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[Asia, Asia-pacific] SEATCA FAQ on the Tobacco Carve out

IV. Why should tobacco be treated differently from other products? Tobacco is inherently unique. It is the only consumer product that kills half of its consumers when used according to manufacturers’ instructions. Tobacco is the #1 cause of preventable
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Dec 10, 2013 13:41
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris wins bid to keep larger warnings off cigarettes in Thailand

Tobacco giant Philip Morris has won a temporary victory in its fight to keep larger health warnings off cigarettes for sale in Thailand. The company on Tuesday praised a court's decision to temporarily suspend an Oct. 2 government deadline requiring new
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Aug 27, 2013 09:43
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore bans purchase, use and possession of imitation tobacco products like e-cigarettes

From Feb 1, it will be illegal to buy, use and possess emerging and imitation tobacco products such as smokeless tobacco products, chewing tobacco and shisha, as the first phase of amendments to Singapore's Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act
The Star (my)
added Jan 28, 2018 04:43
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[Asia-pacific, Mid-east, Philippines] POEA warns OFWs on Qatar’s law vs tobacco, cigarette-related items

To overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) bound for Qatar: Don’t even think about bringing cigarettes with you. The Philippine Overseas Employment Administration (POEA) warned OFWs that Qatar has now banned all tobacco derivatives, equipment and other materia
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jan 11, 2018 19:58
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 2017 Year In Review: Bringing back the buzz to Orchard Road

Shoppers can also look forward to Orchard Road going smoke-free soon. From next July, smoking in public areas will be allowed only at designated areas within the smoke-free zone.... Existing smoking corners at eateries in the precinct will also be banne
Straits Times (sg)
added Dec 25, 2017 21:19
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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco Named as a Top Employer in Asia Pacific

David Plink, CEO of the Top Employers Institute, said: “British American Tobacco belongs to a very exclusive global community of Top Employers and it’s continuously showing great achievements. In 2017 it was certified – for the seventh consecutive year -
Business Wire
added Dec 13, 2017 13:59
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health advocates flood social media to oppose ‘measly’ P5 hike in tobacco tax in bicam

Health advocates have flooded the twitter and social media accounts of members of the bicameral committee deliberating on tax reform to oppose the increase of tobacco tax rate by a rate they deem measly – P5 pesos per pack, reportedly proposed by Marikina
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Labor, farmers appeal to bicam on tobacco excise tax

The Trade Union Congress of the Philippines (TUCP), PhilTobacco Growers Association (PTGA) and the Federation of Free Farmers (FFF) expressed their opposition to raise anew the tobacco excise tax, citing the significant reduction in production and huge j
Philippine Star (ph)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:34
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[Asia-pacific] How Smoking Becomes So Cool in Indonesia

This child grows up watching his father smoking and may unconsciously perceive that smoking is cool because the father does it everyday. There is a high chance that the child, especially if he is a boy, be interested to taste that cigarette. Despite the
Global Indonesian Voices (sg)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:27
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[Asia-pacific] JTI awarded Top Employer 2018 in Asia Pacific region

has once again been recognized with the prestigious Top Employer certification in the Asia Pacific region for the fourth consecutive year. Along with the regional award, nine JTI offices and factories in eight countries - Armenia, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kaz
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:15
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