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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government warned of cigarette price increase

The governments reported plan to significantly hike cigarette prices has sparked pros and cons reactions from various circles such as cigarette industries, lawmakers and other quarters. Chairman of the Indonesian White Cigarette Producers Association (Ga
Antara News (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:13
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[Asia-pacific] A Package of Cigarettes to Cost IDR 50,000 in Indonesia?

The Finance Ministry of Indonesia will study whether the price of a package of cigarettes can be raised to IDR 50,000 (approx. USD $3.8), almost twice as high as the current average price of a package of cigarettes in Indonesia. The price hike would help
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Aug 22, 2016 13:25
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[Asia-pacific] Obama Readies One Last Push for Trans-Pacific Partnership

Many Republicans and the tobacco industry object that the tobacco companies would be barred from using international trade tribunals to sue countries that restrict smoking.
New York Times
added Aug 22, 2016 01:07
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Thirteen traders caught for selling cigarettes to minors

Thirteen traders were caught selling cigarettes to minors during raids conducted simultaneously in four states last week...Dr Lokman said the ministry had submitted the investigation papers to the respective state prosecutors, and hoped that possible lega
New Straits Times (my)
added Aug 19, 2016 18:48
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] As cigarette prices rise, so does smuggling

Illegally distributed tobacco products are being sold at various places...It is hard to find them through a web search, but stores’ locations and business hours are introduced in smokers’ communities on the internet. An industry insider said that the numb
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Aug 16, 2016 01:35
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI to unveil new design of bestselling tobacco

will relaunch its premium million-seller tobacco Mevius, with a significant change to its packaging design, the company said Thursday. The upgraded design features an arc that represents the fundamentals of modernity and dynamics, and embossed textile to
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 12, 2016 00:32
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Europe, Hong Kong] World’s vaping industry under thick cloud as HK moves to complete ban

Hong Kong is one step closer to imposing a complete ban...planning to table an amendment bill in the 2016/2017 legislative year to “completely prohibit the import, manufacture, sale, distribution and advertising of e-cigarettes”.
Harbour Times (hk)
added Aug 10, 2016 18:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Clean Olympics: Governor Koike targets smoking for Tokyo Games

Tokyo’s new governor said she is willing to take measures to prevent passive smoking in the capital ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics. “Tokyo, as the host of the Games, should establish a system on its own,” Yuriko Koike said in an interv
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Aug 10, 2016 12:23
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[Asia-pacific, China] Macau smoking ban due for further study

Macau’s legislators are set to resume discussions on the proposed casino smoking ban in late October...The Assembly’s working committee, which has been tasked with forming the legislation, is reportedly awaiting response from the government concerning the
GamingToday
added Aug 9, 2016 20:49
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Smoker slaps woman with baby for asking him stop puffing in no smoking area

A mom with a 7-month-old baby was slapped in the face after she asked a man in 50s to “put out a cigarette” in a no smoking area.... She added that “for adults, you can just hold your nose. But I can’t ask my 7-month-old baby to do the same, can I?”
Korea Herald (kr)
added Aug 8, 2016 16:13
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