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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Experts’ advice on e-cigarettes pushed

It also recommended that e-cigarettes be made available in hospitals in the United Kingdom for those who wish to quit smoking. “Listen to the experts. It is time for the Department of Health to look into this report so that they can recommend e-cigaret
Business Mirror (ph)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:45
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Smoking ban plan diluted again

What’s unfortunate is that the health hazard from passive smoking did not appear to have been prioritized in the discussion over the smoking regulation...the WHO convention on tobacco regulations does not recognize the creation of smoking rooms — which w
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 10, 2018 19:47
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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Tobacco must be strictly controlled

Lung cancer experts might not know much about epidemiology, in which case they might misjudge the reasons for lung cancer....The nation’s population is aging, which gives rise to a false increase, but age-specific incidence rates of lung cancer are falli
Taipei Times (tw)
added Feb 10, 2018 16:43
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte's smoking ban proves a success in Manila ($$)

Smokers have become a rare sight in the Philippine capital, six months after President Rodrigo Duterte's ban on smoking in public places came into effect.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 8, 2018 05:31
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco sees profit steadying in 2018

Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] More areas could have designated smoking points

Khor told Parliament yesterday that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of designated smoking areas. Five such smoking points had been set up in Orchard Road in January last year in a trial project for sm
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 18:24
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[Asia-pacific] Olympic embarrassment: Japan falls way short in banning public smoking ahead of 2020 Games

The government’s recently unveiled anti-smoking plan has sparked an outcry from lung cancer patients and other activists because it leaves a gaping loophole that basically allows customers in restaurants and bars to continue lighting up. The plan releas
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 6, 2018 17:47
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Govt studying whether to expand smoke-free zones beyond Orchard Road

More areas could be turned into smoke-free zones in the Government's drive to snuff out smoking in all public areas...Khor told Parliament on Tuesday (Feb 6) that her ministry is exploring the feasibility of doing this by studying the effectiveness of des
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 6, 2018 16:42
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Public feedback sought on tobacco packaging

The Ministry of Health (MOH) is seeking public feedback on the standardised packaging of tobacco products, including increasing the size of graphic health warnings by 25 per cent, in a six-week consultation exercise beginning today. In a statement yeste
Straits Times (sg)
added Feb 5, 2018 23:26
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