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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Nee Soon South estate to get 50 smoking points

To ensure second-hand smoke will not bother residents in public spaces, Nee Soon South grassroots organisations have built 42 designated smoking points near coffee shops and Housing Board blocks. Although smokers will not be penalised if they light up ou
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales bounce back in Korea despite gov't efforts

While it appears various campaigns including an 80-percent price increase in 2015 did help cut sales, industry experts point out that various stress factors like the massive presidential scandal may have prompted smokers to light up more frequently, or f
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:45
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] If you miss the ’80s, this 1987 anti-smoking campaign ad is the throwback you need to watch

It was aired in 1987 for an anti-smoking campaign, back when we still had the SBC (Singapore Broadcasting Corporation). You can watch the video here — and please do yourself a favour and watch it with sound, you won’t regret it:
Mothership.sg (sg)
added Jan 21, 2017 15:26
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Singapore] Organisers say TFWA Asia show is shaping up well

Tax Free World Association reports that this year’s Singapore TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore is shaping up...Just a few of the top new or returning exhibiting brands... tobacco KT & G Corporation.
TRBusiness (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G records largest-ever overseas tobacco sales of $812 million

KT&G Corp., South Korea’s major tobacco manufacturer, marked a new milestone in overseas sales last year after expansion in emerging markets in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. According to the company Friday, KT&G sold 48.7 billion cigarettes last yea
Pulse (kr)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:49
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Dispute erupts over KT&G global sales promotion

However, some have taken issue with the company's pride in its sales in developing countries, where government regulations on tobacco companies are more lax, claiming this could end up posing health risks to smokers there. "Exporting lots of cigarettes
Korea Times (kr)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:01
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G Overseas Sales Boast Draws Criticism

A firestorm of condemnation followed hot on the heels of the press release, with critics denouncing the company for boasting about sales of cigarettes, often referred to as death sticks, in less developed countries with lax tobacco regulations. “Many p
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 20, 2017 19:52
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Harmful effects of gorilla tobacco

the tobacco's substances are absorbed by the lungs followed by other parts of the body, including the brain, after being smoked. Its users will feel like they are being crushed in a gorilla’s embrace when using the tobacco, hence the name. The synthetic c
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 4, 2017 17:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 19-year-old nabbed for selling stolen cigarettes online

A 19-year-old man has been caught by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) for illegally selling cigarettes via online platforms without a tobacco licence. His activities had been detected by the Tobacco Regulation Branch while conducting regular cybersur
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 19, 2017 15:16
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[Asia-pacific, China] Bigger graphic health warnings on Hong Kong cigarette packs needed, anti-smoking group says

The Council on Smoking and Health made the call ahead of another public hearing held on Tuesday in the Legislative Council to collect views on whether to implement the law. The legislation will expand the size of health warnings on cigarette packs from t
South China Morning Post
added Jan 17, 2017 22:04
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