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Sri Lanka signs trade protocol

Sri Lanka signs trade protocol

| February 15, 2016

A protocol aimed at eliminating the illegal trade in tobacco products has attracted the signature of Sri Lanka.

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Loose cigarette sales cost $1,000

Loose cigarette sales cost $1,000

| February 15, 2016

Loose cigarette sales might assist the financially-impoverished buyer in Fiji, but they could contribute to the financial impoverishment of the seller.

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Young Chinese less keen to smoke

Young Chinese less keen to smoke

| February 12, 2016

A decline in smoking among young males could be a pointer to an eventual fall in China’s overall smoking incidence.

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Time to celebrate fine cigars

Time to celebrate fine cigars

| February 12, 2016

The 50th anniversary of Cohiba is due to be celebrated as part of the 18th Habanos Festival, a five day celebration of fine cigars in Havana, Cuba, starting on February 29.

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JT suffers domestic volume fall

JT suffers domestic volume fall

| February 12, 2016

A long-term decline in cigarette consumption in Japan was reflected in a modest drop in Japan Tobacco’s January volume.

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JT buys Brazil distributor

JT buys Brazil distributor

| February 12, 2016

Although it has only a modest share of Brazil’s cigarette market, JT has demonstrated its Brazilian ambitions by buying a local distributor.

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