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[Asia] Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Although the attitude towards the law was positive, interventions are needed to increase knowledge on the health effects of SHS and facilitate enforcement of the law, particularly among subgroups less likely to have a positive attitude and enforce the law
Tobacco Control
added Oct 1, 2016 14:05
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[Asia] 66% Indian smokers view e-cigarettes as 'positive alternative'

In a first-of-its-kind survey of adult smokers in India conducted by non-profit organisation factasia.org, the reseachers found that 69 per cent of Indian smokers would consider switching to e-cigarettes "if they were legal, met quality and safety standa
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Sep 30, 2016 22:05
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[Asia] China: Smoking prevalence greater in men while women kick habit

Women in China are giving up smoking in far greater numbers than men, according to a new study into smoking prevalence in the country. Researchers also found that smoking prevalence was highest in rural areas among Chinese men, with the reverse true for w
PMLiVE (PM Group) (uk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMI lobbying to make cigarettes more affordable

is reportedly lobbying in the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and government circles to create a new third slab of taxes to make the cigarettes cheaper in Pakistan... This would create serious health hazards and further popularise the fast growing trend of
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 30, 2016 21:04
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[Asia] Tobacco control: Indian farmers want to be heard at WHO meet

Over one lakh farmers have signed an appeal, addressed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, requesting representation at the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) seventh Conference of Parties of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) that will be he
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Sep 30, 2016 12:24
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[Asia, India] Concerns over leaf tobacco prices

This was one of the concerns discussed during the second day of the International Tobacco Growers’ Association’s 31st annual general meeting, which was held in New Delhi last week. For one thing, current prices made it difficult to meet the increasing l
Tobacco Reporter
added Sep 28, 2016 16:27
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Narendra Modi

“NGOs, under the influence of multinational companies from western countries and promoting the interests of supermarkets and mega markets, have been influencing WHO to adopt resolutions at conferences, which will affect the livelihood of millions of smal
Financial Express (in)
added Sep 27, 2016 21:34
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[Asia, India] Tobacco body wants to air views at WHO meet, writes to PM Modi

A body of small tobacco retailers, the Akhil Bharatiya Paan Vikreta Sangathan (ABPVS), has appealed to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to allow its representation in WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) meeting slated to be held in Delhi in No
DNA India (in)
added Sep 26, 2016 18:03
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[Asia, Pakistan] Sheesha cafes thriving in federal capital

As much as half a dozen sheesha cafes are still open in Islamabad. Daily Times has learnt through that the business of illegal sheesha cafes is continuing under the very gaze of the authorities. These cafes are open to the influential persons of city, the
Daily Times (pk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:44
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[Asia, Mid-east] Jordanian writer gunned down outside courthouse

the man had been motivated by his anger over the cartoon posted to Facebook by writer Nahed Hattar...depicted a bearded man, smoking and in bed with two women, asking God to bring him wine and cashews. All physical depictions of God or the Prophet Muhamma
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 26, 2016 17:43
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