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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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Something to Spare

Courtesy of HSI Tobacco Service & Spare-Parts GmbH

Whether new or obsolete tobacco machinery, they are all subject to considerable wear and tear. Spare part suppliers thus provide a crucial – indeed indispensable - service to keep lines running and prevent expensive production downtimes. Read more

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Unregistered cigarette-making machinery in various locations was seized as part of a broader crackdown on tax evasion in the tobacco industry. Read more

Manufacturing

The World Health Organization ignores its own treaty which obliges signatories to adopt the harm reduction approach of encouraging safer nicotine products. Read more

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Officials at Indonesia’s finance ministry sayJuul representatives held discussions with the Indonesian government about introducing its vaping devices. Read more

Products

The Geneva-based UN agency says it would not renew controversial funding from tobacco companies for expiring charitable programs but refrained from saying it would cut ties to the tobacco industry altogether. Read more

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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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read 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. Read more

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