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[Asia, Pakistan] PTB asked to take steps for welfare of tobacco farmers

Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) must adopt a proactive approach and take all necessary steps for the welfare of tobacco farmers, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan said on Thursday. He said that Tobacco Cess Refund Rules were framed to support tobacco e
The Nation (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:10
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[Asia, Pakistan] Dastgir urges PTB to take steps for tobacco growers’ welfare

Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir Khan, Thursday, urged Pakistan Tobacco Board (PTB) to adopt proactive approach and take all necessary steps for the welfare of tobacco farmers. It is the policy of the present government to help such farmers all over the
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Mar 4, 2017 17:09
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[Asia, Thailand] New tobacco control law passed

The National Legislative Assembly on Friday passed the final reading of the Tobacco Control Bill, which raises the minimum age to legally buy cigarettes from 18 to 20 years and bans the sale of individual...
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 3, 2017 22:04
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[Asia, China, New Zealand] BOREHAM: New smoking ban takes effect, but will it work?

Another lesson I learned from New Zealand, which would no doubt help immensely here in Shanghai, is that if the public attitude toward smoking in public shifts — basically smokers need to be viewed as social pariahs — then smokers will actually feel asha
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 3, 2017 20:00
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[Asia] MPs seek to ban naswar in Kyrgyzstan ($$)

The Parliament intends to ban naswar in Kyrgyzstan. The ban was discussed during consideration of the draft law proposing ...
AKIpress (kg)
added Mar 3, 2017 13:00
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[Asia, Kyrgyzstan] MPs slam Health Ministry's efforts to down number of smokers ($$)

During the session of the Parliament on Wednesday, MP Altynay Omurbekova stated that the number of smokers and people who use naswar tobacco is ...
AKIpress (kg)
added Mar 3, 2017 12:59
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[Asia, China] National smoking indoors ban backed

CHINESE lawmakers and political advisers in Beijing for their annual meetings said they will push for a national indoor smoking ban. Shanghai on Wednesday became the latest major Chinese city to ban smoking in all indoor public venues, workplaces, and p
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 3, 2017 03:37
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[Asia, China] Shanghai implements stricter smoking ban

A stricter smoking ban took effect on Wednesday in Shanghai, banning smoking in indoor public places, workplaces and public transport. The new regulation bans smoking in indoor areas of hotels, restaurants, entertainment venues, as well as airports, and
CCTV International (CCTV-9)
added Mar 3, 2017 03:29
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[Asia] Antenatal tobacco use and secondhand smoke exposure in the home in India

CONCLUSIONS: Antenatal tobacco use and SHS exposure in the home is a significant public health problem in India. Programs should target low socioeconomic status pregnant women, including single pregnant mothers
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Mar 3, 2017 02:51
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[Asia, China] Shanghai stubs out smoking indoors, driving push for national ban

Shanghai on Wednesday became the latest major Chinese city to ban smoking in all indoor public venues, workplaces, and public transportation. Smokers who break the ban can be fined up to 200 yuan (29 U.S. dollars), and venue owners may be fined up to 30
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:03
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