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[Asia, Japan] TROUBLESHOOTER / Father-in-law’s secondhand smoke may affect baby’s health

let me suggest you directly explain to him the risks and ask him to bear these things in mind. I don’t think this will cause any harm to your relationship with him; you will be speaking as a concerned mother to a man who is already aware of the risks of p
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 28, 2016 08:05

[Asia, India] Farmers seek to participate in Tobacco control summit

"We have written to the government that FAIFA as representatives of Tobacco farmers be included in the official Indian delegation to COP7," Murali Babu, FAIFA General Secretary, said. "Allowing tobacco farmers to take part in the deliberations will unde
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 25, 2016 19:48

[Asia] ‘23.9 million Pakistani adults use tobacco’

out of which 6% are women. According to a report, 15.6 million Pakistanis smoke tobacco and males between the ages of 15-49 were more likely to use tobacco as compared to women. “Tobacco kills 6 million people around the world out of which 80% deaths oc
Daily Times (pk)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:29

[Asia] Electronic cigarettes proving a sellout hit in Japanese market

it has not been scientifically proven that these smokeless cigarettes do not cause passive smoking. The e-cigarette boom was triggered by iQOS, a product released by Philip Morris Japan K.K. Rather than burning tobacco leaves, the iQOS heats cigarettes i
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Aug 25, 2016 14:27

[Asia, India] E-cigarettes can help you quit smoking, says research

In 30 years, vaping might eliminate smoking altogether,” according to a working paper by Reason Foundation... In India, the authors estimated that “within a few years perhaps 10 per cent of smokers could switch to vaping. If that happened, close to 11 mi
The Health Site (in)
added Aug 25, 2016 13:15

[Asia, China] Xi: Public health should underpin all govt strategies

he spoke for the first time on the proposed Healthy China strategy at a top-level meeting.....Other agencies ... should also work together to create healthy environments for people, he added, "such as guaranteeing them a smoke-free environment, clear air
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:14

[Asia, China] Putting out the cigarettes

The city of Shanghai is set to approve 13 amendments to its six-year-old public-smoking law. If passed, the local laws would expand the municipality's no-smoking areas and authorize the city's enforcement units to impose on-the-spot fines to both venues
Global Times (cn)
added Aug 22, 2016 01:44

[Asia, India] ‘Tobacco use has harmful effects on society’

A workshop-cum-training for Kohima Village Youth Organisation (KVYO)... Deputy Commissioner of Kohima, Rovilatuo Mor in his speech said that many Naga people are in the habit of using tobacco, which has harmful effects on the society. He therefore urged e
Morung Express (in)
added Aug 21, 2016 13:09

[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, India] OMICS Publishing Group

OMICS Publishing Group is a publisher of open access journals that is widely regarded as predatory... In April 2013, OMICS received a cease-and-desist letter from the United States Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) after a complaint filed by
added Aug 19, 2016 18:13
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