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[Asia, China] Experts call for more tobacco control

At a three-day seminar on tobacco control that ended on Thursday in Beijing, Hu Angang, director of the Research Center for Contemporary China at Tsinghua University, said tobacco is the biggest killer in China, and it is not just a public health issue,
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 22, 2013 00:28

[Asia, France] Smoke, smoke everywhere, not a puff to breathe

Bam, Technical Advisor on Tobacco Control at The Union, passionately stated to Citizen News Service (CNS) that tobacco smoking is major contributor indoor air pollution and that we cannot create a healthy indoor environment unless we ban smoking. He reite
Asian Tribune
added Nov 11, 2013 18:37

[Asia, Malaysia] Smokers take price hike in their stride

According to consultant Jeevan Daniel, 30, who smokes three packs a week, despite the price hike burning a hole in his pocket, the habit is too hard to break. “I have been trying to quit every time the price goes up, but I have not been successful, so I
The Star (my)
added Oct 2, 2013 03:18

[Asia, India] Rahul Dravid is brand ambassador for Tobacco control campaign

The Union Health Ministry today announced former Indian cricket team captain Rahul Dravid as brand ambassador for its National Tobacco Control Campaign.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Sep 6, 2013 16:56

[Asia, China] ARCHIVE: Tobacco companies go online for ad space

Yang Jie, deputy director of the Tobacco Control Office of the Chinese Center for Disease Control and Prevention, said the number of online tobacco advertisements has increased dramatically in recent years, due to a lack of specific regulations to superv
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 30, 2013 13:48

[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco and entertainment industries target Ramadan audience: WHO

(WHO) is greatly concerned at the level at which tobacco use, in all its forms, has been aggressively promoted during the airing of drama series screened across the Eastern Mediterranean Region ... Viewers were regularly exposed to scenes in which celebri
Ahlul Bayt News Agency (ir)
added Aug 21, 2013 10:26

[Asia, Uae: Dubai] Indian 'cigarette snatcher' dies of lung cancer in Dubai

Abraham Samuel, 53, popularly known as ‘cigarette snatcher’ died on Sunday evening. Samuel is survived by his wife and two daughters aged 22 and 20. Samuel used to smoke two packets a day for 35 years and was diagnosed with lung cancer in 2010.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 1, 2013 08:38

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Davao City Dads welcomes ASEAN Anti-Smoking confab delegates

The Sangguniang Panlungsod ng Dabaw welcomed the delegates from eight Association of Southeast Asian Nation member countries who are in the city to study and compare best practices in smoke-free policies and to learn on the policy formulation and enforcem
added Jul 9, 2013 16:36

[Asia] Thailand sued over new cigarette warnings

Japan Tobacco has sued the Thai government over a plan to increase the size of health warnings on cigarette packages, and two more lawsuits will soon follow.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Jun 26, 2013 05:36

[Asia] Japan Tobacco Sues Thailand Over Larger Health Warning Plan (1)

Japan Tobacco Inc. (2914), Asia’s biggest listed cigarette maker, said it sued the government of Thailand over a plan to increase the size of health warnings on cigarette packages, claiming the move is unconstitutional. Thailand announced a plan in April
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jun 25, 2013 08:20
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