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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Combating tobacco: The youth taking control

Young people today are not staying silent and doing nothing. In fact, the Global Youth Tobacco Survey of school-aged young people, revealed that three out of four students agreed that tobacco smoke was dangerous and that smoking should be prohibited in pu
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:56
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[Asia-pacific, Guam] Governor criticized for vetoing tobacco access legislation

Members of Youth for Youth Live and the author of the legislation that proposed to increase the age for legal access to tobacco in Guam from 18 to 21 reacted quickly to the governor’s veto of Bill 141-33. Vice Speaker Benjamin Cruz, author of the bill, o
postguam.com (gu)
added Jul 4, 2016 17:39
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] North Korean leader smokes at school

In images provided by Korean Central Television (KCT), Kim is seen smoking in a gym and in a classroom while touring a middle school in Pyongyang....In the anti-smoking campaign video ...women said smokers were "rude" and had "no common sense."
Korea Times (kr)
added Jul 4, 2016 17:17
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[Asia-pacific, Micronesia] Calvo vetoes bill to raise Guam legal age to buy tobacco products

In his veto letter, Calvo said the “government is not a nanny” and that island lawmakers don’t have the right to tell Guam residents old enough to serve in the military, vote, marry and have children “that they can’t buy a pack of cigarettes.”
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Jul 1, 2016 21:09
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[Asia-pacific, China, Macau] GAMING EMPLOYEES OPPOSE SMOKING LOUNGES

In the letter, the AGP writes that “it is unacceptable to us, the casino employees to allow the existence of smoking lounges in the casinos… we come to work, not to sell our [lives].” According to AGP vice president Lei Man Chao, the association currentl
Macau Daily Times (mo)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:57
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Labuan Health Dept To Fully Enforce Smoking Ban On Ferries

is drawing up strategic and effective plans on health and educational campaign, calling for smoke-free roll-on roll-off (Ro-Ro Ferry) ferries. The estimated three-month long programme will aggressively be carried out at public places and for stakeholders
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:56
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Abellanosa files 'Cigarette Holiday' bill

Abellonasa kick-started his new term by filing House Bill No. 41 that prohibits the sale and smoking in public of cigarettes every fifteenth day of the month. To be known as the Cigarette Holiday Act, Abellanosa said HB 41 aimed to support the call of Pr
Cebu Daily News (ph)
added Jul 1, 2016 20:44
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[Asia-pacific] ITA’s day in the sun / TPP TOBACCO CARVEOUT ‘UNFAIR AND UNNECESSARY’

Japan Tobacco International, at the Cato discussion...tobacco companies have not abused investor-state dispute settlement, Ulle argued, saying they have filed only two cases, one of which has been thrown out. That amounts to 0.3 percent of the ISDS caselo
Politico
added Jul 1, 2016 16:34
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Tobacco sales in China take hit from tax rises and luxury crackdown

China’s tobacco industry gasped for life in the first five months of the year, with sales taking big hits from tax increases and Beijing’s war on extravagance. Revenue fell 11.7 per cent year on year from January to May and profits were down 24 per cent,
South China Morning Post
added Jun 30, 2016 16:35
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] 1 in 12 students in Western Pacific uses tobacco – survey

One out of 12 students in the Western Pacific Region is a current tobacco user, the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey showed. This translates to 5.3 million students 13 to 15 years old... The report "Youth and Tobacco in the Western Pacific Region: Glob
Rappler (ph)
added Jun 29, 2016 14:58
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