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[Asia, India, Pakistan] It’s my personal life: Mahira Khan breaks silence on controversial pictures with Ranbir

After weeks of silence following the targeted hate and bashing at her when pictures of her smoking with Bollywood actor Ranbir went viral... "PS: Both smoking and hate are injurious to health.”
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 24, 2017 23:26
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[Asia, Japan, Korea - South] Smoke-free segment up as Philip Morris fights declining sales

In contrast to IQOS’ success in Northeast Asia, it has been met with outright bans by governments elsewhere in the Asia-Pacific region – including those in Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia and Thailand. Tobacco users, health professionals and lawmakers co
Asia Times
added Oct 20, 2017 14:19
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[Asia] Hookah found to be just as dangerous as smoking cigarettes

Hookah can be a fun way for friends to relax together. There is a misconception, however, that there are no negative health effects from hookah. This is untrue. Tobacco smoke passes through a water basin in a hookah. Cannabis can also be smoked with a h
Sampan Newspaper
added Oct 20, 2017 13:59
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[Asia] Pollution causing more deaths worldwide than war or smoking: Lancet

Based largely on 2015 data from the Global Burden of Disease, the report estimates at least nine million premature deaths — 16 per cent of all deaths worldwide — were caused by diseases from toxic exposure. That's three times more deaths than from AIDS,
AP - Associated Press
added Oct 20, 2017 13:49
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco industry-funded Foundation fits in a long-established and sinister pattern of corporate chicanery

[WHO] and other public health organizations and leaders around the world have publicly spoken out against Philip Morris International and its new Foundation for a Smoke-Free World...Here are excerpts from statements by the WHO and other public health orga
Asian Tribune
added Oct 27, 2017 15:00
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[Asia, Singapore] Paying the price for failing to check ID: How tobacco retailers are caught selling to underage buyers

The Health Sciences Authority recently suspended the tobacco licences of several shops and revoked the licence of one for selling cigarettes to those under the age of 18. When Channel NewsAsia went to six of these shops to find out the circumstances sur
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Oct 18, 2017 14:37
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[Asia, Mid-east] Does doubling of UAE cigarette prices only hit low-income smokers?

“It’s too early to measure impact because a lot of people have been hoarding cigarettes in the last few months knowing that the prices will go up," commented the doctor who has served as the president of the Emirates Cardiac Society in the past. “Many
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Oct 17, 2017 17:59
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[Asia, India] Minister K J George announced the launch of a new initiative to make Bengaluru smoke-free

today announced the launch of a new initiative to make Bengaluru smoke-free as part of the city’s involvement in the Partnership for Healthy Cities. It is a global network of cities committed to reducing noncommunicable diseases (NCDs) and injuries. The P
India Education Diary (in)
added Oct 17, 2017 16:44
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[Asia, India] Renewed thrust on smoke-free city will see stringent crackdowns on violators

On Monday, Bengaluru development minister KJ George launched a new initiative called the Smoke Free City. This is part of Bengaluru's involvement in Partnership for Healthy Cities, an initiative led by WHO global ambassador for non-communicable disease (
Times of India
added Oct 17, 2017 13:02
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[Asia, India] Campaign to make city ‘smoke-free’

A campaign which, among other things, aims to bring down the exposure of people to second-hand smoke was launched on Monday. The initiative will be part of the city’s involvement in the ‘Partnership for Healthy Cities’, a global network of cities committ
The Hindu Online (in)
added Oct 17, 2017 00:39
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