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[Uae] THOMAS: A smoke-free example that can pave the way for others

If an indoor restaurant serves shisha we have to ask seriously if such establishments should be permitted to admit children.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 20, 2012 03:38
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WHO urges China tobacco tax rise amid smoking boom

The World Health Organization is urging China to raise tobacco taxes, saying tariffs are an effective deterrent in curbing consumption, even as data showed separately that cigarette smoking in China is rising as the economy cools. WHO Director-General Ma
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 19, 2012 06:53
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[Malaysia] Several Areas In Terengganu Will Be Turned Into Smoke-free Zones

BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 14, 2012 14:12
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] DUDLEY: Smoking a cause for concern

From the standpoint of the population's wellbeing, public-health perspective and the need for productivity growth and national development, the increasing tobacco consumption indicators in our country are a distressing trend, one that will undoubtedly un
The Star (my)
added Jul 13, 2012 12:59
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[Pakistan] Sheesha ban: LHC calls for implementing anti-smoking laws

Denying to issue separate direction to ban Sheeha at cafes, Lahore High Court Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial directed the Punjab Home secretary and Lahore district coordination officer to ensure enforcement of Prohibition of Smoking and Protection of Non
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jul 11, 2012 15:47
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ARNOLD: Japan needs more than apologies on insider trades

Handing responsibility for the sale of a $6 billion stake in Japan Tobacco to Nomura Holdings’ (8604.T) rivals after the bank apologized for leaking earlier share sales . . . Tokyo needs to make such leaks illegal and attempts to profit on them much more
Reuters
added Jun 22, 2012 15:32
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[Canada] Fewer smoking, but more drinking heavily: StatsCan

In its latest Community Health Survey, the statistics agency reports that in 2011, only one in five Canadians aged 12 and older (19.9 per cent) smoked on an occasional or a daily basis. That's down from 25.9 per cent in 2001.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jun 20, 2012 07:31
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[China] Secondhand smoke tied to more health effects

People regularly exposed to secondhand smoke may have increased risks of dying from various causes, a long-term study from China suggests.
Reuters
added Jun 15, 2012 14:10
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[Malaysia] NOORDIN: Risk From Second-hand Cigarette Smoke

In countries like India, members of the public are encouraged to lodge complaints over this issue, and the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has even provided a toll-free telephone line for them to do so. Other countries such as the United Kingdom a
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jun 15, 2012 13:54
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[Thailand] Dusit Thani employees butt out for No Tobacco Day

The Dusit Thani Hotel marked World No Tobacco Day when General Manager Chatchawal Supachayanont and hotel anti-smoking campaign manager Pin Krasangh kicked off the June 1 event. Following speeches and calls to quit smoking, employees engaged in a friendl
Pattaya Mail (th)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:52
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