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[Asia] Comprehensive efforts to build tobacco-free Bangladesh stressed

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Campaign for Tobacco- Free Kids (CTFK) extended assistance in arranging the meeting on larger enforcement and implementation of the Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act and related policies. Cabinet Division Additi
The News Today (bd)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:39

[Asia, India] Health Ministry asks Railway Board to not allow junk food, tobacco ads

The health ministry has said that indirect or surrogate advertising of such products can increase the risk of non-communicable diseases... In January, Indian Railways had announced initiatives to increase its revenue from non-tariff sources. It plans to a
Down To Earth (DTE) (Society for Environmental Communications) (in)
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59

[Asia] India Is A Major Contributor To The 6.4 Million Deaths That Take Place Due To Smoking Worldwide

India is a major contributor to the 6.4 million deaths that take place due to smoking worldwide Over 11% of 6.4 million deaths worldwide was caused by smoking in 2015, and 52.2% of them took place in China, India, USA, and Russia, according to the latest
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia, Japan] Behind the Scenes / Passive smoking measures meet resistance

Current measures for secondhand smoke are limited to the duty try to prevent smoking, but many restaurants, such as this one in Tokyo, allow customers to smoke freely... About 100 members from the tobacco caucus, chaired by Takeshi Noda, gathered on March
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 6, 2017 14:00

[Asia] ‘Smoking causes over 11% deaths; India among top 4 countries’

Over 11 per cent of 6.4 million deaths worldwide was caused by smoking in 2015 and 52.2 per cent of them took place in China, India, USA, and Russia, according to the latest estimates in the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study published in medical jour
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:26

[Asia, India] Tobacco packs will now have new pictorial health warnings

A fresh set of 85% pictorial health warnings, depicting ill-effects of consuming tobacco, on packages of tobacco products, were implemented from Saturday, April 1. The Union health ministry had notified the new specified health warnings, covering 85% of
Hindustan Times (in)
added Apr 7, 2017 20:27

[Asia] India among top 4 countries in death caused by smoking

50% of these occurring in just four countries - China, India, USA, and Russia, according to latest estimates from the Global Burden of Disease study published in The Lancet. India is also among the top 10 countries together accounting for almost two-third
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia, Mid-east] E-Cigarettes and Vaping Market in Iran

Smoking in Iran is at record levels, social observers and national health groups say. Every day more and more people are taking up the habit, some as young as 13 years old, according to the Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association. A local anti-smoking group e
Financial Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06

[Asia, India] Health Ministry asks Railways to reject ads for junk food, tobacco products and alcohol

While it welcomed the move by the Railways, the Health Ministry warned that the initiative could be used by corporations to promote products such as alcohol, tobacco, food containing high amounts of fat, sugar and salt (HFSS), and sugar sweetened beverag
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 4, 2017 21:18

[Asia] Israeli Health Minister Concedes: Philip Morris IQOS Cigarette to Be Restricted as Tobacco Product

The Health Ministry announced on Sunday to the High Court of Justice that it is adopting the view that the new cigarettes (IQOS) produced by tobacco giant Philip Morris will be defined as a “tobacco product” and be subject to all the restrictions applyin
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Apr 6, 2017 21:36
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