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[Asia] Can Hun Sen Help Cambodia Quit Smoking?

He is now using Facebook to launch a sort of public health campaign, urging his followers, and all his countrymen, to extinguish their last cigarette. “In this post I’m asking my Cambodian people to quit smoking, especially youth,” the Facebook post rea
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Feb 10, 2016 23:10
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[Asia, India] FROM NOTES TO SMOKE

Dramz Whisky Bar and Lounge hosted a two-day festival showcasing an array of finest whiskies paired with cigars across the world, leaving the connoisseurs of the capital asking for more
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Feb 10, 2016 23:09
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[Asia, India] Now, single cigarette pack comes in market

a manufacturer has started marketing one-piece cigarette pack with caution. Such packs surfaced in Bodh Gaya recently. Sale of loose cigarettes or single cigarettes, as it is called, is already banned in at least six states and Bihar was to follow. Anti-
Times of India
added Feb 9, 2016 23:27
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[Asia, Thailand] 'Quit smoking' app launched by ThaiHealth

Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) has launched a mobile application, Thai Rai Khwan (Smokeless Thailand), designed to help tobacco smokers quit the harmful habit.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:39
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[Asia] Azerbaijan doubles acreage and increases purchase price of tobacco

Azerbaijan doubles acreage and increases purchase price of tobacco Baku, Fineko/abc.az. Ministers for Economy Shahin Mustafayev and for Agriculture Heydar Asadov have met with representatives of the enterprises for tobacco manufacture and processing. T
Azerbaijan Business Center (az)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:37
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] ARCHIVE: CHILD LABOUR IN TOBACCO CULTIVATION IN THE ASEAN REGION (PDF)

Child labour is prevalent in tobacco cultivation in Southeast Asia. All ASEAN countries are Parties to the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child (CRC) and, hence, are obligated to enforce the Convention and ensure their rights are pro
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Feb 8, 2016 16:52
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[Asia, India] Tobacco sales carry on near schools, but few are booked

If the number of penalties levied under Section 6 of the Control of Tobacco Products Act, 2003, is to be believed, there were no violations in Bengaluru in 2015 (until November). This, when 348 cases were filed across the State against those found sellin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:01
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Kids trapped in Tobacco Menace

For many struggling Lalmonirhat families, relatively lucrative tobacco farming appears to be a blessing. But cultivating the crop brings significant health consequences. Worse still, with children commonly engaged in tending fields, the health of many yo
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Feb 7, 2016 22:00
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[Asia] Times of India Three TV stars participated in Celebrity Cricket League challaned for smoking at publ

The challaned celebrities are including TV actors Varun Badola, Karan and director Aproova Lakhia..."Police came to know about the violation of Section 4 of COTPA while smoking at the public place by three celebrities-cum-cricketers on February 5. The pi
Times of India
added Feb 7, 2016 21:36
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[Asia, China] Anti-smoking volunteers assaulted in Beijing

An angry smoker in Beijing attacked two volunteers responsible for supervising the anti-smoking law and then escaped, Chinese language newspaper The Mirror reported. A man was found smoking inside Beijing Fortune Center, a landmark office building in the
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Feb 7, 2016 18:09
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