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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] 5 retailers fined $14,200 for unlicensed sale of shisha tobacco

Four of the retail outlets had persisted in the sale of shisha molasses and tobacco, even after their tobacco retail licences had been earlier revoked for tobacco-related offences, HSA added. The shisha ban in Singapore came into full effect on Aug 1, a
AsiaOne (sg)
added Sep 16, 2016 14:54

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16

[Asia-pacific] 80% of Malaysians say health improved after switching to vape: Study

study conducted by leading cardiologist and harm-reduction researcher Dr Konstantinos Farsalinos on more than 7,000 Malaysians in the first half of 2016. In a statement today, regional consumer advocacy group revealed that the survey found 8
Sun Daily (my)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:07

[Asia-pacific] 15.6 million Vietnamese spend $1.4bn on smoking: survey

About 15.6 million adults in Vietnam consumed tobacco last year, the Ministry of Health announced Tuesday, citing findings of a global survey. Vietnamese smokers spent VND31 trillion (US$1.39 billion) on cigarettes, or VND2.7 million ($121) per person pe
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Sep 11, 2016 13:23

[Asia-pacific] Total 73 Macau smoking lounges await approval: govt

Applications for a total of 73 smoking lounges across Macau’s casino market were pending government approval as of early July this year, said Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion in a written reply to a question from Macau legislator Ella Lei Cheng I.
GGRAsia (mo)
added Sep 8, 2016 13:17

[Asia-pacific, Macau] Where there's smoke . . .

The Health Bureau has revealed that 86 casino smoking rooms were approved by the government in early July; 73 applications for smoking rooms from 21 casinos are pending approval, TDM Radio reported. In response to Legislator Lei Cheng I’s written questio
Macau Business Daily (mo)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:52

[Asia-pacific] Vietnam Among Countries With High Rate Of Smokers

According to the 2015 survey, the rate of tobacco users reduced from 23.8 per cent in 2010 to 22.5 per cent. The proportion of male smokers fell from 47.4 per cent to 45.3 per cent. In urban areas, the figure decreased to 42.7 per cent from 47.7 per cen
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:52

[Asia-pacific, Singapore] $6.6 million fine and jail for stashing illegal cigarettes

A 61-year-old Singaporean man was hit with a $6.6 million fine and a 38-month jail sentence last Thursday for dealing in duty-unpaid cigarettes. If he cannot pay the fine, Abdul Rashid Abdullah will have to serve an extra 22 months on his sentence, Singap
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 7, 2016 17:37

[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] JTI releases refill cartridge type electronic cigarettes

“Logic Pro will deliver a one of a kind experience to electronic cigarette smokers on capsules made with premium materials from Europe and an outstanding production line,” said an executive level official at JTI Korea.
Korea Herald (kr)
added Sep 7, 2016 16:44

[Asia-pacific, Australia, Europe, UK] Tobacco on the back foot?

many continue to file large numbers of applications for figurative, logo and colour marks covering cigarettes and tobacco in class 34. This may suggest tobacco companies are optimistic the WTO will find the TPPA in breach of Australia’s obligations under
Lexology (uk)
added Sep 7, 2016 15:20
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