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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] NVAP reiterates that private firms are not compelled to provide DSAs

With the signing of Executive Order no. 26 eight months ago, anti-smoking advocacy group New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) reiterated that private firms are not compelled to provide designated smoking areas (DSAs) in their premises.
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 4, 2018 16:34
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Enlarged graphic warnings for tobacco products under new MOH proposal

All tobacco products in Singapore may soon have enlarged graphic health warnings which could cover 75 per cent of the packaging, under a proposal by the Ministry of Health (MOH). In a press statement on Sunday (Feb 4), the MOH said it will be conducting
TODAYonline (sg)
added Feb 4, 2018 16:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Prince charmless reeks of vodka and cigarettes

Cute Jock mindlessly chain-smoked all throughout a recent event. CJ couldn’t care less that nonsmokers in the vicinity were bothered. CJ obviously didn’t give a hoot about the ill effects of secondhand smoke, either. Worse, one of the guests seated near
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 3, 2018 23:53
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[Asia-pacific] ARCHIVE: China punishes Xinjiang official for refusing to smoke near Muslim elders

Authorities in China’s Xinjiang region have punished a local official for declining to smoke in front of Muslim elders, seeing that as a sign he was insufficiently committed to the region’s fight against religious extremism, according to a government rep
South China Morning Post
added Feb 3, 2018 23:17
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G sees record high of W1.48tr in overseas sales

KT&G said Thursday that it saw a record high of 1.48 trillion won ($1.3 billion) of overseas sales last year. The company said it broke its previous record of 941.4 billion won of overseas sales in 2016, measured by sales from exports and overseas corpo
Korea Herald (kr)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:46
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] DA ROZA: Regulating e-cigarettes a better option than an outright ban

The total ban on owning, possessing and using e-cigarettes took effect in Singapore on Feb 1. The action stands in contrast to credible, published scientific evidence, which continues to accumulate, that e-cigarettes - those which vapourise man-made e-l
TODAYonline (sg)
added Feb 1, 2018 18:45
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Smokers butted out at 24 beaches

Officials on Thursday began strictly enforcing a ban on smoking on beaches, with offenders facing a possible year in prison and a Bt100,000 fine. The Marine and Coastal Resources Department announced a strict ban on smoking at 24 beaches in 15 provinces
The Nation (th)
added Feb 1, 2018 16:59
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Draft bill to ban indoor smoking rendered meaningless

Unless it radically changes its stance toward the issue, Japan could end up entertaining many of the foreign visitors to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics in smoke-filled restaurants and bars.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Feb 1, 2018 05:08
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Health ministry unveils watered-down anti-passive smoking bill

The Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry on Jan. 30 unveiled a watered-down version of a draft bill aimed at restricting secondhand smoking. The government plans to submit the bill to revise the Health Promotion Act to restrict the smoking of cigarettes,
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jan 31, 2018 03:54
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[Asia-pacific] Japan to restrict heated tobacco use but give up on indoor smoking ban ahead of 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The government said Tuesday it plans to restrict use of heat-not-burn tobacco products but will give up efforts to impose a total ban on indoor smoking, backpedaling from its initial goals to prevent passive smoking amid industry resistance. Heat-not-bu
Japan Times (jp)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:56
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