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A petition to legalize heat-not-burn tobacco products and subject them to the same health and welfare surcharges as other tobacco products has exceeded expectations. Read more

News

Customs officials at Taiwan's the Port of Tai-chung seized approximately 18.6 metric tons of smuggled tobacco in early June. Read more

News

Taiwan: A Tough, Mature Market

Courtesy of Taiwan Tobacco & Liquor Corporation

When Taiwan’s state tobacco monopoly was abolished in 2002, competition between the local TTL Corp. and foreign tobacco companies started heating up. But a plethora of tough regulations make the country a difficult place to handle for everybody. Read more

Features

With China being the country where the e-cigarette was invented, the rest of Asia has a somewhat confused relationship with electronic smoking devices as far as legislation is concerned. TOBACCO ASIA takes a closer look at e-smoking regulations. Read more

Features


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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