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[Asia-pacific, Australia] 'Questionable Benefit': TPP Under Threat Over 'Corporate Court' Clause

In an annual trade report, the Australian Productivity Commission echoed concerns raised in other TPP signatory states, warning against the investor-state dispute settlement (ISDS)... ​saying the court case against Philip Morris had come at a huge cost t
Sputnik (ru)
added Jul 25, 2016 19:18
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Only homegrown cigarettes sold at highway service areas: sources

Only cigarettes produced by South Korea's sole tobacco maker KT&G Corp. are sold at highway service areas nationwide despite the antitrust watchdog's earlier order to correct such an unfair practice, industry sources said Monday. Last year, the Fair Tra
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 25, 2016 16:13
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[Asia-pacific, Europe, Malaysia, Poland] Confusion still reigns over e-cigs

th Malaysia expected to table it’s vape laws soon, Sunday Star headed to Warsaw, Poland, for the recent Global Forum on Nicotine 2016, to see what’s happening globally....We spoke to industry reps and NGOs at the Global Forum on Nicotine 2016 held in War
The Star (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:18
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] All about the nicotine

IF Malaysia regulates e-cigs as a pharmaceutical product, the industry here could face challenges similar to our neighbour Down Under. In Australia, states are extending tobacco control laws to include e-cigs, Sydney-based tobacco treatment specialist D
The Star (my)
added Jul 25, 2016 15:16
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[Asia-pacific] Holy Smokes! MTR passenger puffs on cigarettes, drinks beer on busy train to Hong Kong public's horror

"I turned around and saw this guy sitting there, having a cigarette. A woman went up to him and asked if he was for real, then pulled the emergency call handle." MTR workers boarded the train and seemingly convinced the man to put his cigarette out.
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Jul 23, 2016 20:25
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Another commuter gets away with smoking inside MTR station

A woman was found smoking inside the Cheung Sha Wan MTR station, but she only received a verbal warning from staff of the train operator. At 9:40 a.m. Thursday a woman wearing a black T-shirt and blue jeans was seen smoking while walking along the conco
EJ Insight (Hong Kong Economic Journal) (hk)
added Jul 22, 2016 23:46
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Constitutional Court upholds smoking ban at all restaurants

ruled that a smoking ban at all restaurants is constitutional, court and health officials said Thursday, rejecting arguments that it violates individuals' rights to property and the pursuit of happiness. Officials said the nine judges unanimously agreed
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:29
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales bounce back from dip

Cigarette sales for the first half of 2016 have risen 14 percent compared to the same period last year, coming back from a sharp drop early last year due to a price hike, according to data Wednesday. According to research firm Nielson, over 35.3 billion
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jul 21, 2016 04:27
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Young campaigners collect antitobacco letters for Jokowi

Indonesian Young Reformers says it has collected 10,000 letters calling for people to quit smoking from children in areas across the country. The handwritten letters will be handed over to President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo during the peak of the National Ch
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:46
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[Asia-pacific, Brunei] Contraband cigarettes more dangerous

FIVE types of cigarettes seized from the black market in Brunei were found to have higher levels of cancer-causing chemicals, laboratory tests conducted in Singapore last year showed. Hjh Mahanum Dato Hj Abu Zar, a senior translator at the Health Promot
Brunei Times (bn)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:02
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