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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI to unveil new design of bestselling tobacco

will relaunch its premium million-seller tobacco Mevius, with a significant change to its packaging design, the company said Thursday. The upgraded design features an arc that represents the fundamentals of modernity and dynamics, and embossed textile to
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:32
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Europe, Hong Kong] World’s vaping industry under thick cloud as HK moves to complete ban

Hong Kong is one step closer to imposing a complete ban...planning to table an amendment bill in the 2016/2017 legislative year to “completely prohibit the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and advertising of e-cigarettes”.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Aug 10, 2016 18:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Clean Olympics: Governor Koike targets smoking for Tokyo Games

Tokyo’s new governor said she is willing to take measures to prevent passive smoking in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. “Tokyo, as the host of the Games, should establish a system on its own,” Yuriko Koike said in an interv
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23
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[Asia-pacific, China] Macau smoking ban due for further study

Macau’s legislators are set to resume discussions on the proposed casino smoking ban in late October...The Assembly’s working committee, which has been tasked with forming the legislation, is reportedly awaiting response from the government concerning the
GamingToday
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoker slaps woman with baby for asking him stop puffing in no smoking area

A mom with a 7-month-old baby was slapped in the face after she asked a man in 50s to “put out a cigarette” in a no smoking area.... She added that “for adults, you can just hold your nose. But I can’t ask my 7-month-old baby to do the same, can I?”
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:13
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] More imports loom as tobacco production slides

ates that tobacco plantation areas have shrunk by 30 percent in the world’s fifth biggest tobacco producing country. “Replanting has been done in around 25 percent of tobacco plantations throughout the country. Such an effort was not enough as the countr
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:08
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] Inspectors fined over 35000 smokers

Since the entry into force of the Tobacco Prevention and Control Law on January 1, 2012, the smoke inspection agents have fined a total of 35,084 people caught illegally smoking in prohibited venues, the Health Bureau (SSM) stated.
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:52
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vaping data on the way

Two national studies on their use among adults and adolescents are listed on the Health Ministry’s (MoH) Institute for Public Health portal’s list of 2016 projects. The findings of the “Tobacco and E-cigarette Survey among Malaysian Adolescents” and “Pr
The Star (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:57
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Using e-cigs to quit smoking?

“More than two-thirds stopped smoking all together. Among the 27% that didn’t quit, the average consumption of cigarettes dropped from 19 to four a day,” Greek cardio­logist Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos said at a recent interview in Kuala Lumpur.
The Star (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 22:55
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Govt must stop putting tobacco revenue over public health

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC). In an interview with FMT, MCTC president, Dr Molly Cheah said Malaysia had signed the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which was an evidence-based framework formulated through solid research. “Mala
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:01
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