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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HSA prosecutes five retailers for unlicensed sale of shisha tobacco

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) announced a press release that it had prosecuted five retailers for the unlicensed sale of shisha molasses/tobacco at their outlets located in the Kampong Glam vicinity. Here is the list of the retailers that have bee
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 5 retailers fined $14,200 for unlicensed sale of shisha tobacco

Four of the retail outlets had persisted in the sale of shisha molasses and tobacco, even after their tobacco retail licences had been earlier revoked for tobacco-related offences, HSA added. The shisha ban in Singapore came into full effect on Aug 1, a
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:54
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO warns of intensified tobacco industry interference

In a statement, the WHO said there is a need for member-states to be more vigilant against efforts of the tobacco industry to water down tobacco control programs. “This is a busy time and a challenging moment. The tobacco industry is intensifying its eff
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16
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[Asia-pacific] 80% of Malaysians say health improved after switching to vape: Study

study conducted by leading cardiologist and harm-reduction researcher Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos on more than 7,000 Malaysians in the first half of 2016. In a statement today, regional consumer advocacy group Factasia.org revealed that the survey found 8
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] ANALYSIS; Tobacco sector: Lighting up

we are beginning to see some light for next year. In the 2017 Draft State Budget (RAPBN), the government is budgeting only a 6 percent increase in tobacco excise revenue...the one-of-a-kind Marlboro kretek (clove cigarette) called Marlboro Filter Black.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 25, 2016 14:38
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[Asia-pacific] Total 73 Macau smoking lounges await approval: govt

Applications for a total of 73 smoking lounges across Macau’s casino market were pending government approval as of early July this year, said Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion in a written reply to a question from Macau legislator Ella Lei Cheng I.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Sep 8, 2016 13:17
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[Asia-pacific] 15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey. Vietnamese smokers spent VND31 trillion (US$1.39 billion) on cigarettes, or VND2.7 million ($121) per person pe
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23
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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Where there's smoke . . .

The Health Bureau has revealed that 86 casino smoking rooms were approved by the government in early July; 73 applications for smoking rooms from 21 casinos are pending approval, TDM Radio reported. In response to Legislator Lei Cheng I’s written questio
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:52
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] $6.6 million fine and jail for stashing illegal cigarettes

A 61-year-old Singaporean man was hit with a $6.6 million fine and a 38-month jail sentence last Thursday for dealing in duty-unpaid cigarettes. If he cannot pay the fine, Abdul Rashid Abdullah will have to serve an extra 22 months on his sentence, Singap
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:37
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