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[Asia, China] State Media Blames Cooking, Secondhand Smoke for Lung Cancer

Cooking fumes and secondhand smoke may be responsible for a rising incidence of lung cancer in China’s nonsmoking women, the Ministry of Science and Technology’s newspaper reported Thursday. The article follows a report published earlier this year by t
Sixth Tone (cn)
added Apr 13, 2018 14:54
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[Asia, China] Secondhand smoke, cooking cause lung cancer among non-smoking women

women who don't smoke can also get lung cancer due to their exposure to secondhand smoke and cooking oil fumes, according to a report by the China Cancer Center. The report complied data from China's 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions, a
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Apr 12, 2018 18:02
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[Asia, India] FDI in tobacco: DIPP meets stakeholders; participants shared mixed views

Farmer associations and industry today shared mixed views in a meeting called by the commerce and industry ministry on issues related to foreign direct investment (FDI) in the tobacco sector.
Times of India
added Apr 11, 2018 23:53
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[Asia, India] FDI proposal raises Prakasam tobacco growers’ hopes

Farmers in traditional tobacco-growing areas in Prakasam district, which accounts for more than 50% of the State’s production, are jubilant as the Centre mulls over allowing Foreign Direct Investment in cigarette manufacturing. India, which is now being
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 10, 2018 22:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] Accessible price of cigarette brands a bigger threat than Illicit trade: Report

The consumer accessible price of cigarette brands is more alarming for health of the people in the country than the illicit trade in the country, which has a low volume contrary to the claim of tobacco industry, report said on Monday. Pakistan National H
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:35
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco ads banned in Oman

The advertising of tobacco and its derivatives on social media and billboards has now been officially banned...decree No. 43/2018, banning the advertising of tobacco across all media outlets, including social media and billboards. ...“prohibits the public
Times of Oman (om)
added Apr 9, 2018 14:42
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[Asia, India] Dna Exclusive: Iit-Delhi students fume over 'smoking and drinking' diktat w/Photo

A decision by the Indian Institute of Technology-Delhi administration to take action against students for smoking and drinking on the campus has set off angry reactions from the students, who have termed the move an act of "moral policing".
DNA India (in)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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[Asia, Oman] TOBACCO ADVERTISEMENTS BANNED IN ALL FORMS

‘it is prohibited to publish advertisements on tobacco products or their derivatives in all media, including print, electronic, audio-visual and any billboards, wherever they exist’. The decision is based on the Publications Law issued by Royal Decree 4
Muscat Daily (om)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:18
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[Asia, Oman] TOBACCO ADVERTISEMENTS BANNED IN ALL FORMS

‘it is prohibited to publish advertisements on tobacco products or their derivatives in all media, including print, electronic, audio-visual and any billboards, wherever they exist’. The decision is based on the Publications Law issued by Royal Decree 4
Muscat Daily (om)
added Apr 9, 2018 15:18
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health ministry wants higher taxes on tobacco firms

the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination has suggested to the government to increase taxes on tobacco companies in the upcoming budget for fiscal year 2018-19. The ministry believes not only the tobacco companies have benefi
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 9, 2018 02:11
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