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Filters attracting attention again

Filters attracting attention again

| March 7, 2016

New Zealand’s Ministry of health is being urged to join forces with the Ministry for the Environment in attacking the tobacco industry.

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Smoking restricted in Cambodia

Smoking restricted in Cambodia

| March 7, 2016

Cambodia, which has about 1.5 million smokers and about 0.5 million chewing tobacco users, has picked up the widespread habit of banning tobacco use in enclosed public places.

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‘Tobacco’ aerosol with vapor characteristics

‘Tobacco’ aerosol with vapor characteristics

| March 5, 2016

A novel hybrid product that combines e-cigarette technology with fresh tobacco has been shown to deliver natural tobacco flavors without impacting the potentially reduced-risk nature of the aerosol, according to BAT.

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Menthol battle heats up in Canada

Menthol battle heats up in Canada

| March 4, 2016

Three Canadian provinces have banned menthol cigarettes, two are lined up to do so and one is headed in that direction. Imperial Tobacco is trying to fight back through the courts.

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Selling season start announced

Selling season start announced

| March 4, 2016

The effect of drought conditions has set back the start of Zimbabwe’s flue-cured selling season by about 4-6 weeks, which will have repercussions for farmers, businesses and the country at large; so an expansion of irrigation is being urged.

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Graphic warnings now mandatory

Graphic warnings now mandatory

| March 4, 2016

From yesterday, all cigarettes entering the Philippines’ tobacco trade have had to bear new graphic health warnings. Retailers have until the beginning of November to clear their shelves of products without the new warnings.

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