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[Asia, India] Priyanka Chopra and Madhu ban alcohol and cigarettes on Pahuna sets

Collaborating with kids on their upcoming Sikkimese film, Pahuna, the mother-daughter duo has put in place a no-smoking and no-alcohol policy. Dr Madhu Chopra tells mid-day, "Since the film features children as the protagonists, we put this rule in place
Mid-day.com (in)
added Nov 25, 2018 20:48
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[Philippines] REDMOND: Asia Has a Smoking Epidemic—But Also Incredible Harm Reduction Innovations

The second Asia Harm Reduction Forum convened in Manila on November 14. Organized by the Harm Reduction Alliance of the Philippines (HARAP) and the Indonesian Public Health Observer Foundation (YPKP), its purpose was to strategize on reducing the harms o
Filter (The Influence Foundation)
added Nov 23, 2018 02:50
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[Asia, Thailand] PARPART: Smoked out? Not yet

We all have to live with each other even though we do not think or act the same. Everyone has a choice, so even smokers should be free to decide what they want to do with their lives. We're not asking for much -- just a place to kill ourselves convenientl
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 20, 2018 20:06
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[Asia, New Zealand, Philippines] Loss of tax behind extreme anti-vaping laws - research

Smoking rates among men in Asia remain extraordinarily high... New Zealand’s support of smokers to switch to using electronic cigarettes or heated tobacco products was met with amazement at the 2nd Asia Harm Reduction Forum in Manila today. Leading tobac
Voxy (nz)
added Nov 19, 2018 20:43
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[Asia, Mid-east] Hooked on hookah: UAE experts report surge in shisha addicts

A rising number of UAE residents are seeking help after becoming hooked on shisha, an addiction expert has said. Johanna Griffin, a Dubai-based specialist, said there has been a noticeable spike in patients attempting to kick the habit. They had often s
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Nov 19, 2018 19:49
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[Asia, India] Government advisory on e-cigarette ban not binding on states: Delhi HC

The Delhi high court has held that the Centre’s advisory to ban sale of e-cigarettes is not binding on states and Union Territories. “The advisory is not binding and it would be open to the respective states and union territories to take an informed dec
Hindustan Times (in)
added Nov 17, 2018 04:16
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[Asia] China aims to sell 6 billion cigarettes but tells people to quit smoking. What does it want?

China’s state-owned tobacco producer said it will meet its annual sales target this year, official media reported on Wednesday, raising questions about the sincerity of Beijing’s effort to improve public health by encouraging people to smoke less.
South China Morning Post
added Nov 16, 2018 02:25
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[Asia, Thailand] Cigarette packs to get overhaul

Ten new warning images on cigarette packages and plain packaging are part of a new regulation before the Public Health Ministry to discourage smoking, according to minister Piyasakol Sakolsatayadorn.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 16, 2018 02:24
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Thailand to be Asia's first to enforce plain cigarette packs

The Public Health Ministry on Wednesday approved a draft regulation requiring plain cigarette packaging, and will also change the compulsory pictures reinforcing the warning that smoking is hazardous to health.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 15, 2018 14:11
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[Asia, India] Decide within 6 months if cigarette pkts will have nicotine & tar content levels on label: U’khand HC to Centre

Uttarakhand high court (HC) on Monday directed the central government to “consider within a period of six months whether a part of Section 7 of The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, P
Times of India
added Nov 14, 2018 04:27
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