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[Asia-pacific] British American Tobacco to test tobacco e-cigarette in Japan

plans to test a new tobacco-based cigarette alternative in Japan next month, it said on Tuesday, taking aim at Philip Morris International Inc's popular iQOS and Japan Tobacco Inc's Ploom Tech. BAT said it plans to launch its new product, called "glo", o
added Nov 8, 2016 23:12

[Asia-pacific] BAT Takes on Philip Morris in Japan With New Tobacco Device

will begin selling its heated tobacco product Glo in Japan next month, ratcheting up competition in the country that’s become the foremost battleground for next-generation cigarettes. Glo, a silver device that resembles an iPod and heats tobacco without b
Bloomberg News
added Nov 8, 2016 23:54

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 33% of Koreans obese, 23% of women heavy drinkers

The smoking rate among men dropped to a record low in 2015, dipping below 40 percent for the first time. About 39.3 percent of Korean men aged 19 or older were smokers last year, down 3.8 percentage points from the previous year’s 43.1 percent. That ma
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 7, 2016 20:29

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings on cigarette products now in full swing

Caridad explained that the said law aims not only to warn the public of the devastating effects of tobacco use but also to remove misleading descriptors, which tend to convey that a certain tobacco product is healthier, less harmful or safer. With this
added Nov 7, 2016 14:58

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 70 percent of Filipinos favor vaping

Heneage Mitchell, cofounder of, said at a recent news conference announcing the survey results that 70 percent of the respondents would consider switching to e-cigarette “if they were legal, met quality and safety standards and were convenie
Business Mirror (ph)
added Nov 8, 2016 22:43

[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Child labor on Indonesia's tobacco farms

July Eping is one of many children in Indonesia who work with tobacco. It's dangerous and illegal work. But their families are poor, and everyone has to help with the harvesting, drying and sorting.
DW World (Deutsche Welle) (de)
added Nov 6, 2016 16:56

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EDITORIAL - Deadly habit

Fortunately, President Duterte, who has quit smoking, seems determined to curb tobacco consumption in the country. Political will is needed for the effective enforcement of measures to ban smoking in public places and ensure compliance with the requireme
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 4, 2016 19:51

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH implements graphic health warning law today

Starting today, all tobacco products shall bear graphic health warnings which show the ill effects of smoking as the Department of Health (DOH) launches the full implementation of the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law on tobacco products. “We already gai
added Nov 4, 2016 16:58

[Asia-pacific, Philippines, California] BONDOC: Mind if I smoke? Mind if I die?

youth are being taught to shun the vice that sickened and shortened the lives of their elders. Enforcement of the smoking prohibition in public indoors is spotty. But today begins the picturing of graphic health warnings (GHWs) on cigarette packs.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13

[Asia-pacific] Personalized Risk Assessment in Never, Light, and Heavy Smokers in a prospective cohort in Taiwan [FREE FULL TEXT]

The risk model for heavy smokers can allow us to stratify heavy smokers into subgroups with distinct risks, which, if applied to low-dose computed tomography (LDCT) screening, may greatly reduce false positives.
Scientific Reports
added Nov 6, 2016 23:03
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