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[Asia, Mid-east] ARCHIVE: Tobacco Control in Oman: It’s Time to Get Serious!

In order to curb tobacco use and maintain current low prevalence levels, the paper concludes that Oman needs to accelerate action in adopting the highest attainable policies recommended by the World Health Organization’s MPOWER package
Oman Medical Journal (om)
added Jun 19, 2017 19:18

[Asia, India] ‘De-addiction centres to cover tobacco addicts’

The health department has decided to expand the ambit of de-addiction centres so as to cover tobacco addicts. The aim of this decision is to further reduce prevalence of tobacco/nicotine use in Punjab. This will reduce prevalence of non-communicable dise
Times of India
added Jan 2, 2017 00:40

[Asia, India] Punjab to expand the ambit of de-addiction centers so as to cover tobacco addicts

Health Department has decided to expand the ambit of de-addiction centers so as to cover tobacco addicts. The aim of this decision is to further reduce prevalence of Tobacco/Nicotine use in Punjab. Thiswill reduce prevalence of Non Communicable diseases (in)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:28

[Asia, India] Golden Tobacco receives notice under SARFEAESI Act

Golden Tobacco has received notice from consortium of banks led by Canara Bank for one of its property situated at Guntur. Canara Bank on behalf of the consortium banks issued a notice on December 28, 2016 under section 13(4) of the SARFEAESI Act, 2002 f (in)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:25
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[Asia, Pakistan] More than 402 awareness sessions conducted to control tobacco use

Tobacco Control Cell (TCC) of the Ministry of National Health Services has conducted more than 402 awareness and capacity building sessions for law enforcement... these included policy and legislation level interventions, ban on import of Sheesha (tobacco
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09

[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Hike cigarette tax to cut down on smoking, says official

prices should be doubled in Oman so they remain out of reach for most people, a senior official at the Ministry of Health said. “A pack of cigarettes, which now costs OMR1, should be made OMR2, or more, so that people will think twice before buying them.
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 1, 2017 23:09
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Cigarettes sale ban within army premises effective from 1st January 2017

In this small country, there are some people who are making a big show off - pretending that they are the heroes of preventing cigarette was Dr. Danushka Dissanayake, attached to the Sri Lanka Army, who initiated his efforts to lay the foundation st
Asian Tribune
added Jan 2, 2017 00:15

[Asia, Azerbaijan, Germany] JTI Establishes a Precedent for Fighting Contraband Tobacco in 2017

JTI has developed a very successful program to address illicit tobacco. More specifically in Azerbaijan it approached the problem head on. Presently contraband constitutes some 13% of the tobacco market which consists of the sale of one billion cigarette
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Jan 1, 2017 18:34

[Asia, China] WHO commends Shenzhen’s move to create 100% smoke-free environment

Starting on 1 January 2017, Shenzhen will offer all of its citizens and visitors a 100% smoke-free environment in all indoor public places. “Shenzhen will join a growing list of cities around the world where smoking in indoor public venues is completely
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 2, 2017 17:29

[Asia, Thailand] Smuggled cigarettes worth B50m seized

Bangkok Post (th)
added Dec 30, 2016 23:02
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