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[Asia, China] Smoking reduced in urban restaurants: the effect of Beijing Smoking Control Regulation [FREE FULL TEXT]

To ride on the subnational smoke-free momentum with the most recent success in Beijing, and to address the still serious widespread exposure to SHS in the country, it is time for China to realise its obligation as a party to the WHO FCTC and pass a nati
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2017 17:24
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[Asia, Israel] MKS BLAST LITZMAN FOR ALLEGEDLY PROTECTING TOBACCO GIANT PHILIP MORRIS

demanded strong restrictions on cigarettes, including Philip Morris’s iQOS “warmed-tobacco” cigarette...paying young Israelis to market the tobacco device..."we see Philip Morris is running a campaign to penetrate the market of teenagers, into social netw
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 21, 2017 14:38
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Calls to stub out tobacco deals

Several legislators yesterday called on the government not to extend further concessions to the tobacco trade that is trying to further delay implementation of bigger graphic health warnings on cigarettes to the detriment of public health. The government
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:12
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[Asia, China, Sri Lanka] Cigarette smuggling -- Customs on lookout for Chinese king-pin

Customs Department is on high alert to track down a leading Chinese cigarette-smuggler operating in Sri Lanka and said to be linked to the detection of Chinese cigarettes at the Bandaranaike International Airport in the past three months, a senior officia
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:04
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[Asia, Cambodia] Still no warnings on some tobacco packs

Some tobacco producers who sell their products on the local market still refuse to place graphic images and health warnings on cigarette packaging despite a government decree on the matter coming into force several months ago.
Khmer Times (kh)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:51
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[Asia, China] VIDEO: Dramatic moment a smoker stabs a bus driver after he was told not to light up on board

A man stabbed a driver who tried to stop him smoking on bus in central China
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:39
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[Asia] Graphic health warning on packs: Tobacco companies 'continue to flout rules' in Bangladesh

One year after rules of printing the graphical health warning on pack made mandatory, a study finds most tobacco companies are still flouting the law. The tobacco industry rather resorted to fresh “ill tactics” to undermine the implementation of the la
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:22
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[Asia] China brushes off U.S. questions over state enterprises at WTO

The U.S. Trade Representative's report to Congress in January this year said that...China....did list 19 tobacco-exporting firms
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2017 18:41
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] RODRIGO: Curbing consumption and ‘big tobacco’ lobbies

plain packaging has not led to statistically-significant reductions in smoking. Youth smoking has not been reduced, and organised crime has an ample opportunity to undermine democratic countries and the rule of law. The saddest consequence is that if trad
Ceylon Today (lk)
added Mar 15, 2017 23:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] Zero tolerance against hurdles in tobacco control ordered

Minister, National Health Services, Saira Afzal Tarar, has assured that there will be zero tolerance against any hurdle in the way to fulfil the obligations under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) which Pakistan ratified in 2004. This
Daily Times (pk)
added Mar 22, 2017 00:14
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