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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

[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

[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

[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 / Television Eighteen (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:13

[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

[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

[Asia, Pakistan] Ban on smoking in cafes hard nut to crack

LAHORE: Punjab Food Authority’s ban on smoking corners seems to be ‘mission impossible’. The move appreciated by anti-smoking groups has already sent shock waves among restaurant owners, who say their business will suffer if the ban imposed is implemente
The Nation (pk)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07

[Asia, India] Tobacco and chocolates can no longer share shelf space in Maharashtra’s shops

The sale of tobacco and other food items like chocolates will no longer be permitted under the same roof henceforth, a notification issued by the Maharashtra government on Wednesday said. This follows a directive from the Union Health Ministry that noti
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 01:07

[Asia] China Focus: Chinese court rejects compensation claim for smoker's death

"Yang showed a citizen's responsibility by trying to stop a smoker in the lift. If the court asks citizens who exercise their lawful rights to pay compensation, it will dent their enthusiasm to ensure the public interest is safeguarded," said Hu Yaping,
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45

[Asia] KAMPIS: Heat-Not-Burn Works Wonderfully

In addition to examining thousands of pages of positive data that PMI has submitted, the FDA should also look to Asia where heat-not-burn products have proven to be a successful transitional product for smokers looking for a healthier alternative.
American Spectator
added Jan 23, 2018 22:55
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