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[Asia, India] Govt should not terrorise cigarette buyers, says ITC chief Deveshwar

Diversified Indian business conglomerate ITC's chairman, Y C Deveshwar, on Friday said the government must have a 25-year plan to curtail smoking as there were 48 million people dependent on the tobacco sector and they would have to get alternative emplo
Business Standard (in)
added May 1, 2016 20:41
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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
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2016 11:08
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[Asia, China, New Hampshire] Lung Cancer Taking Toll on Chinese due to air pollution and smoking

Lung Cancer has emerged as the most common cancer in China as the country faces on an average 7,500 deaths per day due to cancer. As per a new report, 2.8 million people died in China in 2015 due to cancer. During 2015, 4.3 million new cancer cases were
New Hampshire Voice
added Feb 3, 2016 15:19
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[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
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Philip Morris loses 'activate' appeal against Japan Tobacco ($$)

World Trademark Review (uk)
added Jul 31, 2014 16:55
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[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
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[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.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jul 12, 2014 15:19
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Brunei, USA, Vietnam] US’s controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

Vietnam and other countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations face aggressive interference from Big Tobacco in the passage and implementation of public health policies, critics warn
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:44
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[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
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[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
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