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UNITED STATES

UPS fined USD 247 million for shipping untaxed smokes

26 May 2017. A federal judge fined United Parcel Service USD 247 million (EUR 221 million) for shipping untaxed cigarettes often originating on Indian reservations to clients in New York, Reuters said.
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FDA initiates reduced risk review for iQOS

26 May 2017. The Food and Drug Administration has accepted an application by Philip Morris International for modified risk approval from the FDA for its iQOS tobacco heating product, according to Altria Group.
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SWITZERLAND

Davidoff opens Honduras factory

25 May 2017. Oettinger Davidoff formally opened a 14,500 m² (156,000 ft²) cigar factory and storage facility in Danlí, Honduras, in response to growing demand for its key Camacho brand and a stronger US market, the company said.
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RUSSIA

Call for single state system to control illicit trade

25 May 2017. Boris Titov, the ombudsman for Russian business, called for a unified state system to control illicit trade in tobacco products, which conservative estimates put at 35-40 per cent of the market, the news agency Tass reported.
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WORLD

Ethiopian to replace Chan as WHO director-general

24 May 2017. World Health Organisation member states elected Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, a former Ethiopian foreign minister, to replace Director-General Margaret Chan, who leaves office after more than a decade at the helm.
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UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

100 per cent tax on tobacco products announced

24 May 2017. The Federal Tax Authority announced a 100 per cent tax on tobacco products and energy drinks to be implemented this year, according to the Gulf News
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CHINA

Cigar tourism gets a boost

24 May 2017. Shifang, a city in the tobacco growing region of Sichuan province, is planning a museum dedicated to cigar history and technology as the centrepiece of a campaign to draw aficionados to the region, China Daily reported.
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UNITED STATES

Thompson steps down as USTC chief executive

23 May 2017. Stuart Thompson resigned as chief executive of U.S. Tobacco Cooperative (USTC) and has been replaced on an interim basis by Chief Financial Officer Edward Kacsuta, the company said.
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SWITZERLAND

PMI test marketing ‘flat coil’ e-liquid technology

23 May 2017. Philip Morris International is test marketing a product employing new technology described by PMI as a mesh patch to heat e-liquids that eliminates manual assembly of wick-and-coil designs that are the industry standard.
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JAPAN

JT to launch Ploom tobacco heater in Tokyo

23 May 2017. Japan Tobacco (JT) will expand brick-and-mortar sales of Ploom TECH to Tokyo in late June and expects to launch its tobacco heater nationwide in the first half of next year, the company said.
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