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[Asia, China, Sri Lanka] Cigarette smuggling -- Customs on lookout for Chinese king-pin

Customs Department is on high alert to track down a leading Chinese cigarette-smuggler operating in Sri Lanka and said to be linked to the detection of Chinese cigarettes at the Bandaranaike International Airport in the past three months, a senior officia
Daily Mirror (lk)
added Mar 20, 2017 21:04
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[Asia, Cambodia] Still no warnings on some tobacco packs

Some tobacco producers who sell their products on the local market still refuse to place graphic images and health warnings on cigarette packaging despite a government decree on the matter coming into force several months ago.
Khmer Times (kh)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:51
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[Asia, China] VIDEO: Dramatic moment a smoker stabs a bus driver after he was told not to light up on board

A man stabbed a driver who tried to stop him smoking on bus in central China
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:39
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[Asia] Graphic health warning on packs: Tobacco companies 'continue to flout rules' in Bangladesh

One year after rules of printing the graphical health warning on pack made mandatory, a study finds most tobacco companies are still flouting the law. The tobacco industry rather resorted to fresh “ill tactics” to undermine the implementation of the la
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:22
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[Asia] China brushes off U.S. questions over state enterprises at WTO

The U.S. Trade Representative's report to Congress in January this year said that...China....did list 19 tobacco-exporting firms
Reuters
added Mar 16, 2017 18:41
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] RODRIGO: Curbing consumption and ‘big tobacco’ lobbies

plain packaging has not led to statistically-significant reductions in smoking. Youth smoking has not been reduced, and organised crime has an ample opportunity to undermine democratic countries and the rule of law. The saddest consequence is that if trad
Ceylon Today (lk)
added Mar 15, 2017 23:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] Zero tolerance against hurdles in tobacco control ordered

Minister, National Health Services, Saira Afzal Tarar, has assured that there will be zero tolerance against any hurdle in the way to fulfil the obligations under the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) which Pakistan ratified in 2004. This
Daily Times (pk)
added Mar 22, 2017 00:14
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[Asia] Pakistan to implement WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco

There will be zero tolerance against any hurdle in way to fulfil the obligations ...Tarar made this commitment during a meeting with WHO FCTC Needs Assessment Mission who called on the minister here on Tuesday. The minister told the Mission that Pakistan
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Mar 16, 2017 19:00
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[Asia, China] Counterfeit cigarettes burned to generate 30,000 kwh(1/4)

Fake-brand and inferior cigarettes are destroyed at a thermal power plant in Xuchang City, Central China’s Henan Province, March 14, 2017. The local tobacco monopoly bureau seized the counterfeit cigarettes in product checks since 2013. Burning of the ci
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 15, 2017 16:20
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[Asia, China] Vapor Worldwide Opens Second Location on Maoming Bei Lu / Owner Eric Frit talks about new store, Shanghai smoking ban

To celebrate, they're giving away a free bottle of premium US made juice to everyone at the party and there will be a lucky draw as well for a chance to win some box mods, subtanks and large bottles of premium USA liquids.
CityWeekend (cn)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:50
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