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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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[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Malaysia] BAHAROM: Have guidelines on e-ciggies, vaping gone up in smoke?

those who move to e-cigarettes or other novel tobacco products with reduced harm, which can be by means of heating e-liquids or tobacco, are generating vapour rather than harmful cigarette smoke. This is a debate for the Conference of Parties (CoP) in Nov
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:17
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[Asia, India] MPs, Doctors, Tobacco Victims and Public Health Advocates Appeal for Higher Taxes on Tobacco Products Under the GST Regime

A comprehensive economic reform like GST offers the government a unique opportunity to tax tobacco uniformly at the highest GST rate of 40% to and save millions of Indians from dying prematurely of tobacco related diseases.
Business Wire India (in)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:00
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