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[Asia, India] Chandigarh's tobacco-free status discussed

Tobacco control advocates from across India gathered in the city on Wednesday to discuss the experiences of the first smoke-free city in the country. The focus of the workshop is to protect non-smokers from the exposure to second-hand smoke and protect m
Hindustan Times (in)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:49
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[Asia, India] Hookah less harmful than cigarettes: Study

"The new study reiterates that hookah smoke is a less harmful option compared to cigarette smoking. But I would emphasise more on herbal hookahs which are free of tobacco or nicotine as the best alternative," said Shireen Parker, vice-president of Arabia
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 23, 2013 12:27
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[Asia, China] Graphic cigarette warnings not in keeping with Chinese traditions, official says

Scare pictures of cancer-ravaged lungs printed on cigarette packets do not fit with "Chinese cultural traditions", state media on Tuesday reported an official of China's state-owned tobacco monopoly as saying.
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2016 14:52
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[Africa, Asia] Egypt's only cigarette producer says 79 billion cigarettes sold over past year

has seen an uptick of around 8.5 percent, with 82 billion cigarettes produced and 79 billion sold, mostly to Egyptians, in this period. Eastern Company—predominantly owned by the Egyptian state, manufactured 82 billion cigarettes in the year—nearly 61 bil
Al-Ahram (eg)
added Dec 6, 2015 21:31
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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, Uae: Dubai] Smoke-free Dubai: Rules strictly in force… Click to know where you cannot light-up

Salah Amiri, Assistant Director General of Dubai Municipality has stated that the civic body has issued a comprehensive guide regulating the smoking in public places. The guide contains instructions, guidelines and conditions for controlling smoking in
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added Sep 21, 2013 14:36
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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, India] A killer habit

Even as Woody Allen opposes the use of Government’s anti-tobacco campaign disclaimers in his film, Nandita Murukutla of World Lung Foundation, the campaign collaborator, tells us that it is an important effort in a country that has millions of tobacco us
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:45
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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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