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[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Taipei’s first non-smoking commercial zone unveiled

A pedestrian zone surrounding the Chianti Plaza in Taipei’s Xinyi District has been designated as the city’s first non-smoking commercial district. The Taipei Department of Environmental Protection and the Taipei Department of Health yesterday jointly set
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 22, 2016 21:38
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[Asia-pacific] Brunei, Philippines curb tobacco industry interference

Philippines and Brunei lead their ASEAN peers in efforts to put a check on tobacco industry interference in health governance matters. According to the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance’s (SEATCA) Tobacco Industry Interference Index, the Philippines
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:23
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] WHO warns of intensified tobacco industry interference

In a statement, the WHO said there is a need for member-states to be more vigilant against efforts of the tobacco industry to water down tobacco control programs. “This is a busy time and a challenging moment. The tobacco industry is intensifying its eff
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:22
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[Asia-pacific] Ex-Philip Morris Ferrari F1 Boss Detained, Fined In Singapore For Cigarette Butt: Reports

Ferrari Formula One team principal Maurizio Arrivabene spent six hours in custody after throwing a cigarette butt in the street...It’s a weirdly fitting thing for Arrivabene to get busted by The Man for, given that he came to Ferrari from tobacco company
Jalopnik
added Sep 19, 2016 15:14
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Five retailers fined for unlicensed shisha sales

All were convicted in court and fined $14,200 in total. Cafe Le Caire (International) was given the heftiest fine of $4,000. Four of the outlets had had their tobacco retail licences revoked earlier for tobacco-related offences, but they still continued
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 17, 2016 19:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HSA prosecutes five retailers for unlicensed sale of shisha tobacco

The Health Sciences Authority (HSA) announced a press release that it had prosecuted five retailers for the unlicensed sale of shisha molasses/tobacco at their outlets located in the Kampong Glam vicinity. Here is the list of the retailers that have bee
The Online Citizen (TOC) (sg)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:55
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 5 retailers fined $14,200 for unlicensed sale of shisha tobacco

Four of the retail outlets had persisted in the sale of shisha molasses and tobacco, even after their tobacco retail licences had been earlier revoked for tobacco-related offences, HSA added. The shisha ban in Singapore came into full effect on Aug 1, a
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:54
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16
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[Asia-pacific] 80% of Malaysians say health improved after switching to vape: Study

study conducted by leading cardiologist and harm-reduction researcher Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos on more than 7,000 Malaysians in the first half of 2016. In a statement today, regional consumer advocacy group Factasia.org revealed that the survey found 8
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07
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[Asia-pacific] 15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey. Vietnamese smokers spent VND31 trillion (US$1.39 billion) on cigarettes, or VND2.7 million ($121) per person pe
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23
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