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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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[Asia, India] Maharashtra replaces Goa in lowest tobacco smoking prevalence: Global Adult Tobacco Survey

The latest GATS study found that during the period of 2010 to 2017, tobacco consumption has risen from 2.9 per cent to 5.5 per cent among youngsters aged between 15-17, in Maharashtra.
Indian Express (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 22:40
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[Asia, India] Health Department raids wholesale tobacco shops, destroys cigarettes

raided the wholesale tobacco shops located in the Sherpur area. The raid was conducted under the supervision of Dr Andesh Kang, District Food Officer. Cigarette packets were found from these shops. There were no warning boards displayed outside these shop
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 19:08
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[Asia, India] Activists welcome empowered panel for tobacco control

Plaudits have come in for the State government’s decision to set up an empowered committee to implement the WHO’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) and to deal with any kind of interference from the tobacco industry in the implementation of
The Hindu Online (in)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:50
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[Asia, Pakistan] FBR step leads to enhanced tobacco consumption

The third slab was introduced, on request of the companies, apparently in a bid to control the illicit trade of cigarettes. After the decision, the companies reduced prices of some of their brands, which led to further enhancing consumption , thus earni
The Nation (pk)
added Dec 7, 2017 22:34
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[Asia, India] Survey shows that Jharkhand smokes more, chews less tobacco

To top it all, fewer youths in the age group of 15-17 years in Jharkhand have been found to have addicted to tobacco in the past seven years.
India Today Magazine (in)
added Dec 7, 2017 13:36
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[Asia, India] Teens' smoking influenced by parents' habits: Study

Key Findings of the Study: • 89% teenagers agreed that if it's ok for their parents to smoke, then it's ok for them too. • 87% teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience.
ANI (in)
added Dec 5, 2017 13:27
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[Asia, Korea - South] Smoking rate to drop this year as tobacco sales fall due to price hikes: official

South Korea's smoking rate will likely drop this year, as sales of cigarettes have fallen due to a big increase in the price of tobacco in 2015, an official source said Tuesday. Citing the need to discourage smoking, the government increased taxes on ci
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:54
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[Asia, India] What do teenagers think about smoking?

1900 students were randomly chosen from six states ...89% teenagers agreed that if it’s ok for their parents to smoke, then its ok for them too. 87% teenagers believe that watching actors smoke in movies promotes smoking among the audience. 85% teenagers
The Daily Rising Kashmir (in)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:15
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[Asia, India] HC seeks Centre, Delhi govt reply on plea to regulate e-cigarettes sale

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought the response of the Centre and the AAP government on a plea seeking to regulate the sale and consumption of e-cigarettes. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice C Hari Shankar issued notice to the
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:54
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