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[Asia] Uzbekistan toughens penalties for use of tobacco products, alcohol in public

consumption of tobacco products in work places, healthcare, education, sport-rehabilitation facilities, places with fire risks, including gasoline stations and other public places punished with a fine at the size of 1/3 sizes of minimal salary.
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:18
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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, 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] 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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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Kingdom gets serious about its tobacco problem

To intensify its anti-smoking efforts, the Ministry of Health recently began operating mobile anti-smoking clinics that go to malls and neighborhoods. The clinics have male and female specialists who can educate smokers on the detrimental effects of toba
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jan 9, 2017 01:54
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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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[Asia, India] Chandigarh imposes complete ban on nicotine sale

The high court, while disposing a public interest litigation by the Burning Brain Society, had observed that the menace of nicotine could not be resolved only by closing down offending hookah bars. Punjab and Haryana, along with the Union Territory of
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 28, 2015 08:37
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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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