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[India] Effects of bidi smoking on all-cause mortality and cardiorespiratory outcomes in men from south Asia: an observational community-based substudy of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (PURE) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Interpretation Bidi smoking is associated with severe baseline respiratory impairment, all-cause mortality, and cardiorespiratory outcomes. Stricter controls and regulation of bidis are needed to reduce the tobacco-related disease burden in south Asia.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 19:21
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[Asia, Nepal] Permit must for tobacco item sale from March 14

As Nepal witnesses an increased burden of non-communicable diseases, the government has ordered the management of separate stores to sell cigarettes and tobacco products from March 14. Besides, all the shops selling tobacco products should be registered
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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[Asia] IHC adjourns hearing of tax matter filed by M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited

A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday adjourned the hearing of a tax matter, challenging a recovery notice issued under ‘Super Tax Regime 2015’. M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had filed the case which was heard by IHC divisi
Customs Today (pk)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey's tobacco exports exceed $1 bln, Iran and US main importers

With an increase of 10 percent compared to the previous year, Turkey's tobacco exports amounted to $1.01 billion in 2016, including $652 million worth of tobacco-based products exported and $358 million worth of tobacco leaves exported. Middle Eastern c
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:37
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[Asia, Japan] Bill brings ban on restaurant smoking

The government intends to submit the draft bill to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Friday. The draft bill calls for a total ban on smoking on the premises of medical institutions and elementary and junior high schools. It imposes a total smo
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:52
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[Asia, Cambodia] Local Fine cigarette maker quits cold turkey

The local manufacturer of Fine cigarettes has severed ties with UK-based tobacco giant Imperial Tobacco, a company official said yesterday, while declining to shed light on the end of a three-year business relationship.
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 18, 2017 17:42
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[Asia] WHO report cites India's initiatives on tobacco control

A World Health Organisation report released today has cited India's multiple initiatives on tobacco control,... "After considering the effect of smoking on both smokers and non-smokers, the Court (Supreme Court of India) issued an order prohibiting smoki
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:34
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[Asia, Israel] HEALTH MINISTER PROMISES ACTION TO REDUCE SMOKING

Despite the WHO regulations, Litzman and his associate deputy director-general Prof. Itamar Grotto both met with e-cigarette representatives and, previously, with Phillip Morris... The ministry also announced that a ministry team to prevent smoking would
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 17, 2017 00:11
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[Asia, India] GARG: Smoking e-cigarettes is injurious to health

The current unregulated sale of e-cigarettes is dangerous for a country like India where the number of smokers is on the decline as it increases the possibility of e-cigarettes becoming a gateway for smoking by inducing nicotine addiction and perpetuatin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 16, 2017 18:08
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Tobacco cultivation decreasing in Rangpur region

Cultivation of tobacco started decreasing in Rangpur agriculture region in recent years as a result of increasing awareness among farmers about negative impacts of tobacco products on public health. According to the Department of Agriculture Extension (DA
Daily Observer (bd)
added Jan 15, 2017 18:21
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