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[Asia, India] Ban on e-cigarettes may actually benefit ITC

has nipped ITC's plans of entering the space in the bud, but the company might just be saved from the threat of disruptive competition ruining its cigarette market in the country.
Times of India
added Aug 30, 2018 17:40
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[Asia, Bangladesh] BATB violating tobacco law Anti-tobacco activists claim

apparently conducted promotional activities for one of its new products in Dhaka's Lalmatia area yesterday, defying the country's tobacco control act. A group of 10-15 representatives of BAT Bangladesh set up a decorated point of sale, containing packs o
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:39
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[Asia, Israel] JUUL e-cigarette company petitions High Court over ban

The company accuses the Israeli government of upholding a double standard with regard to their vaping product — which they claim is designed solely to wean long-time smokers off cigarettes — in that the Jewish state continues to allow tobacco companies
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:34
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[Asia] Manufacturers of Juul e-cigarette to sue over Israel ban

The manufacturers of the recently banned Juul e-cigarettes petitioned Israel’s High Court on Thursday asking it to force the government to reconsider its decision. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday signed a warrant barring the import and sale
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:35
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[Asia, Israel] JUUL E-CIGARETTE COMPANY FILES PETITION TO HIGH COURT OBJECTING BAN

is more than 60 pages long... In a statement released alongside the petition, Juul Israel accused the Health Ministry of “implementing selective enforcement through hidden agenda[s] and strengthening the status of the tobacco companies at the expense of
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 24, 2018 14:17
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[Asia, China] Study: Smoking kills, but quitting can make you fat

Researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Harvard University found that those whose weight increased by more than 15 kilograms after quitting smoking had a higher risk of Type 2 diabetes than smokers. The risk peaked five to seven years after
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 5, 2018 21:56
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[Asia, India] HC raps Centre for delaying implementation of rules on e-cigarettes

“What does the Union of India proposes to do? Some States have guidelines now,” the Bench said adding, “This is an important issue particularly with schools and educational institutions”. The High Court was hearing a petition filed in public interest by
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:56
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[Asia, India] Second hand smoke linked to dry cough among teenagers

The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, involved 7,389 non-smoking US teenagers without asthma.The findings showed that teenagers exposed to just one hour of second-hand smoke per week are 1.5 times more likely to find it harder to exercise and t
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 22, 2018 18:05
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[Asia, China] Over 100 towns in Sri Lanka stop cigarette sales

Over 100 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with an aim to discourage smoking and making Sri Lanka a tobacco-free nation, the Health Ministry said here on Wednesday. According to the Ministry, the Public Health Inspectors (PHIs)
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 22, 2018 18:00
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Illegal practices by employees ‘evident in tobacco case’

The Jordan Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) on Sunday said that investigations into the tobacco factory case had revealed “illegal practices and behaviours by public and private sector employees”. The source said that the specialised auth
Jordan Times (jo)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:08
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