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[Asia] India's ITC says it to resume cigarette production amid health warning row

ITC Ltd said it would resume production at its factories "consequent upon" a favorable court order, two weeks after it decided to shutter its plants over the government's stringent new packaging rules. India ordered that from April 1, 85 percent of a cig
added Apr 16, 2016 11:08

[Asia, Qatar] No end to public smoking despite health concerns

Smoking in public continues to be major concern in the city, and the practice seems to be particularly common along the open corridors of buildings on Bank Street. While this may not technically constitute a violation of the law, it does pose a serious h
Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:40

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris loses 'activate' appeal against Japan Tobacco ($$)

World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:55

[Asia, Saudi Arabia] E-cigarette ban sought: Decades of education against smoking at risk

A prominent professor at King Saud University (KSU) has called for a ban on the sale of e-cigarettes, especially to those under the age of 18. Sultan Ayoub Meo, a professor at the KSU’s College of Medicine, told Arab News on Friday that e-cigarette smoki
Arab News (sa)
added Jul 29, 2014 01:51

[Asia] 'Tobacco control at a crossroads in Bangladesh'

Bangladesh, among the top five countries in tobacco consumption, stands at a “critical juncture” in controlling it, president of the US-based Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK) has said. (bd)
added Jul 12, 2014 15:19

[Asia, Oman] National Tobacco Control Committee Meets

The meeting discussed a number of topics listed on its agenda, in addition to discussing the memorandum of the Sultanate's membership to the Protocol on illicit trade of tobacco products, which is summarized in viewing the magnitude of the problem o
Oman News Agency(ONA)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:57

[Asia] Kyrgyzstan plans to attract investment to boost tobacco production

Tobacco production in Kyrgyzstan in 2012 significantly decreased and amounted to 7,400 tons worth 631 million soms ($13.1 million) in comparison with 1.083 billion soms ($22.5 million) in 2011, the Kyrgyz Agriculture Ministry reported.
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added May 23, 2013 21:47

[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco tax skyrockets to 40 percent in Oman

Oman has increased its tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products for the first time in 17 years resulting in price rises, according to reports. Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur of the National Tobacco Control Committee at the Mini
Al (jo)
added Sep 21, 2016 17:05

[Asia] Oman bans e-cigarettes

Oman’s Public Authority for Consumer Protection has banned e-cigarettes and e-shisha on Sunday. A PACP official says the move comes after medical studies found that the items contain cancer-causing elements. Anyone found selling the cigarettes will be sl
Gulf News (ae)
added Dec 13, 2015 17:28

[Africa, Asia, China, Zimbabwe] Virginia tobacco exports rake in over $200 million

Virginia tobacco exports have so far earned the country $211,9 million with China remaining the leading exporter after buying 19,3 million kg worth $166,7 million at $8,63 per kilogramme
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Mar 17, 2015 00:14
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