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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] In eastern Mosul, civilians clamor for food, cigarettes

A long line grew outside a shop selling cigarettes, where people argued and bought dozens of packs each now that the extremists and their smoking bans were gone. "Before, it was prohibited, cigarettes are prohibited," said one resident, Hani Hamed, laugh
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 15, 2016 21:12
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[Asia] Record 40% of Japanese sleep less than six hours a day

The survey also highlighted the risk of exposure to secondhand smoke in restaurants and workplaces — which remains high despite the government’s aim of meeting global standards ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics.
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 15, 2016 17:08
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[Asia, India] FCTC COP7: Parties outline a path toward saving more lives

Parties to the global tobacco control treaty now possess the outline of a path toward faster implementation at country level of the lifesaving measures in the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control*, despite mixed results from six days of negotiations.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 15, 2016 00:27
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[Asia, China] Shanghai to Implement Outright Tobacco Ban at Indoor Venues

The amended regulation forbids smoking in hotels, restaurants and entertainment venues, as well as government agencies' offices, meeting rooms and cafeterias. Smoking rooms in airports and railway stations, ferry ports and bus stations will all be shutte
Caixin Online (cn)
added Nov 14, 2016 15:37
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[Asia, India] Significant new developments for global tobacco control

“The long hours of debate and planning has produced a strong road map for global tobacco control for the future. Despite all the hard work by the Parties it is sad to see the interest, yet again, being promoted in the room. It is determined to undermine
Asian Tribune
added Nov 14, 2016 14:40
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[Asia, India] BRIEF-Golden Tobacco Sept qtr loss widens

* Sept quarter net loss 94.4 million rupees versus loss 87.7 million rupees year ago * Sept quarter total income from operations 122.1 million rupees versus 110.6 million rupees year ago Further company coverage:
Reuters
added Nov 14, 2016 13:40
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[Asia, India] Will ENDS justify the means?

International harm reduction experts, however, warn that measures to limit access to e-cigarettes will result in nearly a million smokers dying. A recently released documentary film about vaping, ‘A Billion Lives’, has argued that e-cigarettes, whose hea
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 21, 2016 21:39
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Anti- Smoking campaigners question the financial request from the Ceylon Tobacco Company

The government is accused of making an unethical decision on its fight against tobacco and alcohol consumption by seeking a donation of 500 million rupees from the Ceylon Tobacco company, as per a proposal in budget 2017.
Hiru News (lk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:47
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[Asia, India, Sri Lanka] COP7 seeks more muscle to curb the global tobacco epidemic

Bringing the much discussed topic of illicit trade of tobacco products under the spotlight, the President urged more parties to ratify the convention so that it can become law. Drawing attention to the equally pressing concern on ‘smokeless tobacco’ bot
The Island (lk)
added Nov 14, 2016 14:43
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[Asia, India] Low- and middle-income countries to receive support to implement tobacco control

Through a new project...a number of low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) will be eligible to receive direct support to implement tobacco control strategies and policies. The project will bring together support from across the UN to accelerate the imp
Asian Tribune
added Nov 14, 2016 14:42
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