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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Total smoking, e-cigarette ban in all public places: HPA

e Health Promotion Administration (HPA) announced today a proposed law to expand the recent ban on smoking in public places to bars, nightclubs, cigar lounges, and this will include e-cigarettes with violators subject to a fine of up to NT$10,000 (US$312)
Taiwan News (tw)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:18
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC clarification

statement by the Civil Service Commission and the Department of Health The following statement clarifies the issues raised in various publications, including the Business Mirror, relative to the participation of the CSC Chairperson during the World Healt
Business Mirror (ph)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:11
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[Asia-pacific] Taiwan plans to expand smoking ban to bars, nightclubs

The law currently bans smoking at most public places, but permits it at cigar houses as well as bars and nightclubs that are open after 9 p.m. and exclusively to people above the age of 18. Smoking is also allowed in certain indoor areas of hotels, rest
Focus Taiwan
added Jan 5, 2017 21:08
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Vapers see regulation of e-cigarettes as good news

The Cabinet's decision to entrust three ministries to regulate the use of electronic cigarettes and vaping is the answer vape aficionados nationwide were looking forward to. Vape Operators Association of Penang President Muhammad Hafidz Adnan, however, sa
Daily Express (my)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] KATIGBAK: A less smoke-filled beginning in 2017

I am happy that President Duterte has taken up the cudgels against smoking in public places. This tough no-smoking order is the toughest anti-tobacco laws in the country and implementation is going to be difficult overall, but I think it’s an important l
Philippine Star (ph)
added Jan 4, 2017 06:05
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Construction Site Fencing Promotes Anti-Smoking Efforts

Hoengseong County, Gangwon Province, has been using hundreds of meters of temporary fencing built around construction sites to promote anti-smoking campaigns. The posters attached to the fencing range from slogans like “quitting smoking, the beginning o
Korea Bizwire (kr)
added Jan 3, 2017 16:41
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Why unitary cigarette tax is strongly opposed

all cigarettes – regardless of price per pack – would pay a uniform P30 excise tax... Perhaps the most potent argument for proceeding with the scheduled shift to a unitary tax is the mighty opposition of Mighty Corp., the largest manufacturer of low-price
Manila Standard (ph)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:21
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] La Trinidad to penalize smokers

“We have distributed fliers towards the year end and we will really penalize them. No more verbal warnings since we had the information and dissemination campaign in almost all public places especially in stores and bars,” Macli-ing said. Mayor Romeo Sal
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:40
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Subra: Up to states to ban sale of e-cigs and vapes

While the Health Ministry is responsible for regula­ting electronic cigarettes and vapes that contain nicotine, it is up to the individual states to ban the sale and use of such products...said at present, there were states, like Johor, that have already
The Star (my)
added Jan 2, 2017 16:52
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[Asia-pacific] Laws to control e-cigarettes in the pipeline in Malaysia

Two new laws will be in place to regulate electronic cigarettes and vapes in Malaysia. One will replace the Control of Tobacco Product Regulations 2004 while the other will be drafted to regulate electronic cigarettes and vapes that do not contain nicot
South China Morning Post
added Dec 30, 2016 17:21
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