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[Asia-pacific] Bill to address passive smoking in Japan in limbo

After a failed attempt to submit a bill to parliament during the latest session, Japan’s Health, Labour and Welfare Ministry hopes to bring one before an extra session likely to convene in fall. But despite health experts pointing out that Japan lags beh
TODAYonline (sg)
added Jul 28, 2017 15:01
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[Asia-pacific] Malaysia-Asean countries cooperate towards becoming smoke-free by 2045

Malaysia is expected to achieve the target of becoming a smoke-free nation by 2045 following strategic implementation of anti-smoking initiatives boosted through joint cooperation with other Asean countries. Deputy Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Hilmi Yah
Malay Mail (my)
added Jul 28, 2017 14:37
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines Strike Record $493M Tax Deal With Tobacco Co.

government has agreed to accept a record settlement of $493 million from Mighty Corp., one of the country’s largest tobacco companies, to end a tax evasion case over missing cigarette stamps, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Monday. The settlement force
Law360
added Jul 26, 2017 22:46
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH gov’t can do more in anti-smoking drive

The Philippine government should maximize resources derived from tobacco taxes by intensifying smoking-prevention programs up to the local government level, according to the latest report of the World Health Organization (WHO) on smoking. In the report,
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 26, 2017 19:28
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[Asia-pacific] Smoking and secondhand smoke exposure and prevalence of depressive symptoms during pregnancy in Japan: baseline data from the Kyushu Okinawa Maternal and Child Health Study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Former and current smoking, 3.0 or more pack-years of smoking, and current SHS exposure at home may be positively associated with depressive symptoms during pregnancy.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 26, 2017 17:16
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[Asia-pacific, China] Vaping and e-cigarettes in Hong Kong: a dangerous gateway or a safe tool for quitting smoking?

As the Hong Kong government considers banning e-cigarettes and legislating against vaping, we talk to experts, detractors and fans of the 13-year-old phenomenon
South China Morning Post
added Jul 26, 2017 15:02
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Improve implementation of tobacco tax policies, ASEAN urged

This was the recommendation under the tobacco tax index issued by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA). The index was released during a regional workshop on strengthening tobacco tax administration in Siem Reap recently, which was attend
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jul 26, 2017 14:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH 13 to assist LGUs in smoking ban campaign

Butuan City – The regional office of the Department of Health (DOH 13) will start assisting local government units (LGUs) in safeguarding the health of their constituents after the nationwide smoking ban took effect last Sunday. Health officials and per
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Smokers expected to quit

(DOH) on Monday said that it expected more smokers to kick the habit now that the nationwide smoking ban under President Duterte’s Executive Order No. 26 is being fully enforced. “We expect more calls in the DOH Quit Line as the implementation of smokin
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:22
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No puffing at all eateries, please

Non-smokers are saying that the present ban on smoking in air-conditioned eateries does little to protect the health of non-smokers as Malaysians generally have their meals at places that are not air-conditioned. Hairdresser Abbey Tan, 30, said most tim
The Star (my)
added Jul 25, 2017 14:19
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