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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Vapers say smokers deserve alternatives

Consumers fought back at a conference nearby. “On behalf of millions of us who now vape instead of smoke, and in support of the one billion smokers who deserve access to safer alternatives to cigarettes, we adopt today The Delhi Declaration, calling on t
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:53
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH warns against violations of the Graphic Health Warning Law

reiterated its call to manufacturers and retailers of tobacco products to follow the Graphic Health Warning’s (GHW) Law or face the consequences. The law is now on its full implementation and monitoring teams are now being formed in the National Capital
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:28
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Numerous violations of subway smoking ban

The official ban on smoking near subway station entrances took effect on Sep. 1 with more than 1,600 violations in the first month. Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that violations totaled 1,662.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:22
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[Asia-pacific] Northbound Philippines News Online PHL tobacco farmers join World Tobacco Grower's Day celebrations

World Tobacco Grower’s Day (WTGD), celebrated for the fourth year in a row, is an initiative promoted by the International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA) since 2012. With the WTGD, tobacco-growing communities around the world seek to jointly defend
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:49
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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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