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[Indiana] Asian farmers group opposes new tobacco curbs

Asian farmers launched a campaign Tuesday opposing international tobacco treaty measures they say could devastate the livelihood of the region's 10 million tobacco growers. The International Tobacco Growers Association said the campaign by its Asia chapt
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 25, 2012 12:54
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[Asia, Philippines] Health advocates slam int'l tobacco growers meet in PH

Anti-tobacco and health advocates on Tuesday slammed the planned meeting of the International Tobacco Growers Association in Manila amid the Philippine Senate’s deliberation on the sin tax bill. “The fact that ITGA is holding its conference in Manila at
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Sep 25, 2012 04:35
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[Asia, Indonesia] Anti-Smoking Activists Rally Against Tobacco Meeting

Hundreds of people rallied near the Jakarta Convention Center on Wednesday to protest the opening of the World Tobacco Asia 2012 exhibition.
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Sep 20, 2012 14:54
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[Asia, Australia] Tobacco industry responds to Fairfax's questions

Health reporter Jill Stark put the following questions to British American Tobacco Australia and Philip Morris International. . . . 2. Stark: The developing world's share of global cigarette sales is growing, while sales in mid to high-income countries
Sydney Morning Herald (au)
added Aug 26, 2012 05:46
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sale of low-priced cigarettes barred

Peshawar High Court (PHC) has suspended the third slab of cigarette brands introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to control the illicit trade of cigarettes in the market. The court provided the interim relief to the petitioner. The petitioner ple
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 2, 2018 04:13
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[Asia] China’s tobacco companies push TCM cigarettes

A Sina Weibo user called attention to a trend in Chinese tobacco that involves leaning on TCM as a marketing tool with a post that went viral on Tuesday. Photos by "ZhuiFengShao JianLiuQuan" show cigarettes labeled with added tangerine peel and loquat,
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:30
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[Asia] Tobacco consumption: Why bidi, not cigarette, is bigger challenge for India

As these adverts hit US screens, it seems like a good time for India to evaluate if it is doing enough to curb the prevalence of tobacco among its citizens. After all, India is the second-largest consumer and producer of the product.
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 29, 2017 00:38
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Big tobacco wins in smoke-friendly Southeast Asia, says report

A global treaty to fight the health impact of tobacco has suffered substantial setbacks in Southeast Asia, home to some of the world's highest concentrations of smokers, a watchdog group said Monday. The powerful tobacco lobby last year stopped proposed c
Rappler (ph)
added Nov 27, 2017 15:17
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[Asia, India] TOBACCO SELLERS TO PROTEST TO ‘PROTECT LIVELIHOOD’

Thousands of paan-tobacco retailers in State have decided to take forward the fight against Union Government’s recent order asking them not to sell non tobacco items saying that abiding by the order is going to drag poor retailers and their families int
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Nov 20, 2017 17:14
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] This IS personal: Health advocates share pain of losing loved ones to tobacco

MANILA – Health advocates known to have lobbied for stronger tobacco control have taken their fight to social media, sharing their personal experience with smoking. Dr. Antonio Dans, professor of cardiology and clinical epidemiology at the University of
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 19, 2017 01:45
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