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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK: flying high

the second-ranked tobacco player is on a roll this year. During the half-yearly period ended June 30, 2018, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has undergone a massive expansion in its top-line and bottom-line on a year-on-year basis. As work a
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 20, 2018 17:21
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[India] Johns Hopkins to hold S Asia Tobacco Control Leadership Program in Nov in Indonesia

The five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Program, helmed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), today ended with organisers hoping that its participants would emerge as "ambassadors of change" in combating the tobacco menace.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:43
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[Asia, India] Once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth: Sherlyn Chopra

Actress-model Sherlyn Chopra, who is going to create awareness about side-effects of smoking through her new anti-smoking video, has said that once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth. Sherlyn Chopra was interacting with media to talk about her new anti-
New Kerala.com (in)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:17
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[Asia] In Blow to Juul, Israel to Ban Some E-cigarettes

The Health Ministry is set to ban the sale of nicotine-rich electronic cigarettes like the popular Juul product, under an order expected to be published by the end of next week, TheMarker has learned. An official said the decision to ban e-cigarettes wi
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 01:41
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[Asia] Five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Programme kicks off tomorrow in Goa

Over 75 participants, including health and policy-making experts from India and abroad, have gathered in South Goa as part of a national tobacco-control leadership programme that starts tomorrow. The five-day programme aimed at effective implementation o
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 6, 2018 13:58
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[Asia, China] Chinese tobacco regulators call for ban on e-cigarettes

"We are currently calling for relevant departments to look into regulation for standardized control on e-cigarettes and prohibit its public use like tobacco," says Zhang Jianshu, president of the Beijing Tobacco Control Association. Currently there’re n
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:51
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking

Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
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[Asia, India] 15 OF LAND UNDER TOBACCO CULTIVATION SHIFTED TO OTHER CROPS

About 15% of the land under tobacco cultivation in India has been shifted to other crops in the last three years under the government’s crop diversification programme (CDP). Tobacco is grown in an area of about 4.5 lakh hectares over 15 states and accordi
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2018 12:07
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[Asia, China] Lax rules keep train smokers puffing along

Nearly 90 percent of Chinese railways are subject to anti-smoking regulations, but enforcement remains poor, particularly on slower services, according to new research. State and local tobacco control policies require that station waiting areas, platfor
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 7, 2018 22:20
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