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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] E-cigarettes remain illegal

despite this stand by Public Health England (PHE), Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) is sticking by its view that e-cigarettes are dangerous and will remain illegal.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Aug 31, 2015 09:58

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Study on e-cigarettes ready next year

KUALA LUMPUR: A study on e-cigarette addiction conducted by the Institute of Respiratory Medicine (IPR) since 2013 is expected to be completed early next year. According to IPR’s senior medical consultant, Prof Abdul Razak Abdul Muttalif, the research, c (my)
added Aug 25, 2015 19:59

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco-control advocates want industry booted out of policy body

According to the Tobacco Industry Interference Index 2015 Association of Southeast Asian Nations report evaluating the implementation of the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Article 5.3, the Philippines continue to “far
Business World (ph)
added Aug 18, 2015 15:19

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Minister 'continues to mislead to TPPA'

"Trade Minister Groser continues to mislead on the way that the TransPacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) would affect health" said Dr Gay Keating of Doctors for Healthy Trade.... he needs to answer our well founded concerns about the cost of medicines an
Voxy (nz)
added Aug 18, 2015 04:12

[Asia-pacific] Will Trans-Pacific trade deal go up in smoke over anti-tobacco proposal?

Big Tobacco is pushing back... Despite the warnings from McConnell and other lawmakers, sources close to the talks say Froman pushed ahead with discussions on a tobacco exclusion with several countries, including Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia, duri
added Aug 12, 2015 09:53

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] CHAN: Confessions of a Nicotine Addict

In the face of possible reduced risk alternatives, the Republic’s impending emerging tobacco products ban is troubling. What is needed is not an outright ban, but stringent scientific testing and improved regulation put in place to ensure, for instance, t
The Establishment Post
added Jul 28, 2015 12:34

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Uruguay] Critics fear Pacific trade deal favours big business over states

The case, and broader concerns about ISDS processes, saw Australia's top judge Chief Justice Robert French warn last year that claims tribunals could undermine domestic legal jurisdictions. Philip Morris' suing of Uruguay after the country ordered that th
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jul 27, 2015 10:01

[Asia-pacific] Asia-14 Illicit Tobacco Indicator 2013 (PDF)

purpose of this report is to: Validate illicit incidence levels, reviewing and refining estimates using available sources such as Empty Pack Surveys, consumer research and other sources. Estimate Illicit Consumption in terms of volume, including where pos
Philip Morris International (ch)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:00

[Asia-pacific] 'I Quit' campaign helps Singapore smokers kick habit

Health Promotion Board's I Quit campaign helped him make more progress in his recent attempt by sending him daily SMS messages with words of encouragement and health milestones as part of the 28-Day Countdown, which he completed last week.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 28, 2015 08:28

[Asia-pacific, Australia] Free trade agreements 'preferential' and dangerous, says Productivity Commission

The cost to Australia of defending an action brought against it by Philip Morris Asia under an investor-state dispute settlement clause over its plain tobacco packaging legislation were "unknown, unfunded and likely to be substantial."
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Jun 25, 2015 12:36
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