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The World Health Organization unveils a new global strategy to scale up the tobacco control agenda over the next few years and to “prevent further interference by tobacco industry” in public health policies. more

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Anja Cord

Celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, InterTabac once again was established as the international forum of the industry. more

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China National Tobacco Corporation signed a memorandum of strategic cooperation with China’s internet giants Alibaba Group and Ant Financial in a move has had a large impact on the industry. more

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Star Agritech: Reaching for the Stars

Star Corporation

After rebranding its flagship company Star Tobacco International into Star Agritech International, the Star Corporation group of companies harbors quite exciting plans. Tobacco Asia talked to some of its executives to see where it is headed. more

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A special committee of the Pakistan Senate met early August to look into the decline in revenue from the tobacco industry. more

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Though the overall global consumption of tobacco is decreasing, certain parts of the industry are growing. more

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Former New York mayor and billionaire Michael Bloomberg donates to a trio of anti-tobacco organizations to up their game against the tobacco industry. more

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The tobacco industry is being accused of trying to control track-and-trace measures because it is complicit in the smuggling of its own products. more

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Cities of Amsterdam and Utrecht say they will support a lawsuit filed against the tobacco industry on behalf of multiple hospitals, lung cancer patients, a cancer association, and addiction centers. more

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More than 170 representatives from the tobacco industry all over China gather to summarize the work of cigarette network construction and to exchange and share experiences. more

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More than 12,500 trade visitors from all over the world and 560 exhibitors met at the shows held in Westfalenhallen in Dortmund, Germany this past September. more

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A new report says packaging for the tobacco industry will grow 3.1% by 2022. more

Manufacturing

Anti-smoking groups in Indonesia have accused the tobacco industry of “veiled marketing” – promoting sales by giving retailers cash rewards, shopping vouchers, and even money. more

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G.D S.p.A. announced the acquisition of the Instrumentation & Tobacco Machinery business currently owned by Molins PLC, subject to customary pre-closing conditions. more

Manufacturing

A new report by Marketsandmarkets says that packaging for the tobacco industry will grow from US$14.27 billion in 2017 to US$16.65 billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 3.1%. more

Manufacturing


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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