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[Asia, Mid-east] That was a close shave! Iraqi men get rid of their beards and enjoy openly smoking cigarettes as they celebrate being rescued from ISIS

Elsewhere, men also lit up celebratory cigarettes, enjoying their first taste of smoking since it was also banned by the terror group two years ago.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 2, 2016 21:47
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[Asia, Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Shisha the biggest smoking threat to health, Abu Dhabi study shows

The New York University Abu Dhabi Public Health Research Centre research discovered that shisha can pollute an entire house and those in rooms where smoking is not taking place are not safe. Dr Scott Sherman, the principal investigator at the centre and
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 2, 2016 19:11
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[Asia, China] Thirteen restaurant chains in Beijing warned for not enforcing smoking ban

The restaurant chains, including steamed bun restaurant Qingfeng and Haidilao Hot Pot, each received more than five complaints, though one chain received as many as 48. Inspectors and volunteers will launch raids from next week, and will hand out punishm
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 2, 2016 15:04
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[Asia, India] WHO: New Smoking Products, Internet Pose Dangers for Tobacco Control

The World Health Organization warns that tobacco control efforts are being threatened by new smoking products and new online advertising opportunities that can reach young people around the world. Such threats are to be addressed next week at an intern
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Nov 2, 2016 05:46
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[Asia] India says it is committed to global tobacco-control treaty

India reaffirmed on Tuesday its commitment to a World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco-control treaty, despite lobbying from its $11 billion industry that opposes some measures in the treaty that will be discussed at a conference next week.
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2016 17:52
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[Asia, Mid-east] Iraqi in wheelchair makes risky escape from Islamic State

"I am smoking for the first time in so long," said one of the men smiling, recalling how cigarettes were banned under jihadist rule. A violation meant 50 public whippings.
Reuters
added Oct 31, 2016 20:48
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[Asia, India] DGCA asks airlines to put in place electronic cigarette policy

The DGCA said that since e-cigarettes are a potential health hazard with safety implications, airlines need to develop policy and procedures to ensure their non-usage as well as proper stowage onboard an aircraft. "Airlines should develop inflight proce
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:24
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[Asia, India] 'No Tobacco Day' in Punjab tomorrow

Punjab government will observe November 1 as 'No Tobacco Day' in an effort to discourage tobacco use in the state. "Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has issued directions to all the Deputy Commissioners in this regard," Punjab Health Minister Surjit Kum
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:21
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[Asia, India] Farmer's association's protest against anti-tobacco WHO conference gets Twitterati's support

A farmer's association's protest seeking the boycott of the 7th Conference of Parties (COP7) - a global anti-tobacco conference to be held in Delhi - has received a massive outpouring of support on Twitter. More than 10,000 tweets bearing the hashtag #Boy
Times of India
added Oct 31, 2016 18:04
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[Asia, India, Mid-east] Five expats on trial for attempting to bribe Qatari official

the first defendant, a 28-year-old driver, offered a QR200,000 bribe to a customs officer...other defendants included a 50-year-old grocer, a 26-year-old sales representative..All are from India.
Doha News (qa)
added Oct 31, 2016 17:45
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