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[Asia, Mid-east] Hazards of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe in a Middle Eastern Population: a Cohort Study of 50 000 individuals from Iran

Conclusions Regular use of cigarettes, smokeless tobacco and waterpipe were associated with the risk of earlier death (particularly from cancer) in our cohort.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 22, 2016 00:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] ‘20pc of country’s wood is burnt to roast tobacco’

which leads to deforestation and causes pollution, according to the Capital Administration and Development Division (CADD). In a presentation, available with Dawn, CADD has claimed that tobacco industries contribute to deforestation in a number of ways,
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:30
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco growers slam closure of leaf purchase centres in Swabi

The tobacco growers in Yar Hussain area have condemned the closure of several leaf purchase centres in the Razaar tehsil and vowed to launch a campaign to protest the ‘economic murder’ of farmers in Swabi district...said that the multinational company, Ph
The News (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 16:29
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[Asia, China] Shanghai welcomes new smoking ban

some members of the public said they welcome the extended smoking ban in Shanghai, which is aimed at shielding residents from secondhand smoke. The new regulation prohibiting smoking at all public indoor venues and indoor working areas was recently appro
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Nov 21, 2016 04:39
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[Asia, India] Reducing tobacco consumption, and giving growers an alternative crop

"Alternate crop farming cannot be immediately implemented. First of all, India aims to reduce the consumption of tobacco by 30 per cent and when this happens, the alternate crop farming for tobacco growers will be immediately implemented. This will be su
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:33
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[Asia, China] No butts about it: the noose tightens on smoking

“We are delighted with the adoption of this new law,” said Dr Bernhard Schwartländer, World Health Organization representative in China. “Shanghai will be protecting non-smokers from the deadly harm of second-hand smoke.” Under the new regulation, hotel
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 18, 2016 22:02
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[Asia, Europe, India] On the trail of tracking and tracing

An EU-wide tracking and tracing system is due to be introduced by May 2019 for cigarettes and roll-your-own tobacco products, and by 2024 for all other tobacco products. This was the message given by ambassador Tomasz Kozłowski, head of the EU delegatio
Tobacco Reporter
added Nov 20, 2016 16:52
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[Asia, Pakistan] Parliamentarians turn down law calling for ban on sheesha

Members of a parliamentary committee on Wednesday turned down a bill seeking a ban on sheesha and other injurious substances. The Islamabad Prohibition of Sheesha Smoking Bill, 2016, which was introduced by Senator Mohammad Azam Khan Swati, was taken up
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:36
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[Africa, Asia, India, Uganda] Tobacco industry frustrating control – watchdog

An anti-tobacco misuse watchdog under the umbrella of Tobacco Control Forum has accused the tobacco industry of conniving with some government officials to frustrate tobacco control efforts. This was at a press briefing at Uganda National Health Consume
The New Vision (ug)
added Nov 21, 2016 03:35
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[Asia, Kuwait, Mid-east] Mother loses children's custody for smoking shisha

A mother in Kuwait has lost the custody of her children after she was accused of spending hours smoking shisha outside her home. The Family Court said that evidence shows that the mother devoted a lot of her time to smoking shisha, a fact that affected he
Gulf News (ae)
added Nov 20, 2016 16:54
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