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[Asia, India] Cabinet approves accession to the Protocol under WHO Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products

Modi has given approval to accede to the Protocol under World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products.
India Blooms (in)
added May 3, 2018 19:21
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[Mid-east, Qatar] HMC Led Anti-Smoking Campaign Continues to Focus on Schools and Local Businesses

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools and businesses. Launched earlier this year, during April the campaign included visits to Maymouna Primary Independent School for Girls, Hamad B
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added May 3, 2018 18:21
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[Africa, South Africa] SA restaurateurs support the #smokingban

The results of a University of Cape Town (UCT) study shows that the #smokingban has the support of local restaurant owners and managers The study, which canvassed views in South Africa’s restaurant industry, was published by the South African Medical Jo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 3, 2018 17:53
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[South Africa] Tougher smoking ban gets nod of approval

Most restaurant owners support a full ban on smoking in their establishments, according to a recent study. The Cabinet has approved the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, which provides for a ban on smoking at outdoor publi
BusinessLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 17:50
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[South Africa] New study reveals restaurant owners support a full ban on smoking

While Tobacco companies across the world are targeting the African and developing market, Health Minister Dr Aaron Motsoaledi is not happy to sit back and watch the damage being done. Motsoaledi has proposed new strict laws against smoking, now, the rest
TheSouthAfrican.com (za)
added May 3, 2018 17:48
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[Korea - North, Korea - South] 'Heavy smoker' Kim Jong-un shunned cigarettes during peace talks

Over the course of their meetings, Kim, who is known to be a heavy smoker, did not light up once in Moon’s presence, apparently out of respect for the South Korean president, who is 31 years his senior. The absence of a lit cigarette at any point in the
The Guardian (uk)
added May 7, 2018 19:19
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[Asia, Mid-east] Juul vaping device sweeping American schools on sale in UAE's grey market

There more than 50,000 posts under the hashtag #Juul on Instagram alone, and countless tweets and YouTube videos. Juul Labs via AP Intense nicotine delivery devices that give the user a strong hit that goes to their head are sweeping US high schools. An
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 4, 2018 15:54
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[Georgia (Country)] Smoking ban in all indoor public places comes into force in Georgia

The law on tobacco control has come into force today meaning that smoking in public places such as bars, restaurants and offices is forbidden. In case of a violation, the owner of the venue will be charged 500 GEL; if the violation is repeated, the fine
Agenda.ge (ge)
added May 3, 2018 18:09
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ASH Thailand continues push for smoking control measures

Action on Smoking and Health Foundation (ASH Thailand) President Prakit Vathesatogkit gave a lecture this week in Phuket on why Thailand needs to control smoking with regards to the existing legislation. He said efforts to control smoking started with t
Pattaya Mail (th)
added May 3, 2018 18:07
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[South Africa] Editorial | Tighter tobacco laws need teeth

What the new bill does offer in way of a concrete move to reduce health hazards is the regulation of e-cigarettes and other electronic nicotine devices for the first time. There has been growing evidence for some years now that such smoking alternatives
HeraldLive (za)
added May 3, 2018 18:04
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