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[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

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Singapore] LESTER: Excluding Tobacco From Trade Agreements: The Wrong Way To Promote Policy Space

The most frequently cited example is Philip Morris bringing claims against Uruguay and Australia for their respective tobacco laws. Both claims failed. This argument is overstated and unconvincing. Even after the Philip Morris claims, over thirty countri
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:39

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Huff and puff of an incurable disease

More than 80 per cent of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Singapore is caused by tobacco smoking... Public forum WHAT: COPD Awareness Event 2016: Take Charge Of Your Lungs WHO: Jointly organised by Singapore General Hospital, Changi General Hosp
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:43

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Numerous violations of subway smoking ban

The official ban on smoking near subway station entrances took effect on Sep. 1 with more than 1,600 violations in the first month. Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that violations totaled 1,662.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:22
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