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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Global burden of all-cause and cause-specific mortality due to smokeless tobacco use: systematic review and meta-analysis

SLT is responsible for a large number of deaths worldwide with the South-East Asian region bearing a substantial share of the burden.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 1, 2016 05:36
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] HSA raid nets S$50k worth of vaporiser products, largest haul to date

About S$50,000 worth of vaporisers — products such as e-cigarettes and e-pipes — were seized by the Health Sciences Authority (HSA) last Friday (Nov 25). The raid, conducted at two locations within the vicinity of Serangoon North, is the HSA’s largest ra
TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 30, 2016 19:27
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte urged to sign EO vs public smoking

An anti-tobacco group is urging President Rodrigo Duterte to sign an executive order banning smoking in all public places across the country to fulfill a promise he made. “We appeal to our dear president, who we know is an ardent anti-smoking advocate,
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 29, 2016 21:41
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[Asia-pacific, China, Hong Kong] Government briefs tobacco trade on proposal to amend health warnings on tobacco product packets and retail containers

The Food and Health Bureau (FHB) and the Tobacco Control Office of the Department of Health today (November 23) held a briefing for the tobacco trade to further explain the Government's proposal to amend health warnings on packets and retail containers of
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:41
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[Asia-pacific] What will it take to get China’s 350 million smokers to quit? Public bans, tax hikes on the cards

“We will put health in a strategic position and regard it as a priority task. In our development mindset, we should prioritise health and emphasise health goals in our economic and social planning,” Li said. “Public policies should favour health goals an
South China Morning Post
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] REYES: Outside her expertise

Why on earth would a public official, whose office has nothing to do with health whatsoever, head a Philippine delegation ...Civil Service Commission (CSC) chair Alicia dela Rosa-Bala....Two local e-cigarette consumer groups criticized Bala for supporting
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 24, 2016 02:58
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Heated cigarettes negate tobacco's worst effects

The latest generation of heated cigarettes are providing an alternative for smokers looking to feed their habit without annoying people around them with the noxious odors and fumes associated with conventional smoking. They are also opening up a welcome n
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:49
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[Asia-pacific] Use of new media to support passage of Vietnam's national tobacco control legislation

This public health landmark resulted from a large-scale, long-term policy, advocacy and communication effort, which included the campaign described here. The effort was conducted by the Government of Vietnam and local and international non-governmental or
Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:25
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] CSC chair chided over stand vs e-cigarettes

The Vapers Philippines and the PRO Vape consumer groups questioned the presence of Bala at the recent Conference of Parties 7 (COP 7) for the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in New Delhi, India from Nov.7-12.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:59
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Residents welcome gazetting public parks as smoke-free zones

Housewife Nor Azizah Ahmad Dahlan, 35, said the plan announced in July was to protect passive smokers especially children from the dangers of cigarette smoke which could cause chronic diseases. "We usually visit public parks for recreation and to breath
Astro AWANI (Channel 501) (my)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:36
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