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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] REYES: Outside her expertise

Why on earth would a public official, whose office has nothing to do with health whatsoever, head a Philippine delegation ...Civil Service Commission (CSC) chair Alicia dela Rosa-Bala....Two local e-cigarette consumer groups criticized Bala for supporting
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heated cigarettes negate tobacco's worst effects

The latest generation of heated cigarettes are providing an alternative for smokers looking to feed their habit without annoying people around them with the noxious odors and fumes associated with conventional smoking. They are also opening up a welcome n
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:49
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[Asia-pacific] Use of new media to support passage of Vietnam's national tobacco control legislation

This public health landmark resulted from a large-scale, long-term policy, advocacy and communication effort, which included the campaign described here. The effort was conducted by the Government of Vietnam and local and international non-governmental or
Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:25
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC chair chided over stand vs e-cigarettes

The Vapers Philippines and the PRO Vape consumer groups questioned the presence of Bala at the recent Conference of Parties 7 (COP 7) for the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in New Delhi, India from Nov.7-12.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:59
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Residents welcome gazetting public parks as smoke-free zones

Housewife Nor Azizah Ahmad Dahlan, 35, said the plan announced in July was to protect passive smokers especially children from the dangers of cigarette smoke which could cause chronic diseases. "We usually visit public parks for recreation and to breath
Astro AWANI (Channel 501) (my)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:36
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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
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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Nov 18, 2016 18:28
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