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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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[Asia] India’s move away from cigarettes creates a withdrawal problem for millions of tobacco workers

that is one of the challenges for countries trying to reduce tobacco consumption – providing alternative employment for those who rely on the industry for their livelihoods. India is the world’s third largest producer of tobacco behind China and Brazil a
Special Broadcasting Service (SBS) (au)
added Nov 13, 2016 17:01
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[Asia, India] Global gov'ts: Make tobacco firms liable for smoking harm

adopted a declaration in which they also vowed to prohibit or regulate the sale of e-cigarettes... The declaration cautioned governments against efforts by big tobacco companies to dilute health policies, subvert measures to restrict tobacco sales and und
AP - Associated Press
added Nov 13, 2016 16:44
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[Asia, India] Will ENDS justify the means?

The global anti-tobacco conference’s move to allow member nations to prohibit or restrict sale of Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems provokes an outcry from harm reduction experts. The global anti-tobacco conference winded down on Saturday toeing a ha
The Hindu Online (in)
added Nov 15, 2016 20:39
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Cutting down on passive smoking

Efforts should also be made to raise public awareness, particularly among children, about the dangers of active and passive smoking. Schools, local governments, communities and the media should strive to establish programs to effectively convey the heal
Japan Times (jp)
added Nov 14, 2016 15:25
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette prohibition will be a huge mistake: Experts

"Much of the campaign against e-cigarettes has been driven by emotion and ideology, not evidence," said Riccardo Polosa, Director of the Institute for Internal and Emergency Medicine at University of Catania in Italy. Several studies have, in fact, shown
Times of India
added Nov 15, 2016 20:35
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[Asia, China] E-cigarette Maker Shenzhen S-Body Electronics Technology Announces Launch of New Atomizer Sunog and Mod C2D2 English

S-BODY's new atomizer, Sunog, comes with push and press function on the top which simplifying the job of refilling e-liquids. Sunog provides one single coil , four finished atomizer coils as well as a RBA coil. The maximum power of the four finished atom
PR Newswire
added Nov 12, 2016 22:10
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