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[Asia] Pierce Brosnan Slammed for Controversial Indian Breath Freshener Ad

According to Advertising Age India, the Delhi government requested Bollywood stars not to endorse pan masala. “Even if these pan masalas do not contain tobacco or nicotine, they surely contain areca nuts [known as “supari” in Hindi] and now there are a l
People Magazine
added Oct 10, 2016 16:51

[Asia, India] Pierce Brosnan’s pan masala TV ad is stranger than we imagined, watch video

Pan Bahar TVC takes the worst elements from the most campy Bond movies ever, manages to make them worse, adds some women who are by no stretch looking like Bond girls, take a villain who is more Bollywood B-movie than Bond caricature and then mix it all u
Indian Express
added Oct 10, 2016 16:49

[Asia, India] Govt bans plastic use in tobacco packaging

The Union environment ministry has banned the use of plastic in packaging pouches and sachets of gutkha, tobacco and pan masala. Tonnes of plastic waste generated from such packets necessitated the decision. This comes months after the ministry overhaule
Asian Age (in)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14

[Asia] Pierce Brosnan's Pan Bahar tobacco ad in India drew flak

is endorsing an Indian brand 'Pan Bahar' that some people associate with a highly addictive and dangerous form of chewing tobacco. The ad, which debuted on Friday in newspapers, billboards and television channels across India, drew lot of criticism from
Headlines & Global News (
added Oct 10, 2016 00:21

[Asia, India] 'Include bidi makers in delegation to anti-tobacco meet'

Bidi manufacturers and stakeholders should be included in the Indian delegation to a global anti-tobacco conference to be held here, an industry association has demanded. "As a representative body of Bidi Manufacturers, AIBIF has requested the Governme
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14

[Asia, Nepal] Minister vows to enforce 90 per cent PHW on tobacco packs

Health Minister Gagan Thapa today said he would push for implementation of 90 per cent coverage area of pictorial health warning on packets of tobacco products. Speaking at an interaction on ‘Implementation of 90 per cent pictorial health warning’ organ
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Oct 5, 2016 19:31

[Sri Lanka] Asian Tribune Cigarette prices increased by another Rs 7 per cigarette

Finance Minister Ravi Karunanayake announced that the price of a cigarette have been increased by Rs 7 per cigarette with effect from midnight yesterday (3). There was a huge shortage of cigarettes reported from the market during the last few days in an
Asian Tribune
added Oct 5, 2016 16:57

[Asia] ‘E-cigarettes can reduce burden of smoking-related deaths in India’

Farsalinos, who is a research fellow at Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre, is on a visit to India to interact with Indian medical fraternity and government authorities to share his latest findings on how e-cigarettes have helped millions of Europeans to qui
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:39

[Asia, Pakistan] Number of smokers in public places increasing in Peshawar

the ratio of smokers in public places and public transport is increasing day by day in the provincial capital. According to the law if passed there will be a complete ban on smoking at public places and its advertisement.
Daily Times (pk)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:29

[Asia, India] HOMNICK: WHO By Smoking?

As part of the narrative surrounding the evils of smoking, the tobacco companies are demonized... The bottom line is simple. In the age of Brexit, it is time to exit the whole Who’s Who of the WHO ilk. Authority needs to be localized to the extent possibl
American Spectator
added Oct 3, 2016 23:24
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