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[Asia, India] Concerns over leaf tobacco prices

This was one of the concerns discussed during the second day of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association’s 31st annual general meeting, which was held in New Delhi last week. For one thing, current prices made it difficult to meet the increasing l
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Modi

A body of small tobacco retailers, the Akhil Bharatiya Paan Vikreta Sangathan (ABPVS), has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow its representation in WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) meeting slated to be held in Delhi in No
DNA India (in)
added Sep 26, 2016 18:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sheesha cafes thriving in federal capital

As much as half a dozen sheesha cafes are still open in Islamabad. Daily Times has learnt through that the business of illegal sheesha cafes is continuing under the very gaze of the authorities. These cafes are open to the influential persons of city, the
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44
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[Asia, China, Cuba] Middle-class creates red-hot market for cigars

Sales of Cuban cigars are rising in China thanks to a burgeoning middle-class who are wealthier and more concerned about quality of life. Habanos SA, the global tobacco distributor that controls Cuba's cigar industry, said China is now its third-largest
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 26, 2016 14:02
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[Asia, Mid-east] Jordanian writer gunned down outside courthouse

the man had been motivated by his anger over the cartoon posted to Facebook by writer Nahed Hattar...depicted a bearded man, smoking and in bed with two women, asking God to bring him wine and cashews. All physical depictions of God or the Prophet Muhamma
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43
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[Asia, Mid-east] Israel Railways Fined NIS 6 Million Over Platform Smoking

Smoking on Israel Railways trains is illegal – and, based on a 2012 law on smoking in public places, so is smoking on train platforms. But Israel Railways failed to enforce that law for years, leading to a class-action lawsuit that cost the railroad NIS 6
Hamodia - The Daily Newspaper for Torah Jewry
added Sep 25, 2016 13:40
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[Asia, Kazakhstan] Mother filmed teaching her son, 2, how to SMOKE until he grimaces and takes the cigarette out of his mouth

A shocking video of a mother teaching her two-year-old son how to smoke while he stands near the front seat of a moving car has outraged social media users. The video - filmed in Kazakhstan - shows the toddler holding a cigarette and a lighter. He is c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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[Asia, India] Global tobacco body for ‘balance’ at the WHO meet in November

The International Tobacco Growers Association has said that India should do its bit in ensuring that the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) it is hosting in November this year has the participation of all stake-holders, including growers.
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:44
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[Asia, India] Global tobacco body for ‘balance’ at the WHO meet in November

The International Tobacco Growers Association has said that India should do its bit in ensuring that the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) it is hosting in November this year has the participation of all stake-holders, including growers.
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 24, 2016 01:44
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[Asia, Iran] Smoking ban in public places kickstarts Sept. 22

Iran will start banning smoking in public spaces from September 22, a decade after a relevant legislation was ratified, IRNA quoted the secretary general of Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association as saying on Monday.
Tehran Times
added Sep 22, 2016 17:58
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