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[Asia, India] Is second-hand smoke more dangerous than active smoking?

Dr Duru Shah, Director, Gynaecworld, Center for Assisted Reproduction & Women’s health, Mumbai explains in detail why it is so. Second-hand smoke is a mixture of sidestream and mainstream smoke. The smoke which comes from the burning end of a cigarette i
The Health Site (in)
added Dec 28, 2017 22:56
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[Asia, China] Court holds hearing for passenger suing railway authority over smoking

A female passenger has sued a local railway authority for allowing passengers to smoke on trains, and a railway transport court held a hearing Wednesday on the case. The Beijing Railway Transport Court held the hearing for a female passenger surnamed Li
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 28, 2017 18:26
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[Asia, Pakistan] Peshawar High Court halts reduction in taxes on cigarettes

a stay order against the federal government’s decision to reduce taxes on tobacco products and directed the respondents to submit their response... filed by Hameed Khan...who argued in the court that the reduction in taxes would make tobacco products chea
Express Tribune (pk)
added Dec 27, 2017 15:04
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[Asia, India] ‘Tobacco habits common in police personnel’

Police personnel are known to often resort to tobacco-associated habits as a stress-buster to soothe their nerves to help them focus better. A study was published in the Archives of Medicine and Health Sciences to determine the prevalence of tobacco-assoc
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 26, 2017 23:10
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[Asia, Israel] KNESSET APPROVES BILL TO RESTRICT TOBACCO ADVERTISING ON INTERNET

A private member’s bill... prohibits tobacco advertising on the Internet and social media, but that exempts the print media and provides loopholes even for online advertising, was approved Sunday by the Ministerial Committee on Legislation. “It’s a matte
Jerusalem Post
added Dec 26, 2017 02:33
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[Asia] China’s tobacco companies push TCM cigarettes

A Sina Weibo user called attention to a trend in Chinese tobacco that involves leaning on TCM as a marketing tool with a post that went viral on Tuesday. Photos by "ZhuiFengShao JianLiuQuan" show cigarettes labeled with added tangerine peel and loquat,
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:30
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Smokeless tobacco use is ‘replacing’ the smoking epidemic in the South East Asia Region

It has been documented that the smoking prevalence has been declining in most countries of the South-East Asia region where effective anti-tobacco laws have been implemented. But due to a number of factors, the prevalence of smokeless tobacco has been in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 22, 2017 21:01
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[Asia, India] Apex court to hear today plea on pictorial warning on tobacco products

The Supreme Court agreed to hear today itself a batch of petitions challenging the Karnataka High Court order which quashed the government regulation that packets of tobacco products must carry pictorial warning covering 85 per cent of packaging space.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 22, 2017 15:17
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[Asia, India] Tobacco Product Retailers Seek Roll Back Of 85% Pictorial Warnings

Over 1,000 retailers of tobacco products on Thursday protested outside the Union Health Ministry office in Delhi, demanding reduction in the size of the graphical health warnings on cigarette packets. According to the retailers, protesting under the bann
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:59
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Madinah Hosts Anti-Smoking Event To Preserve City's Cleanliness

Al-Yamani stressed the importance of making Madinah smoke-free, especially around the Prophet’s Mosque. He recalled some of the actions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him) to preserve the city’s cleanliness, palm trees and birds.
Arab News (sa)
added Dec 22, 2017 01:45
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