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[Asia-pacific] Talk to us re smoke lounge retention: Macau casino staff

Two of Macau’s gaming labour groups have separately told GGRAsia they want the government to explain further how a proposal to retain smoking lounges on Macau gaming floors can still protect casino workers from the risk of harm from second-hand smoke. T
GGRAsia (mo)
added Dec 4, 2016 17:08
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[Asia-pacific] Duterte pressed to sign smoke-free Philippines EO

THE New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) appealed Friday to President Rodrigo Duterte to finally fulfill his promise of outlawing smoking in all public places across the country. In a statement, NVAP President Emer Rojas said the promised Execu
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Dec 2, 2016 23:15
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco emerges as a major contributor to Korea’s exports

KT&G is likely to achieve 700 million U.S. dollars in exports for the first time this year. If revenues of its subsidiaries in other countries are included, the amount will further increase. Despite the gradually shrinking global tobacco market, it has b
Donga.com (kr)
added Dec 2, 2016 06:13
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia's rich see their wealth rebound this year

Tobacco tycoon Susilo Wonowidjojo also recorded higher net worth due to the rising value of his family's cigarette company PT Gudang Garam Tbk
Reuters
added Dec 2, 2016 04:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Think tank: Big-time increase in cigarette taxes to force smokers to quit

Public health policy think-tank HealthJustice Philippines Monday pushed for a single-tier tax system for tobacco products, saying other proposed systems would not make smokers quit.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Dec 2, 2016 04:10
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Global burden of all-cause and cause-specific mortality due to smokeless tobacco use: systematic review and meta-analysis

SLT is responsible for a large number of deaths worldwide with the South-East Asian region bearing a substantial share of the burden.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 1, 2016 05:36
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HSA raid nets S$50k worth of vaporiser products, largest haul to date

About S$50,000 worth of vaporisers — products such as e-cigarettes and e-pipes — were seized by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) last Friday (Nov 25). The raid, conducted at two locations within the vicinity of Serangoon North, is the HSA’s largest ra
TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 30, 2016 19:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte urged to sign EO vs public smoking

An anti-tobacco group is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to sign an executive order banning smoking in all public places across the country to fulfill a promise he made. “We appeal to our dear president, who we know is an ardent anti-smoking advocate,
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:41
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] Government briefs tobacco trade on proposal to amend health warnings on tobacco product packets and retail containers

The Food and Health Bureau (FHB) and the Tobacco Control Office of the Department of Health today (November 23) held a briefing for the tobacco trade to further explain the Government's proposal to amend health warnings on packets and retail containers of
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:41
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[Asia-pacific] What will it take to get China’s 350 million smokers to quit? Public bans, tax hikes on the cards

“We will put health in a strategic position and regard it as a priority task. In our development mindset, we should prioritise health and emphasise health goals in our economic and social planning,” Li said. “Public policies should favour health goals an
South China Morning Post
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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