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[Asia, India] Advertisment row: Pan Bahar contradicts Brosnan, says 'no breach of contract'

Brosnan has said that Pan Bahar “grossly manipulated” media outlets to falsely present him as a brand ambassador for their entire line of products... manufacturers of Pan Bahar have reiterated that the product does not contain any nicotine or tobacco, and
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:36
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[Asia] Shadow report exposes real scenario of tobacco use in Pakistan

In an attempt to show the true picture behind the “all good” veiled arguments of the federal ministry of health, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection Friday launched the first of its kind shadow report, an analysis of official government report on the Fram
The News (pk)
added Oct 23, 2016 14:33
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[Asia, India] 'A good cigar is a smoke' Cigars are back to being a style statement.

Meet the members of the Bangalore Cigar Club, a group of cigar buffs who often come together for a puff and powwow over high-quality tobacco... If your wife doesn't like the aroma of your cigar, change your wife," said the late Swiss-based cigar-industry
Times of India
added Oct 23, 2016 14:32
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[Asia, China] Campaign to clear Chinese city of cigarette butts called off after proving too successful

received more than 4.8 million cigarette butts and gave out nearly 100,000 packets of tissues during the event. He said one resident even took 9,100 butts to the office one day and the participants, most of them elderly people, packed the office...appeare
South China Morning Post
added Oct 23, 2016 14:19
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[Asia, Japan] LETTER: Clamp down now on passive smoke

I cannot go to 10 or 20 restaurants trying to find a smoke-free venue. If Japan wants to consider its tourists as well as its locals who do not want to breathe in the multiple poisons in tobacco smoke, it needs to ban smoking in restaurants now and not f
Japan Times (jp)
added Oct 22, 2016 20:27
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[Asia, India] Pierce Brosnan Says He Didn’t Intend to Endorse Pan Bahar’s Pan Masala

Mr. Brosnan said in a statement that he was “deeply shocked and saddened” about the use of his image in association with the mixture, made by Ashok & Co. Pan Bahar Ltd., which carries a government-mandated warning declaring it “injurious to health.” The
Wall Street Journal Blogs
added Oct 22, 2016 20:03
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[Asia, India] JOHNS: WHO Must Allow Wider Debate on Dealing With Worldwide Smoking Problem

A report called Throw Open the Doors, launched by the Australian Institute for Progress, and penned by me, raises a host of serious issues...For the sake of smokers worldwide, the next director-general must embrace a progressive agenda and throw open its
Caixin Online (cn)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:31
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[Asia] She Asked Him to Stop Smoking. To China’s Shock, He Beat Her Instead.

A video of the altercation, which took place last week in the northern city of Langfang, lit up Chinese social media on Friday. ...Ms. Li said she told the man, “It’s best if you don’t smoke inside the elevator. You can do it in the hallways.” Almost im
New York Times
added Oct 21, 2016 17:14
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[Asia, India] Plea against WHO treaty on tobacco use: HC seeks Centre reply

Tobacco Board has asked them to reduce cultivation of FCV tobacco... Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva refused to pass an interim order staying implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) treaty or the Board's decision and instead issued n
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:48
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[Asia, India] Karnataka DC dept raid D&C Act violators including unlicensed dealers of e-nicotine cigarettes

Karnataka drugs control department has come down heavily on violators of the Drugs & Cosmetic Act and Rules including those indulge in selling banned Electronic cigarettes. The inspectors in a surprise check of shopping malls in Bengaluru seized from thr
Pharmabiz.com (in)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:22
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