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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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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] PH, Thailand talks on cigarette taxes collapse

THE PHILIPPINES formally asked the World Trade Organization (WTO) to look into inconsistencies in the customs valuations that Thailand continued to impose on imported cigarettes. This request came after the two nations failed to resolve their dispute du
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jul 18, 2016 01:01
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] 'Suara Hati Anak' Anti-Smoking Campagin Aims to Increase Public Awareness of Tobacco-Caused Diseases

(Voices of Children), to increase public awareness of the impacts of smoking. In a statement to the Jakarta Globe recently, Vital Strategies said the campaign involves placing advertisement in national media from May 27 until June 10 this year, uploading
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 15, 2016 15:38
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 3 fined total of $28,500 for selling vaporisers online

Two men and a woman were fined a total of $28,500 for selling vaporisers such as electronic cigarettes, said the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) on Wednesday (July 13). The three peddlers were convicted between May and July this year.
Straits Times (sg)
added Jul 13, 2016 14:29
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