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[Asia, China] A Poem Praises Smog, and Why Not? It’s From Cancer’s Perspective

Lung cancer is the leading form of cancer in China, and while smoking, especially among men, is a prime culprit, Dr. Zhao stressed... “Most of the female lung cancer patients are nonsmokers,” he said. “Some are little girls. I even had a 9-year-old patie
New York Times
added Jan 6, 2017 19:25

[Asia, Israel] Meet Arnon Milchan, the Hollywood Magnate Who Plied Bibi With Cigars and Booze

it appears that at the center of the scandal is Arnon Milchan, a Hollywood producer who plied the premier with high-end liquor and alcohol and cigars valued in the thousands of dollars.
Weekly Forward
added Jan 7, 2017 20:23

[Asia, Pakistan] Govt slammed for failing to enforce tobacco ban

The Coalition for Tobacco Control-Pakistan (CTC-Pak) said on Tuesday that the provincial government had failed to enforce its own decision of banning the sale and use of sheesha, gutka, and mainpuri and smoking at public places.
The News (pk)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:12

[Asia, Cambodia] Export licenses for Vietnam

The Ministry of Commerce is calling for producers and exporters who have been dealing in dried tobacco leaves and milled rice to apply for licenses to export to Vietnam. Vietnam agreed to waive all duties on 300,000 tons of rice and 3,000 tons of drie
Khmer Times (kh)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:49

[Asia, India] Ganesh in Pawan’s Nicotine film?

Sources say that the actor has shown interest in working with director Pawan Kumar in his project C10 H14 N2, which revolves around nicotine. The film also brings in Jack Manju, who will be producing the film under Mysore Talkies.
New Indian Express (in)
added Jan 3, 2017 20:49

[Asia, Mid-east] Oman health: Ministry bans ads of tobacco from shops

Tobacco products can no longer be “advertised” in supermarkets and shops under new rules, a senior official of the Ministry of Health has said. Speaking to the Times of Oman, Dr Jawad Al Lawati, senior consultant and rapporteur for the National Tobacco C
Times of Oman (om)
added Jan 5, 2017 20:53

[Asia, Mid-east] Iran's cigarettes imports decrease by 67% ($$)

TREND News Agency (az)
added Jan 3, 2017 07:13

[Asia, Mid-east] ARCHIVE: Tobacco Control in Oman: It’s Time to Get Serious!

In order to curb tobacco use and maintain current low prevalence levels, the paper concludes that Oman needs to accelerate action in adopting the highest attainable policies recommended by the World Health Organization’s MPOWER package
Oman Medical Journal (om)
added Jun 19, 2017 19:18

[Asia, India] ‘De-addiction centres to cover tobacco addicts’

The health department has decided to expand the ambit of de-addiction centres so as to cover tobacco addicts. The aim of this decision is to further reduce prevalence of tobacco/nicotine use in Punjab. This will reduce prevalence of non-communicable dise
Times of India
added Jan 2, 2017 00:40

[Asia, India] Punjab to expand the ambit of de-addiction centers so as to cover tobacco addicts

Health Department has decided to expand the ambit of de-addiction centers so as to cover tobacco addicts. The aim of this decision is to further reduce prevalence of Tobacco/Nicotine use in Punjab. Thiswill reduce prevalence of Non Communicable diseases (in)
added Jan 2, 2017 00:28
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