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Nattira Medvedeva

With latest regulations placing bans on flavored and menthol cigarettes, consumers are increasingly finding it much more difficult to enjoy their smoking experience. more

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Caroline Bronckers

Conventional wisdom says nicotine is highly addictive and thus has harmful effects on our health. There have also been numerous studies and research that have reached the opposite conclusion – that nicotine, in fact, has beneficial qualities. more

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Huge investments have been poured into the research and development of reduced or modified risk tobacco products. more

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Serena Williams said it. Even Coco Chanel may have said it. “Accessorize, accessorize, accessorize!” Those words have rung true for decades in the fashion world and lend themselves perfectly to the new world of electronic vaping. more

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Tthe jury is still out on whether the demand for reconditioned or refurbished machinery could possibly be on the upswing. more

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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. more

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Figures given to Tobacco Asia from Nicos Gleoudis Kavex S.A., show that 2015 production dropped from 2014 levels in all the main oriental tobacco producing countries, as shown in the charts. more

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The furor that critics, public health advocates, and, in turn, governments and international organizations have long leashed upon the public is that nicotine is an addictive substance that has dangerous effects on our health. But is all that really, more

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2015 was a good year for the Vietnam National Tobacco Corporation. Illicit cigarette trade has dropped by 30% while growth in domestic market consumption has led to Vinataba increasing its domestic production as well as market share. more

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Anupong

The Thailand Tobacco Monopoly will be moving house to a plot of land at Rojana Industrial Park in Ayutthaya, a province about an hour’s drive from Bangkok. more

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E-cigarettes continue to grow in popularity with users around the world. While the popularity of e-cigarettes in Asia has not reached levels as high as in the US or in Europe, there has been a definite upswing. more

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Andrea Zanchi

Kretek dominates the tobacco industry in Indonesia, accounting for about 90% of the market, despite ongoing challenges both at home and abroad. more

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Combating illicit tobacco trade is an issue that is being seriously addressed by not only those in the tobacco industry but also governments around the world. more

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It would seem that South Korea is jumping on the e-cigarette bandwagon as more of its population turns to e-cigarettes instead of traditional tobacco cigarettes. more

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As the popularity of e-cigarettes continues to grow among consumers, the demand for e-cigarettes and e-liquids has increased exponentially, providing a very lucrative opportunity for producers. 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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