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[Asia, India] Docs’ study warns against effects of nicotine replacement therapy

MUMBAI: Nicotine chewing gums, meant to wean smokers from tobacco, could increase the risk of cancer, too, said a new research paper published by Tata Memorial Hospital doctors.
Times of India
added Feb 25, 2015 19:37

[Asia, Pakistan] Increase in size of GHW: leading cigarette firm warns of shortfall in revenue collection

Managing Director for Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited, said that such ad hoc initiatives will negatively impact the projected future government revenue growth and contribution.
(Karachi, Pakistan) Business Recorder (pk)
added Feb 25, 2015 10:09

[Asia, Pakistan] Corporate results: PTC announces Rs4.8b profit for 2014

Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) has announced a net profit of Rs4.8 billion for 2014, which is 55.2% higher than the company’s earnings recorded in the preceding 12 months. According to a stock exchange filing on Monday, the company also declared a final d
Express Tribune (pk)
added Feb 23, 2015 21:48

[Asia, India] 'Give up consuming tobacco or lose job'

the School Bus Owners Association (SBOA) has announced that those drivers who are unable to kick the habit of consuming tobacco despite a three month counseling camp would be relieved of their duties.
Asian Age (in)
added Feb 22, 2015 15:08

[Asia, Israel, UK] Tel Aviv court upholds fine against trendy café that failed to prevent outdoor smoking

In a precedent-setting ruling, the Tel Aviv District Court last week rejected an appeal by a trendy Tel Aviv cafe regularly frequented by celebrities of a lower court ruling in which the establishment was fined for failing to prevent smoking by customers
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 22, 2015 14:42

[Asia, Korea - South] Lawmakers under fire for cheap tobacco plan

The Saenuri Party faces public criticism for its reported move to introduce cheap, low-quality tobacco products to soothe low earners’ discontent over January’s 80 percent hike in cigarrette prices.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:29

[Asia, Malaysia] Smuggled cigarettes pose higher risk

research conducted by University Malaya (UM) has found that the tar and nicotine levels in illegal (smuggled) cigarettes exceed the legal limit imposed on legal cigarettes. Besides higher levels of tar and nicotine, contraband kretek may also be contamin
The Star (my)
added Feb 22, 2015 10:28
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[Asia, Uae: Dubai] VIDEO: Sheesha & Cigarettes Torched Dubai's Marina Torch

The unnamed official told Khaleej Times that this is not the first time that a cigarette butt was the cause of a fire, citing the blaze that burned the Tamweel Tower in JLT in 2012. He insisted that the building is not negligent on safety regulations, c
China Topix
added Feb 22, 2015 06:25

[Asia, India] Hiccups at home fuel cigarette exports over 36%

India, the third-largest global producer and second-largest exporter of tobacco, has suffered a setback in the domestic market, thanks to taxation and regulatory head winds but it saw an unprecedented growth in export of tobacco-finished products this fis
The Economic Times (India)
added Feb 21, 2015 21:25
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[Asia, India] Nagaland reels under tobacco menace, 5-13 year old among users

About 28.3 per cent of children in the age group of 5-13 years are smokeless tobacco users while 14.8 per cent of them are into smoking in Nagaland, the second highest consumer of tobacco products in the country. The figures were provided by Joint Dire
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 20, 2015 04:05
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