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[Asia, China] Smoking in home raises risk to pregnancy

Pregnant women whose partners smoke at home are 17 percent more likely to miscarry than women with nonsmoking partners, highlighting the need for tougher tobacco control in families, a Chinese study found. The study used free prepregnancy checks to gath
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 12, 2018 16:26
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[Asia, Israel] Yehuda Glick: Government is owned by Big Tobacco

Likud MK Yehuda Glick charged that the government is beholden to Big Tobacco after the ministerial committee for legislation scuttled his bill on Sunday that would have banned advertising for tobacco products. The bill would have prohibited advertising
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:07
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[Asia, Hong Kong] Parents flaring up about e-cigarettes

Most parents asked for views on e-cigarettes want them banned outright rather than legalized with warnings and restrictions. Eighty-two percent of 3,374 parents who responded to a survey called for the ban in the wake of a proposal last month to amend t
Hong Kong Standard (hk)
added Jul 8, 2018 22:06
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[Asia, Israel] Ministers stymie effort to ban tobacco advertising

The Ministerial Committee on Legislation has postponed a vote on bills that would ban cigarette advertising, even though the bills had already been passed by the Knesset Economics Committee...accused the ministers on Sunday of harming the health of the p
Jerusalem Post
added Jul 8, 2018 21:56
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[Asia, Israel] After 25 days MK calls off anti-tobacco hunger strike

Likud MK Yehuda Glick announced Saturday that he would end a 25-day hunger strike that he launched to press the finance minister to raise the tax on loose tobacco to match that of cigarettes.
Times of Israel (is)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:33
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[Asia, India] Comic booklet on tobacco addition released by Gujarat University

The workshop was a part of 'Save The Youth - Win Over Tobacco' campaign aimed at sensitising students about the ill-effects of tobacco. Over 100 MSc students and faculty participated in the workshop. The campaign is aimed at telling people about the effe
DNA India (in)
added Jul 7, 2018 13:50
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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:51
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[Asia, China] City bans smoking in offices of Party, govt

Indoor smoking has been banned in government offices and the offices of the Communist Party of China in Wuhan, Hubei province, and is also prohibited for those performing official duties, under a directive issued on Sunday. The directive, issued by gove
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 5, 2018 14:50
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco items rampant near schools

Despite ban on sale of tobacco products in 100-metre radius of any educational institution, gutka and cigarette are openly sold to the schoolchildren in Patna and other cities of the state. Section 6 of Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition
Times of India
added Jul 5, 2018 14:28
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[Asia, China] Wuhan bans public smoking inside Party, government offices

Wuhan, the capital of Hubei province, has banned government and Party employees from smoking while performing their official duties. New rules introduced on Sunday also prohibit smoking inside Party and government office buildings, the city authorities
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 4, 2018 16:53
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