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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia] RIMMER: STOMP OUT SMOKING WITH GLOBAL PLAIN PACKAGING

“There is a need to encourage further nations to follow suit – particularly in South East Asia, where the tobacco industry has been targeting its marketing resources. Our close neighbour Indonesia has one of world’s highest smoking rates, with two-third
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: If Hong Kong’s tobacco users can’t quit, they must get safer choices

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day...regulators, health professionals, smokers and vapers, as well as manufacturers of smoke-free products, have a real opportunity to be aligned...-- Paul Riley, president, East Asia and Australia, Philip Morris Asia Ltd
South China Morning Post
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups call for government regulation of e-cigarettes

Factasia.org, an international consumer welfare-advocacy group, called for a stringent measure on the manufacture, sale, and distribution of e-cigarettes and vaping juice, as it reiterated its position against the banning of e-cigarettes. Mitchell said
Business Mirror (ph)
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH seen driving Japan Tobacco growth in Asia

Japan Tobacco Inc. said its acquisitions in Asia including the Philippines were expected to help drive volume growth by 4 percent this year despite the challenging environment in other markets. “Industry volume will remain challenging in 2018,” Japan Tob
Manila Times (ph)
added May 28, 2018 13:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Mighty to help boost JT’s international business

Homegrown cigarette brand Mighty will help drive the sales and market share of Japan Tobacco, Inc.’s (JTI) international operations, according to the company’s chief executive. While the global tobacco industry will remain challenging this year, Eddy Pir
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 28, 2018 13:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] GARCIA: Ever heard of thirdhand smoke?

How many generations of smoke does science need to uncover before we accept that tobacco is the most dangerous natural product we have invented?
Rappler (ph)
added May 27, 2018 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Gov't to crack down on smoking cafes

The Ministry of Health and Welfare recently announced its plan to crack down on so-called smoking cafes... There are about 30 smoking cafes in the country, and 13 of them are located in the Seoul metropolitan area
Korea Times (kr)
added May 25, 2018 11:39
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Second-hand smoke exposes Thais to health risks

ABOUT 17.3 million Thais are victims of second-hand smoking at home, with a prolonged daily exposure of 30 minutes imposing a greater risk of cardiovascular problems and strokes, Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit, head of Action on Smoking and Health Foundation sa
The Nation (th)
added May 21, 2018 23:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] KOON: Food handlers who smoke in kitchens passing on contaminants to consumers?

Firstly, is smoking allowed in commercial kitchens? If not, away from sight, who checks on the workers there? Secondly, what are the authorities such as the National Environment Agency doing with regards to smokers working in the food industry and servi
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 18, 2018 04:38
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore could have its own No Tobacco Day

The theme of this year's World No Tobacco Day, facilitated by the World Health Organisation (WHO), is "Tobacco and heart disease"...Singapore should also consider setting aside one day a week to kickstart a wellness-related effort towards a smoke-less en
TODAYonline (sg)
added May 18, 2018 04:36
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