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[Asia, China] Woman sues Chinese railway authority over smoking

A woman has brought a lawsuit against the Harbin Railway Bureau to ban smoking on regular trains and station platforms. The Beijing Railway and Transport Court has accepted the case and the trial will begin on August 24, The Paper reports. It is the fir
GBTIMES Oy Ltd. (fi)
added Aug 16, 2017 15:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] Hopes rise for enforcement of tobacco control laws ahead of Ombudsman’s decision

Appreciating the Federal Ombudsman’s investigation to ascertain out if any maladministration has been done in implementing tobacco control measures by federal government departments, TheNetwork for Consumer Protection expects that the Ombudsman’s decision
The News (pk)
added Aug 12, 2017 19:22
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[Asia, India] Charlize Theron's avatar in 'Atomic Blonde' has CBFC in a fix, here's why

dilemma the Central Board of Film Certification faced when they viewed Charlize Theron’s film...“She is seen smoking almost in every frame. We’ve asked for the anti-smoking ticker to be placed at every place where the heroine is smoking.”
DNA India (in)
added Aug 11, 2017 14:12
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[Asia, Pakistan] NEWS BRIEFS: Tobacco exports increase 35pc in one year

The tobacco exports from the country witnessed sharp increase of 34.93 percent during the Fiscal Year 2017 as compared to the corresponding period of last year. According to figures of Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS), the tobacco exports earned $14.80
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Aug 11, 2017 02:29
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[Asia] Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass media campaigns as part of a
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:25
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[Asia] Compliance with smoke-free legislation and smoking behaviour: observational field study from Punjab, India

More than 80% of the public places in a jurisdiction in north India were compliant with the smoke-free legislation of India. ‘No smoking’ signages displayed as per legislation have an effect on curbing smoking behaviours at public places. It is recommende
Tobacco Control
added Aug 11, 2017 02:24
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[Asia, Iran, Mid-east] Tobacco Production Meets 20% of Domestic Demand

A round 20% of Iran’s demand for tobacco are domestically produced, the head of Tobacco Planning and Supervision Center said. “Plans have been made to increase land under tobacco cultivation by 500% to achieve self-sufficiency,” Ali Asghar Ramzi was als
Financial Tribune
added Aug 8, 2017 20:42
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[Asia] The Ambiguity surrounding Tobacco advertising in India

the industry has now shifted focus to advertising at point of sale outlets i.e., a place in the wholesale or retail environment where tobacco products are sold, like retail shops and tobacco kiosks. As reported on July 19, 2017, by a leading Indian news d
Lexology (uk)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:47
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[Asia] Countries must fulfill their legal obligations to implement life-saving tobacco control policies - WHO

A significant increase in the number of countries implementing the proven, life-saving strategies called for by the international tobacco control treaty, the [FCTC] is marked in the report. This evidence is clear that we can win the fight against tobacco
Asian Tribune
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45
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[Asia, India] ARORA: Light at the end of the tunnel

India’s tobacco control journey has been an uphill task with industry being greatest deterrent but reduced prevalence has shown a light at the end of this dark tunnel. This will motivate government, WHO and public health community to continue this rugged
Governance Now (in)
added Aug 7, 2017 19:45
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