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[Asia, Japan] Positive move, but more steps needed

Some experts have criticized the revision as insufficient compared to regulations implemented in recent Olympic and Paralympic host cities, where indoor smoking was prohibited. For this reason, the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly enacted in June an ordinance
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 18, 2018 22:39
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[Asia, India] PICTORIAL WARNING: TOBACCO COMPANIES FIGHT NOTIFICATION IN SC

industry objected to a petition challenging a new central government notification on mandatory pictorial warnings on tobacco products and asked the Supreme Court whether it would be better to completely ban tobacco rather than stifle the industry with all
Times of India
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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[Asia] WHO China Corporate Pledge Event on Smoke-Free Workplaces

This is my second trip to China after taking office as WHO Director-General. I’m delighted to be here at this very special and important event. As we all know, the tobacco epidemic takes a huge toll on China. China has one-third of the world’s smokers,
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2018 01:43
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Juul e-cigarette expands to England and Scotland, eyes Asia

Starting Tuesday, Juul e-cigarettes will be available in England and Scotland. Juul's first international market was Israel, where it launched in February. The e-cigarette brand has quickly become the dominant U.S. market leader, seizing 68 percent of m
CNBC
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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[Asia, Qatar] Customs seize over one tonne of chewing tobacco

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) announced on Sunday that it has seized more than 1,100kg of illegal chewing tobacco. At Hamad Port, several shipments were seized after an employee suspected a shipment of electronic material and examined it on X-ra
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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[Asia, India] Despite ban, cigarettes still sold near city schools

CHENNAI: Violating the blanket ban on sale of cigarettes in the vicinity of educational institutions, several shops have sprung up in the city marketing the tobacco product near schools.
Times of India
added Jul 14, 2018 09:44
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[Asia, China] Smoking in home raises risk to pregnancy

Pregnant women whose partners smoke at home are 17 percent more likely to miscarry than women with nonsmoking partners, highlighting the need for tougher tobacco control in families, a Chinese study found. The study used free prepregnancy checks to gath
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:26
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[Asia, Israel] Yehuda Glick: Government is owned by Big Tobacco

Likud MK Yehuda Glick charged that the government is beholden to Big Tobacco after the ministerial committee for legislation scuttled his bill on Sunday that would have banned advertising for tobacco products. The bill would have prohibited advertising
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:07
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Parents flaring up about e-cigarettes

Most parents asked for views on e-cigarettes want them banned outright rather than legalized with warnings and restrictions. Eighty-two percent of 3,374 parents who responded to a survey called for the ban in the wake of a proposal last month to amend t
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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[Asia, Israel] Ministers stymie effort to ban tobacco advertising

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation has postponed a vote on bills that would ban cigarette advertising, even though the bills had already been passed by the Knesset Economics Committee...accused the ministers on Sunday of harming the health of the p
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 8, 2018 21:56
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