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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Tobacco firms continue to sell capsule cigarettes despite safety issues

Tobacco firms continue to sell cigarettes containing flavored capsules in their filters, although a lawmaker pointed out their risks at this year's government audit. British American Tobacco (BAT) Korea released Dunhill Fine Cut Switch and Dunhill Fine
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 18, 2016 19:03
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MOVE: Time to dispel myths over vaping & nicotine dangers

Malaysian Organisation of Vape Entities (MOVE) has been and will continue to defend the rights of consumers to vape. Our position on the right to vape is corroborated by various independent studies by medical professionals and scientific bodies that have
Rakyat Post (my)
added Oct 18, 2016 15:09
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Tobacco Excise Increase Affects Small Industries, Ministry Says

Hartanto said that an increase in tobacco excise has the potential to affect small kretek cigarette industries. Therefore, the Minister underlined the importance of maintaining the increase in a manageable level, especially for small cigarette industries.
Tempo (id)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:01
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[Asia-pacific] EDITORIAL - Smoke-free Philippines

As in local smoking bans in the country, the question is how efficiently a nationwide ban can be enforced. In Metro Manila, many restaurants even in five-star hotels allow smoking areas, with no walls to keep such areas enclosed, rendering the ban useles
Philippine Star (ph)
added Oct 17, 2016 19:00
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco fired up over National Cancer Center findings

“The conclusion that passive smoking increases the risk of lung cancer is scientifically proven clearly,” the NCC said in its latest online post, referring to JT’s earlier assertion casting doubt on a study by the center that concluded passive smoking ha
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:21
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Malaysia] BAHAROM: Have guidelines on e-ciggies, vaping gone up in smoke?

those who move to e-cigarettes or other novel tobacco products with reduced harm, which can be by means of heating e-liquids or tobacco, are generating vapour rather than harmful cigarette smoke. This is a debate for the Conference of Parties (CoP) in Nov
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:17
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Philip Morris Int'l appoints Kang TaeKoo as Msia, Singapore MD

the new Managing Director for Philip Morris Malaysia (PMM) and Singapore, effective October 1, 2016. TaeKoo brings with him extensive experience in the global tobacco industry, having started his career with Philip Morris Korea in 1998. After progressing
New Straits Times (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:37
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Why no headway on e-cigarettes, vaping?

Honestly, here was Malaysia with entrepreneurs starting and leading in an industry that would have not only reduced harm, but reduced air pollution, with a win-win situation for everyone. Yet again, we have the government dragging its feet.
Astro AWANI (Channel 501) (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:23
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[Asia-pacific, China, Indonesia, Philippines] Asian Countries Declare War on Cigarettes

Asian countries are taking measures against smoking. Japan’s health minister Yasuhisa Shiozaki said that the government will step up measures against passive smoking while seeking public understanding ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, rep
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:16
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