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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Consumers confused over harmfulness of HNB cigarettes

According to a survey by local pollster Realmeter, 69 percent of the HNB cigarette smokers and 73 percent of conventional cigarette smokers said that the government’s announcement has only caused more confusion. Even 65 percent of non-smokers responded t
The Investor (kr)
added Oct 12, 2018 14:38
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[Asia-pacific] Hong Kong to impose full ban on e-cigarettes and other new tobacco products

The move will be announced in Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s policy address on Wednesday, in an unexpected U-turn after the government previously proposed to only restrict the sale of new tobacco products to minors
South China Morning Post
added Oct 9, 2018 17:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Groups debate impact of e-cigarettes on public health

Emer Rojas, president of the New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP), remains steadfast in its lobbying for government to prohibit e-cigarettes in the country until its safety is fully determined by expert studies. Rojas noted that the Departme
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 8, 2018 20:46
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[Asia-pacific, China] Ban e-cigarettes, Hong Kong medical experts say after ‘shocking’ 55 per cent rise in primary schoolchildren trying vaping

the four medical groups said: “We are extremely worried that legislating for a mere restriction on the sale of electronic cigarettes to adults is no different from allowing teen vaping to bubble into an epidemic of colossal scale.”
South China Morning Post
added Sep 28, 2018 15:01
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[Asia-pacific] Asean tobacco atlas reveals how Thailand is fighting back against killer

according to the fourth edition of the Asean Tobacco Control Atlas released yesterday by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) on the occasion of the 3rd UN High-Level Meeting on Non-Communicable Diseases taking place in New York today.
The Nation (th)
added Sep 27, 2018 16:18
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] LETTER: No effective recourse from neighbours' second-hand cigarette smoke

Just as a wife who is bashed daily by her abusive husband needs protection from domestic violence before she succumbs to long-term physical injury, non-smokers need protection and a way out from their neighbours who smoke.
TODAYonline (sg)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:45
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales down 1.1% on campaign, higher prices

Sales of cigarettes in South Korea declined 1.1 percent in the first eight months of 2018 from a year earlier due to a government-led anti-smoking campaign and higher prices, data showed Wednesday. South Korean smokers purchased 2.31 billion 20-ciga
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:14
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco threatens youth: Ministers

Senior government officials opened an international conference on tobacco control on the resort island of Bali on Thursday with the message that Indonesia must reduce its tobacco consumption to protect its younger generations.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:24
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Dangers of second-hand smoke ($$)

Dr Madeleine Chew, a general practitioner at MW Medical, told The Sunday Times that second-hand smoke can be dangerous for infants. It can trigger a host of diseases and harmful conditions including asthma attacks, ear infections, bronchitis, pneumonia,
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 17, 2018 19:35
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