Headlines Tagged with Asia — 3,996 headlines found
India is serious. Sadly, Sri Lanka is not. The battle against the tobacco industry has only begun, it would seem. Let the authorities get more serious. Let them begin with imposing a ban on the sale of loose cigarettes. Let us look to a smoke-free Sri La
Jan 4, 2015 The Nation (lk)
added Jan 3, 2015 22:47
[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of world’s adult smokers
The 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of the world’s 1.25 billion adult smokers with 17.3 million of them from the Philippines, a report of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) showed. Based on the 2013 ASEAN Tobacco Control Atlas
Sep 15, 2013 InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 15, 2013 10:31
A two-year-old girl who ingested liquid nicotine from an electronic cigarette passed away on Tuesday evening in Hadassah Medical Center in Jerusalem's Ein Karem, Army Radio reported.
May 29, 2013 Jerusalem Post
added Jun 4, 2013 17:46
Revenue from Asia is expected to nearly double as more smokers are choosing Philip Morris's premium brands.
Jul 26, 2012 CNN/Money
added Jul 27, 2012 11:38
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
Feb 23, 2016 Zawya.com (ae)
added Feb 24, 2016 18:43
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
Nov 17, 2015 Malaysian Digest (my)
added Nov 17, 2015 14:43
ITC Ltd jumps 4.3 percent, heads towards its biggest single-day gain since Sept. 10, 2013. Traders cite appointment of J.P. Nadda as new health minister as reasons behind gains...hope new minister may not pursue a much speculated tax increase
Nov 10, 2014 Reuters
added Nov 11, 2014 15:44
80 percent of more than 300 million consumers of smokeless tobacco in 70 countries belong to India and Bangladesh, a report on the global use of smokeless tobacco has claimed.
Dec 16, 2014 Zee News (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:09
Smokers travel to Dubai to buy large quantities of tobacco at affordable prices in the aftermath of the decision to increase the prices of cigarettes in Saudi Arabia. The customs authorities put a cap on the quantity of tobacco which Saudi tourists ca
Mar 17, 2016 GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:00
[Asia, Namibia, Solomon Islands, Togo] WikiLeaks Launches Campaign to Offer $100,000 "Bounty" for Leaked Drafts of Secret TPP Chapters
JOHN OLIVER:...it's not just Togo. Two tobacco companies sued Australia in its highest court. Philip Morris International is currently suing Uruguay. British American Tobacco sent a similar letter to Namibia, ... the Solomon Islands.
Jun 2, 2015 Democracy Now!
added Jun 2, 2015 22:16