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Quit clinic opens in Kuala Lumpur

Quit clinic opens in Kuala Lumpur

| February 26, 2016

As a smoking clinic was opened in Malaysia recently, non-smokers were called upon to ‘help’ their smoking friends and family members quit the habit.

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Qatar keeping smoking at bay

Qatar keeping smoking at bay

| February 26, 2016

In part, a proposed tobacco smoking ban around ‘important’ public buildings in Qatar is seen as helping to shade the eyes of VIPs from the sight of smokers.

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JTI Global Top Employer 2016

JTI Global Top Employer 2016

| February 26, 2016

For the second successive year, JTI has been certified as a Global Top Employer, a recognition that extends to its offices in 35 countries.

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Altria declares dividend

Altria declares dividend

| February 26, 2016

The Altria Group, whose tobacco- and nicotine-related subsidiaries include Philip Morris USA, US Smokeless Tobacco Company, John Middleton and Nu Mark, yesterday announced its latest dividend.

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Tobacco area shrinks

Tobacco area shrinks

| February 25, 2016

The area put under tobacco in Zimbabwe has dropped by about 14 percent to 92,160 hectares this season due to the late rainfall, reports The Chronicle.

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Indian government to sell ITC stake

Indian government to sell ITC stake

| February 25, 2016

The Indian government is planning to sell its 11.19 percent stake in ITC, reports The Economic Times.

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