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[Asia] Smoking on rise among young working women in urban India: Survey

The survey was conducted to ascertain the smoking behaviour/pattern in young working women, many of whom consider it as a ‘stress buster.’ “Growing number of young working women (mostly with high paying jobs and an active life) are indulging in social sm
Times of India
added Mar 11, 2018 21:15
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[Asia, China] Chinese products, innovations attract hundreds at Cuba's cigar festival

Just as China has become the top emerging market for Cuban cigars with a 33-percent year-on-year growth in 2017, several Chinese companies decided to provide Cuban and international firms with various products related to the industry. Such is the case o
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:20
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[Asia, China] Shanghai smoking ban could be expanded to include parks

According to the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Landscaping and City Appearance, the ban will first be piloted in a park that has yet to be designated. It added that the ban could eventually be implemented at all public parks in the city. Last Mar
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:19
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[Asia, Qatar] HMC launches anti-smoking campaign in local schools

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced that its Tobacco Control Centre has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. This comes as part of the efforts undertaken to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qat
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:46
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[Asia, Qatar] Dissuades them young: Schools witness anti-smoking campaign

As part of efforts to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. Recently, students at Khalifa Independent Se
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:44
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] LOOK: New graphic health warnings on tobacco products starting 2018

Health Secretary Francisco Duque III says the law mandates changing the templates every two years because smokers eventually become 'immune' to the graphic health warnings
Rappler (ph)
added Mar 10, 2018 15:50
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[Asia, China] Early exposure to thirdhand smoke may pose health risks to humans: study

THS is a kind of toxic residue that lingers on indoor surfaces and in dust long after a cigarette has been extinguished, which was already regarded as a health hazard nearly 10 years ago. Scientists at Berkeley Lab have determined in their latest follo
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 9, 2018 20:47
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[Africa, Asia, Mid-east] Report: Big tobacco is targeting the world's most vulnerable to increase profits

The sixth edition of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org finds the tobacco industry is increasingly targeting vulnerable populations in emerging markets, such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, where people are not protected b
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:59
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[Asia, Mid-east] Illegal 'white' cigarettes make up a third of UAE's sales: report

The Tobacco Atlas report of 2018 has warned of the growth of markets supporting illicit ‘white’ cigarettes claiming a third of manufacturers are operating from free trade zones. Cheap whites, or illicit whites, are products made legally in a factory wit
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 23:27
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[Asia, Mid-east] Almost 3,000 smoking-related deaths a year in UAE, report shows

cost the country $569 million in lost productivity and health care costs, according to the latest report on global smoking. The vast majority of the victims – 2,718 – were men, but 265 women also died as a result of smoking. The stark statistics have be
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:06
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