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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] BAXLEY: A fatwa on e-cigarettes? Not so fast — Jeffrey Baxley

With the price of tobacco products rising, pushing smokers to the black market, where cigarettes are generally higher in tar and nicotine, we should welcome vaping as a healthier, cheaper alternative to tobacco. This is especially so given that the cos
Malay Mail (my)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:44
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco Advertising on Television Banned in Indonesia?

Commission I of Indonesia's House of Representatives (DPR) plans to revise Law No. 32/2002 on Broadcasting by adding a full ban on the advertisement of tobacco-related products on television and radio. Indonesia's tobacco industry, a massive industry in S
Indonesia Investments (nl)
added Jan 25, 2017 00:43
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South, Singapore] Organisers say TFWA Asia show is shaping up well

Tax Free World Association reports that this year’s Singapore TFWA Asia Pacific Exhibition & Conference at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore is shaping up...Just a few of the top new or returning exhibiting brands... tobacco KT & G Corporation.
TRBusiness (uk)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] KT&G records largest-ever overseas tobacco sales of $812 million

KT&G Corp., South Korea’s major tobacco manufacturer, marked a new milestone in overseas sales last year after expansion in emerging markets in Asia, Africa, and Latin America. According to the company Friday, KT&G sold 48.7 billion cigarettes last yea
Pulse (kr)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:49
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette sales bounce back in Korea despite gov't efforts

While it appears various campaigns including an 80-percent price increase in 2015 did help cut sales, industry experts point out that various stress factors like the massive presidential scandal may have prompted smokers to light up more frequently, or f
Arirang TV & Radio (kr)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:45
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Health Ministry Refuse to Join Deliberations on Tobacco Bill

The Health Ministry said it refuses to continue deliberations on tobacco draft bill. “We consistently reject it,” the Health Ministry’s Director for Non-communicable Disease Prevention and Control Lily Sriwahyuni Sulistyowati said on Monday, January 23, 2
Tempo (id)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:39
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Agri chief opposes 2-tier excise tax on cigarettes

Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel Piñol vehemently opposed the legislation imposing a huge increase in cigarette excise tax, saying the two-tier scheme would only bring hardship to tobacco farmers who are still reeling from the previous tax hike. “The DA (
Manila Times (ph)
added Jan 24, 2017 02:00
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[Asia-pacific] Trump Revamps U.S. Trade Focus by Pulling Out of Pacific Deal

Among the supporters were labor groups, Democrats such as Ohio Senator Sherrod Brown and U.S. tobacco companies, which opposed the deal over a provision that would have prevented them from suing to challenge anti-smoking measures.
Bloomberg News
added Jan 24, 2017 00:47
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Why we need total ban on e-cigarettes

THE recent announcement by the government to regulate electronic cigarettes by three ministries (Health, Domestic Trade, Co-operatives and Consumerism and Science, Technology and Innovation) is indeed of interest to the Malaysian Association for Adolesce
The Star (my)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:09
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Nee Soon South estate to get 50 smoking points

To ensure second-hand smoke will not bother residents in public spaces, Nee Soon South grassroots organisations have built 42 designated smoking points near coffee shops and Housing Board blocks. Although smokers will not be penalised if they light up ou
Straits Times (sg)
added Jan 23, 2017 12:42
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