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[Asia-pacific, China] Japan Tobacco begins nationwide e-cigarette rollout next year

will expand sales of e-cigarettes to stores throughout the country starting in 2017 as their popularity soars in a market where smoking is in decline... JT's Ploom Tech heats up a liquid-filled cartridge just enough to generate vapor.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Oct 11, 2016 17:04
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[Asia-pacific] Philippines set to roll out tough no-smoking law

Duterte is set to sign a regulation this month banning smoking in public across Southeast Asia's second-most populous country, rolling out among the toughest anti-tobacco laws in the region. Public health campaigners who have long battled against the cou
Reuters
added Oct 11, 2016 15:41
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[Asia-pacific] Southeast Asia: Indonesia lags in curbing tobacco industry interference in policy making

Indonesia is the only country whose score increased in both the 2015 and 2016 reports among the seven surveyed in all three years (Brunei, Philippines, Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand, Lao PDR, Vietnam and Indonesia). Its 2014 score of 78 (the first year of
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Oct 11, 2016 15:40
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[Asia-pacific] Now Philippines president Rodrigo 'The Punisher' Duterte bans SMOKING after having thousands of drug dealers slaughtered

The national restrictions will be along the same lines as those set in Duterte's old municipality of Davao. 'There will be no smoking in public places anymore, whether indoor or outdoor,' Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 11, 2016 14:21
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] BAT okay with Duterte's planned no-smoking EO

(BAT) Philippines CEO James Michael Lafferty said BAT...would have no issue with the imposition of the ban on smoking in public places. “Such bans are already being implemented throughout the country at varying degrees of enforcement, as already enshrin
Business Mirror (ph)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:56
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[Asia-pacific] Groups want end to smoking in Malaysia by 2045

Malaysia Medical Association Action on Smoking and Health Committee chairman Prof Dr Lekhraj Rampal said raising the legal smoking age from 18 to 21 and increasing tax on cigarettes were essential to preventing the next generation of smokers. The World
The Star (my)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:31
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] REYES: E-Cigarette Survey

Seven out of 10 Filipino adult smokers believe that vape devices or electronic cigarettes are positive alternatives to conventional cigarettes, according to the 2016 Asian Nations Adult Smoker E-cigarette Survey commissioned by consumer advocacy group “h
Philippine Star (ph)
added Oct 10, 2016 16:02
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes tax loss of over $445 million a year

Tax losses reached VND6.5 trillion in 2012 and increased to VND6.7 trillion in 2013, said Mr. Mien at seminar hosted by the newspaper and the National Steering Committee on Combating Smuggling and Trade Fraudulence, which is known as Steering Committee 3
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:13
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, UK] TPP trade deal: plain packaging challenge triggered 'hysteria', lawyer tells MPs

Lawyer for Philip Morris’s bid to take Australia to court over cigarette laws says Australia has nothing to fear from trade deals that allow investor-state disputes
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:39
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[Asia-pacific] Smoke-free Philippines awaits Duterte signature

Good news for anti-smoking advocates: President Duterte is expected to sign this month an order declaring a nationwide smoking ban. Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial reported that the draft executive order providing for a smoking-free Philippines is awaiting
Philippine Star (ph)
added Oct 9, 2016 20:30
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