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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Group asks gov’t to require graphic warning on cigarette packs

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
Business World (ph)
added Jul 9, 2013 16:27
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[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
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 09:39
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[Asia-pacific, China, Philippines] Developing World Has 80 Percent of Tobacco-Related Deaths

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.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Oct 16, 2012 02:33
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] British American Tobacco quits PH business

will close its Philippine operations by the end of December this year amid “difficult environment”... Manila Bulletin Business sources confirmed that BAT Philippines started winding down operations after Japan Tobacco International (JTI) acquired Mighty f
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 7, 2017 05:36
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Curbing growth in cigarette sales

The Cabinet’s decision on Thursday to increase next year’s excise on cigarettes by an average 10 percent is a badly needed annual fiscal measure to curb the growth of tobacco sales in Indonesia, the only country in Asia that has not yet ratified the Unit
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 22, 2017 22:27
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[Asia-pacific] A Tough New Proposal in the Philippines Could Affect Philip Morris

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.
Reuters
added Oct 13, 2016 16:18
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Tobacco industry urges war on smugglers

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
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Oct 3, 2016 23:14
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[Asia-pacific] Yeutter says Pacific trade pact big U.S. win

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
Lincoln (NE) Journal Star
added Oct 2, 2016 13:30
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[Asia-pacific] Obama Readies One Last Push for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Many Republicans and the tobacco industry object that the tobacco companies would be barred from using international trade tribunals to sue countries that restrict smoking.
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2016 01:07
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Clean Olympics: Governor Koike targets smoking for Tokyo Games

Tokyo’s new governor said she is willing to take measures to prevent passive smoking in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. “Tokyo, as the host of the Games, should establish a system on its own,” Yuriko Koike said in an interv
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23
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