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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Canada: Plain Packaging For Tobacco Products

Plain packaging in this context means that tobacco company brand elements consisting of colours, logo and design elements of the brand will not be allowed to be used on product packaging. However, there are potential conflicts between government and suppl
added May 12, 2016 02:13

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vaping hits low point, it was a passing trend

The nation’s vaping industry has hit a low point with no new first-time buyers recorded last week. Last October, there were 800,000 vapers but this dropped to 200,000 earlier this month in what is believed to be the result of the Health Ministry’s efforts (my)
added May 10, 2016 13:47

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Philippines] JTI to stop making cigarettes in Korea

(JTI) has decided to stop producing cigarettes in Korea...This is not to pay a 40 percent tariff imposed on imported cigarette goods. But the company has opted to produce cigarettes abroad, probably in its Philippine plant, and bring them to Korea, even
Korea Times (kr)
added May 9, 2016 13:58

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MOVE: Vaping helps you quit smoking

Smokers should be “encouraged” to switch to e-cigarettes as an alternative to smoking because “the public can be reassured that e-cigarettes are much safer than smoking”. This is the avowed viewpoint of the Malaysian Organisation of Vape Entities (MOVE),
Rakyat Post (my)
added May 8, 2016 16:44

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Indonesia] 'Sin tax' on palm oil and plain packaging on tobacco — Iman Pambagyo

if the plain packaging policy on tobacco is found to be justified under the WTO agreements, nothing will prevent the same from being applied to any other product believed to be harmful to human health or the environment.
Malay Mail (my)
added May 8, 2016 17:44

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Four Chinese Nationals Jailed In S'pore For Peddling Contraband Cigarettes On Wechat

SINGAPORE: Four Chinese nationals have been jailed in recent weeks for peddling contraband cigarettes on WeChat, said Singapore Customs in a press release on Friday. China's Xinhua news agency reported taht 26-year-old Zhang Daolong was sentenced to five
Malaysian Digest (my)
added May 6, 2016 19:28

Asia-Pacific Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Market to Reach Almost $5 Billion by 2022, says GBI Research

increasingly elderly populations, higher levels of pollution and passive smoking, and diversified market reform will boost NSCLC drug sales. Palaparthy continues: "Although the percentage of smokers is decreasing across APAC nations, the number of lung c
PR Newswire
added May 5, 2016 19:02

[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, UK] Vaping: Government unmoved, key researcher clears the air re research

“Our findings are in a stage of being assessed by an international journal and are currently under review [i.e. unpublished]. So I believe that’s why [the RCP report] did not take into consideration our discovery,” she says.
Harbour Times (hk)
added May 5, 2016 21:27

[Asia-pacific] SFP welcomes European Court of Justice ruling upholding the Tobacco Products Directive

SFP Director Florence Berteletti said: “The Court decision is excellent news for public health. The TPD has the potential to save millions of lives in the future by preventing smoking among children and young people. With the legal uncertainties out of t
Smoke Free Partnership (be)
added May 4, 2016 16:30

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Vietnam] BAKER: President Obama Pushes a Weak Case on TPP

One important exception is tobacco. Several of the countries in the TPP have high tariffs on U.S. tobacco exports, so the TPP will be making cigarettes cheaper for kids in Vietnam, Malaysia, and elsewhere.
added May 3, 2016 15:59
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