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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - South] South Korea's War on Tobacco

South Korea’s government is trying to rein in smoking in the country, but not everyone is ready for change.
The Diplomat (jp)
added Oct 8, 2014 14:51
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India] Stopping tobacco industry interference: using The Union Toolkit on FCTC Article 5.3

The group developed plans for implementing government directives and codes of conduct aimed at ending conflicts of interest. Participants on the final day made the “Jaipur Promise” – a commitment to reverse the one million tobacco deaths every year by
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Sep 16, 2013 22:29
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MCTC points out contradiction in signing TPPA to include tobacco

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) today took its protest against the inclusion of tobacco in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) a notch higher with a letter to the Prime Minister. Its president, Dr Molly Cheah, said the letter was
Sun Daily (my)
added Aug 12, 2013 18:10
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] [video] Indonesia: Big tobacco's last stand

The FT’s Ben Bland talks to smokers, lobbyists and health campaigners about why smoking is still so popular.
Financial Times blogs
added May 9, 2013 15:30
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[Asia-pacific] Brunei, Philippines curb tobacco industry interference

Philippines and Brunei lead their ASEAN peers in efforts to put a check on tobacco industry interference in health governance matters. According to the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance’s (SEATCA) Tobacco Industry Interference Index, the Philippines
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:23
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[Asia-pacific, Fiji] Regional nations discuss tobacco control strategies

A THREE-DAY workshop focussing on tobacco control strategies in Pacific Island Countries will begin in Nadi tomorrow. Stakeholders from 20 regional countries will attend the meeting. National NCD adviser Dr Isimeli Tukana said while Fiji had been a lead
Fiji Times Online (fj)
added Nov 16, 2015 21:53
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI, BAT defy state anti-smoking drive

Two foreign tobacco makers ― Japanese Tobacco International (JTI) and British American Tobacco (BAT) ― have stirred a controversy here after launching new products available at prices that are nearly two thirds of the average cigarette price of 4,500 won
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 27, 2015 20:14
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Agencies blasted for dereliction of duty on tobacco factory project

A group of anti-tobacco activists filed a complaint with the Control Yuan on Monday, accusing three Cabinet agencies of dereliction of duty and legal violations after allowing an international tobacco producer to build a factory in Taiwan.
Focus Taiwan
added Aug 18, 2015 15:20
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Romania exports EUR 83 mln of cigarettes to North Korea

Romania’s trade with North Korea amounted to EUR 90 million last year. Most of the exports were cigarettes – worth EUR 83 million and plastic packaging of EUR 2 million. The country imported products of EUR 5 million from North Korea. These include car
Romania Insider (ro)
added May 26, 2015 08:21
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Indonesians Smoke 302 Billion Pieces Of Cigarettes In 2013

placing Indonesia on the top of Southeast Asian smokers' list, according to a research. The results of the research carried out by the Demographic Institute of the University of Indonesia's Economic Faculty indicated that cigarette consumption in Indones
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Mar 5, 2014 17:25
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