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[Asia, Israel] Netanyahu's doctor: Netanyahu doesn't smoke cigars

Dr. Berkowitz told Lelo Hafsaka Radio. "He hasn't smoked cigars for a long time. Even in the past, he didn't smoke a lot, for several reasons. "One of them is the problem in his nose. He has a medical problem in his nose, and it makes it hard to smoke. B
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 16, 2017 21:13
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[Asia, China] More can be done to cut teenage smoking

A member of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the country's top political advisory body, submitted a proposal at this year's ongoing session suggesting that a pack of cigarettes should cost at least 10 yuan
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:33
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[Asia, Israel] PM told investigators he couldn't smoke that many cigars

Israel television channels announce that Benjamin Netanyahu told investigators that he couldn't possibly have smoked all those cigars that he received from Arnon Milchan 'due to a problem in his nasal cavity.'
Ynetnews (il)
added Mar 16, 2017 21:45
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[Asia, China, Korea - North] North Korea suspends the production of popular cigarette brand

Production of a popular brand of North Korean cigarettes has been abruptly suspended on Kim Jong Un's orders, and the cigarettes have virtually disappeared from markets nationwide. The brand in question is 'Kumsugangsan,” Korean for ‘land of natural be
DailyNK (au)
added Mar 7, 2017 14:08
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] 30,000 people a year to get lung cancer in the Middle East by 2020

"The most universal cause of lung cancer is tobacco smoke, where smoking causes more than 85 per cent of lung cancer cases. "The Middle East is one of only two regions of the world where cigarette sales increased between 1990 and 1997. The number of smok
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 6, 2017 19:24
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco cultivation goes unchecked again in Bandarban

Tobacco cultivation in Bandarban hill district raises hackles again as some companies are managing to manoeuvre a web of incentives in cash and kind to attract marginal farmers. The companies have aggressively been expanding their businesses even on gove
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Mar 14, 2017 02:05
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH SCAN: MOVIES AND SMOKING-RELATING IMAGERY

James Bond himself no longer smokes, but he is still exposed to second-hand smoke...while there have been some “favorable downward smoking-related trends in this movie series, the persisting smoking content remains problematic from a public health perspec
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 5, 2017 01:38
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[Asia, India] 12 Faridkot villages get tobacco-free tag

:As many as 12 villages of the district have been declared tobacco-free. Villagers have even put up flex boards stating that no shop in their village sells tobacco or any tobacco based products.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:22
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[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco drive: Students will now appeal to relatives

Taking cue from Hanumangarh's 12-year-old girl, who made an emotional appeal to her father to quit tobacco, the health department has decided to ask children in schools to write similar appeals to their family members who consume tobacco, requesting them
Times of India
added Mar 5, 2017 01:17
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC says excise tax drop

The Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) says that its contribution to Government revenue, through excise tax fell to Rs. 87.4 billion during the year ending 31st December 2016.
The Sunday TImes (lk)
added Mar 5, 2017 01:16
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