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An internal UN document that appears to question an existing ban on tobacco company engagement with the United Nations is raising a few eyebrows, following its publication by journalist Colum Lynch at Foreign Policy. Read more

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Cuba began the preparations for the next tobacco harvest in the western province of Pinar del Río, the largest producer and supplier of the aromatic leaf for making the island’s most famous cigar brands. Read more

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A former tobacco industry executive is taking over as c.e.o. at 22nd Century Group, the Clarence-based company whose technology allows nicotine levels in tobacco to be manipulated. Read more

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The European Union’s TPD2 is now in effect, and perhaps it approached a bit too fast for some to make their track and trace (T&T) procedures compliant. Tobacco Asia talks to a Croatian outfit which offers an intriguing solution that can help struggle Read more

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After six or seven years, the chairman of Hitkari Multifilters is turning over management to son Arjun Hitkari. Arun Hitkari talks with Tobacco Asia about the industry in this question-and-answer session. Read more

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As one of the pillar industries of China’s fiscal revenue, the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration has devoted itself to poverty alleviation. Read more

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Altria Group Inc. has seen its cigarette volume increased by 0.3% in the second quarter of the year despite steady declines in smoking rates and new obstacles to the tobacco industry. Read more

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In the 1980s, one company alone dominated the world’s 12th largest tobacco market. The protected South Korean tobacco industry held no serious competitors, and homegrown giant KT&G, or Korea Tobacco and Ginseng, had it pretty good. Read more

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The situation with cigarette counterfeiting and selling as well as smuggling in China has gone through tremendous changes. Read more

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Sustainability and innovation were the keywords at the WT Middle East’s first conference held in Dubai during April 3-4, 2019. Read more

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It is indisputable that cannabis is the next big thing, gaining more attention from consumers, governments, as well as related businesses. Read more

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Tobacco Asia recently had the chance to catch-up with the charismatic c.e.o. of PT Bukit Muria Jaya, Omar Rahmanadi, who shared some thoughts on what paper manufacturers are currently facing. Read more

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Phosphine fumigation remains the de rigueur pest control option in the tobacco industry. But, there certainly are other alternatives available. Tobacco Asia investigates this with German outfit ThermoNox GmbH. Read more

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Brand Security: The Future Is Now!

Courtesy of Rolling Optics AB

The counterfeiting of tobacco brands has grown into a worldwide problem. But a Swedish company has a sensational security product at the ready that can help tackle the issue in a stride. Read more

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Booth space at this year’s annual InterTabac and InterSupply tobacco industry exhibitions, which will take place September 20-22 in Dortmund, Germany, is quickly filling up, promising yet another successful event for exhibitors and visitors alike. Read more

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Tobacco Asia had the chance to catch up with Stefano Cavallari, general manager of GIMA TT. Here he shares his perspective on the industry and future possibilities. Read more

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Philip Morris head André Calantzopoulos says making an investment in the cannabis industry may be too risky of a move at this time. Read more

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Mongol Tobacco SO Co. Ltd. has announced a tender of a minimum of 19% of its company shares. Read more

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