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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BJMP to ban smoking in all jails

the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has said it will soon implement the “no smoking” policy in all district and city jails nationwide. BJMP Chief Director Serafin Barreto Jr. said smoking will no longer be permitted in all jails run by the
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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[Asia-pacific] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Malaysia qtrly revenue of 932.2 mln rgt vs 1.16 bln rgt

* Qtrly revenue of 932.2 million rgt versus 1.16 billion rgt; net profit of 212.6 million rgt versus 256.1 million rgt * Board of directors has declared a third interim dividend of 55.00 sen per share * Remains concerned with legal volumes continuing t
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2016 12:28
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Zico performs with winners of anti-smoking campaign

Korean hip-hop artist Zico held a collaboration performance with finalists of an anti-smoking campaign audition where each competitor performed a self-composed rap with Zico. Known as a non-smoker, Zico has been promoting the Ministry of Health and Welf
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Laryngeal cancer survivors group urges LGUs to prepare for nationwide smoking ban

A group of Laryngeal cancer survivors New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) is encouraging local government units to brace for a nationwide smoking ban in anticipation of an executive order to be signed by President Rodrigo Duterte this month.
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Oct 17, 2016 05:02
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: This cancer survivor wants to stop kids in the Philippines from lighting up

In the Philippines, 25 percent of the population smokes, and cigarettes are a leading cause of death. But one former smoker is cultivating a grassroots campaign to influence legislation and publicize the dangers -- especially to children
PBS Newshour
added Oct 15, 2016 01:52
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes tax loss of over $445 million a year

Tax losses reached VND6.5 trillion in 2012 and increased to VND6.7 trillion in 2013, said Mr. Mien at seminar hosted by the newspaper and the National Steering Committee on Combating Smuggling and Trade Fraudulence, which is known as Steering Committee 3
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco lobby scored again

Citing results of the third Tobacco Industry Interference Index...Rojas said based on the report, the tobacco industry still finds ways to wield influence in government affairs in many countries through corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte repeats campaign vow to ban smoking in public areas

Duterte reiterated that he has Buerger's disease, which is a condition associated with smoking. "Smoking, Buerger’s disease: that’s why walang smoking zone—balang araw buong Pilipinas na ‘to. I will not allow smoking because you pass cancer to the peop
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:29
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco farmers seek gov’t support; crop diversification pushed

Tobacco farmers and cooperatives are seeking a range of government assistance, including financing, to help them become competitive under the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration scheme. Mario Cabasal, president of the National Federation of Tobacc
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36
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[Asia-pacific] Ex-Philip Morris Ferrari F1 Boss Detained, Fined In Singapore For Cigarette Butt: Reports

Ferrari Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene spent six hours in custody after throwing a cigarette butt in the street...It’s a weirdly fitting thing for Arrivabene to get busted by The Man for, given that he came to Ferrari from tobacco company
Jalopnik
added Sep 19, 2016 15:14
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