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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Congressmen reject claims against safety of E-cigarettes

Congressmen have rejected claims against the safety of electronic cigarettes or E-cigarettes as they adopted House Resolution No. 1885 calling on the Department of Health to endorse its use as part of the national tobacco control strategy. Health risks
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 19, 2018 03:29
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms rebut ministry's claim that HNB cigarettes produce more tar

The health authorities launched the probe in August last year into three tobacco heating devices -- IQOS by Philip Morris Korea, British American Tobacco‘s Glo and South Korean leading cigarette maker KT&G’s Lil. “We found that there was no ground to s
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 11, 2018 00:00
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cause-oriented groups urge youth to avoid smoking, adopt healthy lifestyle

The HealthJustice and Millenials PH groups recently conducted a conference at the University of the Cordilleras in Baguio City and discussed the dangers of tobacco consumption. According to the 2015 Global Youth and Tobacco Survey, 16 percent of 13 to 1
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] June is National No Smoking Month

The celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31 ushered in the observance of June as National No Smoking Month in the Philippines. With the aim to raise public awareness on the ill effects of smoking as well as to encourage smokers to give up the habit
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] 100 smokers die a day, could double by 2030

The data is reckoned by the Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund under the Ministry of Health. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), conducted by the ministry and the General Statistics Office in 2015, 53.5
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Lung cancer incidence rate suggests more women smoking than official count

On the assumption that there are no genetic conditions at play in the occurrence of lung cancer, given the incidence rate, the smoking rate for women is probably more like 17.3 percent, the report said. The official smoking rate for women rose from 5.3
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jun 4, 2018 21:49
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia's lax smoking laws are helping next generation to get hooked

With more than 260 million people, Indonesia is the biggest economy in Southeast Asia. The country’s young population – 37 percent are under the age of 20 – is one of its greatest strengths. But Indonesia’s potential and productivity are being threatened
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:28
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco to cut heated tobacco prices in battle with Philip Morris

Japan, where regular e-cigarettes with nicotine-laced liquid are effectively banned, has become the main market for “heat not burn” (HNB) products which emit less smoke and smell less than conventional cigarettes. The country accounts for over 90 percent
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'E-cigs not the solution to tobacco epidemic' - WHO representative

Dr. Gundo Weiler said there is still no sufficient data that electronic cigarettes have become an effective tool for the reduction of smoking. “The rise of e-cigarettes and other devices very carefully is still fairly young… there is not really sufficien
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:27
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] 'Disneyland for Big Tobacco'—how Indonesia's lax smoking laws are getting the next generation hooked

With more than 260m people, Indonesia is the biggest economy in South-East Asia. The country's young population – 37% are under the age of 20 – is one of its greatest strengths. But Indonesia's potential and productivity are being threatened by the numbe
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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