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Jobs at risk due to warnings limbo

Jobs at risk due to warnings limbo

| April 13, 2016

The Associated Chambers of Commerce of India said that the uncertainty surrounding graphic health warnings is threatening the livelihood of more than 45 million people engaged in the tobacco industry.

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Domino’s Bond joins Brother executive team

Domino’s Bond joins Brother executive team

| April 13, 2016

Nigel Bond, CEO of Domino Printing Sciences, has joined the Brother executive management team. Following Brother Industries’ acquisition of the coding, marking and digital printing company on June 11, 2015, the appointment reflects the importance the Japanese multinational company places on Domino as a growth platform in the portfolio of its businesses.

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Shopkeepers jailed for selling tobacco

Shopkeepers jailed for selling tobacco

| April 12, 2016

Police in Thimphu, Bhutan, detained 10 betel-leaf shop owners for selling tobacco products. Bhutan banned the sale and consumption of tobacco products in December 2004.

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IHMA updates hologram register

IHMA updates hologram register

| April 8, 2016

The International Hologram Manufacturers Association’s (IHMA) updated Hologram Image Register (HIR) allows for faster online registration and copyright checking of hologram designs.

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New designs for Mevius

New designs for Mevius

| April 8, 2016

Japan Tobacco is redesigning 16 Mevius products to celebrate the brand’s third anniversary. Next month, the company will also launch three new products in Japan

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Correction

Correction

| April 5, 2016

Tobacco Reporter mistakenly relayed a statement from the Korea Tobacco Association concerning graphic health warnings, which in fact was never made.

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