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Dates set for TFWA China event

Dates set for TFWA China event

| April 11, 2016

The dates have been set for the third TFWA China’s Century Conference, which is due to be held in Guangzhou, a city that has played a pivotal role in the country’s economic development.

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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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Illegal-trade operation turns sour

Illegal-trade operation turns sour

| April 8, 2016

Quebec’s provincial police force and First National people are in dispute over statements made following what the police see as an operation aimed at the illegal trade in tobacco.

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Rebuilt paper machine restarted

Rebuilt paper machine restarted

| April 8, 2016

Iggesund Paperboard has made huge investments in its UK mill to improve efficiencies, quality and the mill’s environmental credentials. It has just been restarted after another rebuild.

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Zimbabwe decentralizes sales

Zimbabwe decentralizes sales

| April 8, 2016

Zimbabwean tobacco growers farming around Karoi and Mvurwi can now sell their tobacco locally, which helps them while helping to relieve congestion in Harare.

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PM USA wins in ‘Lights’ action

PM USA wins in ‘Lights’ action

| April 8, 2016

A ‘Lights’ cigarettes class action first filed in 2000 and alleging misrepresentation and damages has been thrown out by a jury in St. Louis.

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Farmers want seat at FCTC table

Farmers want seat at FCTC table

| April 7, 2016

Tobacco growers want to be part of the discussion whenever issues that might affect their livelihoods arise, but, seemingly, this is not the way the world works.

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‘Information quarantine’ in force

‘Information quarantine’ in force

| April 7, 2016

Harm reduction principles are readily applied to many products such as cars, pharmaceuticals and alcohol; so why is it seemingly so difficult to apply them to nicotine devices?

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Shanghai to extend smoking ban

Shanghai to extend smoking ban

| April 7, 2016

Smokers in Shanghai are going to find their options further restricted as the city extends its tobacco smoking bans to take in a wider range of venues both indoors and outdoors.

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