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[Asia, Singapore] Most retailers ready for impending cigarette-display ban on Aug 1

Operators of a large proportion of supermarkets and convenience stores said most, if not all, of their outlets have been installed with opaque cabinets to store cigarettes when the regulation kicks in on Aug 1.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:26
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[Asia] Muhith says bidi, cheap cigarettes will be phased out in Bangladesh

Finance Minister AMA Muhith has vowed to phase out bidi and cheap cigarettes, which he says make up 80 percent of Bangladesh’s tobacco market. “We have decided along with some of the bidiwalas that bidi will be out of Bangladesh (sic),” he told reporte
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:25
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[Asia, India] How the tobacco industry tries to undermine tobacco control polices

Philip Morris...has been violating a number of Indian laws...strategy involves plastering the inside walls of roadside tobacco kiosks with colourful adverts, giving away free cigarettes at clubs and bars in exchange for contact details and preferences and
MIMS (hk)
added Jul 31, 2017 23:26
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[Asia, USA] Indian Cigarette Makers May Feel The Heat As U.S. Proposes Nicotine Cut

U.S. regulator’s policy would be a deterrent for new smokers, said Sanjay Manyal, equity research analyst... However, a policy like this to get implemented may take time and its impact on the Indian tobacco industry can be assessed only after regulation d
Bloomberg News
added Jul 31, 2017 23:23
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[Asia, China] Cigarette sales tick downward in Beijing

The number of cigarettes sold in Beijing last year decreased by 8 percent year-on-year, the biggest decline in recent years, according to a report on population health released by the Beijing municipal government on Wednesday. Among people age 15 or old
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 20:37
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[Asia, China] Two years after smoking ban begins, Beijing has fewer smokers: white paper

Beijing had fewer smokers in 2016, the second year of the city's smoking ban, according to a white paper issued Wednesday. The rate of smokers aged 15 years old and above in 2016 was 22.3 percent, 1.1 percentage points lower than 2014, amounting to 200,0
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 27, 2017 15:30
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[Asia, China] Nandan county tobacco harvest heats up

In the past, Nandan county was encumbered with backward production methods and facilities, resulting in relatively low yields and poor quality tobacco leaves. This year has witnessed the city step up its efforts to develop modern tobacco agriculture thr
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:45
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[Asia, India] Beyond Disclaimers, No More Drinking, Smoking In ‘UA’ Films: CBFC

Says the CBFC chairperson Pahlaj Nihlani, “ Merely putting a ticker warning at some remote corner of the screen whenever there is smoking or drinking shown, is not enough any more. We feel the superstars who are followed by millions and who set an examp
The Quint (in)
added Jul 27, 2017 06:29
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[India] Fortify, scale-up life-saving tobacco control measures across SE Asia Region

More people than ever before are covered by life-saving tobacco control policies, including in the South-East Asia Region. That’s one of the findings of a new WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, which documents how 63% of the world’s population is
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2017 22:45
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[Asia, India] GST impact on cigarettes: Wills Classic, Gold Flake, Navy Cut prices to increase after hike in cess

A week after the GST Council raised the cess on cigarettes over the peak rate of 28 per cent, ITC increased cigarette prices by 4 to 8 per cent on as many as 25 different pack sizes and variants. Smokers will now have to shell out more for brands like Cla
Business Today (in)
added Jul 26, 2017 22:45
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