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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH urged to open online reporting system for smoking ban violators

(DOH) was urged today by an anti-smoking group to create an online reporting system for those who are violating the smoking ban. New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said their group is hoping that DOH will be more proacti
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Feb 18, 2018 05:06

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH vapers hail US FDA paper on nicotine

Vapers in the Philippines hailed a recent policy paper from the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) stating that nicotine, although not totally risk-free, was not directly responsible for fatal lung and heart diseases. In a recently published paper, t
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 14, 2018 16:54

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] A neighbor’s smoke is toxic—especially to children

Bottom line, unless your complex is completely smoke-free, you and your family could be in danger. Secondhand smoke has over 7,000 chemicals—70 of which are cancer causing— and even brief exposure to it is toxic. You do so much to protect your family.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Feb 13, 2018 17:47

[Asia-pacific, Singapore, UK, USA] ZANNIA: Public Health England’s latest report re-affirms findings of e-cigarettes being significantly less harmful than conventional cigarettes

Singapore bans e-cigarettes Ministry of Health (MOH) of Singapore has announced earlier that new prohibitions on the purchase, use and possession of emerging and imitation tobacco products will come into force starting from 1 February 2018.
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Feb 12, 2018 13:24

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco sees profit steadying in 2018

Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Feb 7, 2018 00:57

[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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