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[Asia, India] R.I.P. hookah! Gujarat bans all tobacco-based cafes

banned hookah bars running across the state and warned of stringent punishment if the orders are defied. Speaking to ANI, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupsaid Hookah bars have been ruining the lives of youths, adding that he will not let the land of Maha
ANI (in)
added Dec 16, 2016 18:33

[Asia] Is Smoking Illegal In China? Country Considers Nationwide Ban On Public Smoking

China, which consumes roughly 40 percent of the world’s cigarettes, according to a report from the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health, may expand on the smoking ban that was instituted in Beijing. The city banned public smoking in restaurants a
IBT - International Business Times
added Dec 30, 2016 06:13


“The Gujarat cabinet today approved an ordinance to effect necessary amendments in the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) of 2003,” Minister of State for Home, Pradeepsinh Jadeja said in Gandhinagar. Once it comes into effect, those found
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 17, 2016 07:10

[Asia, Pakistan] Pulmonary disease: COPD kills one person every 10 seconds

President Pakistan Chest Society, Punjab and Jinnah Hospital Pulmonology Department head Dr Ashraf Jamal said breathlessness is the most frequently reported symptom of COPD in Pakistan. Almost 90% of the people which die from COPD belong to underdevelope
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 14, 2016 21:41

[Asia, Vietnam] Cigarette smuggling causes huge losses

Speaking at a seminar on the impact of chemicals on pregnant women and fetuses held at Hung Vuong Hospital in HCMC last Friday, Truong said cigarette smuggling is forecast to cause annual tax losses of VND7 trillion... Some smuggled cigarettes in Vietnam
Vietnam Net
added Dec 13, 2016 23:44

[Asia] Azerbaijani market going dark

All advertising and promotions of tobacco, tobacco products and their accessories, including tobacco pipes, hookahs, electronic cigarettes, cigarette paper and cigarette lighters will be banned under amendments to the country’s tobacco and tobacco produc
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 13, 2016 23:35

[Asia, India] Ministry writes to States on total compliance of gutkha ban

The Central Health Ministry has written to all State governments asking them to get the necessary orders passed in compliance with the Supreme Court order and ensure that there is total adherence of the ban imposed on manufacturing and sale of gutkha and
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 13, 2016 20:37

[Asia] VIDEO: China smoking ban faces staunch opposition

The government faces a big challenge as tobacco is deeply ingrained in Chinese society. BBC News went to meet a group of friends who are unapologetic smokers.
BBC Online
added Dec 13, 2016 14:56

[Asia, India] GOODCHILD/BEKEDAM: Include bidis in GST regime

The government should ensure that all tobacco products, including bidis and smokeless tobacco, are taxed at the highest rate of the Goods and Services Tax
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 20:55

[Asia, India] Note ban brings tobacco smuggling to halt

According to the Railway police, a spin-off of the ban on high-value currency notes is the drastic fall in smuggling of pan masala products and cheap quality ganja by trains that directly connect the eastern part of the country to Kerala. They attribute
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 12, 2016 06:26
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