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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Retailers see dip in sales of cigarettes after display ban

after the owner placed an opaque sheet over the cigarette boxes on sale two weeks ago, sales dropped by up to 50 per cent. Faced with the prospect of falling profits, Mr Jonathan Poh, 42, who helps his parents run the coffee shop, is thinking of ending t
The New Paper Online (sg)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Call to ban smoking at eateries

RESTAURANT and coffeeshop operators are echoing calls by non-smokers to ban smoking at all eateries, regardless of whether they are air-conditioned or not. Coffeeshop owner Lai Sau Yong, 54, said it would be good if the government extended the smoking b
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:44
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Against the call to ban smoking

the views of some local coffeeshop operators featured in The Star article “Call to ban smoking at eateries” on July 27 do not represent the stand of the Malaysia-Singapore Coffeeshop Proprietors’ General Association (MSCAPGA). MSCAPGA represents more tha
The Star (my)
added Aug 2, 2017 14:43
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Retired poly lecturer jailed three months for inciting violence on Facebook

Meanwhile, Chia Choon incited violence against National Environment Agency anti-smoking enforcement officers. He was jailed for six months in 2016.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Stubbing out an unhealthy habit

He turned to the Health Promotion Board's (HPB's) I Quit programme for help last October. Started in 2011, the national programme provides smokers with support to help them quit, including a helpline and a Facebook group.
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:06
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] He quit smoking after finding he had cancer

Dr Tan Ker Kan, a consultant with the division of surgical oncology (colorectal surgery) at the National University Cancer Institute Singapore, advised his patient to quit smoking and exercise more, in addition to undergoing chemotherapy. After eight cy
Straits Times (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[Asia-pacific] Nicotine pharmacokinetic profiles of the Tobacco Heating System 2.2, cigarettes and nicotine gum in Japanese smokers

The THS nicotine pharmacokinetic profile was close to CC, with similar levels of urge-to-smoke. This suggests that THS can satisfy smokers and be a viable alternative to cigarettes for adult smokers who want to continue using tobacco.
Regulatory Toxicology and Pharmacology
added Jul 31, 2017 23:44
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Global players keen to boost heated tobacco production

Popularity in Japan prompts makers to push alternative devices using real leaf
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:09
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Indoor smoking ban bill stymied by LDP resistance ahead of Olympics

Legislative efforts in Japan to address the public health hazards caused by passive smoking have been stalled by political bickering driven by the ruling Liberal Democratic Party.
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 30, 2017 12:05
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] PAREDES: Kicking a bad habit

When I was in Bali few years ago, I saw how my artist-friends there seemed to be killing themselves...It will still probably take some time for these countries to make advances in the campaign to make people stop smoking that the Philippines is achieving
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 29, 2017 18:40
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