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[Asia, Israel] SMOKING-CESSATION AIDS EFFECTIVENESS DWINDLES AFTER 1 YEAR OF PRESCRIPTION

Prescription drugs included in the basket of health services to help smokers kick the habit are only mildly effective a year later they're prescribed, and they also may present annoying and even serious side effects. So says a new Tel Aviv University met
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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[Asia, India] TOBACCO: Leading cause of death

The vulnerability of the youth to tobacco use and the growing use of tobacco among youngsters is a matter of concern in the state of Jammu and Kashmir particularly in Kashmir valley besides drug addiction. There are four harmful constituents added to tob
Greater Kashmir (in)
added Jan 31, 2018 03:55
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[Asia] BEWARE: NO E-CIGARETTES IN THAILAND

“Enjoy your Thailand holiday, but please leave the electronic cigarettes at home."
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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[Asia] India losing productivity worth billions of dollars due to cancer

the highest productivity losses – $0.74 billion – because of the lip and oral cancers is alarming. China too recorded a loss of nearly $8 billion in productivity annually due to tobacco smoking. "The use of smokeless tobacco, often combined with betel qu
DNA India (in)
added Jan 29, 2018 17:52
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[Asia, Qatar] Survey findings to strengthen HMC’s fight against smoking

“We are in the process of finalising the findings of our latest survey on smoking prevalence in Qatar. We expect to release the outcomes of the survey very soon. We have co-ordinated with some renowned organisations and the survey will help us in forming
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 20, 2018 00:14
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[Asia, Singapore] E-cigarettes, shisha to be illegal from Feb 1 under amended Tobacco Act

SINGAPORE: Starting Feb 1, buying, using and possessing tobacco products like e-cigarettes, shisha and chewing tobacco will be illegal, the Ministry of Health said on Friday (Jan 26).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:51
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[Asia, India] Notice To Karan Johar's TV Show For "Promoting" Tobacco

"We have come to know that a huge and strategic display/promotion of Tobacco/ Pan Masala Brand 'Kamla Pasand' is being carried out at Star Plus Television Channel in the Reality show 'India's Next Superstars' being telecast through out India. "This Pro
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco in shops selling FMCG items banned in Maharashtra

government announced a ban on sale of tobacco at shops that sell chocolates, chips and other edible items, a top FDA official said. .. "Children tend to get influenced a lot by the presence of tobacco and other items while they are out shopping for food i
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13
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[Asia] Survey across India to gauge tobacco consumption among youngsters

The Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) is initiating a large-scale study across India titled ‘Global Young Tobacco Survey’ to gauge tobacco consumption pattern among youngsters aged 13 to 17 years. The survey comes months after the central governme
Indian Express (in)
added Jan 30, 2018 14:50
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[Asia, India] 800 govt schools declared tobacco-free

As many as 800 government schools in the national Capital have been declared tobacco-free which means no tobacco vendor would now be seen in a 100-metre radius of these institutes. After sending out 32 letters to the Director of Education (DoE), the Delh
DNA India (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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