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[Asia, Malaysia] Penang gets ‘smoke signals’

The Health Ministry has advised its Penang department to declare George Town Unesco heritage enclave a cigarette smoke-free zone tomorrow. State Welfare, Caring Society and Environment Committee chairman Phee Boon Poh said the state Health Department wou
The Star (my)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:34
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[Australia] Where There’s Smoke, There’s No Opera

The Healthway chairwoman, Rosanna Capolingua, said her board was “quite surprised” by the opera general manager Carolyn Chard’s offer of a “Carmen” ban. “They brought that to us,” Ms. Capolingua said, “and we said: ‘fine.’ It was their choice and their d
New York Times Blogs
added Oct 9, 2014 13:57
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The Museum as a platform for tobacco promotion in China

China Tobacco Museum in Shanghai is the largest in China, consisting of seven pavilions of tobacco-related exhibits. A focus group and previous survey data revealed that the museum conveys messages that make tobacco use appealing. Of the pavilions, three
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2014 05:45
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[France] Existential angst for Imperial Tobacco ($$)

Sartre might thus have raised no theoretical objection to the tobacco giant producing both brands at lower-cost factories in Germany and Poland. He would then have gone to the Café Les Deux Magots for a quick
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 15, 2014 15:18
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[China] In Rare Video, Wife of Jailed Nobel Laureate Reads Poems While Under House Arrest

Liu Xia, the wife of the imprisoned Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo, was shown reading two of her poems … With her hair cropped short and wearing large, round glasses, she smokes a cigarette as she reads from her notebook. At the end of the second poem,
New York Times Blogs
added Jan 15, 2014 09:25
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[China] Palace gets tough on smoking

The Palace Museum has for the first time ruled that both employees and visitors will be punished for smoking onsite from Saturday, an official with the museum told the Global Times. Both health and cultural heritage experts welcomed the ban, and said t
Global Times (cn)
added May 19, 2013 18:51
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Prevalence of Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Among Population Aged 15 Years or Older, Vietnam, 2010 [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Rural dwellers who are poor should be targeted in tobacco control programs. Further studies are needed that examine perceptions of the adverse health effects and the cultural factors of waterpipe tobacco smoking.
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added May 17, 2013 13:15
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[Switzerland] In Swiss media today: Red Cross museum's tobacco dilemma, ski lift safety: Japan Tobacco doesn’t want its Red Cross money back

money donated to the revamped Red Cross Museum. Once the museum realized it had not been “vigilant” enough in its fundraising efforts, according to its director, Roger Mayou who says a donation from Japan Tobacco International (JTI) was not in step with i
GenevaLunch (ch)
added Feb 25, 2013 22:47
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[Russia] Bolshoi faces fine for advertising tobacco

Russia's Bolshoi Theater has been found guilty of violating the law on advertising and is facing a fine of 110,000 rubles for promoting tobacco smoking, the country's anti-trust watchdog said on Tuesday. "Advertisements of JTI (Japan Tobacco Internation
Moscow News Weekly (ru)
added Jan 29, 2013 13:13
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[Georgia] Burning a hole in how cigarette ads used blacks

Hank Willis Thomas' primary focus in the Trois Gallery exhibition "Believe It" is the kind of 1970s-era cigarette ads featuring stylish black women and hyper-confident black men that appeared in magazines such as Ebony.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added Dec 1, 2012 11:43
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