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[Asia, Qatar] Shisha can be more harmful than cigarette: expert

Harmful effects of smoking shisha were discussed at the latest instalment of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar’s (WCM-Q) Grand Rounds. Prof Thomas Eissenberg, director, Centre for the Study of Tobacco Products at Virginia Commonwealth University, said resear
Gulf Times (qa)
added May 17, 2016 17:02

[Asia] Reconsider 85 percent pictorial warning on tobacco packs, India Inc. tells government

Two of India's major business forums - the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) have joined hands to categorically tell the Centre that there is a serious need to reconsider moves to
ANI (in)
added May 12, 2016 15:28

[Asia] ‘Pakistan loses Rs24bln in taxes on illegal cigarettes’

The government is facing huge challenges in the collection of taxes from the tobacco industry, as the national exchequer is being deprived of Rs24 billion on an annual basis due to illicit trade of cigarettes, according to a research report issued on Wedn
The News (pk)
added May 12, 2016 12:30

[Asia, Korea - South] S. Korea to control e-cigarettes in antismoking policy

"E-cigarettes, chewing tobacco and other new types of tobacco exist in a gray area in terms of regulations under relevant legislation," the ministry said. It plans to strengthen regulations on those products, including taxation, ads, sales and warning i
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added May 10, 2016 13:46

[Asia, India] New Delhi unmoved by cigarette packaging challenges

India's ITC resumed its cigarette production following several weeks of suspension, after legal challenges failed to sway New Delhi's demand for bigger pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets.
Financial Times (uk)
added May 9, 2016 14:08

[Asia] ITC Shuts Cigarette Factories to Comply With India Court Rules

ITC Ltd., Asia’s second-largest cigarette maker by market value, has shut its factories in India to comply with rules prescribed by the nation’s top court. The Kolkata-based company closed the plants starting May 4, when the Supreme Court ordered transfe
Bloomberg News
added May 6, 2016 19:31

[Asia] 48% of Indian males consume tobacco, government says

Nearly 35 per cent or 27.5 crore adults in India consume tobacco in some form or the other and the prevalence among males is 48 per cent, while in females it is 20 per cent, Lok Sabha was told on Friday.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 30, 2016 19:29

[Asia, Belarus, Kyrgyzstan, Russia] Timur Suleimenov: Excise duties should be harmonized to combat smuggling in EEU

o support its producer - Belarus has lower excise rates. We want to remove this differentiation, because it is clear: it is a measure of protectionism. But they can penetrate into the Russian border areas. If we continue to raise excise taxes on other cat
The News Agency (kg)
added Apr 30, 2016 18:58

[Asia] Tobacco victims tell their own stories in Bangladesh's new pictorial warnings

Health Minister Mohammed Nasim launched the compelling national campaign – People Behind The Packs -- on Thursday at the Secretariat. It is designed to reinforce the nine graphic health warnings made mandatory on 50 percent of all tobacco packs sold in (bd)
added Apr 28, 2016 20:54

[Asia] China state firms' first-quarter profits fall 13.8 percent

Profits at China's state-owned firms fell 13.8 percent in the first quarter from a year earlier, though the rate of decline eased slightly from the first two months of the year, the Ministry of Finance said on Tuesday. Total profits at state firms were
added Apr 26, 2016 19:05
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