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[Asia-pacific, Macau] Where there's smoke . . .

The Health Bureau has revealed that 86 casino smoking rooms were approved by the government in early July; 73 applications for smoking rooms from 21 casinos are pending approval, TDM Radio reported. In response to Legislator Lei Cheng I’s written questio
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:52
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] $6.6 million fine and jail for stashing illegal cigarettes

A 61-year-old Singaporean man was hit with a $6.6 million fine and a 38-month jail sentence last Thursday for dealing in duty-unpaid cigarettes. If he cannot pay the fine, Abdul Rashid Abdullah will have to serve an extra 22 months on his sentence, Singap
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:37
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI releases refill cartridge type electronic cigarettes

“Logic Pro will deliver a one of a kind experience to electronic cigarette smokers on capsules made with premium materials from Europe and an outstanding production line,” said an executive level official at JTI Korea.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:44
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe, UK] Tobacco on the back foot?

many continue to file large numbers of applications for figurative, logo and colour marks covering cigarettes and tobacco in class 34. This may suggest tobacco companies are optimistic the WTO will find the TPPA in breach of Australia’s obligations under
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:20
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[Asia-pacific] Vietnam Among Countries With High Rate Of Smokers

According to the 2015 survey, the rate of tobacco users reduced from 23.8 per cent in 2010 to 22.5 per cent. The proportion of male smokers fell from 47.4 per cent to 45.3 per cent. In urban areas, the figure decreased to 42.7 per cent from 47.7 per cen
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:52
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[Asia-pacific, China] Vietnam sees dropping smoking rate in 5 years: ministry

Vietnam saw a dropping rate among smokers from 23.8 percent in 2010 to 22.5 percent in 2015, said the Ministry of Health (MoH) on Tuesday. The information was released at a seminar on results of Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) held by the MoH in Vietn
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 6, 2016 21:53
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] ORO-JOSEF: The ‘occasional’ drinker and smoker

I always tell my patient when I learn that they smoke, “You must be very rich! You can afford packs of cigarettes which can save you money to provide for your children and you have money to burn in old age once lung function declines and you develop chro
Manila Times (ph)
added Sep 6, 2016 21:51
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Health costs of smoking may be higher than tobacco profit

But quitting smoking in a country like Indonesia, where 67 percent of men smoke, poses a different kind of challenge altogether....the quitting ratio for men in Indonesia is only 9 percent, while it is 23.2 percent in women.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 6, 2016 16:48
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[Asia-pacific] Vietnam works for cigarette-free Asian Beach Games

Vietnam and the central city of Da Nang in particular are sparing no efforts to make the fifth Asian Beach Games (ABG) successful and free from cigarette, said Vuong Bich Thang, Director of the General Department of Sports and Physical Training at a pres
Vietnam Net
added Sep 5, 2016 13:24
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] 'People who don't drink, smoke vulnerable to severe dementia'

those who neither drink nor smoke in Korea have little social interactions and are unlikely to have their disease diagnosed at an early stage, a study showed Thursday.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 14, 2016 17:04
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