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[Asia, Mid-east] Juul vaping device sweeping American schools on sale in UAE's grey market

There more than 50,000 posts under the hashtag #Juul on Instagram alone, and countless tweets and YouTube videos. Juul Labs via AP Intense nicotine delivery devices that give the user a strong hit that goes to their head are sweeping US high schools. An
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 4, 2018 15:54
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[Asia] ‘Evidence suggests that smoking on film glamorises tobacco use … India has highest number of TB patients’

With government aiming to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, focus on links between smoking and TB is growing. Nandita Murukutla, vice-president, global policy and research, Vital Strategies – an organisation that delivers evidence-based pub
Times of India
added May 3, 2018 19:42
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, District of Columbia] Support growing for e-cigarette revolution in anti-smoking crusade

Speaking at a global e-cigarette summit in Washington DC, experts from science, regulation and public health gave their views on how the industry should develop to help reduce the number of conventional smokers around the world. The UAE aims to reduce t
The National Newspaper (ae)
added May 3, 2018 17:15
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[Asia, Mid-east] Abu Dhabi tobacco sales plummet after excise tax

the dramatic decrease of tobacco sales is the highest since the adoption of excise tax in October 2018, which includes a 100 percent price increase in tobacco, as well as price hikes on a number of products “that harm public health” such as soft and energ
Arabian Business
added May 1, 2018 04:35
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[Asia, India] PRASAD: Scary, yet banal

Contrary to tobacco companies’ claims, there is now empirical evidence that large, graphic pictorial warnings on tobacco products have a telling effect on consumer behaviour. From 38% in 2009-10, the proportion of cigarette smokers in India who thought of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 30, 2018 20:39
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[Asia, Pakistan] HALL: Enhancing the tobacco industry’s revenue base

The Network for Consumer Protection (TNCP) report, 2017, informs that Pakistan has one of the highest prevalence of tobacco use in the world. This is alarming while it is equally distressing that the already weak tax levying and collection system of Paki
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 29, 2018 17:19
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[Asia, India] Ban manufacture, sale and import of SLT products

A report compiled by the National Institute of Cancer Prevention and Research (NICPR) in collaboration with the Indian Council for Medical Research (ICMR) has suggested a complete ban on manufacture, sale and import of smokeless tobacco (SLT) products as
DNA India (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:57
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[Asia, India] Need to scale up tobacco control fight, says ICMR head

Newly-appointed director general Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) Dr Balram Bhargava has proposed that all medical colleges that do not have tobacco cessation clinics be derecognised. Bhargava is also likely to meet Prime Minister Narendra Modi
Indian Express (in)
added May 7, 2018 18:56
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[Asia, Pakistan] Need of strong tobacco control regime

Increasing taxes is one of few options available with the government to control tobacco consumption, but last year an adjustment in duty structure of cigarettes was introduced which led to a sharp fall in its price resulting in promotion of smoking espec
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Fighting stick with stick

the anti-tobacco campaigners, independent research organisations, the Ministry of National Health Services (MNHS) etc, reject this claim and stress that the production of cigarettes has increased drastically due to tax concessions, and the revenue target
The News (pk)
added Apr 26, 2018 15:19
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