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[Asia, Thailand] Smoking ban planned at 20 popular beaches

Smoking will soon be banned on 20 popular tourist beaches found to be constantly littered with huge numbers of discarded cigarette butts, according to the chief of marine and coastal resources. The move comes ahead of an international conference on sea
Bangkok Post (th)
added Oct 11, 2017 19:57
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[Asia, California] Loma Linda NIH Grants

received 1.4-million dollars last month for researchers of its School of Public Health. The funds will go toward developing research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco control programs in East Asia.
Adventist News Network (Seventh Day Adventist Church)
added Oct 11, 2017 19:51
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[Asia, Pakistan] AHMED: Up in smoke

It is common knowledge that Pakistan’s compliance of the FCTC is weak but what the government has done this year is disastrous. Instead of bringing sales down by imposing heavy taxes, it has done the opposite – brought taxes down and helped boost the sal
The News (pk)
added Oct 11, 2017 19:48
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[Asia, India] Warning: Passive smoking has this serious hidden health risk!

harmful to children and babies as well and can exacerbate the onset of sudden unexplained death in infants (SUDI), bronchitis, pneumonia, and asthma.
Zee News (in)
added Oct 11, 2017 04:06
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[Asia] Philip Morris to fund fight against illegal cigarette trade in India

With illicit cigarettes capturing a fifth of the Indian cigarette market, a global tobacco major has said it will fund proposals under its $100 million global initiative to support third-party projects dedicated to the fight against illegal trade.
The Economic Times (India)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:35
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[Asia, India] Passive smoking hidden risk factor of heart disease

Speaking about this, Dr TS Kler, Chairman, Pushpawati Singhania Heart Institute, New Delhi said, "Passive smoking or exposure to secondhand smoke is a 'hidden' risk factor for heart disease and needs more awareness and attention. Breathing secondhand smo
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 10, 2017 20:33
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[Asia, India] Tobacco killing Over 7 million every year: Dr Arsheed Hakeem

Delivering the 264th Monthly Health Lecture of the Public Garden Walkers' Association on ‘Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts’ today in Hyderabad, Dr Arsheed H Hakeem, Senior Consultant Head and Neck Oncology Surgeon, Apollo Cancer Hosp
The Hans India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 21:05
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[Asia, India] Ban tobacco products outside schools: PIL in Delhi High Court

The plea said the "sale of tobacco products within a 100 -yard radius of educational institutions is prohibited under COTPA. However, the norms linked to this Act are being openly flouted by vendors."
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 9, 2017 18:26
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[Asia, India] Tobacco epidemic is biggest tragedy in history of mankind: Dr Arsheed Hakeem

In his lecture on Tobacco Leads To Cancer - Stop Cancer Before It Starts organised by Public Garden Walkers Association here on Sunday, Dr Hakeem said, "Tobacco was a significant public health hazard and killing almost 7 million people a year. Out of the
United News of India (in)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:18
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[Asia, Mid-east] Alcohol, tobacco and drugs seized by Oman Customs

Oman Customs managed to stop multiple smuggling attempts in the Sultanate, seizing large quantities of alcohol, tobacco and hashish (cannabis extract). In statements released online, the customs department said, "A storage site filled with contraband cig
Times of Oman (om)
added Oct 8, 2017 16:02
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