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[Asia, India] Delhi govt accuses fired official of faults graver than smoking cigars at work

“on several occasions, he (Joshi) has been found smoking cigars and chewing tobacco within office premises”.
Indian Express
added May 14, 2015 00:22
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[Asia, India] ITC jumps on likely hold on loose cigarette ban

on reports that the government has indicated that it is in favour of wider consultations before bringing any amendments to the existing laws to restrict the sale of loose cigarettes. Steel Authority of India (Sail) dropped after the government announced t
Business Standard (in)
added Dec 4, 2014 20:42
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[Asia, Australia and Oceania, Fiji] Imprisonment for selling cigarette rolls

A man was imprisoned for 20 days last week for selling cigarette rolls illegally. Under the Tobacco Control Regulation anyone who sells cigarette rolls will be taken to task.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added May 5, 2014 23:54
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[Asia, Malaysia] BAT cautious on outlook, illegal cigarettes still a concern

British American Tobacco Malaysia Bhd expects a challenging outlook for 2014, citing that any further increase in excise duties would fuel the illegal cigarette problem. Commenting on the performance at a press conference after its annual general meeting
The Star (my)
added Apr 22, 2014 11:45
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia cracks down on e-cigarettes, shisha, says harmful for youth

has banned the import, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and shisha tobacco, a favourite of hookah-using smokers, a government agency said Wednesday. The Cambodian Anti-Drug Authority said in a statement that electronic cigarettes, which emit water vapo
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2014 14:11
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company to produce and supply cigarettes without changes to its current packs

Ceylon Tobacco Company has challenged in the Court of Appeal, the Tobacco Products Regulations and the Court has reserved its order till 12th May and the Tobacco company has decided to the market as usual without any changes to its current packs.
Asian Tribune
added Feb 21, 2014 14:58
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[Asia, China] 1 in 3 cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal, controversial study finds

About a third of all cigarettes smoked in Hong Kong are illegal and the city is losing out on billions in tax revenue as a result. Those are the findings of a tobacco industry-funded report on the consumption of illegal tobacco in 11 Asian countries last
South China Morning Post
added Oct 3, 2013 04:25
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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, Israel] Court orders 10-fold increase in smoking compensation

The Bella Shlomkin’s club, which two years ago was ordered by the Central District Court to pay the Israel Cancer Association NIS 90,000 for failing to ensure no smoking on the premises, received an unpleasant surprise on Thursday.
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 7, 2013 09:58
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[Asia, Fiji] Respect non-smokers: Health Ministry

Health Ministry Spokesperson, Shalvin Deo says people’s responses won’t deter the work they are doing. “We are trying everything to discourage people from smoking and know it’s up to the smoker, and as you know that 80% of all deaths in Fiji are related
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Apr 16, 2013 04:27
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