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[Asia, India] NGO: 40 percent of women lung cancer patients in Goa non-smokers w/Photo

Almost 40 per cent of women in Goa who have lung cancer do not smoke themselves, which means it is likely that they are victims of `passive smoking', an anti-tobacco NGO has said. The National Organisation for Tobacco Eradication (NOTE) said yesterday th
Mid-day.com (in)
added Apr 8, 2018 17:43
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes to be tested for harmful chemicals

Rajasthan government has taken a step forward to ban of e-cigarettes in the state. Health minister...directed health department officials to initiate immediate testing of the presence of harmful chemicals in e-cigarettes and ordered to ban its use and s
DNA India (in)
added Apr 8, 2018 17:44
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[Asia, India] Govt to study ill-effects of e-cigarettes: Minister

Health department will conduct study on e-cigarettes to find out their ill effects on Thursday. Health minister Kalicharan Saraf said that if it is found harmful in the study, directions will be issued to ban it in the state. He said that in the investiga
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2018 15:47
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[Asia, Cambodia] Police shutter tobacco factory

Authorities raided and shuttered a cigarette manufacturing company in Tbong Khmum province on Tuesday after discovering it had not complied with a sub-decree requiring warning labels to be included on tobacco products.
Khmer Times (kh)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:22
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[Asia, India] ‘QuitLine’ on cigarette packs helps quit smoking

Along with the QuitLine, a helpline number to quit smoking, the government has asked the tobacco manufactures to put two set of pictorial warnings.
Asian Age (in)
added Apr 6, 2018 14:03
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[Asia, India] Tobacco products to carry ‘Quitline’ number

Replacing the existing images on tobacco products, the Union Health Ministry has now released a new set of pictorial health warnings that are to be displayed on both sides of packets of cigarettes, bidis, and chewing tobacco with effect from September 1,
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 5, 2018 19:11
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[Asia, Pakistan] Lowering taxes on cigarettes dangerous: health ministry

The ministry has rather requested the FBR to do away with the strange and complex taxation on tobacco products introduced last year which introduced a third tier taxation in imposition of Federal Excise Duty and as a result, the prices of cigarettes were
The News (pk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:27
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[Asia, Pakistan] Research says illegal cigarette sales less than 9%

A research study carried out recently has discovered that maximum illicit cigarette sales does not amount to more than nine per cent in Pakistan... It shows that tobacco industry claims of more than 40% spurious cigarette sales were unfounded. This means
Express Tribune (pk)
added Apr 5, 2018 04:26
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[Asia, India] Quitline no, enhanced warnings on tobacco packs from Sept

me September, all products and cigarette packs will have a national toll-free number printed on them to assist users to quit, besides warnings, including enhanced pictorial images and text messages, covering 85 per cent of the packet area.
Times of India
added Apr 4, 2018 17:12
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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey Biggest Tobacco Exporter to Iran

Turkey, with more than $42.35 million, was the biggest exporter of tobacco to Iran during the 11 months to Feb. 19. According to the latest figures released by the Islamic Republic of Iran Customs Administration, a total of about 16,100 tons of tobacco w
Financial Tribune
added Apr 4, 2018 16:57
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