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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains ($$)

China prohibited smoking in public places in 2006. But the ban is not effectively enforced to prevent people from smoking in public places. Ban on smoking in public places includes trains
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Asia, China] Passenger sues Harbin rail bureau over smoking

A female railway passenger who had to endure cigarette smoke during a journey is suing the Harbin Railway Bureau for allowing passengers to smoke. The Beijing Railway Transport Court has accepted the case and will hold a hearing on Aug 24, according to
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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[Asia, China] Air pollution as a catalyst for supporting tobacco control policies? Evidence from a nationwide study on Chinese medical students [FREE FULL TEXT]

Environmental pollution has a significant correlation with people’s attitudes towards health policies, even when such policies are not directly concerned with the natural environment. Policy makers may use this opportunity to implement tobacco control mea
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:33
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India [FREE FULL TEXT]

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 17, 2017 20:32
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[Asia] Court to hear China's first lawsuit against smoking in public areas

A railway court in Beijing is scheduled to hear a lawsuit against smoking on China's passenger trains recently, reports Beijing Youth Daily. Li Jing (an alias), a college-bound student, filed the lawsuit to the Beijing Railway Transport Court against Ha
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:55
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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains

A college student has sued the Harbin Railway Bureau because of the pungent smell of cigarettes in the train carriage in which she was traveling. People's Daily comments: This is the first case in China related to the smoking ban in public places and it
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Aug 17, 2017 17:40
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Senate bill seeks to ban e-cigarette use in schools, gov't offices, PUVs

The bill also seeks to limit the marketing, sale, and distribution of the product, allowing only those 18 years old and above to buy and use it
Rappler (ph)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:49
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[Asia, India] Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Led To 3 Million Deaths Worldwide In 2015: Study

ozone and second-hand smoke, leading the authors to call for public health interventions to bring down air pollution and further reduce global smoking rates. "Conversely, the causes of asthma are less clear, but include smoking and asthma-causing allerge
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Aug 17, 2017 16:46
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[Asia, China] Woman sues Chinese railway authority over smoking

A woman has brought a lawsuit against the Harbin Railway Bureau to ban smoking on regular trains and station platforms. The Beijing Railway and Transport Court has accepted the case and the trial will begin on August 24, The Paper reports. It is the fir
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] Hopes rise for enforcement of tobacco control laws ahead of Ombudsman’s decision

Appreciating the Federal Ombudsman’s investigation to ascertain out if any maladministration has been done in implementing tobacco control measures by federal government departments, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection expects that the Ombudsman’s decision
The News (pk)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:22
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