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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government's directive to ban smoking at all eateries would stay despite the protests from restaurant operators and eatery owners who voiced dissatisfaction with the rules which would take effect
Daily Express (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Harm reduction seen to stem Asia’s smoking epidemic

Leading think tanks asked policy makers in Asia to consider adopting tobacco harm reduction approach and provide access and accurate information on alternative nicotine products such as electronic cigarettes, heated tobacco products and snus.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 21, 2018 03:03
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking ban within 10m of kindergartens starts Dec. 31

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that the latest amendment to the National Health Promotion Act banning smoking within 10 meters of kindergartens and day care centers will go into effect Dec. 31.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays, says Dzulkefly

The government will not compromise with the smoking ban in all restaurants, food outlets and hawker stalls as it involves public interest, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government’s directive to ban smoking at all eateries
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Response to 'Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told' — Wan Kim Sui & Feisul Idzwan Mustapha

the primary objective of the smoking ban is to protect people especially non-smokers from second-hand smoke. The argument put forth by the associations on more effective strategies to reduce the number of smokers in the country is less relevant and missin
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:53
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WTO upholds cigar ruling in favor of PH, tells Thailand to comply

The WTO Appellate Body has upheld its panel ruling six years ago ordering Thailand to rectify in a “quick and effective manner and without delay” the imposition of discriminatory taxes on imported Philippine cigarettes that impaired benefits accruing to
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:15
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tackle cheap illicit cigarettes, not ban smoking at eateries, govt told

Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCSPGA) president, Datuk Ho Su Mong, said the actual cause of the rise in smoking in Malaysia was due to the sale of illegal cigarettes, which he said currently comprises up to 60 per cent
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO downplays e-cigarettes as smoking cessation aid

Representative to the Philippines Dr. Gundo Weiler said that it is still not clear... “There are also claims that e-cigarettes lead to reduction in smoking. It is not so clear at this point whether indeed along the line people will have less consumption o
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 12, 2018 21:49
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: Hong Kong vaping ban would be first step to a smoke-free city

A ban on e-cigarettes and new tobacco products is a very wise move by our government, and shows its determination to tackle smoking addiction in the interest of public health. A smoke-free Hong Kong may well be on the horizon.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 12, 2018 21:53
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] When reducing harm is an option

what has happened is a burgeoning number of producers who have come up with alternatives such as vaping, heated tobacco products and nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) like gum and patches. Studies and research, however, are still ongoing in this deba
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 10, 2018 19:38
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