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<br /> · TOBACCO 2015: A WATERSHED YEAR<br /> · A SNOWBIRD'S TAKE ON CUBA<br /> www.tobaccointernational.com<br /> The authority<br /> on the tobacco<br /> industry since 1886<br /> January/February 2015<br /> ATD<br /> MACHINES<br /> Hapert, Netherlands<br /> · ESSENTRA'S EDGE IN E-CIG TESTING<br /> · JAPAN TOBACCO'S NEW PIANISSIMOS!<br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> <br /> STORY TELL YOUR BRAND WITH<br /> BOEGLI-GRAVURES<br /> Boegli-Gravures can help you to develop subtle,<br /> refined and ingenious ways of elevating your brand's<br /> characteristics and enhance your consumer brand<br /> experience. 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href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=12"> TI EDITORIAL Reading the Signs A storm was brewin</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 13" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=13"> </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 14" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=14"> TI DIGEST EUROPE Big Pharma's GlaxoSmithKline Ste</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 15" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=15"> </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 16" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=16"> TOBACCO 2015: A WATERSHED YEAR </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 17" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=17"> dominantly a Virginia blend market, global consum</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 18" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=18"> TOBACCO 2015: A WATERSHED YEAR This has clearly b</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 19" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=19"> East meets West JTI is a leading internation</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 20" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=20"> TOBACCO 2015: A WATERSHED YEAR their bank accoun</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 21" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=21"> sights on international markets, thus causing pre</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 22" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=22"> TOBACCO WATCH: A SNOWBIRD'S TAKE ON CUBA Tobacco </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 23" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=23"> </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 24" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=24"> TOBACCO WATCH: A SNOWBIRD'S TAKE ON CUBA the proc</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 25" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=25"> </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 26" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=26"> ATD MACHINES ATD Machinery: One-Stop Shopping in </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 27" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=27"> Designed for flexibility, with innovation </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 28" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=28"> ATD MACHINES for packing into shoulder boxes, she</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 29" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=29"> </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 30" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=30"> ATD MACHINES success, other cigar production comp</a> 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In order to meet</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 35" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=35"> </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 36" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=36"> POLITICALLY INCORRECT OP-ED An airport smoking ca</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 37" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=37"> Peter Quinter Chair of the Customs & Internationa</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 38" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=38"> MANUFACTURERS NEWS UNITED STATES Refreshed Look, </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 39" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=39"> www.WorldTobacco.co.uk</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 40" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=40"> 40 TOBACCO INTERNATIONAL JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2015</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 41" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=41"> JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2015 TOBACCO INTERNATIONAL 41</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 42" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=42"> TOBACCO INTERNATIONAL'S CALENDAR OF EVENTS 2015 J</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 43" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=43"> Established in 1886, Tobacco International has ga</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 44" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=44"> EuroTab2015 International Tobacco Products </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 45" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=45"> THE AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO DISTRIBUTION AND RETAILI</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 46" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=46"> </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 47" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=47"> {Contents} TOBACCO PRODUCTS INTERNATIONAL »Q1 20</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 48" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=48"> {Brand News} International Cigar Face-Off Royal </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 49" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=49"> </a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 50" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=50"> {RYO on the Rise} RYO on t</a> <a title="Tobacco International: Jan/Feb, 2015 page 51" href="http://catalog.proemags.com/publication/ade7da38?page=51"> of this market opportunity. 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