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[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
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[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
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[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,
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Jun 6, 2016 17:30
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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
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[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
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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, 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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[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, 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] 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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