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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Singapore] LESTER: Excluding Tobacco From Trade Agreements: The Wrong Way To Promote Policy Space

The most frequently cited example is Philip Morris bringing claims against Uruguay and Australia for their respective tobacco laws. Both claims failed. This argument is overstated and unconvincing. Even after the Philip Morris claims, over thirty countri
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:39
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Huff and puff of an incurable disease

More than 80 per cent of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease in Singapore is caused by tobacco smoking... Public forum WHAT: COPD Awareness Event 2016: Take Charge Of Your Lungs WHO: Jointly organised by Singapore General Hospital, Changi General Hosp
Straits Times (sg)
added Nov 1, 2016 14:43
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Numerous violations of subway smoking ban

The official ban on smoking near subway station entrances took effect on Sep. 1 with more than 1,600 violations in the first month. Seoul Metropolitan Government said Monday that violations totaled 1,662.
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:22
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Korean youth first try smoking at age 12.7: report

The Korea Health Promotion Foundation said in the report that the average age when domestic youth first tried smoking dropped from 12.8 in 2011 to 12.7 in 2015. The foundation said the report was based on a poll of middle and high school students who hav
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:46
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[Asia-pacific] Politician pushing to double price of cigarettes in Japan by start of 2020 Olympics

With Japanese public opinion also gradually becoming more critical of second-hand smoke, some legislators are arguing that now is as good a time as any to begin transitioning to stricter regulations and anti-smoking measures. The Ministry of Health, Labo
Japan Today
added Oct 29, 2016 14:55
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[Asia-pacific] Northbound Philippines News Online PHL tobacco farmers join World Tobacco Grower's Day celebrations

World Tobacco Grower’s Day (WTGD), celebrated for the fourth year in a row, is an initiative promoted by the International Tobacco Growers’ Association (ITGA) since 2012. With the WTGD, tobacco-growing communities around the world seek to jointly defend
Northbound Philippines News Online (ph)
added Oct 29, 2016 14:49
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BJMP to ban smoking in all jails

the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology (BJMP) has said it will soon implement the “no smoking” policy in all district and city jails nationwide. BJMP Chief Director Serafin Barreto Jr. said smoking will no longer be permitted in all jails run by the
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 26, 2016 13:28
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] ANALYSIS; Tobacco sector: Lighting up

we are beginning to see some light for next year. In the 2017 Draft State Budget (RAPBN), the government is budgeting only a 6 percent increase in tobacco excise revenue...the one-of-a-kind Marlboro kretek (clove cigarette) called Marlboro Filter Black.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Oct 25, 2016 14:38
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[Asia-pacific] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Malaysia qtrly revenue of 932.2 mln rgt vs 1.16 bln rgt

* Qtrly revenue of 932.2 million rgt versus 1.16 billion rgt; net profit of 212.6 million rgt versus 256.1 million rgt * Board of directors has declared a third interim dividend of 55.00 sen per share * Remains concerned with legal volumes continuing t
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2016 12:28
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Zico performs with winners of anti-smoking campaign

Korean hip-hop artist Zico held a collaboration performance with finalists of an anti-smoking campaign audition where each competitor performed a self-composed rap with Zico. Known as a non-smoker, Zico has been promoting the Ministry of Health and Welf
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:38
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