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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Why no headway on e-cigarettes, vaping?

Honestly, here was Malaysia with entrepreneurs starting and leading in an industry that would have not only reduced harm, but reduced air pollution, with a win-win situation for everyone. Yet again, we have the government dragging its feet.
Astro AWANI (Channel 501) (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Laryngeal cancer survivors group urges LGUs to prepare for nationwide smoking ban

A group of Laryngeal cancer survivors New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) is encouraging local government units to brace for a nationwide smoking ban in anticipation of an executive order to be signed by President Rodrigo Duterte this month.
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Oct 17, 2016 05:02
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] Asian Countries Declare War on Cigarettes

Asian countries are taking measures against smoking. Japan’s health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki said that the government will step up measures against passive smoking while seeking public understanding ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, rep
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:16
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[Asia-pacific, Kentucky] WATERS: Double-Election Whammy

Carving tobacco out of the ISDS would prevent companies from seeking due-process legal relief when foreign governments take property without compensation or seize assets in the name of "public health."...does nothing to protect public health yet appeases
West Kentucky Star
added Oct 16, 2016 14:02
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cancer survivors urge LGUs to prepare for nationwide smoking ban

“As we anticipate the signing of the EO on nationwide smoking ban, we urge all LGU to prepare ordinances to further strengthen the order,” Rojas said. The impending smoking ban, an election promise of Duterte, was announced recently by Health Secretary
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Oct 16, 2016 13:52
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DoH steps up drive vs smoking

is set to launch on Monday a television advertisement as one of its instruments to curb tobacco use, according to Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial. The advertisement, which was shown to media on Friday, is one of the approaches adopted by the departmen
Manila Times (ph)
added Oct 16, 2016 13:50
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Philip Morris Int'l appoints Kang TaeKoo as Msia, Singapore MD

the new Managing Director for Philip Morris Malaysia (PMM) and Singapore, effective October 1, 2016. TaeKoo brings with him extensive experience in the global tobacco industry, having started his career with Philip Morris Korea in 1998. After progressing
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:37
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[Asia-pacific, Australia] Are Big Trade Deals Creating ’Secret Courts’ by Pushing Arbitration?

direct response to lawsuit Philip Morris filed through its Hong Kong subsidiary to protest Australian cigarette-packaging guidelines. The TPP’s language isn’t bulletproof, but it’s narrow enough to put a hurdle in front of companies that seek damages fo
GlobalAtlanta
added Oct 15, 2016 02:01
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[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: This cancer survivor wants to stop kids in the Philippines from lighting up

In the Philippines, 25 percent of the population smokes, and cigarettes are a leading cause of death. But one former smoker is cultivating a grassroots campaign to influence legislation and publicize the dangers -- especially to children
PBS Newshour
added Oct 15, 2016 01:52
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Nationwide smoke-free policy won't affect sin tax revenues: DOH

(DOH) said Tuesday it is confident that sin tax revenues will not be reduced by the imminent implementation of the nationwide smoke-free policy. “Based on similar implementations in other countries, there have been no adverse effects in the sin tax reve
Balita (ph)
added Oct 14, 2016 19:35
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