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[Asia-pacific] BRIEF-British American Tobacco Malaysia qtrly revenue of 932.2 mln rgt vs 1.16 bln rgt

* Qtrly revenue of 932.2 million rgt versus 1.16 billion rgt; net profit of 212.6 million rgt versus 256.1 million rgt * Board of directors has declared a third interim dividend of 55.00 sen per share * Remains concerned with legal volumes continuing t
Reuters
added Oct 25, 2016 12:28
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Zico performs with winners of anti-smoking campaign

Korean hip-hop artist Zico held a collaboration performance with finalists of an anti-smoking campaign audition where each competitor performed a self-composed rap with Zico. Known as a non-smoker, Zico has been promoting the Ministry of Health and Welf
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cigar makers told to also put graphic health warnings

It’s not just cigarette makers; even cigar makers were reminded by an anti-smoking group to comply with the impending implementation of the graphic health warning (GWH) Law. “Cigar makers are also sternly reminded to follow the existing GHW Law as they a
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:38
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Singapore jails Chinese nationals for buying, selling contraband cigarettes via WeChat

The Chinese nationals, Bao Jiancao, 29, and Zhu Xingbing, 45, were arrested in two separate operations conducted by Singapore Customs in Geylang and Woodlands respectively on Tuesday. Bao was sentenced to three months and one week jail, while Zhu was se
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:29
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Philip Morris fearless about going smokeless

more than 2 million heater units had been sold, raising iQOS' share of the Japanese cigarette market to more than 4%. Miroslaw Zielinski, the company's president for Reduced-Risk Products, said the pace of market penetration is unprecedented.
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:58
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[Asia-pacific] Japan must aim for intl standards to block passive smoking damage

Aiming to prevent damage caused by passive smoking, the Health, Labor and Welfare Ministry has compiled a draft of proposals to toughen control measures. The draft calls for total ban on smoking in buildings of government ministries and agencies, and on
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:49
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong] Market expert: Regulating e-cigarette “a one-way direction”

Dr Stephen Jenkins, director in regulatory and medical affairs of Nicoventures in the Asia-Pacific region, is in Hong Kong reaching out to lawmakers to garner support for e-cigarette regulation instead of a total ban. Earlier in June, legislator Kwok Wai
Harbour Times (hk)
added Oct 22, 2016 18:09
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - North] North Korea’s newest zoo attraction is a chimpanzee trained to smoke cigarettes

animals are not exempt from the negative effects of cigarettes simply by virtue of being nonhuman. Secondhand smoke is known to harm dogs and cats. Even fish can be hurt from errant cigarette stubs, as one San Diego State University study found that a sin
Washington Post
added Oct 21, 2016 20:16
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[Asia-pacific] Biggest seizure of illicit tobacco in 14 years for Hong Kong, as HK$24 million worth of cargo uncovered

Hong Kong customs officers seized cargo from Vietnam containing HK$24 million worth of illicit tobacco... It was unclear if Vietnam was the source port, but authorities believed the syndicate used Hong Kong as a transit point and the illicit tobacco was
South China Morning Post
added Oct 20, 2016 17:53
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Law on graphic health warnings takes full effect Nov

The law on graphic health warnings on cigarette packs will be fully implemented starting November 4. This means about half the space on packets of all cigarette packs, both the imported and locally produced, shall bear a photograph showing the harmful ef
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Oct 20, 2016 13:42
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