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[Asia, Sri Lanka] EDITORIAL: Towards a smoke-free tomorrow

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
The Nation (lk)
added Jan 3, 2015 22:47
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[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
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 15, 2013 10:31
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[Asia, Israel] Toddler who ingested liquid nicotine passes away

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.
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 4, 2013 17:46
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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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[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, 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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[Asia, India] ITC jumps on new health minister appointment

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
Reuters
added Nov 11, 2014 15:44
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[Asia] India, Bangladesh have 80 percent smokeless tobacco users

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.
Zee News (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:09
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Shortage of tobacco push Saudis to buy from the UAE

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
GDN Online (Gulf Digital News) (bh)
added Mar 17, 2016 16:00
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[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.
Democracy Now!
added Jun 2, 2015 22:16
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