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[Asia, Israel] Ministers stymie effort to ban tobacco advertising

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation has postponed a vote on bills that would ban cigarette advertising, even though the bills had already been passed by the Knesset Economics Committee...accused the ministers on Sunday of harming the health of the p
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 8, 2018 21:56
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[Asia, Israel] After 25 days MK calls off anti-tobacco hunger strike

Likud MK Yehuda Glick announced Saturday that he would end a 25-day hunger strike that he launched to press the finance minister to raise the tax on loose tobacco to match that of cigarettes.
Times of Israel (is)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:33
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[Asia, India] Comic booklet on tobacco addition released by Gujarat University

The workshop was a part of 'Save The Youth - Win Over Tobacco' campaign aimed at sensitising students about the ill-effects of tobacco. Over 100 MSc students and faculty participated in the workshop. The campaign is aimed at telling people about the effe
DNA India (in)
added Jul 7, 2018 13:50
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[Asia, China] City bans smoking in offices of Party, govt

Indoor smoking has been banned in government offices and the offices of the Communist Party of China in Wuhan, Hubei province, and is also prohibited for those performing official duties, under a directive issued on Sunday. The directive, issued by gove
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:50
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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:51
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco items rampant near schools

Despite ban on sale of tobacco products in 100-metre radius of any educational institution, gutka and cigarette are openly sold to the schoolchildren in Patna and other cities of the state. Section 6 of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition
Times of India
added Jul 5, 2018 14:28
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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:53
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[Asia, China] Low funding cited as top reason for lackluster smoking control

Of 15 major cities that provided information to Beijing Impact Law Firm last year about their difficulties in tobacco control, eight cited a shortage of money as the top difficulty. Other major difficulties cited include lack of cooperation from violato
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 29, 2018 13:51
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[Asia, China] Verdict can ensure smoke-free railways

In June last year, a college student sued the Harbin Railway Bureau of Northeast China's Heilongjiang province because of the secondhand smoke she was forced to inhale on a train. The student claimed compensation of 102.5 yuan ($15.54), the price of her
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 29, 2018 01:20
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[Asia, China, New York] NYC wants Chinese men to stop smoking

Nearly a quarter of Asian men smoke cigarettes and lung cancer among Chinese men in New York City has increased by 70 percent over the past 15 years, according to the city's health department. Targeting Chinese men in particular, the department launched
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 28, 2018 03:39
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