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[Asia-pacific, India, Korea - South] WHO convention and Korea’s tobacco control policy

At the seventh session in India, the Korean delegation shared with the other parties its latest progress including tobacco price increases, pictorial health warning, smoke-free restaurants, smoking prevention programme at every primary and secondary scho
South China Morning Post
added Nov 21, 2016 21:12

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Foreign firm taps unregulated e-cigarette market

(BAT) will start selling this week a branded e-cigarette product that would allow the cigarette firm to tap a growing yet unregulated and fragmented market in the country. Roberto Eugenio, BAT Philippines corporate and regulatory affairs manager, told r
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 15:47

[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] Vapers say smokers deserve alternatives

Consumers fought back at a conference nearby. “On behalf of millions of us who now vape instead of smoke, and in support of the one billion smokers who deserve access to safer alternatives to cigarettes, we adopt today The Delhi Declaration, calling on t
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:53

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH wants e-cig, vapes covered by smoking ban

DOH spokesman Eric Tayag said the agency’s proposed executive order for the smoking ban includes e-cigs and vapes, although Republic Act 9211 or the Tobacco Regulation Act of 2003 did not cover these. “There is now evidence that they are also threats to
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:01

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH warns against violations of the Graphic Health Warning Law

reiterated its call to manufacturers and retailers of tobacco products to follow the Graphic Health Warning’s (GHW) Law or face the consequences. The law is now on its full implementation and monitoring teams are now being formed in the National Capital
added Nov 18, 2016 18:28

[Asia-pacific] Second-hand smoke plagues Vietnam's restaurants: survey

Most restaurant owners say they fear asking customers to put out their cigarettes will hurt business. Concentrations of secondhand tobacco smoke inhaled in restaurants, bars and cafés are exceptionally high in Vietnam, according to Healthbridge -- a non-p
added Nov 18, 2016 18:23

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] San Juan City beefs up antismoking ordinance

Mayor Guia Gomez has ordered to strengthen the implementation of the city’s antismoking ordinance as she also called for the strict compliance of the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law, or Republic Act 1064. Gomez also said that the local officials of the
Business Mirror (ph)
added Nov 17, 2016 17:21

[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korean Military Attempts to Foil The West

“The central authorities are collecting tinfoil to support the military,” a source in North Hamgyong province told RFA. “While tinfoil is used inside a pack of filter cigarettes, it now has a military purpose.”
Radio Free Asia (RFA)
added Nov 17, 2016 02:16
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Holy smokes! Magician makes a cigarette and paper cup LEVITATE between his hands in front of a stunned audience

A smoking magician wowed an audience by levitating a cigarette and paper cup between his hands in front of a stunned audience. In the video, filmed in a public smoking room in Japan, he starts by making the paper cup float in the air, to the audible d
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 15, 2016 06:26

[Asia-pacific] Victory for Kentucky farmers: Anti-tobacco TPP deal is dead

The Obama administration, which treated tobacco as a “hostile witness” while negotiating the TPP deal, “has given up” on the 12-nation trade deal, has now given up on the deal and will not try to push it during the lame-duck session of Congress.
Bluegrass Institute for Public Policy Solutions
added Nov 14, 2016 13:50
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