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[Asia, Nepal] Officials hope many lives will be saved

The Supreme Court's order to tobacco companies to put pictorial warnings covering 75 percent space on wrappers of all types of tobacco products has cheered health officials who think the graphic alarms on health will help decrease deaths caused by tobacc
eKantipur (np)
added Jan 4, 2014 05:21
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[Asia, Israel] Court orders 10-fold increase in smoking compensation

The Bella Shlomkin’s club, which two years ago was ordered by the Central District Court to pay the Israel Cancer Association NIS 90,000 for failing to ensure no smoking on the premises, received an unpleasant surprise on Thursday.
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 7, 2013 09:58
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[Asia] HU: China's smokers: CNTC's captive market

BAT and PMI are reliant on the CNTC to sell their brands in China (555 for BAT and Marlboro for PMI); CNTC needs Big Tobacco to distribute Chinese brands to the world. However, since Chinese brands are virtually unknown outside the country and appeal mai
Financial Times blogs
added May 23, 2013 21:50
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[Asia] New excise stamps on alcohol, tobacco introduced in Uzbekistan

Alcohol and tobacco products will be marked with new excise stamps in Uzbekistan from April 1, 2013. The new excise stamps with additional protection levels will be applied to the products both produced in Uzbekistan and imported from other countries, A
AzerNews (az)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:03
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[Asia, Mid-east] Hazards of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe in a Middle Eastern Population: a Cohort Study of 50 000 individuals from Iran

Conclusions Regular use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe were associated with the risk of earlier death (particularly from cancer) in our cohort.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:27
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[Asia, East Timor] Indonesia in Uneasy Glare as WHO Turns Its Focus to Tobacco

“Tougher actions are needed for tobacco control and prevention,” said Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the WHO’s regional director. “Countries must equally tax all tobacco products, ban tobacco advertisements, enforce pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and imp
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:19
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[Asia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Imprisonment for selling cigarette rolls

A man was imprisoned for 20 days last week for selling cigarette rolls illegally. Under the Tobacco Control Regulation anyone who sells cigarette rolls will be taken to task.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added May 5, 2014 23:54
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[Asia, Singapore] More smokers, but fewer smoking tobacco products

National Health Survey (NHS) 2010 found that smoking prevalence has increased from 12.6 per cent in 2004 to 14.3 per cent in 2010. The increase was especially significant for smokers aged 18 to 29 -- from 12.3 per cent in 2004 to 16.3 per cent in 2010.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 18, 2014 14:43
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[Asia, Fiji] Respect non-smokers: Health Ministry

Health Ministry Spokesperson, Shalvin Deo says people’s responses won’t deter the work they are doing. “We are trying everything to discourage people from smoking and know it’s up to the smoker, and as you know that 80% of all deaths in Fiji are related
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 16, 2013 04:27
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom gets serious about its tobacco problem

To intensify its anti-smoking efforts, the Ministry of Health recently began operating mobile anti-smoking clinics that go to malls and neighborhoods. The clinics have male and female specialists who can educate smokers on the detrimental effects of toba
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:54
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