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[Asia, Mid-east] Israel Railways Fined NIS 6 Million Over Platform Smoking

Smoking on Israel Railways trains is illegal – and, based on a 2012 law on smoking in public places, so is smoking on train platforms. But Israel Railways failed to enforce that law for years, leading to a class-action lawsuit that cost the railroad NIS 6
Hamodia
added Sep 25, 2016 13:40
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[Asia, India] Centre keeps industry, farm bodies off tobacco summit

Dismissing repeated representations from tobacco farmers’ and industry bodies, the Union Ministry of Health has said it can’t include them as participants in the upcoming WHO tobacco control conference to be held here as it will amount to a “conflict of i
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36
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[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India urges government to include farmers in COP 7

TII has said that it is important that policy development during COP 7 is not left to the tobacco control activists and NGOs alone. "We are concerned that at the behest of vested interests NGOs and anti-tobacco activists in India through their relentles
Business Standard (in)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36
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[Asia, India] Global tobacco body for ‘balance’ at the WHO meet in November

The International Tobacco Growers Association has said that India should do its bit in ensuring that the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) it is hosting in November this year has the participation of all stake-holders, including growers.
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:44
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[Asia, India] Global tobacco body for ‘balance’ at the WHO meet in November

The International Tobacco Growers Association has said that India should do its bit in ensuring that the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) it is hosting in November this year has the participation of all stake-holders, including growers.
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:44
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[Asia, Kazakhstan] Mother filmed teaching her son, 2, how to SMOKE until he grimaces and takes the cigarette out of his mouth

A shocking video of a mother teaching her two-year-old son how to smoke while he stands near the front seat of a moving car has outraged social media users. The video - filmed in Kazakhstan - shows the toddler holding a cigarette and a lighter. He is c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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[Asia, Iran] Smoking ban in public places kickstarts Sept. 22

Iran will start banning smoking in public spaces from September 22, a decade after a relevant legislation was ratified, IRNA quoted the secretary general of Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association as saying on Monday.
Tehran Times
added Sep 22, 2016 17:58
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco tax skyrockets to 40 percent in Oman

Oman has increased its tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products for the first time in 17 years resulting in price rises, according to reports. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur of the National Tobacco Control Committee at the Mini
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:05
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[Asia, India] Nicotine sans tobacco may ward off Alzheimer's disease: Study

Nicotine -- when given independent of tobacco -- could help protect the brain as it ages and even ward off neuro-degenerative diseases such as Parkinson's or Alzheimer's disease, US researchers have said. The ability of nicotine -- an important component
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 21, 2016 16:22
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[Asia, India] 68% tobacco firms comply with warning rule

A latest study on displaying the new pictorial health warnings on packages of tobacco products like cigarettes, bidis, etc, has indicated that 68 per cent of popular brands sold across Telangana are displaying pictorial health warnings. The study conduc
The Hans India (in)
added Sep 21, 2016 15:21
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