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[Asia-pacific] Restaurateurs hedge their bets on Japan anti-smoking law

Large chains ‘need to be selective’ on which locations to make entirely smoke-free
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 27, 2018 05:36
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] In this tobacco village, smoking 'kretek' is rite of passage

In a tobacco-producing district in Magelang, Central Java, smoking has become part of the rite of passage for boys. The long-ingrained tradition, coupled with regional revenue from the tobacco industry, has made regency officials hesitant to send a stro
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 26, 2018 13:38
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT launches new edition of glo heating device in S. Korea

consumers will be able to purchase the new edition of glo at the brand’s flagship store and nationwide convenience stores as well as via official web site from July 30. The second-generation glo device, which follows the preceding model that was launched
Pulse (kr)
added Jul 24, 2018 23:07
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] BAT Korea launches new HNB tobacco Glo Series 2

BAT Korea showcased Glo Series 2 for the first time globally during a press conference in Seoul. “Korea has always been a very important market for BAT. The size of our operation here and investment for years talk for it,” said Matthieu Juery, CEO of B
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tribunal upholds tax office’s taxation of Philip Morris Korea

Some 210 billion won ($186 million) in tax -- national and local taxes combined -- is to be at stake, depending on the results of the upcoming litigations on whether the top tobacco maker dodged taxes by manipulating its inventory records.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 23, 2018 12:32
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Puff chronicles: How Northern Mindanao smoke

the nationwide ban on smoking in public places. A year after...what transpired within the first year of implementation in Northern Mindanao may be a reflective opportunity not only on the efficacy of the EO, but how local governments enforce smoking laws
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jul 24, 2018 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Anti-smoking law just a small 1st step, given the global trend

Continuous efforts are needed to bring Japan closer to the international standards of smoking restrictions, which require a total ban on indoor smoking.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:34
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[Asia-pacific] Editorial: Japan needs effort to avoid health damage from passive smoking

Restrictions are not enough. More customers and local residents should approve and support voluntary tobacco control programs by restaurants and bars. Each and every member of the public must share an awareness of the importance of stopping passive smoki
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:32
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales down 1.6% in H1 on campaign, higher prices

Sales of cigarettes in Korea declined 1.6 percent in the first six months of the year compared to a year earlier, due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed. Korean smokers purchased 1.68 billion 20-cigarette packs in
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 19, 2018 22:04
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[Asia-pacific] 88% of Indonesians support increasing the price of cigarettes: survey

The National Commission on Tobacco Control and the Center for Social Security Studies at the University of Indonesia (PKIS-UI) recently conducted a survey of Indonesians, including representatives percentages of active smokers, former smokers and non-smo
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Jul 19, 2018 00:44
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