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Zimbabwe’s Tobacco Industry Marketing Board (TIMB) raised weighing and auction floor fees, from US$4.50. Read more

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Increased cigarette prices and a change in distribution channel have helped British American Tobacco Uganda Limited to enjoy record growth in net profit amidst tough tobacco regulation. Read more

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The Malaysian Finance Ministry says the price of tobacco, including cigarettes, will remain the same. Read more

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The Tobacco Industry and Marketing Board expects Zimbabwe’s tobacco output to rise 5.8% this year as farmers started selling their crop at the country’s auctions. Read more

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A Tobacco Control Commission official said that opening prices were better this year, compared to the previous season, and they might get better still. Read more

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Japan Tobacco Inc. has applied for approval to amend retail prices of six products including Wakaba and Echo of the former third class cigarettes, which would become effective on April 1, 2017. Read more

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A value-added tax bill has been proposed in Egypt. If passed, the law would impose more financial burdens on Egyptians. Read more

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Officials from auction floors say tobacco prices have now picked up after weeks of stormy sales following low prices and high rejection rates. 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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