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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Mong Kok newspaper vendors delay boycott of cigarette brand Winner after tax rise

It came after a 2-1/2-hour meeting between about 10 vendors and a representative of the maker of Winner, mainland firm Nanyang Brothers Tobacco. The vendors agreed to delay the boycott for a week to give Nanyang time to consider their demand not to raise
South China Morning Post
added Mar 18, 2014 09:35

[Asia, India] MOKKIL: Annoying reminders in theatres: Smoking kills

Remember the good old days when you could walk into a movie hall and watch a film from start to finish in peace? ... Instead of setting out on a crusade to destroy seamless storylines with tickers, the government should do us all a favour and find more
DNA India (in)
added Mar 3, 2014 00:12

[Asia, India] HC orders educational institutes to put up boards on tobacco ban

Bombay High Court on Tuesday ordered Maharashtra education department to issue directives to all educational institutions to put up display boards outside their premises stating that sale and consumption of cigarettes and any tobacco product is banned wit
Jagran Post (in)
added Feb 25, 2014 14:43

[Asia, Malaysia] Crunch time for TPPA

Trade and Industry Minister Datuk Seri Mustapa Mohamed said the tobacco carve out (though presumably allowing tariff elimination) is a "red line" set by Cabinet, meaning that Malaysia cannot sign on to the TPPA unless such a carve-out is agreed to.
The Star (my)
added Feb 16, 2014 22:00

[Asia, Hong Kong] EDITORIAL: China must do more to discourage its people from smoking

it can learn from other places that have cut smoking rates drastically, including Hong Kong, by raising tobacco taxes progressively to make the habit ever more expensive, especially for young people before they earn enough to afford to become heavy smoker
South China Morning Post
added Jan 3, 2014 00:47

[Asia, China] Breathing uneasy

an unavoidable hazard is fueling a spike in the city's lung cancer cases: polluted air. Lung cancer is the city's biggest killer for men and second biggest for women. The total number of lung cancer patients in China is expected to reach 1 million by 2 (cn)
added Dec 18, 2013 05:57

[Asia] Widow loses legal battle against Israeli cigarette company

A woman whose husband died of lung cancer is appealing to the Supreme Court after she was ordered to pay hundreds of thousands of shekels in court costs imposed to the Dubek tobacco company. Tel Aviv District Court rejected her lawsuit against Dubek, w
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Dec 9, 2013 20:07

[Asia, China] Experts call for more tobacco control

At a three-day seminar on tobacco control that ended on Thursday in Beijing, Hu Angang, director of the Research Center for Contemporary China at Tsinghua University, said tobacco is the biggest killer in China, and it is not just a public health issue,
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:28

[Asia, France] Smoke, smoke everywhere, not a puff to breathe

Bam, Technical Advisor on Tobacco Control at The Union, passionately stated to Citizen News Service (CNS) that tobacco smoking is major contributor indoor air pollution and that we cannot create a healthy indoor environment unless we ban smoking. He reite
Asian Tribune
added Nov 11, 2013 18:37

[Asia, Malaysia] Smokers take price hike in their stride

According to consultant Jeevan Daniel, 30, who smokes three packs a week, despite the price hike burning a hole in his pocket, the habit is too hard to break. “I have been trying to quit every time the price goes up, but I have not been successful, so I
The Star (my)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:18
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