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Philip Morris International Inc. and Dorna Sports S.L., the commercial rights holder for the world FIM MotoGP Championships, have extended their partnership until the end of 2021. Read more

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A new study from Georgetown University Comprehensive Cancer Center suggests that we have passed the ‘tipping point’ and vaping is not driving teens to cigarettes. Read more

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According to the latest study published by Fact.MR, the smoking cessation products market is expected to witness impressive a 12% year-to-year volume growth in 2018 over 2017. Read more

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A new law which will come into effect in February 2019 is putting a stop to smoking in public places in Thailand. Read more

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New research by Gallup has found that US smoking rates have reached a record low at 16%, and that e-cigarettes seem to have played a major role in this. Read more

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The Levant, and by extension also Iraq, is quite a rollercoaster ride when it comes to cigarette marketing;  but a ride that suppliers are willing to take. Tobacco Asia talked to active players in the region. Read more

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Tamil Nadu is the only South Indian state to report a higher prevalence of tobacco usage across different age groups when compared to GATS 1. Read more

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The campaign is meant to inform the public about smokeless tobacco and warn teenagers about the dangers of underage vaping. Read more

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The National Tobacco Administration says the Philippines’ tobacco output could decrease because of the declining number of tobacco areas and farmers nationwide. Read more

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A group of Democrat senators is encouraging the new head of the Motion Picture Association of America to ensure “responsible” practices when it comes to displaying the use of tobacco in films. Read more

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Only one in four smokers in the UAE have changed their habits after the government introduced a 100% excise or “sin tax” last year. Read more

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Two leading Canadian anti-tobacco groups that campaigned against smoking and tobacco products are preparing to close their doors after the money they expected to see in the most recent federal budget failed to materialize. Read more

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Regulators now have heated tobacco products in their crosshairs, preparing to expand the scope of their rules against passive smoking. Read more

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A Food and Drug Administration advisory panel decides that Philip Morris International should not be able to claim its new heat-not-burn device iQOS is safer than smoking. Read more

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InterTabac, the world’s largest trade fair for tobacco products and smoking accessories, will this year take over the Westfalenhalle Arena, in addition to the halls that had housed the exhibition last year. Read more

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We all know that tradeshows can be hard work, but they are also a great opportunity to connect and reconnect with friends, partners, and distributors. Read more

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For years, Indonesia defied the global cigarette trend but that narrative changed in 2016. The market lost its resilience, and for the first time in nine years, cigarette sales in Indonesia declined. Read more

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An annual Japan Tobacco Inc. smoking rate survey shows 18.2% of Japanese adults are smokers. Read more

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Contrary to what has been happening in other parts of the world, Israel’s Health Ministry recorded the biggest single-year rise in smoking in more than a decade. Read more

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From the Associate editor

Regulating by science,
not prejudice

Everyone can agree that regulations should be in place to control e-cigarettes. But, shouldn’t these regulations be based on new scientific findings more than old prejudice?

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