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[Asia, Singapore] 'Smoking out' illegal cigarette dealers

In the first nine months of this year, 37 people were caught storing contraband cigarettes in their HDB flats and selling these duty-unpaid cigarettes to neighbourhood residents. Singapore Customs said in a statement yesterday that it has since stepped u
AsiaOne (sg)
added Oct 31, 2014 19:43
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[Asia] Cigarette packets to look frightening in India with 85% pictorial warning

But in the next few months we will see that the packets will be completely full of pictorial warning, occupying as much as around 85 percent of the real estate on a cigarette packet. And the Indian government has made it very clear that it is going to ge
NVO-Northern Voices Online (in)
added Oct 31, 2014 19:06
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[Asia] India May Ban E-Cigarettes

India is considering a ban on electronic cigarettes over the risks to public health that they may cause, a senior Health Ministry official told Reuters. The World Health Organization (WHO) in August called for stiff regulation of e-cigarettes as well as
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2014 19:02
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[Asia] India tightens rules on cigarettes, tobacco branding

Tobacco companies in India will have to stamp health warnings across 85 percent of the surface of cigarette packs and other products, the Health Ministry said on Wednesday, joining nations such as Thailand and Australia with stringent marketing rules.
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2014 18:59
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[Asia, Malaysia] Tobacco, health and trade rules

Now for the good news. Many governments are fighting back against the Big Tobacco onslaught, with Malaysia taking a lead role on two important fronts: the Tobacco Control Convention and the TPPA.
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:55
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[Asia] Learn about lung cancer for a smoke-free Malaysia

MALAYSIA’S newest cancer organisation, Empowered-The Cancer Advocacy Society of Malaysia, takes aim at lung cancer with a new approach calling on all Malaysians to be smoke-free for a week in the month of November...theme Say NO to Smoke, Say YES to Life
The Star (my)
added Oct 31, 2014 18:37
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[Asia, India] Himachal to bring legislation to ban sale of loose cigarettes

After banning complete ban on sale of gutka, pan masala, the state government, in the next assembly session, is likely to bring legislation to ban sale of loose cigarettes across the state.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Oct 31, 2014 12:05
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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[Asia] Nepal gearing to protect public health from tobacco industry interference

implement life-saving tobacco control measures. Nepal is no exception. With more than 11 law suits filed by the industry and its allies against the Nepalese government’s move to strictly enforce tobacco control laws, the Supreme Court decision favouring t
Asian Tribune
added Oct 30, 2014 22:45
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