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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH intensifies drive for smoke-free schools

h (DOH) and the Department of Education (DepEd) combine their efforts in reminding the public of the hazards of smoking. In observance of the celebration of the National No Smoking Month this June, DOH and DepEd issued a joint statement last June 20,
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jun 23, 2016 03:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH calls for full enforcement of smoke-free school

strongly reminded partner agencies, schools, universities, colleges, and parents to religiously enforce a 100 percent smoke-free school facilities in observance of June as “No Smoking Month.” In a program held at Rizal High School in Pasig, the DOH led t
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added Jun 21, 2016 16:06
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] PANDAYA: Rejecting tobacco pact, govt must empower farmers, enforce laws

on Tuesday, the President proved that people had hung their hopes too high when he announced his refusal to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) because his administration had not yet carefully considered the fate of the millions of p
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 19, 2016 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Tobacco firms take a hit

LOCAL tobacco players have been hit hard by the 36% excise duty hike last November, with many lamenting that the move taken by Government was not done in a “fair” manner. And should they be imposed with another round of tax hike later this year, more pa
The Star (my)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Welcome to Davao, the Philippine Leader’s Town: ‘No Smoking, No Crime’

. Smoking is banned throughout the city, except in a few designated areas. A party town? Maybe not, but many people who live here in Davao City, where President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has been the mayor for most of the past two decades, say that’s not the
New York Times
added Aug 2, 2016 19:50
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] Kim's £28m fag addiction: North Korea chubby tyrant splashes cash on cigarettes and cigars

The dumpy leader ordered his minions to empty the coffers of £28million for fags from China and Singapore and £700,000 went on fine cigars and cigarillos. The 33-year-old politician also forked out £88,000 on second-hand machinery to roll rough home-grow
Daily Star (uk)
added Jun 18, 2016 18:26
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[Asia-pacific] Vietnamese fined for smoking on Qatar Airways flight

Vietnam aviation authorities Friday fined a Vietnamese passenger VND4 million (US$180) for smoking on a Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Hanoi. Nguyen Trong Dan, 28, was found smoking in the toilet of the aircraft when it was landing in Bangkok Tuesday.
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Jun 17, 2016 21:14
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Government loses RM2.5b tax revenue due to illicit cigarette trade, assemblyman sa

The illegal cigarette trade is causing the government to lose about RM2.5 billion in tax revenue last year, National Kenaf and Tobacco Board chairman Datuk Mohd Adhan Kechik said....based on information received from tobacco industry players.
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 17, 2016 20:56
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] ‘Komunitas Kretek’ rejects tobacco control ratification

“Komunitas Kretek” or the Clove Cigarette Community has rejected any call for ratifying the (WHO FCTC), saying that Indonesia would lose its own cultural heritage if the government ratifies it. “Indonesia has its tobacco product called kretek, which has
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:59
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Tobacco-control group: smoking lounges cannot fully prevent harm

Joy Choi, claimed yesterday that she does not believe smoking lounges inside local casinos can prevent second-hand smoke, according to local broadcaster TDM Radio. Speaking to reporters on the sidelines of a press briefing, the association director said t
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Jun 19, 2016 11:49
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