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[Indiana] Asian farmers group opposes new tobacco curbs

Asian farmers launched a campaign Tuesday opposing international tobacco treaty measures they say could devastate the livelihood of the region's 10 million tobacco growers. The International Tobacco Growers Association said the campaign by its Asia chapt
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2012 12:54
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[Asia, Philippines] Health advocates slam int'l tobacco growers meet in PH

Anti-tobacco and health advocates on Tuesday slammed the planned meeting of the International Tobacco Growers Association in Manila amid the Philippine Senate’s deliberation on the sin tax bill. “The fact that ITGA is holding its conference in Manila at
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 25, 2012 04:35
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[Asia, Indonesia] Anti-Smoking Activists Rally Against Tobacco Meeting

Hundreds of people rallied near the Jakarta Convention Center on Wednesday to protest the opening of the World Tobacco Asia 2012 exhibition.
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 20, 2012 14:54
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[Asia, Australia] Tobacco industry responds to Fairfax's questions

Health reporter Jill Stark put the following questions to British American Tobacco Australia and Philip Morris International. . . . 2. Stark: The developing world's share of global cigarette sales is growing, while sales in mid to high-income countries
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 05:46
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[Asia, India] Quitline no, enhanced warnings on tobacco packs from Sept

me September, all products and cigarette packs will have a national toll-free number printed on them to assist users to quit, besides warnings, including enhanced pictorial images and text messages, covering 85 per cent of the packet area.
Times of India
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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[Asia, India] 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products to continue till 31 August

Large pictorial warnings, taking up 85% of packets of tobacco products will continue till 31 August after the health ministry Tuesday extended the duration of existing health warnings, the tenure of which was to end on 31 March. The Union health ministry
livemint.com (in)
added Mar 30, 2018 00:13
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[Asia, Singapore] Budget 2018: 10% increase in tobacco excise duty from Feb 19

The Government will impose a 10 per cent increase in tobacco excise duty in a bid to discourage consumption, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said during his Budget speech on Monday (Feb 19).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:15
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[Asia, Mid-east] Oman to hike tax on tobacco

Tax on tobacco in Oman will soon be doubled, senior officials at the Ministry of Health announced on Sunday. Set to be levied at 200 per cent, this increase is a part of the Sultanate’s recently launched National Multisectoral Plan for Prevention and Con
Times of Oman (om)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPKL exported massive 7.3m kilograms of tobacco in 2017

Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PMPKL) has set a new record for Pakistan’s tobacco sector by exporting around 7.3 million kilograms of tobacco in 2017, an increase of more than 400% versus the previous year, made possible by focusing on sustainable toba
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 31, 2017 18:41
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[Asia] China’s tobacco companies push TCM cigarettes

A Sina Weibo user called attention to a trend in Chinese tobacco that involves leaning on TCM as a marketing tool with a post that went viral on Tuesday. Photos by "ZhuiFengShao JianLiuQuan" show cigarettes labeled with added tangerine peel and loquat,
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:30
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