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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Tar levels 15 times higher in some cigarette brands

according to laboratory tests quoted by the Consumer Council yesterday. Tests on 84 cigarette brands found them all to be within the legal limit of 17 mg of tar per cigarette, though one brand, Pine Prime, which had the highest amount of tar, contained 1
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2014 11:56
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[Asia] Azerbaijan among world's most smoking countries

Montenegro, where 4,124.53 cigarettes are smoked per adult per year, according to 2014 figures... As for Azerbaijan, it took 13th place in the ranking, which proves that the country has a large number of smokers.
News.az
added Jun 2, 2016 15:01
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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] Kazakhstan to raise excise tax on cigarettes and alcohol

“The excise tax on tobacco is currently 1,550 tenge ($10) per 1,000 cigarettes. We will raise it to 3,000 tenge ($20), that is double it, starting from 2014,” said Minister of Economy and Budget Planning Yerbolat Dossayev according to his ministry’s pres
The Times of Central Asia (kg)
added Sep 20, 2013 14:53
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[Asia] Azerbaijan sharply reduces import of cigarettes

Azerbaijan has decreased import of cigarettes by six times within two months, Aydin Aliyev, head of the Azerbaijani State Customs Committee, told reporters March 14. Aliyev said that this is primarily connected with prevention of import of tobacco produ
TREND News Agency (az)
added Mar 14, 2016 15:01
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[Asia, India] Gutkha, pan masala banned in Haryana, says health minister

manufacturing, storage, distribution and sale of gutkha, pan masala, flavoured or scented tobacco and similar products containing tobacco have been completely banned in the state. The minister said that other products containing tobacco available in marke
Hindustan Times (in)
added Sep 10, 2015 13:20
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[Asia, India] 'Never endorsed tobacco, alcohol'

Master blaster Sachin Tendulkar, on Saturday, said he has gone by his father’s advice to date not to endorse tobacco products or alcohol. “On occasions when I was approached to do this kind of ads, and I could have been carried away at that early stage i
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 5, 2015 18:05
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[Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka] Pakistan outdoes India in Tobacco control: WHO

Pakistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has implemented superior strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco in comparison with India, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41
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[Asia] Official import of tobacco products increasing in Kyrgyzstan

according to the National Statistics Committee, the market of the country received 8 billion 300 million pieces of tobacco in 2014, which is significantly higher than in the previous year. "This can be explained by the fact that because of the increase o
The News Agency 24.kg (kg)
added May 28, 2015 10:45
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[Asia] Uzbekistan raises import duties on cigarettes

AzerNews (az)
added May 8, 2013 14:06
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