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[Asia, Pakistan] Secondhand smoke causing thousands of still births in developing countries

The study reveals that more than 40% of all pregnant women in Pakistan are exposed to secondhand smoke -- causing approximately 17,000 stillbirths in a year. Exposure to secondhand smoke during pregnancy increases the risk of stillbirth, congenital malf
ScienceDaily
added Jul 24, 2018 20:53
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[Asia, India] Call Parents Of Students Found With Tobacco: Delhi Government To Schools

The Delhi government has issued guidelines to all schools in the national capital for making them "tobacco-free zones", including summoning parents of those children who are found in possession of tobacco products. "Weall are aware that tobacco is a major
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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[Asia, Israel] Doctors demand Finance Minister raise tax on rolling tobacco

Doctors, nurses, sign letter demanding Finance Minister Kahlon equate taxes on rolling tobacco with those of regular cigarettes.
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jul 23, 2018 23:43
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High maternal circulating cotinine during pregnancy is associated with persistently shorter stature from birth to five years in an Asian cohort

Little is known about the long-term effects of prenatal tobacco exposure on offspring stature in Asia where passive smoking is common. This study has used an objective biomarker to reveal that the association of prenatal tobacco exposure with offspring l
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 23, 2018 06:05
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Steadily implement steps to prevent passive smoking toward 2020 Games

Strengthening support, guidance and supervision for restaurants and bars will be essential for ensuring this policy is effective. Other local governments also should devise passive smoking countermeasures tailored to their own regional conditions.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 20, 2018 02:52
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[Asia] WHO China Corporate Pledge Event on Smoke-Free Workplaces

This is my second trip to China after taking office as WHO Director-General. I’m delighted to be here at this very special and important event. As we all know, the tobacco epidemic takes a huge toll on China. China has one-third of the world’s smokers,
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2018 01:43
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[Asia, Japan] Positive move, but more steps needed

Some experts have criticized the revision as insufficient compared to regulations implemented in recent Olympic and Paralympic host cities, where indoor smoking was prohibited. For this reason, the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly enacted in June an ordinance
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jul 18, 2018 22:39
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[Asia, India] PICTORIAL WARNING: TOBACCO COMPANIES FIGHT NOTIFICATION IN SC

industry objected to a petition challenging a new central government notification on mandatory pictorial warnings on tobacco products and asked the Supreme Court whether it would be better to completely ban tobacco rather than stifle the industry with all
Times of India
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Juul e-cigarette expands to England and Scotland, eyes Asia

Starting Tuesday, Juul e-cigarettes will be available in England and Scotland. Juul's first international market was Israel, where it launched in February. The e-cigarette brand has quickly become the dominant U.S. market leader, seizing 68 percent of m
CNBC
added Jul 17, 2018 23:19
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[Asia, Qatar] Customs seize over one tonne of chewing tobacco

The General Authority of Customs (GAC) announced on Sunday that it has seized more than 1,100kg of illegal chewing tobacco. At Hamad Port, several shipments were seized after an employee suspected a shipment of electronic material and examined it on X-ra
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jul 16, 2018 23:22
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