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November 12, 2013 | Comments (0)

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Cigarette taxes to fund anti-campaign

Cigarette taxes to fund anti-campaign

November 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Jakarta city administration is to target students and low-income residents in a new anti-smoking campaign funded by cigarette tax revenue, according to a story in The Jakarta Post. Starting from next year, the city is expected to receive about IDR400 billion (US$35.2 million) a year in revenue from cigarette excise tax. “We are currently […]

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Teenage smoking rates 'shocking'

Teenage smoking rates ‘shocking’

November 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

Levels of tobacco use by young people in the UAE were described as shocking on Monday after a new study had found that more than one in five boys aged 13 to 15 was a smoker, according to a story in The National. The teenage smoking problem was being blamed on the availability of cheap […]

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Young Koreans least health-conscious

Young Koreans least health-conscious

November 6, 2013 | Comments (0)

The Ministry of Health and Welfare says that women in their 20s and men in their 30s are the least health-conscious Koreans, according to a story in the Korea Joongang Daily. The ministry’s concerns were based on the results of a national health survey. It is thought that young women and men smoke and drink […]

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Imperial's stick-equivalent volume down 7 percent over full year

Imperial’s stick-equivalent volume down 7 percent over full year

November 5, 2013 | Comments (0)

Imperial Tobacco’s stick-equivalent volume sales during the year to the end of September, at 317 billion, were down by 7 percent on those of the year to the end of September 2012. Stick-equivalent sales include sales of cigarettes, and those of fine-cut, cigars and snus converted to cigarette-stick equivalents. Meanwhile, the company reported that its […]

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Golden Leaf Awards

Golden Leaf Awards

September 17, 2012 | Comments (0)

With all the negative publicity surrounding tobacco, it’s easy to lose sight of our industry’s positive aspects. Although we trade in a traditional commodity, many of our business practices and technologies are cutting-edge. Think of a cigarette packing machine, for example. The ability to produce 1,000 cigarette packs every minute without shredding the cartons and […]

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GTNF 2014

GTNF 2014

September 17, 2012 | Comments (0)

Commentators have already dubbed the Global Tobacco Networking Forum (GTNF) the “Davos” of tobacco, after the prestigious World Economic Forum meetings in Switzerland—and for good reason. From a humble experiment in Rio de Janeiro in 2008, the GTNF has grown into a force to be reckoned with on the international stage of tobacco events. The […]

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Hail & Cotton

Hail & Cotton – Global Sales Director

September 12, 2012 | Comments (0)

2500 South Main Street Springfield, Tennessee USA www.hailcottonintl.com Now Hiring – Global Sales Director Hail & Cotton International Group (“HCIG”), recognized world-wide as a quality supplier of all types of leaf tobacco, is actively recruiting for the position of Global Sales Director. This position will report directly to the President and will oversee an experienced […]

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NZ smokers paying more than their share of taxes

May 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

May 30, 2012—A treasury report has admitted that smoking saves the New Zealand government money because smokers die earlier and pay more in tobacco tax than their health problems cost, according to a story in the Otago Daily Times relayed by Tobacco China Online. The regulatory impact statement on tobacco taxes prepared ahead of the […]

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Challenge to NY parks smoking ban unexpected

May 30, 2012 | Comments (0)

May 30, 2012—New York officials said yesterday that they were putting a temporary hold on the enforcement of a ban on tobacco smoking at state parks in the city, according to a story by Glenn Blain for the New York Daily News. The ban, enacted in April, extended also to designated areas around pools and […]

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