They say the purchase would have no impact as their tobacco has already lost value after JTI Malawi stopped buying tobacco in July. more


Japan Tobacco International is rejoining the Association of the Tobacco Industry of Cambodia after leaving it in mid-2016. more


Japan Tobacco International has slashed the prices on its heated tobacco products after a similar move by rival Philip Morris, signaling increased competition in Japan’s market for alternative cigarettes. more


One year from the controversial introduction of plain packaging in the UK, new research commissioned by JTI and conducted by independent polling company Kantar TNS reveals that the majority of the public are not supportive of the policy. more


Iran’s Ministry of Industries, Mining and Trade estimates that up to 40% of all cigarettes consumed in the country are smuggled. more


Things are stirring at the multinationals as they’re gearing up to lead consumers into an era where smoke-free next-generation products will (perhaps) replace combustibles for good. But is it a realistic goal? more


Since May, tobacco products placed on the market in EU countries have had to comply with the Tobacco Products Directive. Japan Tobacco International says that this is over-regulation and someone needs to be held accountable. more


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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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