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[Asia, Pakistan] LETTER: FBR promotes spread of cancer

Blinded by their compulsion, FBR has become a source to promote cigarette sales, knowing that this would lead to death of thousands. We are a State where healthcare is low to the negligible extent.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 27, 2018 15:33
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] GARCIA: Ever heard of thirdhand smoke?

How many generations of smoke does science need to uncover before we accept that tobacco is the most dangerous natural product we have invented?
Rappler (ph)
added May 27, 2018 15:31
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[Asia, India] 'Smoking in public place, advertisements of Tobacco product is punishable under COTPA'

Various laws enforced for public health and safety is useless in the state of Manipur as no law enforcers have ever acted as per the provisions provided in the act. Yes, Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) which was enacted in the sta
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:28
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[Asia, India] Bihar extends ban on tobacco items for one year

The food safety wing of state health department has extended the ban on the manufacture, sales and distribution of products containing tobacco and nicotine for one more year with effect from May 21. A notice was issued by principal secretary (health) and
Times of India
added May 25, 2018 22:43
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[Asia, India] Training for law enforcers on COTPA held

A one day training for Law Enforcers on Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act, 2003 (COTPA) was held today at Sangai Hotel, Nagamapal, Imphal. The training programme was organised by National Health Mission, Manipur. Interacting with media persons,
E-Pao.net (in)
added May 26, 2018 00:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers oppose proposed shifting of purchase centre, slam non-payment in Swabi

The tobacco growers in Yar Hussain area on Sunday opposed the proposed shifting of lone leaf purchase centre and condemned the nonpayment by the companies for the last year’s produce, vowing to launch a campaign to protest the ‘economic murder’ of farmers
The News (pk)
added May 21, 2018 15:27
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[Asia, Qatar] Ramadan: an opportunity to quit smoking

Director of Tobacco Control Center at Hamad Medical Corp (HMC) Dr Ahmed Mohamed al-Mulla in a statement to Qatar News Agency (QNA) said that fasting motivates people to do good things, including quitting smoking, especially with the existence of many rel
Gulf Times (qa)
added May 23, 2018 15:45
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[Asia, India] SCHLUGER: Fit & Proper: Tackle tobacco to meet TB target

To make the goal achievable, India must look beyond improving diagnosis and treatment and attack the many factors that are driving tuberculosis. A win-win strategy for the government will be taking strong action to reduce tobacco use. The first World He
Business Standard (in)
added May 19, 2018 19:00
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[Asia] DOCTORS: MINISTRIES, PM ‘DO NOTHING’ TO PREVENT ADDICTIVE JUUL IN ISRAEL

Although JUUL, the electronic cigarette with substantial amounts of addictive nicotine, has been barred from sale in Europe and is addicting many youngsters in the US, the Health Ministry has not done anything to prevent its import to Israel or even rest
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 8, 2018 01:32
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[Asia, Pakistan] Audit team unlikely to submit report on tobacco MNCs before PAC on 23 May

The Auditor General of Pakistan (AGP) is not likely to conclude the special audit of international tobacco companies operating in the country within the given time period and is also unlikely to submit an audit report before the Public Accounts Committee
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 16, 2018 19:47
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