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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP wants M’sia to ditch TPP trade deal

Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) has demanded that Putrajaya pull out ... it can demand ...removal of Malaysia’s proposed safeguards for tobacco control measures as a condition of passing the TPP. (my)
added May 18, 2015 11:41

[Asia-pacific] Some TPP provisions opposed by Hillary Clinton

The policy position is contained in her book Hard Choices, and was said to have been confirmed to the Post by a spokesperson for her presidential campaign. Obama and congressional Democrats are said to be locked in a bitter public feud over the TPPA, a
Tobacco Reporter
added May 1, 2015 12:03

[Asia-pacific] Malaysia Airlines passengers to hand-carry e-cigarettes

passengers will now have to hand-carry their electronic cigarettes and not put them in their check-in baggage following a new safety alert. However, this ruling does not alter the no-smoking rule in the passenger cabin.
Business Standard (in)
added Feb 11, 2015 06:18

[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Education Ministry prohibits smoking, alcohol drinking in schools

The directive said that tobacco-use is prohibited in premises of university, institute, and education management facilities as well as preschools, senior and junior high schools, IT and language teaching centers.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:57

[Asia-pacific] TPPA and tobacco control: threats to APEC countries

Twelve-member countries of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) are negotiating the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement...Trade negotiators should expand safeguards to ensure that the TPPA does no harm....exclude (carve out) tobacco control measur
Tobacco Control
added Aug 29, 2014 03:31

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH delays graphic warnings on cigarette packs despite law

The tobacco industry is able to convince government that it should be allowed to use up its stocks that don't bear graphic health warnings – until May 2016 / Graphic warnings on Philippine cigarette packets will not appear for almost two years more despi
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Aug 7, 2014 13:37

[Asia, Asia-pacific] It's trendy to smoke shisha in Vietnam

Shisha appeared for the first time in a bar in downtown Saigon more than four years ago. Since then, smoking shisha has become trendy among young people in big cities like Hanoi and HCM City.
Vietnam Net
added Aug 6, 2014 07:26

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco asks gov't to adopt tax stamp scheme

Philip Morris Fortune Tobacco Corp Inc (PMFTC) said it welcomes the government's success in more than doubling tax collections from tobacco products after the passage of the Sin Tax Reform Law. "However we contend that there are opportunities for billion (TV 5) (ph)
added Jul 31, 2014 13:54

[Asia-pacific, Micronesia] Aiming for a tobacco-free Pacific

The World Health Organisation has launched its Tobacco Free Pacific Campaign in a bid to help the region reduce smoking prevalence to less than 5 percent by 2025.
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Jul 14, 2014 22:05

[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] RIMMER: Smoke And Mirrors In Trade Disputes Will Harm Public Health and Weaken Tobacco Control

Dr Chan expressed her opposition to the use of investor-state dispute settlement clauses by Big Tobacco ‘to handcuff governments’, particularly in respect of lost profits following the introduction of cigarette packaging designed to reduce smoking. In a
The Establishment Post
added Jun 12, 2014 22:27
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