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[Asia, Qatar] e-cigarettes carry several health risks: expert

“Studies into the health risks posed by using electronic cigarettes, which are illegal in Qatar, are now beginning to be published,” said Dr Ziyad Mahfoud, associate professor, Healthcare Policy and Research at WCM-Q at the latest instalment of WCM-Q’s ‘
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:43

[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ban sale of single cigarettes - Government Medical Officers Association

Sale of single cigarettes will be banned in Sri Lanka soon, Health Minister, Rajitha Senaratne said at a meeting held yesterday with the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA).
Asian Tribune
added Nov 24, 2016 15:14

[Asia] China to Issue Nationwide Smoking Ban in Public Places

China expects to issue a nationwide regulation banning smoking in public places before the end of the year, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission. The regulation is listed on the State Council’s legislative plans for this year,
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 29, 2016 21:29

[Asia] China to introduce national smoking ban in public places

A national regulation banning smoking in public places is expected to be issued by the end of this year, according to the National Health and Family Planning Commission. The regulation is undergoing legislative process, Mao Qun'an, an official with the
Xinhua Newswire
added Nov 29, 2016 21:18

[Asia] Cessation Support (Article 14) Is Not Costly Or Complicated – And It Is Effective!

Helping tobacco users stop is a cost effective healthcare intervention, which saves lives and improves population health. Every day that smokers over 35 years old continue to smoke they lose about 3–6 hours of life, thus for the estimated 500 million cur
Asian Tribune
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11

[Asia, India] Sale of cigarette in the Dehradun down by 40% because of demonetisation

The paan-waalas claim that shortage of change has led to a number of regulars curtailing their cigarette consumption. Those who used to consume a packet a day are now down to just a few. Some people, who were trying to quit smoking, say that they are rega
Times of India
added Nov 24, 2016 02:03

[Asia, China] VIDEO: Interview with Russian Minister of Healthcare

Russia’s Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova is one of the leading faces at this week’s Global Conference on Health’s her fight against the tobacco industry that has pushed her furthest into the limelight… especially with Shanghai’s new ba
CCTV International (CCTV-9)
added Nov 24, 2016 00:57

[Asia, Pakistan] National Mass Media Campaign launched to sensitize people about harms of tobacco

Vital Strategies congratulated the Government on the launch of this campaign, which features a public service announcement (PSA) called “Sponge” that graphically depicts how cigarettes smoke causes preventable disease and premature death. Vital Strategies
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Nov 23, 2016 13:23

[Asia, China] Passive smoking, prepregnancy obesity increase gestational diabetes risk

Pregnant women exposed to secondhand smoke are at an increased risk for developing gestational diabetes vs. women not exposed to passive smoking, and the effects amplify any risk associated with prepregnancy obesity, according to a large Chinese study.
added Nov 23, 2016 00:20

[Asia, China] Public smoking ban to go nationwide

CHINA is to issue a new anti-smoking regulation by the end of the year, a senior official with the National Health and Family Planning Commission said yesterday. The regulation, which will control smoking in public nationwide, is undergoing the legislat
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 22, 2016 23:39
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