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[Asia] Shisha to be banned in Singapore from this month: MOH

According to the National Health Survey 2010, 7.8 per cent of young adults aged 18-29 years smoke shisha at least occasionally, compared to 1 per cent among older adults. The Student Health Survey found that the proportion of students who used alternativ
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 4, 2014 07:50

[Asia, India] Health ministry likely to ban ITC's e-cigarettes

Research findings by experts have held that they are no less unsafe than the "real thing"
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 30, 2014 14:38

[Asia, India, Russia] TAURO: Towards tobacco control…Better Late Than Never

Will India also say yes to not only tax, but to tax sufficiently high, and include all tobacco products including those that are specifically the leading causes of illness and death in this part of the world – beedi, pan masala and raw tobacco? Here is
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Oct 17, 2014 14:35

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Indonesia Challenges Australian Cigarette Packaging Laws ($$)

Indonesia joined four other tobacco-producing nations in challenging Australian health laws requiring tobacco products to be plainly packaged to make them less appealing, in the latest dispute between the two neighbors.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 15, 2014 16:03

[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco campaigners, rights group fight over smoking in jails

With the Prisons Department implementing smoking ban in the jails, the issue has taken a curious turn with some human rights groups strongly opposing the ban, while the anti-tobacco campaigners want the government not to revoke the decision.
Times of India
added Oct 13, 2014 20:37

[Asia, Thailand] Bangkok warns smoking in markets is illegal

Bangkok Metropolitan Administration has warned smokers not to smoke in markets or to face a fine of not more than Bt2,000, said Bangkok's deputy governor Pussadee Tamtai on Wednesday.
The Nation (th)
added Oct 8, 2014 14:45

[Asia, India] Punjab sees rise in number of tobacco users

men who smoke in cities of the state has climbed to 14.2% while the figure is 10.5% for rural areas. Besides, 10.2% men use other forms of tobacco to get the kick.
Times of India
added Sep 17, 2014 14:28

[Asia, China] Chinese airline failed to stop smoking on flight, passengers complain

A Chinese budget airline endangered lives when it failed to stop passengers from smoking on a flight, according to a group of disgruntled travellers who are now threatening to sue the carrier.
South China Morning Post
added Sep 2, 2014 13:42

[Asia] ITC forays into E-cigarettes segment, will be rolled out pan-India in phases

The diversified ITC group has forayed into electronic cigarettes to offset shrinking sales of its conventional tobacco cigarettes due to recurrent price increases. The Kolkata-headquartered cigarettesto-hotels group has launched two electronic-vaping devi
The Economic Times (India)
added Aug 21, 2014 05:50

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Healthy Reason Behind Malaysia's Stand To Exclude Tobacco From TPPA - Dr Subramaniam

would maintain its stand to exclude tobacco industry and its related products from the on-going Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPPA) negotiations due to the product's impact on public health, said Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S Subramaniam here, Mo
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Aug 11, 2014 11:32
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