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[Asia, Kyrgyzstan] MPs slam Health Ministry's efforts to down number of smokers ($$)

During the session of the Parliament on Wednesday, MP Altynay Omurbekova stated that the number of smokers and people who use naswar tobacco is ...
AKIpress (kg)
added Mar 3, 2017 12:59
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[Asia, Mid-east] JTI Certified Top Employer Middle East

PR Newswire
added Feb 9, 2017 18:21
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[Asia] Indian study calls for “review” of graphic health warnings on tobacco packaging as illicit trade soars

The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) has called for a review of current policy regarding cigarette packaging graphic health warnings (GHWs) after research suggested that it may be a contributory factor in the country’s growi
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 8, 2017 16:48
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[Asia, India] Bad news for smokers: ITC to hike cigarette prices by about 4% across brands, says report

You may have to shell out extra bucks from your pocket to buy cigarettes from now on. ITC on Wednesday said that it will hike prices of cigarettes by about 4% across brands, sources told ET Now. “ITC has hiked prices of premium cigarette brands by 8-9%, t
Financial Express (in)
added Feb 8, 2017 16:30
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[Asia, India] Budget failed to stub out low cost of beedis, says anti-tobacco lobby

Beedis consumed disproportionately by the poor have gained little attention from the Ministry of Finance in the Union Budget 2017-18, with no increment in excise duty for the product, the anti-tobacco lobby points out. Beedi smokers make up about 10 per
DNA India (in)
added Feb 8, 2017 04:05
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[Asia, India] Year-long FDA drive bears fruit as, over 200 shops stop selling tobacco near school premises

The year-long anti-tobacco awareness campaign taken up by the FDA across city schools seems to be constantly yielding good results, as academicians and staffers have reported and stopped the sale of tobacco in around 200 shops near their school premises.
Times of India
added Feb 8, 2017 00:53
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[Asia, India] Despite ban, Gurgaon pubs continue serving nicotine-laced hookahs

The Gurgaon administration has claimed that hookah bars are serving molasses containing nicotine, which is injurious to health, especially to “college students and youths”.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 8, 2017 00:51
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[Asia] Pakistan set for blanket ban on shisha businesses

after imposing the ban, there would be complete restriction on sale of such tobacco item in cafés and shops in the markets. He said there would be a complete ban on the opening of any shisha centre or cafe in hotels, markets or public places, while its sa
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:41
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[Asia] Japan Tobacco to sell fewer than 100 billion cigarettes in Japan this year

The number of cigarettes to be sold in Japan in 2017 is expected to fall below 100 billion as more young people stay away from smoking and public health awareness increases.
Japan Times (jp)
added Feb 7, 2017 17:51
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking among secondary school students fell in 2015: MOH

This was a drop from the 6.2 per cent reported in 2012's Student Health survey, Mr Gan said, who added that there was a change in survey methodology for the 2015's findings and his ministry is "studying the data to better understand if this had an impact
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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