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[Asia, China] Chinese tobacco regulators call for ban on e-cigarettes

"We are currently calling for relevant departments to look into regulation for standardized control on e-cigarettes and prohibit its public use like tobacco," says Zhang Jianshu, president of the Beijing Tobacco Control Association. Currently there’re n
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Aug 3, 2018 21:51
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Japan] Following Tokyo’s lead, more cities eye tougher rules against passive smoking

Of the 20 ordinance-designated cities surveyed, Chiba, for example, plans to draft its own ordinance against passive smoking, and Hamamatsu, Osaka and Sakai are considering joining prefecture-level efforts to tighten related regulations, the Jiji Press s
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 29, 2018 22:35
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[Asia, India] Nicotex's new ad aids smokers' willpower to control the urge

Nicotex, a brand in the smoking cessation category, has launched a new TV commercial for its Nicotine gum clearly demonstrating its scientific working action. The TVC emphasises that while willpower is critical but there are those moments where smokers te
Indian Television Dot Com (in)
added Jul 28, 2018 03:10
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] Saba Qamar's smoking pictures leaked on social media, conservatives ask 'Are you even a Muslim?'

Today in daily sexism and misogyny: Saba Qamar has dethroned Mahira Khan to become the archetypal 'Muslim woman who also likes her cigarettes'. A few photographs of the accomplished Pakistani actor have gone viral on social media. So while the photos hav
Firstpost.com (in)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:25
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] After Mahira Khan, Saba Qamar trolled for smoking and wearing 'revealing' clothes

Pakistani actress Saba Qamar became the target of vicious online trolling after some behind-the-scenes pictures from her latest photoshoot were leaked online, where she can be seen smoking. The Hindi Medium actress was clearly in the middle of getting re
India Today Magazine (in)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:24
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[Asia, India] 15 OF LAND UNDER TOBACCO CULTIVATION SHIFTED TO OTHER CROPS

About 15% of the land under tobacco cultivation in India has been shifted to other crops in the last three years under the government’s crop diversification programme (CDP). Tobacco is grown in an area of about 4.5 lakh hectares over 15 states and accordi
Times of India
added Jul 26, 2018 12:07
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[Asia, China] State Council appoints, removes officials

The State Council, China's cabinet, announced...Zhang Jianmin was appointed head of the State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, replacing Ling Chengxing.
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 26, 2018 12:00
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[Asia, India, Pakistan] Saba Qamar trolled for smoking, wearing ‘revealing clothes’ in leaked pics.

Pakistani actor Saba Qamar has become the target of vicious haters after some behind-the-scene images from her latest shoot leaked online where she can be seen smoking.
Hindustan Times (in)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Asia, India] Now, more city youth hooked to e-cigarettes despite doctors’ warning

The youth of Vijayawada have taken to electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes or e-cigs), which puts them at a risk of getting addicted to yet another form of nicotine-intake. The trend of ‘vaping’, inhaling and exhaling the smoke produced by e-cigs, is beco
New Indian Express (in)
added Jul 25, 2018 22:57
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[Asia] ‘The industry must be inconspicuous’: Japan Tobacco’s corruption of science and health policy via the Smoking Research Foundation [FREE FULL TEXT]

Contrary to industry claims, SRF was never meant to be independent or neutral. With active support from foreign cigarette manufacturers, SRF represents the expansion into Asia of the denialist campaign that began in the USA in 1953.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 25, 2018 17:14
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