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[Asia, China] Beijing Enrolls Anti-smoking Volunteers

Nearly ten thousands volunteers will be mobilized to help the enforcement of a blanket smoking ban in Beijing, which took effect on June 1. Authorities in the city are encouraging more people to join the anti-smoking team to ease the shortage of law enf
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Aug 8, 2015 14:06
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia bans smoking shisha and e-cigarettes

Cambodia has banned e-cigarettes and shisha pipes saying the increasingly popular products contain damaging levels of nicotine and are leading young people to take up smoking. The National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) ordered authorities to immed
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:03
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[Africa, Asia, Egypt] Healthier than ever

Although the price of cigarettes has skyrocketed in recent years, Egyptians are smoking more than ever. Multinational tobacco companies are competing aggressively for a slice of the market... "Watch Egyptian TV...the characters are smoking Marlboros," say
Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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[Asia-pacific, East Timor, India] Southeast Asian Health Ministers Sign Anti-Tobacco Declaration

The Dili Declaration called on governments, United Nations agencies and partners to accelerate tobacco control in the region which accounts for over one-third of the world's tobacco use. "Tobacco kills 1.3 million people in the region every year, includi
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 8, 2015 10:31
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[Asia, Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to impose 100 percent value added tax on tobacco

Saudi Arabia’s decision to impose 100 percent value added tax (VAT) on tobacco and its products will bring down the number of smokers in the country, said Dr. Mohammed Yamani, chairman of the board of directors of Naqa, an NGO that helps smokers kick the
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jan 1, 2017 13:35
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[Asia, India] I just smoke cigar, what about those who suck others' blood: Ashish Joshi on his removal from DDC

He added, “What I do in my personal life is not related to my work. As long as I don't consume cigars in office, its no one's business.” Meanwhile, BJP leader Nalin Kohli in Joshi's defence said, “I don’t know what kind of ground is this to remove an of
Zee News (in)
added May 14, 2015 00:25
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[Asia] Blockbuster "Transformers" criticised for smoking shots in China

Tobacco control campaigners on Monday protested against smoking in the movie "Transformers", which has broken box office records in China. In "Transformers: Age of Extinction", major character Hound is seen with a cigar in his mouth, which has a bad infl
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 7, 2014 16:23
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Asia lights up tobacco giant's sales

Revenue from Asia is expected to nearly double as more smokers are choosing Philip Morris's premium brands.
CNN/Money
added Jul 27, 2012 11:38
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[Asia, Fiji] Smoking to be banned in schools and tertiary institutes

Schools or tertiary institutes and amusement centers are amongst the public places where smoking will be prohibited from the first of July. This according to Ministry of Health Tobacco Control Unit Head Aminiasi Tavui will be introduced under the Tobacc
FijiVillage.com (fj)
added May 26, 2013 12:57
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Malaysia] YAP: Smoking Is Smoking Whether Cigarettes, Shisha Or Vape

National Fatwa Council through its chairman Prof. Emeritus Tan Sri Dr. Abd Shukor Husin had declared electronic cigarettes as prohibited in Islam. It is classified as dangerous, wasteful and harmful to the health....All parties must work together to comba
Malaysian Digest (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 14:43
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