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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Smoking ban in parks catches some by surprise

A ban on smoking in parks at public housing estates that came into force on Wednesday was still news to some smokers yesterday... A 58-year-old worker in a fruit stall said he had lost track of where he could smoke. "It's very confusing, we can't smoke h
Straits Times (sg)
added Jun 4, 2016 01:04
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gender differences in the association between self-reported stress and cigarette smoking in Korean adolescents [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study found a statistically significant association between stress and smoking among Korean adolescents and this association was stronger in girls than boys. Further research is needed to understand more fully the link between stress and smoking in
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jun 4, 2016 12:29
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[Asia-pacific] SHAFFER: Oppose the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Protect Public Health

The American Cancer Society is urging Congress to support the TPP...But the rest of the TPP still treats tobacco like other products, including for requirements that have proven problematic for public health in the past such as regulatory coherence. Tarif
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 4, 2016 00:56
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[Asia-pacific] End of vaping in Hong Kong? Government plans to ban import and sale of e-cigarettes

A bill banning the import and sale of electronic cigarettes will be submitted to the Legislative Council in the next legislative session, a lawmaker revealed after meeting a top health official. Kwok Wai-keung of the Federation of Trade Unions said the pl
South China Morning Post
added Jun 3, 2016 16:56
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[Asia-pacific, Wisconsin] Debbi DeGarmo: Support the Trans-Pacific Partnership and protect children from tobacco

In honor of World No Tobacco Day, which was May 31, I urge U.S. Rep. Ron Kind, D-Wis., to support the TPP and protect kids from tobacco.
La Crosse (WI) Tribune
added Jun 4, 2016 01:01
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Plain cigarette packaging an infringement against trademarks

We write as a coalition of 47 think-tanks, advocacy groups and organisations in response to proposed plain packaging tobacco control measures, and by the announcements by several countries of their interest in such policies.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:49
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Asia-Pacific Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Therapeutics Markets to 2022 - How Will Immunotherapies Such as Keytruda Contribute to the 8.7% Growth? - Research and Markets

Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC) is the most common cancer and cause of cancer-related mortality globally. 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
PR Newswire
added Jun 2, 2016 15:27
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Combating tobacco: The youth taking control

Young people today are not staying silent and doing nothing. In fact, the Global Youth Tobacco Survey of school-aged young people, revealed that three out of four students agreed that tobacco smoke was dangerous and that smoking should be prohibited in pu
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:56
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia on track to world’s highest smoking rates

With few commitments to curb cigarette consumption, Indonesia is poised to have the largest population of smokers in the world in the next decade. Currently, the country ranks fourth on the list of countries with the most smokers, behind China, Russia an
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:21
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[Asia-pacific] Things to know about Singapore's extended smoking ban on June 1

The latest smoking ban applies to reservoirs, parks under JTC Corporation, parks in public housing estates managed by town councils, and parks in private housing estates under NParks. NEA said that 'No Smoking' signages will be installed at the newly pr
AsiaOne (sg)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:05
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