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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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Call for apartment smoking ban

Call for apartment smoking ban

| April 5, 2016

There is no consensus in respect of a proposal by anti-smoking bodies that would ban tobacco smoking in multi-occupancy dwelling units in Western Australia.

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Another price crisis in Andhra

Another price crisis in Andhra

| April 5, 2016

Tobacco growers in the Indian state of Andhra Pradesh seem to be suffering the fallout from a dispute between the government and tobacco manufacturers over cigarette-pack health warnings.

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Tobacco grower loans questioned

Tobacco grower loans questioned

| April 5, 2016

Anti-tobacco activists are urging India’s Union government to reduce the loans granted to tobacco growers so as to put a brake on production and meet the country’s international obligations.

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Tobacco shortages in the pipeline

Tobacco shortages in the pipeline

| April 5, 2016

Already stories are breaking about shortages of cigarettes in India’s distribution pipeline; so what will the future bring given that it will take some time to overcome the problem that led to the current manufacturing shutdown?

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Doody named marketing director at Domino

Doody named marketing director at Domino

| April 4, 2016

Paul Doody has assumed the position of global marketing director at Domino Printing Sciences. In his new role, he will be defining and driving effective marketing campaigns for the coding and marking company.

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AR Packaging and Egem to cooperate

AR Packaging and Egem to cooperate

| April 4, 2016

AR Packaging Group, of Lund, Sweden, and Egem Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret, of Izmir, Turkey, have signed a deal to cooperate in the manufacture, purchasing, sale and marketing in Turkey of packaging made out of cardboard or other materials.

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API sells holographic business

API sells holographic business

| April 4, 2016

The API Group of the U.K. has completed the earlier announced sale of the security holographic business of API Holographics Limited to OpSec Security Group, a provider of anti-counterfeiting security solutions.

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Production halt after warning chaos

Production halt after warning chaos

| April 4, 2016

India’s cigarette manufacturers have been forced to halt production in the face of the chaotic handling by the government of the imposition of new, bigger health warnings.

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Smuggled cigarette crackdown

Smuggled cigarette crackdown

| April 4, 2016

Retailers in Mindanao, the Philippines, have apparently stopped trying to hide the sale of smuggled cigarettes, forcing the authorities to crack down on the trade.

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Duty-free has potential

Duty-free has potential

| April 4, 2016

With tobacco duty-free sections of some airports hidden away, it is easy for this sales channel to get overlooked, but travelers are still looking to make savings.

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Butts: ‘unnecessary toxic litter’

Butts: ‘unnecessary toxic litter’

| April 1, 2016

Products aimed at reducing the problems caused by smoking are often seen by some as encouraging smoking. Even butt receptacles are not immune. So is it time to ban filters?

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Korea unveils graphic warnings

Korea unveils graphic warnings

| April 1, 2016

South Korea took about 13 years to agree to introduce graphic health warnings as the country grappled with the question of whether the images were likely to cause disgust. That question might be raised again.

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Ombudsman examining tobacco lobby

Ombudsman examining tobacco lobby

| April 1, 2016

No tobacco industry speakers are listed to address an event being hosted by the EU Ombudsman to examine questions about tobacco lobbying.

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Cigarette litter can be reduced

Cigarette litter can be reduced

| March 31, 2016

A US program has shown that cigarette – and other – litter can be reduced, but to be successful such programs have to focus on changing behaviour.

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New grower payment system

New grower payment system

| March 31, 2016

It is going to take time for Zimbabwe’s new tobacco-grower payment system to be accepted by everyone, but, despite its drawbacks, it seems to offer growers greater protection than they previously had.

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India to impose 85 percent warnings

India to impose 85 percent warnings

| March 31, 2016

In keeping with its strong democratic traditions, India has gone through a long and involved process to choose the size of its tobacco-packaging graphic health warnings – 85 percent.

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TMA announces 2016 meeting

TMA announces 2016 meeting

| March 31, 2016

The 101st Annual Meeting and Conference of the TMA is scheduled to be held in Virginia, US, in May.

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Price favors tobacco cigarettes

Price favors tobacco cigarettes

| March 30, 2016

A new study has found that, contrary to popular belief, electronic cigarettes cost the consumer more than do combustible tobacco cigarettes, despite the huge tax burden heaped on the latter.

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Smoking lessons are très difficile

Smoking lessons are très difficile

| March 30, 2016

Some French students are being allowed to break the law by smoking tobacco on school grounds, where they are deemed to be less at risk from terrorist attacks than they would be if they were on the street.

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From the leaf lands

Lebanon suffers leaf losses

Lebanon suffers leaf losses

A survey is to be carried out to determine the extent of losses incurred by tobacco growers in southern Lebanon, where viruses are said to have caused extensive damage.

| May 24, 2018
Universal presents results

Universal presents results

Universal Corporation expects to make higher volume sales from the next tobacco-crop cycle, given that the global market remains stable.

| May 24, 2018
Contracting Burley

Contracting Burley

Tennessee’s Burley crop is expected to fall by 20 percent or more following Alliance One International’s decision not to buy US Burley.

| May 22, 2018
Leaf prices increased

Leaf prices increased

Flue-cured tobacco growers in Zimbabwe will be hoping that the “encouraging” prices being paid for their leaf will stand up for the rest of the season.

| May 22, 2018
Growers up in arms

Growers up in arms

Some tobacco growers in Pakistan are claiming that tobacco manufacturers are exploiting them, and they have vowed to fight back.

| May 22, 2018
Universal results webcast

Universal results webcast

Candace C. Formacek, vice president and treasurer at Universal Corporation, will host a results webcast on May 23.

| May 21, 2018

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Discussing challenges

Discussing challenges

Tobacco growers convene in Indonesia.

| April 2, 2018
The promise of heated tobacco

The promise of heated tobacco

Peter Nixon, PMI’s U.K. and Ireland MD, praises England’s progressive approach to new technologies.

| February 28, 2018
Celebrating cigars at Puro Sabor

Celebrating cigars at Puro Sabor

Five days of factory tours, farm visits, recreational activities and many, many cigars.

| February 5, 2018
Farmers concerned

Farmers concerned

The ITGA worries about slumping demand for leaf tobacco and a lack of alternative crops

| November 2, 2017
Their fair share

Their fair share

Tobacco growers deserve better

| November 1, 2017
Lease on life

Lease on life

Industry leaders respond to the FDA’s new attitude toward vapor products.

| October 1, 2017
The Vype Dossier

The Vype Dossier

Proving the reduced-risk potential of an e-cigarette

| October 1, 2017

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