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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Govt to carry out awareness campaign on smoking ban in public parks

The Health Ministry is currently carrying out public awareness exercise on the smoking ban at all public parks and recreational places before the directive is enforced on June 1. Its director-general Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah said the enforcement wo
Malay Mail (my)
added Feb 28, 2017 07:29
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Number of shops selling cigarettes at record low

Last year, there were 4,764 retail outlets that sold tobacco, based on the number of licences issued by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA). This is the lowest number since 1998, when the Government introduced laws that required all tobacco sellers to b
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 27, 2017 11:51
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[Asia-pacific, Papua New Guinea] Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law in PNG

The most anticipated Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law ...Smoking has devastated families especially young people in a big way so the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has resolved to passed the Act convincingly in Otober, 2016, according to the N
PNG facts
added Feb 25, 2017 18:05
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Students rally against tobacco ads around schools

High school students from 30 schools in Bekasi, South Tangerang and Bogor, held a rally on Jl. Merdeka Barat, Central Jakarta, on Saturday to protest against tobacco advertisements around their schools. The rally was part of the #TolakJadiTarget (#resi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Efforts to stop passive smoking

There are reports that more than 100 LDP lawmakers receive political donations from the tobacco industry. It’s not known whether the lawmakers oppose the health ministry’s plans in deference to the interest of the tobacco business or related industries.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:43
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] KAPOK | SMOKING GUN

Even pro-business legislators of the Legislative Assembly Second Committee in charge of examining the amended law had been “shocked” to find the report of KPMG — a global accountancy firm with a longstanding relationship with the tobacco industry — on the
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 24, 2017 17:39
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Smoking age bill revisited

A new bill that proposes to impose further restrictions on the legal smoking age was mostly greeted with support yesterday as several advocacy and awareness groups gathered again at the public hearing room of the Guam Legislature to provide input on the
postguam.com (gu)
added Feb 23, 2017 20:54
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] SANDS CONFIDENT OF ACHIEVING STRICTER SMOKING ROOM STANDARDS

Sands China president and chief operating officer Wilfred Wong said yesterday that he is confident that the gaming operator will be able to meet the stricter technical standards that the government may soon issue on smoking rooms on casino gaming floors.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 23, 2017 15:47
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] GROUP CALLS FOR SECOND-HAND SMOKE TO BE CONSIDERED OCCUPATIONAL HAZARD

The Macau Gaming Industry Frontline Workers’ Union delivered a petition this week to the government calling for second-hand smoke to be considered an occupational hazard to casino workers. The association would like to challenge the idea that improving
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:39
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoke-free Kuching by 2018

Kuching North City Hall (DBKU) will fully enforce the smoke-free ruling at all eateries in its jurisdiction beginning January next year. Its mayor Datuk Abang Abdul Wahap Abang Julai said DBKU, in collaboration with the state Health Department, would go
The Star (my)
added Feb 22, 2017 19:55
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