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[Asia, India] CHOWDHERY: Smoke and mirrors: Why TN must reverse ban on e-cigarettes

Times of India
added Oct 2, 2018 18:33
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[Asia] India ranked 5th in pictorial warnings on cigarette packets

India ranks fifth, jointly with Hong Kong and Thailand, in terms of the largest pictorial warning on cigarette packs with 85 per cent of both sides of the packets covered, a Canadian Cancer Society report released on Monday said. The Cigarette Package Hea
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 2, 2018 03:51
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[Asia, India] E-cigarette sale continues unabated in Rajasthan

Despite the Centre’s advisory issued last month asking the States to stop the sale of electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS)..., the Rajasthan government is yet to take action to protect the adolescents and youths against nicotine addiction. The sal
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 28, 2018 03:14
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[Asia, Canada] Worldwide progress of Plain Packaging law

The Canadian Cancer Society has just released the international report of the 25 countries and territories that have adopted tobacco plain packaging or under consideration, 9 countries have adopted and 16 are working on it.
Asian Tribune
added Sep 28, 2018 02:12
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[Asia, India] Difficult to catch hookah bars adding nicotine: Special Task Force

A special task force team of state drug controller has registered 37 cases against hookah bars across Haryana since December 2017.
Times of India
added Sep 26, 2018 00:44
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarettes: the middle ground

The mini-budget also staked out a middle ground for the tobacco industry. Caught between conflicting interests of tobacco billions and public health, the government took a fiscal approach that goes in the right direction yet doesn’t reach far enough.... t
Business Recorder (pk)
added Sep 26, 2018 00:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] Citizens decry being deprived of their right to breathe in fresh air

Despite the existence of non-smokers’ health ordinance, residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti-tobacco laws that deprive the citizens of their right to breathe in fresh air. People living in apartments are major victims of
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 21, 2018 20:42
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[Asia, Singapore] NEA will use cameras to detect illegal smoking - here's how it could work

The thermal cameras that could be deployed to detect smoking in prohibited areas would likely be able to capture high definition images of your face from as far as 100m away, an industry expert said. These pan-tilt-zoom cameras can also track offenders o
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 20, 2018 16:23
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[Asia, India] ITC Hotels acquires Park Hyatt Goa Resort and Spa

New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:25
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[Asia, India] On Abhishek Bachchan's Smoking Scene In Manmarziyaan, Director Says "We Were Guided By Sikhs"

Addressing the Sikh community's outburst regarding a scene in which Abhishek Bachchan's character removes his turban to smoke a cigarette, the director said that they were guided by over 150 people on the sets of the film, all of whom were Sikhs. He also
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 19, 2018 20:20
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