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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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[Asia, India] New pictorial warning for tobacco products issued, to be used from September 1

The Union Health Ministry issued today enhanced pictorial warnings to be printed on packets of cigarette and other tobacco products, highlighting the ill-effects of tobacco consumption, according to an official statement. These new pictorial warnings wil
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 21, 2018 12:56
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK: flying high

the second-ranked tobacco player is on a roll this year. During the half-yearly period ended June 30, 2018, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has undergone a massive expansion in its top-line and bottom-line on a year-on-year basis. As work a
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 20, 2018 17:21
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[India] Johns Hopkins to hold S Asia Tobacco Control Leadership Program in Nov in Indonesia

The five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Program, helmed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), today ended with organisers hoping that its participants would emerge as "ambassadors of change" in combating the tobacco menace.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:43
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[Asia, India] Once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth: Sherlyn Chopra

Actress-model Sherlyn Chopra, who is going to create awareness about side-effects of smoking through her new anti-smoking video, has said that once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth. Sherlyn Chopra was interacting with media to talk about her new anti-
New Kerala.com (in)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:17
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[Asia] In Blow to Juul, Israel to Ban Some E-cigarettes

The Health Ministry is set to ban the sale of nicotine-rich electronic cigarettes like the popular Juul product, under an order expected to be published by the end of next week, TheMarker has learned. An official said the decision to ban e-cigarettes wi
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 01:41
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[Asia] Five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Programme kicks off tomorrow in Goa

Over 75 participants, including health and policy-making experts from India and abroad, have gathered in South Goa as part of a national tobacco-control leadership programme that starts tomorrow. The five-day programme aimed at effective implementation o
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 6, 2018 13:58
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