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[Asia, China] KIDWAI: Time to stub out smoking

tough measures are required to reduce smoking rates. The government should extend the ban on smoking in public places nationwide and strictly monitor its implementation...Many experts advocate raising prices of cigarettes, but I believe that's a wrong mov
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 21:17

[Asia, China] EDITORIAL: Bigger sales of tobacco products go against plan for healthy nation

The Healthy China 2030 plan vows to reduce the size of smoker population...But given the tobacco corporation's deployment and growth momentum these years...the goal of downsizing the smoking population is mission impossible unless there is a drastic chan
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:32

[Asia, China] Plan to raise tobacco sales criticized

China's national tobacco regulator's plan to increase sales has been criticized as going against the trend of tobacco control. The State Tobacco Monopoly Administration, the national regulatory body of tobacco industry, and China National Tobacco Corp, a
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:29

[Asia, China] Survey finds smoking damages male fertility

Male smokers are at higher risk of reproductive problems, including difficulty conceiving, abnormal sperm and partners who have miscarriages or deformed fetuses, according to a survey based on more than 4,000 male patients across China. For example, 16.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 2, 2018 16:27

[Asia, India] Assam Schools To Take Oath On Not To Use Betel Nut Or Tobacco

Around 45 lakh children studying in government schools across Assam will be administered an oath on Saturday not to use betel nut or tobacco.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Nov 30, 2018 18:08

[Asia, Bangladesh] Japan Tobacco closes $1.47b acquisition of Akij venture

completed its $1.47 billion acquisition of Akij Group's tobacco business, in what was the biggest ever single foreign direct investment in Bangladesh. The announcement came more than three months after Japan Tobacco signed a deal with Akij's concern Unit
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Nov 30, 2018 17:57

[Singapore] Move to introduce cigarette alternatives in Asia stubbed out by government resistance

these governments, such as those in Australia, India, and Singapore, remain conservative in their attitude towards alternative cigarette products or imitation and emerging tobacco products, while the UK and other European countries adopt a more liberal ap
added Nov 30, 2018 15:26
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[Asia, China] GALEA: Law ought to ban smoking in all public places

Over the past half a year since I moved to Beijing to be the World Health Organization representative in China... What is needed urgently and long advocated by China's tobacco control champions is a nationwide ban on smoking in public places. The second
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 30, 2018 15:07

[Asia, India] Centre directs states to make all govt buildings tobacco free

Union health ministry has directed all States to make government buildings and offices “Tobacco Free” in order to protect public health. Health secretary Preeti Sudan has written to all State Chief Secretaries and Secretaries of all government departments (in)
added Nov 29, 2018 23:02

[Asia, Israel] Bill Limiting Displays of Tobacco Products Passes First Hurdle

The next conflict is expected to be over cigarette packaging. The bill calls for uniform packaging without logos or pictures
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Nov 29, 2018 22:53
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