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[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

[Asia] Do you know how most of the people in India die? Smoking takes the breath away

As per a recent survey, India has been found to be among top four nations for highest number of deaths by smoking. According to a recent study, over 50 percent deaths caused due to smoking in 2015 took place majorly in four countries and India is one of
Zee News (in)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia, India] Government releases new pictorial warnings for tobacco products

Under the new rules, manufacturers will now need to display graphic pictures of throat cancer on cigarette and bidi packets and pictures of mouth cancer on chewing tobacco packets. According to the public notice on the Health Ministry's website, the gove
India TV (Independent News Service)
added Apr 4, 2017 20:55

[Asia, Israel] Justice Ministry says iQOS product will be treated as ordinary tobacco

Last week, Israel’s Justice Ministry notified the company that it accepted the position of three voluntary organizations in Israel that the product is actually a “tobacco product,” and all the restrictions that apply to tobacco products should apply to i
Jerusalem Post
added Apr 4, 2017 17:38

[Asia] Godfrey Phillips India says no proposal to sell marketing & distribution divisions

Says no proposal has come before board on hiving off of marketing and distribution divisions of co.
added Apr 4, 2017 11:29

[Asia, India] Govt releases new pictorial warnings for tobacco products

According to the public notice on the Health Ministry's website, the government notified the new health warnings on October 15, 2014 and issued a notification dated September 24, 2015 for mandatory display of new health warnings covering 85 per cent of t
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 3, 2017 20:37

[Asia, India] Yogi Adityanath’s driver fined Rs 500 for chewing tobacco on duty

Nearly a week after Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath banned tobacco products in the state’s government offices, his personal driver on Saturday had to pay a fine of Rs 500 for chewing tobacco while on duty.
Indian Express (in)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:02

[Asia, Uae] Smoking shisha or applying make-up while driving can get you a fine

recently the police witnessed people smoking shisha inside their vehicles while driving. “We stopped motorists who were smoking shisha inside their vehicle. It was not a e-cigarette but a proper shisha with charcoal. Such behaviour while driving is danger
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:43

[Asia, Pakistan] Anti-smoking bill not finalised by NHS ministry

While discussing a ban on smoking, National Health Services (NHS) Minister Saira Afzal Tarar claimed on Thursday that she had repeatedly requested the speaker of the National Assembly to declare Parliament House a no smoking area, but in vain.
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Mar 31, 2017 22:24

[Asia] Tobacco Institute of India Urges Govt to Slap High Taxation For Illegal Cigarettes

has urged the government to slap high taxation on the cigarette smuggling syndicates under the GST norms aimed at curbing the illegal industry. The TII -- a representative organisation of manufacturers, farmers, exporters -- has also said that the step wi
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 1, 2017 18:03
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