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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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Russia’s statistics agency says 24.4% more cigarettes were produced in June 2018 despite anti-smoking measures such as prices hikes and advertising bans. Read more

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Philip Morris International is reportedly planning new investments in Russia, according to Alexander Zhukov, first deputy speaker of the State Duma. 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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Russian business ombudsman, Boris Titov, said in an annual report to the Russian president that 35-40% of tobacco products sold on the Russian market are illegally produced. Read more

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Russia, until recently a veritable paradise for smokers, is now a new battleground where over-eager politicians are attempting to legislate smoking out of existence. Read more

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Dmitry Nosov, a member of the State Duma Committee for Security and Anti-Corruption Measures, has submitted a bill to Russia's State Duma to ban the sale of tobacco and cigarettes at night and in the early hours of the morning. Read more

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Steep declines in the Russian ruble have dealt a blow to Japan Tobacco’s earnings, as the global cigarette company does a brisk business in the country and surrounding region. 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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