping the Gun with E-Cig Bans?

Food for thought: could this rush to ban e-cigarettes and flavors actually backfire on public health?

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