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[Asia, India] Tobacco board eyes global markets to boost slow trade

In a big push, global companies will be allowed set offices in Guntur and for India to participate in tobacco auctions and leaf processes, a top official of the Tobacco board said. “Tobacco board will look to aid in export promotion with the support of
Financial Chronicle (in)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:54
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[Asia, Philippines] Baclaran Church bans smoking within its premises starting July 31

Fr. Joseph O. Echano, rector of the “Novena Capital of the Philippines” said the decision to implement the “No Smoking” policy is in connection with the ongoing Year of Jubilee celebrated by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) worldwide,
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 5, 2015 21:47
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[Asia, Philippines] Baclaran Church bans smoking within its premises starting July 31

Fr. Joseph O. Echano, rector of the “Novena Capital of the Philippines” said the decision to implement the “No Smoking” policy is in connection with the ongoing Year of Jubilee celebrated by the Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (C.Ss.R.) worldwide,
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 5, 2015 20:43
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[Asia, China] One month in, Beijing smoking ban burns on slowly

One month after Beijing introduced a tough smoking ban, 40 organizations and 90 individuals have been fined for breaking the regulation, local authorities said Friday.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 4, 2015 17:44
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[Asia, India] HC stay govt's move to suspend tobacco notification

Rajasthan High Court today stayed a decision of the state government suspending a notification whereby the cigarette and tobacco product manufacturing companies were required to publish big pictures on product cases depicting ill effects of smoking and ch
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:42
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[Asia, China] Beijing holds its breath on effectiveness of smoking ban

Ma Yongsheng, who runs a restaurant in Beijing, canceled a wedding banquet reservation on Monday, as a guest insisted on smoking during the meal. "If we continue to host guests who smoke, we'll surely be fined," Ma said. At Beijing Capital International
Want China Times (tw)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:14
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[Asia, China] Mixed Results After First Month of Beijing's Smoking Ban

Want China Times reported that enforcers of Beijing's smoking ban were able to collect around $16,120 or about 100,000 yuan during the campaign last month.
China Topix
added Jul 4, 2015 17:08
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37
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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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[Asia, India] Tobacco ind lost Rs 13130 cr to illicit trade in 2014: report

Industry lobby Ficci has said that losses arising due to rampant smuggling of cigarettes, that has been on the rise since domestic taxes on cigarettes hit the roof, have touched Rs 13,130 crore in 2014, up from Rs 8,965 crore in 2012.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:32
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