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[Asia, China] VIDEO: Interview with Russian Minister of Healthcare

Russia’s Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova is one of the leading faces at this week’s Global Conference on Health Promotion...it’s her fight against the tobacco industry that has pushed her furthest into the limelight… especially with Shanghai’s new ba
CCTV International (CCTV-9)
added Nov 24, 2016 00:57
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[Asia, Pakistan] Parliamentarians turn down law calling for ban on sheesha

Members of a parliamentary committee on Wednesday turned down a bill seeking a ban on sheesha and other injurious substances. The Islamabad Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016, which was introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, was taken up
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:36
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] Budget reaction: Tobacco duty increase 'not enough' to get smokers to quit

Health council disappointed as price of average pack of cigarettes climbs 'only' HK$4 to HK$54
South China Morning Post
added Feb 26, 2014 14:10
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[Asia, India] MANUEL: Bonding With Pierce Brosnan—Over Cigars, Not Paan Masala!

in an interview scheduled over just eight minutes, in which I was to bring out the bon vivant in Brosnan, and find out what he liked to eat and drink, that's what we did. Smoked cigars. He had been smoking cigars since he was nine! "I got hooked onto the
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:28
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[Asia, India] Protest goes up in smoke: ITC to resume cigarette manufacturing after court order

"Consequent upon a High Court order passed in favour of the company, the company will soon resume manufacturing of cigarettes at its factories," ITC said in a filing to the BSE.
Times of India
added Apr 16, 2016 11:10
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[Asia] Saudi Arabia raises import fees on cigarettes

The Saudi customs authority has raised import taxes on cigarettes, it said on Monday, days after some shop owners in the kingdom removed packs from their shelves in anticipation of price hikes. Saudi Customs changed its assessment of the value of certai
Reuters
added Mar 14, 2016 18:46
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[Asia, China, New Hampshire] Lung Cancer Taking Toll on Chinese due to air pollution and smoking

Lung Cancer has emerged as the most common cancer in China as the country faces on an average 7,500 deaths per day due to cancer. As per a new report, 2.8 million people died in China in 2015 due to cancer. During 2015, 4.3 million new cancer cases were
New Hampshire Voice
added Feb 3, 2016 15:19
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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, Korea - South] Tobacco price hike begets fresh uncertainties

While the new tobacco tax has been in effect in South Korea for only three weeks... The ugly side effects of the economic policy include the personal use of corporate credit cards for buying cigarettes, illegal cigarette sales online and increasing visits
Korea Herald (kr)
added Jan 27, 2015 12:39
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Tobacco company lures 110000 into smoking

Against a backdrop of delays in making pictorial health warnings on cigarette packs mandatory, almost 110, 000 new smokers have taken up smoking within the last five years, The Nation learns. Senior House Officer at the National Cancer Institute, Mahara
The Nation (lk)
added Apr 7, 2013 00:55
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