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[Asia, Pakistan] 60pc pictorial health warning to be printed on cigarette packs

Ministry of National Health Services (NHS) is in the process of notifying 60percent pictorial health warning on cigarette packs which will be implemented next year, said parliamentary secretary for health
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 12, 2018 17:00

[Asia, Pakistan] MNCs continue to flourish amid flawed taxation system

Multinational companies (MNCs) in the tobacco sector are allegedly flourishing at the cost of Pakistan’s economic interests owing to glaring flaws in the taxation mechanism coupled with an absence of practicable laws to effectively regulate the functionin
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Dec 8, 2018 23:55
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[Asia] 2019 Reed Huabo Vape Expo China - More than Vape

Reed Huabo Vape Expo, known as RHBVE, has officially announced its fair date in 2019. After 4 years of the expos' successful experience in Shenzhen, RHBVE decided to set its date earlier, from August 29th -31st, 2019, since they received feedback from exh
PR Newswire
added Dec 12, 2018 22:25

[Asia] China Electronic Cigarette Industry Report 2018: Analysis 2013-2017 & Forecasts 2018-2022

The "Research Report on China's Electronic Cigarette Industry, 2018-2022" report has been added to's offering. Statistics show that the number of smokers in China is about 300 million to 350 million, and is still growing. More than
PR Newswire
added Dec 12, 2018 22:26
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[Asia] China Electronic Cigarette Industry Report, 2018-2022 -

Statistics show that the number of smokers in China is about 300 million to 350 million, and is still growing. More than 700 million non-smokers are exposed to second-hand smoke, and more than 1 million people die of smoking-related diseases every year. I
Business Wire
added Dec 11, 2018 22:27

[Asia] WHO: 50% of Egyptian Youth Exposed to Secondhand Smoke

"almost half of young Egyptians (48.9%) are exposed to secondhand smoke at home, and 36.5% are exposed to it in the workplace." Dr. Doaa Al-Saleh, coordinator of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), said: "These rates refer to those wh
Asharq Al-Awsat (uk)
added Dec 5, 2018 17:33

[Asia, Pakistan] Sin tax to be inflicted on tobacco products

the federal minister revealed: “We are sending a sin tax bill in the National Assembly in which taxes would be imposed on cigarettes and tobacco products.” He went on to add the accumulated tax would be invested on the youth in terms of their human d
The News (pk)
added Dec 4, 2018 15:49

[Asia, China] Law should ban smoking in public places

Chinese Association on Tobacco Control suggested changing "smoking in public places should be controlled" to "smoking in indoor public places, indoor work places and public transport must be banned". Legal Daily comments: The suggested revision is not on
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 4, 2018 12:23

[Asia, India] Assam Schools To Take Oath On Not To Use Betel Nut Or Tobacco

Around 45 lakh children studying in government schools across Assam will be administered an oath on Saturday not to use betel nut or tobacco.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Nov 30, 2018 18:08

[Asia, Bangladesh] Japan Tobacco closes $1.47b acquisition of Akij venture

completed its $1.47 billion acquisition of Akij Group's tobacco business, in what was the biggest ever single foreign direct investment in Bangladesh. The announcement came more than three months after Japan Tobacco signed a deal with Akij's concern Unit
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Nov 30, 2018 17:57
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