Headlines Tagged with Asia — 4,369 headlines found
SHOCK pictures of cancer-ravaged lungs on cigarette packets do not fit in with “Chinese cultural traditions,” an official of China’s state-owned tobacco monopoly said yesterday. Authorities in the world’s biggest cigarette consumer want to rein in a wid
Mar 17, 2016 Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 16, 2016 18:52
manufactures on Saturday started distributing leaflets of the future packs – as they would like to see them -- with the graphic warning in the lower part. Lawmakers, anti-tobacco activists, and journalists reacted to those leaflets at a programme on Sat
Mar 11, 2016 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 13, 2016 17:58
On the occasion of No Smoking Day, students and faculty members of NRI Medical College, Chinakakani, took out a rally on Wednesday. D. Pragathi, associate professor, Department of Chest Studies, NRI Medical College, and consultant physician, Guntur City
Mar 10, 2016 The Hindu Online (in)
added Mar 10, 2016 03:04
petition seeking to make cigarette packets colourless to render them visually unattractive, a bench of Chief Justice T S Thakur and U U Lalit asked counsel Aishwarya Bhati whether it was possible to say with certainty that cigarette smoking caused cancer.
Mar 9, 2016 Times of India
added Mar 9, 2016 18:26
The Cabinet on Friday approved a sub-decree that would impose a $5 fine on people who smoke in offices and public places, as part of a government effort to improve public health and cut Cambodia’s rates of second-hand smoke, the highest in the region.
Mar 6, 2016 Khmer Times (kh)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:47
has upheld a High Court verdict pronounced 16 years ago to control production and processing of tobacco products. The verdict contained several directives, which asked the government to extend financial support to farmers so that they could stop growing
Mar 1, 2016 bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 1, 2016 19:23
As the central government on Monday announced an increase in excise duty on tobacco products by 10-15 percent in the 2016-17 general budget to discourage increasing consumption, people from various strata lauded the decision.
Feb 29, 2016 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Mar 1, 2016 06:52
He is now using Facebook to launch a sort of public health campaign, urging his followers, and all his countrymen, to extinguish their last cigarette. “In this post I’m asking my Cambodian people to quit smoking, especially youth,” the Facebook post rea
Feb 10, 2016 Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Feb 10, 2016 23:10
ppines should compel Thailand to abide by the World Trade Organization’s (WTO) ruling on the cigarette-tax case, after Bangkok slapped tax-evasion charges against Philip Morris Thailand (PMT), a legal expert said over the weekend. Lawyer Anthony Abad, wh
Jan 25, 2016 Business Mirror (ph)
added Jan 25, 2016 22:07
In a workshop yesterday, ministry personnel, NGO staff and the media met to discuss cigarette companies’ non-compliance with the law. ... tobacco sellers have continued to place ads in public places – from clubs to stores to parking lots.
Jan 22, 2016 Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:36