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[Asia, Bangladesh] Shops fined for tobacco slip-up

Five shops, including superstores, and seven people in Dhaka’s Mirpur were fined on Sunday for flouting the tobacco control law.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Apr 14, 2014 00:36
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[Asia, Nepal] Officials hope many lives will be saved

The Supreme Court's order to tobacco companies to put pictorial warnings covering 75 percent space on wrappers of all types of tobacco products has cheered health officials who think the graphic alarms on health will help decrease deaths caused by tobacc
eKantipur (np)
added Jan 4, 2014 05:21
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[Asia] HU: China's smokers: CNTC's captive market

BAT and PMI are reliant on the CNTC to sell their brands in China (555 for BAT and Marlboro for PMI); CNTC needs Big Tobacco to distribute Chinese brands to the world. However, since Chinese brands are virtually unknown outside the country and appeal mai
Financial Times blogs
added May 23, 2013 21:50
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[Asia, India] 'COTPA 2003: Smokers in public places will be fined Rs 200'

As per the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) 2003, smoking in public places is banned and those who violate the law will be slapped a fine of Rs 200, said additional deputy commissioner Sathish Kumar.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Sep 28, 2015 17:36
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[Asia, Japan, Mexico] Let’s go to the museum / A salty saint, a smoking god

he renovated Tobacco & Salt Museum opened in its current location this April... Tobacco-related displays are on the third floor, with a reproduction of a shrine at the Palenque ruins in Mexico displayed at the entrance. Visitors are welcomed by a pillar t
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Sep 20, 2015 21:53
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[Asia, Singapore] More smokers, but fewer smoking tobacco products

National Health Survey (NHS) 2010 found that smoking prevalence has increased from 12.6 per cent in 2004 to 14.3 per cent in 2010. The increase was especially significant for smokers aged 18 to 29 -- from 12.3 per cent in 2004 to 16.3 per cent in 2010.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 18, 2014 14:43
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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] New excise stamps on alcohol, tobacco introduced in Uzbekistan

Alcohol and tobacco products will be marked with new excise stamps in Uzbekistan from April 1, 2013. The new excise stamps with additional protection levels will be applied to the products both produced in Uzbekistan and imported from other countries, A
AzerNews (az)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:03
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[Africa, Asia] Al-Bawaba Egypt's tobacco industry is smokin', despite tax hike

Egypt's main and sole tobacco producer said its total cigarette production over the past fiscal 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—p
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Dec 7, 2015 15:51
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[Asia, East Timor] Indonesia in Uneasy Glare as WHO Turns Its Focus to Tobacco

“Tougher actions are needed for tobacco control and prevention,” said Poonam Khetrapal Singh, the WHO’s regional director. “Countries must equally tax all tobacco products, ban tobacco advertisements, enforce pictorial warnings on cigarette packs and imp
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 7, 2015 11:19
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