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[Asia, Cambodia] ‘Tired’ PM Hun Sen in Singapore hospital

announced on Facebook yesterday that he had fallen ill with exhaustion and was currently seeking medical treatment in Singapore....Lighting a 555 cigarette, he announced “smoking means I am healthy”, before going on to promise that elections would be free
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added May 5, 2017 20:53
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[Asia] VIDEO: China's Vape Industry Is Just Getting Started (8:33)

Vice.com
added May 5, 2017 20:31
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[Asia] Awareness about anti-smoking related laws and legislation among general population in slums of Delhi, India

The study depicts opinion of one of the susceptible populations regarding tobacco control legislation, which has hitherto not been studied in the Indian context. This study has an important implication as it highlights the need for stringent enforcement
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2017 16:41
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[Asia, Uae: Dubai] Seized, destroyed: Banned vapes, e-shishas in Dubai

Dubai Municipality inspectors have seized and destroyed e-cigarettes and e-shishas confiscated from two shops in the Murar neighbourhood. The vapes were sold at outlets that specialised in tobacco and smoking accessories, including flavoured tobacco used
Gulf News (ae)
added May 3, 2017 23:02
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco bill in limbo in KP

A bill meant to restrict production, trade and consumption of tobacco and reduce smoking-related illnesses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been in limbo since September 2016 in the face of resistance by people related with the business of cash crop.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 11, 2017 00:36
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[Asia, India] JOHNSON: Press Freedom Day Ruined by UN's War on Media

Last November, members of the media were improperly banned from a meeting hosted by the [FCTC]... colleagues and I were stunned that a U.N. agency would prohibit the media from covering a legislative meeting that effected tax rates, health policy and trad
NewsMax
added May 2, 2017 19:29
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[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-tobacco bill in limbo in KP

A bill meant to restrict production, trade and consumption of tobacco and reduce smoking-related illnesses in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has been in limbo since September 2016 in the face of resistance by people related with the business of cash crop.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added May 2, 2017 19:26
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Thailand] LETTER: Tobacco giant squeezing Asean’s poorest countries

“Successful tobacco business means more diseases and death. Tobacco is not only damaging to health, but also causes social, economic and environmental harms to the world. All of this are preventable,” said Bungon Ritthiphakdee, executive director of SEAT
The Nation (th)
added Apr 28, 2017 17:15
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[Asia, Laos] MoH: Cigarette Products Must Have Health Warning Labels

The Ministry of Health (MoH) has said that as of May 1, all cigarette products of all brands, either domestically made or imported for commercial purposes in Laos, must be affixed with health warnings covering 75% of the packaging.
Lao News Agency (la)
added May 1, 2017 17:44
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[Asia] Azerbaijan to restrict use of hookah and electron cigarette

Azerbaijan is set to prohibit the use of water-based hookah in non-smoking places. This is according to the draft law on restriction of use of tobacco products, which was put up for discussion at the second reading in parliament, APA reported. It was a
News.az
added Apr 29, 2017 03:09
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