Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Asia 4,111 headlines found

4 Views

[Asia, India] Is second-hand smoke more dangerous than active smoking?

Dr Duru Shah, Director, Gynaecworld, Center for Assisted Reproduction & Women’s health, Mumbai explains in detail why it is so. Second-hand smoke is a mixture of sidestream and mainstream smoke. The smoke which comes from the burning end of a cigarette i
The Health Site (in)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:56
3 Views

[Asia, China] Court holds hearing for passenger suing railway authority over smoking

A female passenger has sued a local railway authority for allowing passengers to smoke on trains, and a railway transport court held a hearing Wednesday on the case. The Beijing Railway Transport Court held the hearing for a female passenger surnamed Li
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 18:26
15 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] Peshawar High Court halts reduction in taxes on cigarettes

a stay order against the federal government’s decision to reduce taxes on tobacco products and directed the respondents to submit their response... filed by Hameed Khan...who argued in the court that the reduction in taxes would make tobacco products chea
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:04
2 Views

[Asia, India] To ban or not to ban: Health ministry in a fix over e-cigarettes

Three committees set up by union health ministry have asked the government to ban the device.
India Today Magazine (in)
added Jan 1, 2018 04:01
4 Views

[Asia, India] ‘Tobacco habits common in police personnel’

Police personnel are known to often resort to tobacco-associated habits as a stress-buster to soothe their nerves to help them focus better. A study was published in the Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences to determine the prevalence of tobacco-assoc
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 26, 2017 23:10
2 Views

[Asia, China] Anti-smoking groups take fight online

Four GIFs designed to discourage smoking were jointly released on the official Sina Weibo accounts of five anti-tobacco groups recently. "The GIFs are designed to encourage Tencent to remove the smoking emoji from WeChat," said Xu Jianshu, director of t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:58
6 Views

[Asia, Israel] KNESSET APPROVES BILL TO RESTRICT TOBACCO ADVERTISING ON INTERNET

A private member’s bill... prohibits tobacco advertising on the Internet and social media, but that exempts the print media and provides loopholes even for online advertising, was approved Sunday by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation. “It’s a matte
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 26, 2017 02:33
3 Views

[Asia, Pakistan] Global calls to switch to smoke-free tobacco products gaining ground

Recently, the advocates of smoke-free tobacco products from different Asian countries gathered for the first time ever in Jakarta, Indonesia, to call on their governments to allow and regulate the use of electronic cigarettes and ‘heat-not-burn’ tobacco
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 1, 2018 04:00
7 Views

Smokeless tobacco use is ‘replacing’ the smoking epidemic in the South East Asia Region

It has been documented that the smoking prevalence has been declining in most countries of the South-East Asia region where effective anti-tobacco laws have been implemented. But due to a number of factors, the prevalence of smokeless tobacco has been in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2017 21:01
5 Views

[Asia, India] Apex court to hear today plea on pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court agreed to hear today itself a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court order which quashed the government regulation that packets of tobacco products must carry pictorial warning covering 85 per cent of packaging space.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:17
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines