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Cambodian PM leading by example

Cambodian PM leading by example

| February 11, 2016

Cambodia’s Prime Minister is using Facebook to encourage smokers to follow his example and quit their cigarette habit. He said he had been a heavy smoker for more than 40 years and had tried 12 times to quit

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PMI to participate in conference

PMI to participate in conference

| February 11, 2016

PMI’s CEO André Calantzopoulos is due to make a presentation at a consumer analyst conference on February 17. The presentation slides and script will also be available at www.pmi.com/presentations.

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Duty-free event breaking records

Duty-free event breaking records

| February 11, 2016

The list of companies that have reserved space at this year’s TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference is ‘longer than ever’. The exhibition and conference are to be held at the Marina Bay Sands complex in Singapore on May 8-12.

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US judge adamant on statements

US judge adamant on statements

| February 10, 2016

‘Corrective statements’ required of US tobacco manufacturers are being corrected, but the judge responsible is determined they should be enforced.

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Singles sales ban pre-empted

Singles sales ban pre-empted

| February 10, 2016

The appearance in India of single cigarettes in packs bearing health warnings has pre-empted a proposed ban on sales of loose cigarettes in Bihar.

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Turkey to extend smoking bans

Turkey to extend smoking bans

| February 10, 2016

Smoking bans are to be extended to outdoor areas in Turkey even though many businesses still flout the indoor smoking bans introduced six years ago.

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