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Gulf Cooperation Council recently ratified and implemented a 100% excise tax on tobacco in Saudi Arabia and United Arab Emirates, to be followed by the other member countries. Here is a commentary on the cigarette landscape. more

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A smoking ban has recently gone into effect inside malls in the emirate of Kuwait, spurred on by the Environment Public Authority. The authority reminded everyone that smoking indoors would result in paying a fine. 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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