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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] Government briefs tobacco trade on proposal to amend health warnings on tobacco product packets and retail containers

The Food and Health Bureau (FHB) and the Tobacco Control Office of the Department of Health today (November 23) held a briefing for the tobacco trade to further explain the Government's proposal to amend health warnings on packets and retail containers of
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:41
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[Asia-pacific] What will it take to get China’s 350 million smokers to quit? Public bans, tax hikes on the cards

“We will put health in a strategic position and regard it as a priority task. In our development mindset, we should prioritise health and emphasise health goals in our economic and social planning,” Li said. “Public policies should favour health goals an
South China Morning Post
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] REYES: Outside her expertise

Why on earth would a public official, whose office has nothing to do with health whatsoever, head a Philippine delegation ...Civil Service Commission (CSC) chair Alicia dela Rosa-Bala....Two local e-cigarette consumer groups criticized Bala for supporting
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heated cigarettes negate tobacco's worst effects

The latest generation of heated cigarettes are providing an alternative for smokers looking to feed their habit without annoying people around them with the noxious odors and fumes associated with conventional smoking. They are also opening up a welcome n
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:49
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC chair chided over stand vs e-cigarettes

The Vapers Philippines and the PRO Vape consumer groups questioned the presence of Bala at the recent Conference of Parties 7 (COP 7) for the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in New Delhi, India from Nov.7-12.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:59
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[Asia-pacific] Use of new media to support passage of Vietnam's national tobacco control legislation

This public health landmark resulted from a large-scale, long-term policy, advocacy and communication effort, which included the campaign described here. The effort was conducted by the Government of Vietnam and local and international non-governmental or
Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:25
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[Asia-pacific, India, Korea - South] WHO convention and Korea’s tobacco control policy

At the seventh session in India, the Korean delegation shared with the other parties its latest progress including tobacco price increases, pictorial health warning, smoke-free restaurants, smoking prevention programme at every primary and secondary scho
South China Morning Post
added Nov 21, 2016 21:12
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Foreign firm taps unregulated e-cigarette market

(BAT) will start selling this week a branded e-cigarette product that would allow the cigarette firm to tap a growing yet unregulated and fragmented market in the country. Roberto Eugenio, BAT Philippines corporate and regulatory affairs manager, told r
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Residents welcome gazetting public parks as smoke-free zones

Housewife Nor Azizah Ahmad Dahlan, 35, said the plan announced in July was to protect passive smokers especially children from the dangers of cigarette smoke which could cause chronic diseases. "We usually visit public parks for recreation and to breath
Astro AWANI (Channel 501) (my)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:36
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH warns against violations of the Graphic Health Warning Law

reiterated its call to manufacturers and retailers of tobacco products to follow the Graphic Health Warning’s (GHW) Law or face the consequences. The law is now on its full implementation and monitoring teams are now being formed in the National Capital
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:28
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