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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Analysts expect British American Tobacco to pay SPECIAL DIVIDEND

Analysts believe British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) will pay out part or all of the RM218 million proceeds from the sale of its factory and land as a special dividend to shareholders. “A full payout of the RM208 million net sales proceeds (excluding
added Jun 10, 2016 12:11

[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korean leader seen smoking again

has been spotted smoking in public for the first time in around two months, despite the country being in the middle of an official anti-smoking campaign. State media this week has been showing the country's Supreme Leader with a cigarette in his right han
BBC Online
added Jun 9, 2016 16:40

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapeutics in Asia-Pacific Markets to 2022 - Launch of Premium Targeted Therapies and Increasing Prevalence to Drive the Market

There were more than 1.8 million newly diagnosed lung cancer cases in 2012 globally, accounting for 13% of the total number of cancer cases. Over half of the incident cases of NSCLC are diagnosed in patients over the age of 65 - a high-risk age range for
PR Newswire
added Jun 9, 2016 10:17

[Asia-pacific] 88pc Malaysians believe plain packaging will increase illegal cigarette levels — Malaysia Singapore Coffee Shop Proprietors’ General Association

An overwhelming majority of Malaysians are concerned about the negative impact of the proposed plain packaging for cigarettes, according to a recent nationwide public opinion survey conducted by Merdeka Center for Opinion Research for the Malaysia Singapo
Malay Mail (my)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:35

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] RAZAK: My View - Tackle smoking under hudud?

it seems to be worsening. According to the Ministry of Health, as of April last year, the number of smokers among Malaysian men has shot up to 38% while for women it was 1.4%. This was revealed at the Kuala Lumpur Nicotine Addiction Conference by Deputy
Sun Daily (my)
added Jun 8, 2016 18:09

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cancer victims hopeful of nationwide smoking ban

The country’s most active cancer survivor group advocating healthy lifestyle has expressed hopes that the Duterte administration would immediately enforce a nationwide ban smoking in public places. “We are hoping that incoming President Rodrigo Duterte, (TV 5) (ph)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:30

[Asia-pacific, Colorado] LETTER: Donna Nikanjam: Protect kids from tobacco

Congress, on behalf of the United States, must now decide whether to approve the agreement...I urge Congressman Jared Polis to support approval of the TPP and protect kids here in the U.S. and around the world from the harms of tobacco use.
Boulder (CO) Daily Camera
added Jun 14, 2016 13:34
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Activists demand bigger, scarier warnings on cigarette packs

The cigarette box replica had been installed by a group of around 200 young people who think cigarette companies have not been frank enough about the dangers of cigarette smoke to consumers in pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs. The young campa
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 6, 2016 13:38

[Asia-pacific] VIDEO: Indonesia tobacco: 600 smoking-related deaths every day

Health campaigns have so far had little effect in Indonesia, where nearly 600 die of smoking-related diseases every day - and the cigarette companies are trying to entice even more to light up. Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen reports.
Al Jazeera
added Jun 6, 2016 12:37

[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Yogyakarta retailer awarded for quitting selling cigarettes

On Friday, the National Commission for Tobacco Control ( Komnas PT ) bestowed the accolade upon Noor, who refuses to sell cigarettes in the seven outlets of her supermarket chain Pamella in Yogyakarta. Noor said, however, that she would still be selling
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 4, 2016 12:19
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