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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] 989 fines issued in anti-smoking ops

Premise owners responsible for not displaying no-smoking sign and selling cigarettes to minors.
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added May 19, 2016 03:26
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group lauds Duterte’s plan for nationwide smoking ban

Public health policy think tank and Bloomberg Awardee for Global Tobacco Control HealthJustice Philippines welcomes presumptive president Rodrigo Duterte’s pronouncement that he will implement a “no smoking” policy nationwide, including in enclosed public
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added May 18, 2016 10:32
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Health Ministry cracks down on smoking in public places

A total of 989 compounds were issued to smokers caught in prohibited areas in “Ops Putung” organised by the Health Ministry. Its director-general, Datuk Dr Noor Hisham Abdullah, said in a statement the smoking offences occurred in public places such as s
Malay Mail (my)
added May 18, 2016 07:23
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Food outlets should stop cigarette retail business as food handlers — MCTC

Malaysia and Singapore coffee shop owners hit back at Malaysia Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) on May 11 2016 in Malay Mail Online we wish to reiterate that there were no studies to prove BAT's claim that illegal cigarette trade increased due to the
Malay Mail (my)
added May 17, 2016 16:20
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[Asia-pacific] Australia versus Philip Morris. How we took on big tobacco and won

"If we ratify the Trans-Pacific Partnership transnational corporations based in the United States will gain an avenue to sue Australia. There's an exclusion for tobacco control measures, but no solid exclusion for other health measures."
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added May 17, 2016 14:04
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[Asia-pacific, New Zealand] US seeks more in TPP on medicine monopolies at APEC meeting

The tobacco industry is also claiming that the TPP is discriminatory because it prevents them from suing governments over tobacco regulation, while allowing other global corporations to sue over other public interest legislation.”... “It is outrageous tha
Scoop (nz)
added May 17, 2016 00:30
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] JACINTO-LOPEZ: Light a fire or not?

Baldrige, an American etiquette expert and PR practitioner who served as Jackie Kennedy’s social secretary in the White House, gave this smoking etiquette: “If you don’t like smoking in your house, warn guests. At the moment of extending the invitation,
Philippine Star (ph)
added May 16, 2016 23:41
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[Asia-pacific] asian american & pacific islander heritage month: embracing differences builds tobacco-free legacies

the theme for Asian American & Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2016 – “walk together, embrace differences, build legacies” – provides an important framework when considering the fight to end tobacco use. An estimated 20.3 million Americans are of Asian
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 15, 2016 23:31
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[Asia-pacific, Guam, Micronesia] Smoking age bill set for public hearing

a proposal to raise the legal minimum smoking age in Guam from 18 to 21 will receive a public hearing. The proposal contained in Bill 141-33, if enacted into law, will increase the statutory minimum legal age of access to tobacco and electronic cigarette
postguam.com (gu)
added May 13, 2016 19:52
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Lhokseumawe Bans Women from Smoking in Public Spaces

He said that Lhokseumawe City has seen young women smoking in coffee shops or cafes of late...“I call on coffee shop owners to ban women from smoking in public spaces. Because it is conflicted with the culture of an Acehnese woman. If allowed, it could s
Tempo (id)
added May 13, 2016 19:02
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