tobacco laws

After a special consumption tax that targets cigarettes manufactured with “leaves” was introduced, the amount of taxable imports of tobacco leaf extracts decreased while non-taxable imports, such as stem-and-root extraction surged. Read more


It is now illegal to buy, use, and possess “emerging and imitation tobacco products” such as smokeless tobacco products, chewing tobacco, and shisha in Singapore. Read more


Huge in landmass yet tiny in population and boasting one on the strictest tobacco laws on the planet, Mongolia nevertheless is a coveted market for both local and multinational companies. Read more


From the Associate editor

Reflections and Resolutions

An eventful year for an industry undergoing changes, and more to come.

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