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[Asia] Japanese organization wants stricter regulations against people smoking on their own balconies

In late spring of this year, the Neighborhood Second-Hand Smoke Victims Society was formed. Based in Yokohama, the organization seeks to protect people from the dangers and discomfort of passive smoke in and around their homes, and recently has taken aim
RocketNews24 (Socio Corporation) (jp)
added Aug 21, 2017 16:34
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[Asia] India considering a ban on electronic cigarettes

“E-cigarettes are just a mechanism to deliver nicotine in an attractive format. They are being marketed as a harm-reduction product, which is contrary to the truth. Youngsters are being lured as it is easily available in different flavours. People should
Vaping Post (ch)
added Aug 24, 2017 17:21
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[Asia, India] Cipla launches Nicotex Nicotine patches

Nicotex Nicotine patch is a skin/transdermal patch that works on the proven principle of nicotine replacement therapy and helps in quit smoking in 12 weeks. The company already sells a gum with similar name. Over 9 lakh die every year due to tobacco-rel
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Aug 22, 2017 01:46
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[Asia] Turkey to strengthen smoking ban

The Turkish Health Ministry announced that the ban may also be introduced on smoking in private cars. The Ministry also said single standards will be applied to imported tobacco products, as well as those manufactured in Turkey. “A tobacco producing co
AzerNews (az)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:35
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Smoke-free GCC? Why a new heat-not-burn cigarette may make smoking less harmful

One of the biggest tobacco companies in the world is hoping to introduce a ‘smoke-free’ cigarette to the GCC that will encourage the region’s four-million smokers to switch to a potentially less harmful product.... to stand for ‘I-Quit-Ordinary-Smoking’,
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Aug 21, 2017 14:32
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[Asia, India] Leh declaredtobacco-free

The J&K Government has achieved a major success against tobacco as Leh district in the Ladakh regionhas been declared a tobacco-free zone. To make Kashmir a smoke-free region, the Directorate of Health Services Kashmir (DHSK) under the National Tobacco
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Aug 21, 2017 00:45
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[Asia, India] The battle against cancer is heating up

R Venkataramanan, a suave corporate manager...and Dr Pankaj Chaturvedi, and their band of friends are asking Indians to cut down on tobacco consumption because it – sooner or later – leads to cancer. Those who argue against them are asked by Venkataraman
Times of India
added Aug 21, 2017 00:34
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[Asia] India threatens Philip Morris with 'punitive action' over alleged violations

"punitive action" over the tobacco giant's alleged violation.... The letter cites the Reuters story in the opening paragraph, listing Philip Morris' marketing methods as outlined in the article, including cigarette advertisements at kiosks, the free distr
Reuters
added Aug 21, 2017 13:25
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[Asia] India threatens Philip Morris with ‘punitive action’ over law violations

government has threatened Philip Morris International Inc with “punitive action” over the tobacco giant’s alleged violation of the country’s anti-smoking laws...a foreign agency investigation last month that revealed how Philip Morris was deploying market
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Aug 18, 2017 18:23
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[Asia, China] Ban on smoking in public places includes trains ($$)

China prohibited smoking in public places in 2006. But the ban is not effectively enforced to prevent people from smoking in public places. Ban on smoking in public places includes trains
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 18, 2017 04:26
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