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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Govt urged to lift ban on e-cigarettes

A NETWORK OF e-cigarette users and importers have suggested that lifting the ban on smoke-free products and issuing appropriate regulations would be a more-effective measure to discourage people from smoking rather than selling cigarettes in plain packag
The Nation (th)
added Nov 27, 2018 02:36
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] CAP scoffs at ‘excuses’ of trade groups for protesting smoking ban

The Consumers’ Association of Penang (CAP) today lauded the government’s move to ban cigarette smoking in eateries and told-off restaurant groups which are against the ban. CAP president SM Mohamed Idris scoffed at the excuse given by the Malaysian Musl
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Nov 23, 2018 01:56
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: The cost of smoking

Just recently, the Philippines hosted the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum which gathered local and international experts from the fields of science, technology, policy and consumer advocacy from across Asia-Pacific as well as Europe and the United States.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 22, 2018 01:57
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Harm reduction seen to stem Asia’s smoking epidemic

Leading think tanks asked policy makers in Asia to consider adopting tobacco harm reduction approach and provide access and accurate information on alternative nicotine products such as electronic cigarettes, heated tobacco products and snus.
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 21, 2018 03:03
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[Asia-pacific, China] Hong Kong’s burgeoning e-cigarette industry on the precipice as city mulls total ban

Business is brisk for wholesalers, manufacturers and retailers of vaping products, but it could all come crashing down as officials signal e-cigarettes may be outlawed
South China Morning Post
added Nov 20, 2018 19:36
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] ASEAN cities seek to promote smoke-free tourism environments

The Smoke-free Cities ASEAN Network (SCAN) convened the 6th regional meeting in Hoi An city, the central province of Quang Nam, on November 20, focusing on reshaping tourism through smoke-free environments. The event was attended by more than 100 foreign
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Nov 20, 2018 19:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays

Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government's directive to ban smoking at all eateries would stay despite the protests from restaurant operators and eatery owners who voiced dissatisfaction with the rules which would take effect
Daily Express (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smokers, take note: No lighting up in restaurants come Jan 1 next year

Come January 1 next year, there will be a smoking ban in all restaurants throughout the country, Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng confirmed today. Lim made the announcement while tabling the Budget 2019.
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:04
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoking ban within 10m of kindergartens starts Dec. 31

The Ministry of Health and Welfare said Wednesday that the latest amendment to the National Health Promotion Act banning smoking within 10 meters of kindergartens and day care centers will go into effect Dec. 31.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking ban at all eateries stays, says Dzulkefly

The government will not compromise with the smoking ban in all restaurants, food outlets and hawker stalls as it involves public interest, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dzulkefly Ahmad. He said the government’s directive to ban smoking at all eateries
Malay Mail (my)
added Nov 14, 2018 17:56
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