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[Asia, Pakistan] Blatant violations, compliance go hand in hand at PIMS

Blatant violation of the anti-smoking law by doctors and attendants alike, coupled with irrational placement of ‘No Smoking’ signs in lobbies leading to the medical wards and their deficiency at various strategic locations where smoking is rampant, descr
The News (pk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:20
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[Asia] HOW DO CIGARETTE COMPANIES TARGET CHILDREN IN PAKISTAN?

A national survey conducted by TheNetwork for Consumer Protection on Thursday revealed that the multinational cigarette manufacturing companies are systematically targeting children as young as six-year-old by using aggressive marketing techniques includi
Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 26, 2016 02:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society report unveils tactics of tobacco industry

Fifty percent of the 500 shops surveyed in six major cities of Pakistan including Islamabad and Rawalpindi place cigarettes for sale together with candies and snacks, 14% give ‘limited time offers’ or free gifts on purchase of cigarettes, and 89% shops do
The News (pk)
added Nov 26, 2016 02:03
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[Asia, India] Ban Foreign Direct Investment in tobacco, says Sitharaman

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has moved a Cabinet proposal to completely ban Foreign Direct Investment in the tobacco sector stating that the government did not want to encourage foreign investment in this sector. The official statement of the gov
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:10
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[Asia, India] Estimates of crash in growth due to demonetisation are like crystal-gazing: Nirmala Sitharaman

more curbs on FDI in tobacco are necessary even though Niti Aayog has opposed the move. She also says India will soon convey its IT industry’s concerns about the American visa system to the new administration once Donald Trump takes over ... First of all,
Financial Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:04
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[Asia, Qatar] e-cigarettes carry several health risks: expert

“Studies into the health risks posed by using electronic cigarettes, which are illegal in Qatar, are now beginning to be published,” said Dr Ziyad Mahfoud, associate professor, Healthcare Policy and Research at WCM-Q at the latest instalment of WCM-Q’s ‘
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:43
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Ban sale of single cigarettes - Government Medical Officers Association

Sale of single cigarettes will be banned in Sri Lanka soon, Health Minister, Rajitha Senaratne said at a meeting held yesterday with the Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA).
Asian Tribune
added Nov 24, 2016 15:14
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[Asia] Cessation Support (Article 14) Is Not Costly Or Complicated – And It Is Effective!

Helping tobacco users stop is a cost effective healthcare intervention, which saves lives and improves population health. Every day that smokers over 35 years old continue to smoke they lose about 3–6 hours of life, thus for the estimated 500 million cur
Asian Tribune
added Nov 24, 2016 15:11
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[Asia, India] Sale of cigarette in the Dehradun down by 40% because of demonetisation

The paan-waalas claim that shortage of change has led to a number of regulars curtailing their cigarette consumption. Those who used to consume a packet a day are now down to just a few. Some people, who were trying to quit smoking, say that they are rega
Times of India
added Nov 24, 2016 02:03
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[Asia, China] VIDEO: Interview with Russian Minister of Healthcare

Russia’s Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova is one of the leading faces at this week’s Global Conference on Health Promotion...it’s her fight against the tobacco industry that has pushed her furthest into the limelight… especially with Shanghai’s new ba
CCTV International (CCTV-9)
added Nov 24, 2016 00:57
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