Headlines Tagged with Asia-pacific — 2,100 headlines found
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia and Oceania] Indonesia to challenge Australia's plain-packaging tobacco laws at World Trade Organisation
Indonesia has won the right to seek a ruling by the World Trade Organisation (WTO) on Australia's tobacco plain-packaging laws. Trade sources said the WTO's disputes settlement body had agreed to set up an independent panel of trade and legal experts i
Mar 27, 2014 Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 26, 2014 17:20
The Philippines has the highest number of female smokers among the 10 member-countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, a 2012 survey conducted by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance shows.
Jul 12, 2013 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 12, 2013 07:59
An international civil society group has called on the government to require tobacco companies to print on cigarette packs graphic images of diseases caused by smoking. Bungon Ritthiphakdee, Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance director, said that th
Jul 10, 2013 Business World (ph)
added Jul 9, 2013 16:27
[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, India, Latin America, Russia] ARCHIVE: Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: an analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys
The first wave of GATS showed high rates of smoking in men, early initiation of smoking in women, and low quit ratios, reinforcing the view that efforts to prevent initiation and promote cessation of tobacco use are needed to reduce associated morbidity
Aug 1, 2012 The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 09:39
According to the fourth edition of the Tobacco Atlas, put out by the American Cancer Society and the World Lung Foundation, tobacco use is the single most preventable cause of death in the world.
Oct 15, 2012 IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Oct 16, 2012 02:33
Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Sep 6, 2017 Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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
Jun 25, 2017 Bloomberg News
added Jun 26, 2017 12:55
Marlboro owner Philip Morris International PM 0.20% , estimated to hold more than 70% of the Philippines market through its joint venture with Fortune Tobacco, will be among the international producers most affected by the proposed ban.
Oct 12, 2016 Reuters
added Oct 13, 2016 16:18
The Việt Nam Tobacco Association (VTA) has called for changes to the law to enable authorities to combat the increasing incidence of cigarette smuggling. "We suggest the Government should amend the law to reduce the number of cigarettes that can be smugg
Oct 3, 2016 Viet Nam News (vn)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:14
and revisiting a last-minute deal that exempted tobacco from protections allowed for other agricultural sectors. If President Obama would negotiate those fixes, Yeutter said, the agreement may be able to move through Congress. The tobacco provision infur
Oct 2, 2016 Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Oct 2, 2016 13:30