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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] NEA officers get more powers to investigate smoking violations

Officers from the National Environment Agency (NEA) will be able to enter smoking-prohibited places without warrants to investigate smoking violations, and it will be illegal to obstruct or prevent them from collecting evidence. NEA was also given the p
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] MPs raise option of banning smoking in homes; Senior Minister of State cautions against intruding privacy

politicians expressed their belief that banning smoking inside residential flats are a totally viable idea. Thankfully for smokers in Singapore, Senior Minister of State for Health Amy Khor shot down the idea yesterday, cautioning against the intrusion
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand] Asian Vapers unite to share voice with authorities

“vapers” from the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and Indonesia, joined together to launch a united voice...launched #VapersBeHeard to provide Asian vapers with an opportunity to be heard by global, regional and national policy-makers as well as the gene
Manila Standard (ph)
added Sep 11, 2018 21:17
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[Africa, Asia-pacific, Europe, South Africa] WILCOX: The world must unite against Big Tobacco’s 21st century colonialism

Now, as participants to the FCTC prepare for their eighth biannual summit in Geneva...The wealthy Western states need to put Big Tobacco in its place, and prove to the developing world that they can tame the cigarette industry through concerted, unified a
Africa Times
added Sep 9, 2018 20:46
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Customers or secondhand smoke, groups have their say

Restaurant owners want a few tables allocated for customers to smoke while anti-smoking groups want even more aggressive measures in reaction to a Health Ministry’s intention to gazette all open-air restaurants as no-smoking areas from December. Smoking
The Star (my)
added Sep 9, 2018 17:47
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Philip Morris claims its smoking device can reduce incidence of lung carcinomas

said the incidence and multiplicity of lung carcinomas was significantly increased upon exposure to cigarette smoke than normal conditions. However, the incidence and multiplicity of lung carcinomas in mice exposed to IQOS was significantly lower than mi
Korea Times (kr)
added Sep 5, 2018 02:02
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Chiba city to submit anti-secondhand smoke ordinance that includes fines

An ordinance against secondhand smoke that bans smoking in principle at drinking and eating establishments that hire employees will be submitted to the Chiba Municipal Assembly, the Chiba Municipal Government announced on Sept. 3.
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Sep 5, 2018 00:35
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Environmental groups praise move to ban smoking in Boracay public places

These were the sentiments of toxic watchdogs Action on Smoking & Health (ASH) Philippines, Framework Convention on Tobacco Control Alliance, Philippines (FCAP) and the Quezon City based Ecowaste Coalition. The groups commended Tourism Secretary Bernadet
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Sep 4, 2018 22:24
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Confessions of women who smoke

thesundaypost talked to some female smokers... “Actually, it started with seeing some of my male schoolmates smoking and showing off. They made cat calls and sometimes tried to bully me. I didn’t like that. So, one day I showed them I, too, could smoke.”
Borneo Post (my)
added Sep 3, 2018 14:56
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Prices of cigarettes to go up after sales tax fixed at 10%

Sales and Service Tax (SST) for cigarettes has been gazetted at 10% as of Aug 29, and this will cause the prices of cigarette to increase. British American Tobacco (M) Bhd (BAT) managing director Erik Stoel said the company is concerned about the impact
The Star (my)
added Aug 31, 2018 20:22
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