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[Asia, India] ARORA: Light at the end of the tunnel

India’s tobacco control journey has been an uphill task with industry being greatest deterrent but reduced prevalence has shown a light at the end of this dark tunnel. This will motivate government, WHO and public health community to continue this rugged
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45
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[Africa, Asia, Zimbabwe] China's investments help least developed countries pursue brighter future

"Chinese investment in agriculture has to a large extent sustained Zimbabwe's tobacco industry through the outgrower scheme operated by Chinese firms. In addition to providing capital for farmers, the outgrower scheme has guaranteed a ready market for Zim
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 4, 2017 17:49
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[Asia] Countries must fulfill their legal obligations to implement life-saving tobacco control policies - WHO

A significant increase in the number of countries implementing the proven, life-saving strategies called for by the international tobacco control treaty, the [FCTC] is marked in the report. This evidence is clear that we can win the fight against tobacco
Asian Tribune
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Cigarette Output Up 37%

About 14.8 billion cigarettes were produced in Iran during the first four months of the current Iranian year that started on March 21, registering a 37% increase compared with the corresponding period of last year, the head of Tobacco Planning and Superv
Financial Tribune
added Aug 4, 2017 18:25
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[Asia, Israel] MKS’ BILL: RAISE AGE TO 21 TO BUY CIGARETTES

The minimum age to purchase cigarettes in Israel would rise from 18 to 21, if a new bill sponsored by Knesset members from across the political spectrum passes into law. The bill was initiated by Dr. Marc Luria, a Cleveland native who chairs the Committ
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 2, 2017 15:04
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MCMILLAN: Big Tobacco Seeks Its Savior in Asia

The development of e-cigarettes may change that -- the devices require a lot more technology behind them than rolling your own. Companies that capitalize on Asia as a market and succeed in rolling out electronic products can capture huge gains. Japan a
thestreet.com
added Aug 7, 2017 14:00
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[Asia, India] The Tobacco War /The tobacco industry has taken off its gloves and is going after anti-tobacco lobbyists

A presentation on the Indian market by Philip Morris ...singles out some anti-tobacco groups for special attention...with a red circle...Dr Reddy’s photo finds its place among those of seven other...Dr Judith Mackay, ...Prof Rob Moodie...Simon Chapman
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 4, 2017 21:19
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[Asia, USA] Indian tobacco industry to be hit as USFDA proposes to slash nicotine content in cigarettes

The Indian tobacco giants like ITC Ltd., VST Industries Ltd. and Godfrey Phillips India Ltd. also saw a fall in the share prices. Quoting Sanjay Manyal, equity research analyst at ICICI Securities Ltd., the reports said that if implemented the new regul
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:07
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[Asia, India] World Lung Cancer Day: Rise in number of cases in Delhi-NCR

"In last one year we have seen an iNCRease in the number of cases of lung cancer. From May 2016 to April 2017, we have received 273 cases of lung cancer from Delhi-NCR out of which 154 cases were found positive." Tobacco smoke is the number one risk fact
ANI (in)
added Aug 1, 2017 22:05
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[Asia, India] Rs 1,04,500,00,00,000 - What govt spends on tobacco-related diseases in a year: Report

(over $15 billion) in 2011 alone is yet to be made public despite it being continually cited by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW)..."a complete report on Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases in India has not been published yet,”
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 1, 2017 16:33
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