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[Asia, India] More smokers in Rajasthan than national average, but overall tobacco use has declined: Survey

The number of smokers in Rajasthan is more than the national average, but the overall tobacco use by adults has declined in the state over the past more than five years, revealed Global Adult Tobacco Survey
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes, hookah bars on radar of health department

The selling of e-cigarettes and hookah bars' operating in Mohali are now on the radar of health department following strict orders of chief minister Amarinder Singh. The Punjab government has initiated a campaign to eradicate tobacco use to save children
Times of India
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Asia, India] Survey: More youths shunning tobacco

More youths are keeping themselves away from tobacco in the state. The mean age at initiation of tobacco use has increased from 17 years in 2009-10 to 18.4 years in 2016-17. According to Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) 2016-17 released in Jaipur on Mon
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2017 20:52
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[Asia, India] More minors smoking, chewing tobacco in State

Teenagers starting tobacco use at a younger age; overall usage has dipped, reveals Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 The number of people smoking and chewing tobacco in the State has decreased by nearly five percentage points since 2009, according to the Gl
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 11, 2017 20:49
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[Asia, Singapore] Fall in smuggling and sale of electronic smoking devices

The number of cases involving electronic smoking devices being sold or smuggled into Singapore has fallen sharply this year, according to statistics from the Health Sciences Authority (HSA). As of November, the HSA has dealt with about 1,400 cases this y
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Dec 11, 2017 17:37
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[Asia, India] Rajasthan’s ‘tobacco report card’ today

Report card on state's schemes and policies to discourage use of tobacco to be out on Monday. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2) will be released in the city on Monday. Over the past few years, health department had taken innovative steps including cele
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2017 12:43
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[Asia, Israel] HIGHER RISK FOR BREAST CANCER IN ARAB WOMEN EXPOSED TO MEN’S TOBACCO SMOKE

face a 250% higher risk of contracting breast cancer compared to Arab women who are not exposed to such smoke. This fact, reported in a new study from the University of Haifa’s School of Public Health, is especially relevant, as the smoking rate among Ar
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 18:10
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[Asia, Israel] IDF DECLARES WAR ON SMOKING

The IDF is stomping down on smoking and will stop selling cigarettes at 56 open bases across the country beginning November 1...new guidelines will see more stringent measures taken against those who are caught breaking the new guidelines approved by Chi
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 17:45
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTRY TO ACT TO BAR SMOKING ROOMS AND HIRE INSPECTORS

will act to prohibit all smoking rooms in public buildings – except in closed psychiatric wards in general hospitals and psychiatric hospitals...will support legislation to enable lawsuits totaling NIS 40 billion against tobacco companies operating in Isr
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 10, 2017 17:42
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[Asia] FTA with China could boost Zimbabwe trade, study says

China and Zimbabwe trade mainly in manufactured goods. Zimbabwe's exports to China consist largely of raw materials such as tobacco, nickel, ferro chrome and cotton.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:24
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