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[Asia, Pakistan] Citizens decry being deprived of their right to breathe in fresh air

Despite the existence of non-smokers’ health ordinance, residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti-tobacco laws that deprive the citizens of their right to breathe in fresh air. People living in apartments are major victims of
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 21, 2018 20:42
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[Asia, Singapore] NEA will use cameras to detect illegal smoking - here's how it could work

The thermal cameras that could be deployed to detect smoking in prohibited areas would likely be able to capture high definition images of your face from as far as 100m away, an industry expert said. These pan-tilt-zoom cameras can also track offenders o
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:23
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[Asia, India] ITC Hotels acquires Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa

New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:25
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[Asia, India] On Abhishek Bachchan's Smoking Scene In Manmarziyaan, Director Says "We Were Guided By Sikhs"

Addressing the Sikh community's outburst regarding a scene in which Abhishek Bachchan's character removes his turban to smoke a cigarette, the director said that they were guided by over 150 people on the sets of the film, all of whom were Sikhs. He also
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:20
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[Asia] WHO calls Pakistan to introduce uniform tobacco taxation structure

(WHO) has called upon the government of Pakistan to simplify tobacco taxation through a uniform tax structure; increase tobacco taxation to 70% of the retail price; and immediately withdraw the third tier of taxation introduced by the previous government
The News (pk)
added Sep 18, 2018 21:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Two companies pay 98pc tobacco industry tax’

Multinational cigarette companies have claimed that they pay almost all taxes collected from the industry. Philip Morris Pakistan and Pakistan Tobacco Company (PTC) pay around 98 per cent of the total amount of taxes that the government collects from th
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 15, 2018 03:33
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[Asia, India] Tamil Nadu bans e-cigarettes

It was a follow up of an announcement made by health minister C Vijay Baskar in the state assembly on June 14. The minister said, “The ads of electronic cigarettes claim that they will not cause any harm. The Tamil Nadu government has already banned ch
Times of India
added Sep 14, 2018 03:23
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[Asia, Pakistan] Senate panel to take up declining tobacco revenues in meeting today

The Senate Special Committee on the causes of declining tax revenues from the tobacco sector is scheduled to be held today (Wednesday). Sources in the cigarette industry informed Pakistan Today that the Senate panel is likely to finalise its recommendati
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 12, 2018 00:53
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[Asia, Singapore] MPs, citing dangers of secondhand smoke, want to curb smoking in homes

Members of Parliament (MP) have urged authorities to curb smoking in homes, citing residents' complaints about secondhand smoke wafting into their flats and the health risks associated with it.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:23
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[Asia, Singapore] Rahayu Mahzam on Smoking (Prohibition in Certain Places) (Amendment) Bill

She acknowledged that people may feel strongly about regulation that 'impinges on what they can or cannot do at home', but suggested penalties for expelling secondhand smoke out of a home. Ms Rahayu told the story of a constituent, a lung cancer survivor
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 10, 2018 16:18
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