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Saudi Arabia

The Saudi National Committee for Tobacco Control is in the process of imposing fines on smokers. more

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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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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has started imposing a 100% tax on tobacco and its derivatives starting since June 10. Energy drinks will also be taxed 100% while soft drinks will have a lower tax of 50%. 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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