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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH to top tax goal, says Japan Tobacco

The government can meet its excise tax collection target, if not exceed it, as the drop in consumption is not as dramatic as projected, Japan Tobacco Inc. general manager Manos Koukourakis said over the weekend. Koukourakis cited that the cigarette prev
Manila Standard (ph)
added Aug 18, 2013 21:03
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[Asia-pacific] Asian countries seek ban on smokeless forms of tobacco

Representatives of 10 south and southeast Asian countries, including India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Indonesia, Thailand and Sri Lanka, Friday sought a ban on smokeless forms of tobacco and called for introducing strong legislation for the purpose.
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jul 28, 2013 21:00
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] ASEAN campaign vs smoking launched

Civil society groups in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) yesterday launched a tobacco-use control campaign in a bid to curb smoking.
Business World (ph)
added Jul 8, 2013 16:40
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[Asia-pacific, Canada, South America/Caribbean, USA] International trade law, plain packaging and tobacco industry political activity: the Trans-Pacific Partnership [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies are increasingly turning to trade and investment agreements to challenge measures aimed at reducing tobacco use. This study examines their efforts to influence the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a major trade and investment agreement w
Tobacco Control
added Jun 21, 2013 06:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Ban on tobacco ads pushed

The Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance or SEATCA on Friday called on the governments of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to strictly ban all advertising, promotion, and sponsorship of tobacco products, as it claimed that there are loopholes
Manila Standard (ph)
added May 17, 2013 23:12
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Editorial: Ashtray nation

the efforts to discourage smokers by increasing excise tax and health campaigns clearly evaporate in the face of all the endorsements of big tobacco.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 27, 2012 13:59
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Japan] Asian consumers push for right to use smoking alternatives

consumers have formed vape-advocacy organizations in Australia, India, Malaysia, New Zealand, the Philippines and Thailand. The International Network of Nicotine Consumer Organisations, an umbrella group, is lobbying for change in places including Hong Ko
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 15, 2018 19:36
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms rebut ministry's claim that HNB cigarettes produce more tar

The health authorities launched the probe in August last year into three tobacco heating devices -- IQOS by Philip Morris Korea, British American Tobacco‘s Glo and South Korean leading cigarette maker KT&G’s Lil. “We found that there was no ground to s
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:00
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[Asia-pacific, China] Indonesia accused of favouring big tobacco as vaping industry faces giant tax increase

Chain-smoking Indonesia is moving to stub out its booming e-cigarette sector, sparking criticism that the government is siding with giant tobacco firms at the expense of public health. The Southeast Asian nation has one of the world’s highest smoking r
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 26, 2018 04:45
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[Asia-pacific] Fight for New Cigarette Substitute Heats Up Japan: QuickTake Q&A

Some consumers, however, say vaporized nicotine doesn’t deliver the satisfaction or flavor they crave. Heat-not-burn devices are designed to do just that, and like e-cigarettes, without producing the smoke and tar commonly associated with the hazards of c
Bloomberg News
added Jun 26, 2017 12:55
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