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[UK-Scotland] Stirling researchers to lead £3.4m tobacco control project in Africa and Asia

They will conduct research to inform tobacco taxation, tackle the illicit trade in tobacco and target tobacco companies’ efforts to undermine governments’ attempts to reduce smoking. The project will be led by Professor Linda Bauld, director of the univ (uk)
added Jul 24, 2017 14:55

[Asia] Over 2 million Indians registered for anti-tobacco programmes in 2016, says WHO

WHO has said more than 20 lakh people enrolled themselves in the first year of a quit- tobacco initiative of the Indian government and also advocated harnessing mobile technology for personalised advice. Considering the high interest in quitting among to
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 20:08

[Asia, India] Police stations likely to be tobacco-free by year-end

Jaipur: Rajasthan police is mulling over making its police stations, offices of Inspector General of Police (IGP), Superintendent of Police and its training institutes across the state tobacco-free by the end of this year. Senior police officers through v
Times of India
added Jul 23, 2017 20:07

[Asia, India] Delhi govt tells Marlboro makers to take down cigarette ads or face lawsuit

The state government in Delhi told Philip Morris International Inc and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply. The order, sent by Delhi state's
Business Standard (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:21

[Asia] India's Delhi government tells Philip Morris to remove all ads

and other tobacco companies on Saturday to remove all advertisements from tobacco shops in the city, warning them of legal action if they do not comply. The order, sent by Delhi state's chief tobacco control officer S. K. Arora, comes days after Reuters
added Jul 23, 2017 15:17

[Asia, India] 750 held for selling banned tobacco products

CHENNAI, JULY 23...Conducting intensive raids across the city in the last four days to prevent illegal sale of banned tobacco products, the city police have booked over 722 cases and arrested 750 persons for the sale and supply of the products.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jul 23, 2017 15:15

[Asia] China intensifies crackdown on smuggled, counterfeit cigarettes

authorities seized 195,000 cartons of smuggled and counterfeit cigarettes in the first half of this year, the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration said Thursday. Tobacco authorities at all levels worked closely with the police and customs authorities to
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 22, 2017 21:13

[Africa, Asia] Isn't "Smoke-Free Future" by the tobacco industry, a shame?

These investigations very well prove that Philip Morris and other tobacco giants will stop at nothing to undermine global progress in reducing tobacco use and maximize their profits. These reports urge governments around the world to stand up to the tob
Asian Tribune
added Jul 22, 2017 21:10

[Asia] India to quiz Philip Morris on marketing of Marlboro

advertises Marlboro tobacco shops in India and distributes free smokes at nightclubs and bars frequented by young people to promote the brand, Reuters reported earlier this week. The strategy is laid out in hundreds of pages of internal d
added Jul 22, 2017 16:41

[Asia, Israel] Born after 2010? You may never be allowed to buy cigarettes

Zandberg (Meretz) proposed on Monday a bill which would prohibit those born in 2010 and later from buying cigarettes - even when they come of age... According to the bill, anyone buying tobacco would be required to show proof of identity, and those born a
Arutz Sheva (
added Jul 21, 2017 15:27
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