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[Asia, Israel] PARENTS IN A FOG OVER KIDS’ SECONDHAND SMOKE EXPOSURE, TAU RESEARCH FINDS

Israeli parents who smoke fail to estimate how much and even where their children are exposed to secondhand smoke from tobacco, according to a recently published study by Tel Aviv University researchers in the journal Nicotine and Tobacco Research. F
Jerusalem Post
added Nov 17, 2017 14:56
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[Asia, Israel] LETTER: SO WE’RE LIVING LONGER...

Health Ministry is deceiving the public. Most people smoke, including doctors and dentists; even inside Ichilov Hospital, the smoking room for the staff leaks toxic smoke to the entire floor....Litzman and his ministry are perpetrating a crime by colludin
Jerusalem Post
added Nov 15, 2017 22:49
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[Asia, India] Clearing the air about COPD

Ahead of World COPD Day on 15 November, we demystify chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
livemint.com (in)
added Nov 14, 2017 03:02
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[Asia, India] Separate sachets, printed warnings: Rules tilted to beat the ban, chew tobacco

Despite the ban and a subsequent order by the apex court seeking compliance reports, buying chewable tobacco is as easy as buying toffees. Despite 23 states and five Union territories banning it, products continue to be available in the market. Most ciga
Hindustan Times (in)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:28
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[Asia, India] West Bengal empowers headmasters of educational institutions to penalise tobacco selling in their vicinity

The West Bengal government has instructed all the educational institutions in the state to impose a penalty up to Rs 200 on any individual selling tobacco products within or 100 yards away from its premises. In a directive issued last week, the state's e
Firstpost.com (in)
added Nov 13, 2017 19:26
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines] Cigarette smuggling gouges Asia's taxes, anti-smoking drive

With Asia facing potentially debilitating health care costs related to high rates of smoking, many countries have been trying to curb tobacco consumption by increasing taxes. But this seems to have backfired by triggering an upswing in smuggling that has
Nikkei Inc. (jp)
added Nov 13, 2017 16:00
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[Indonesia] Asians seek less harmful alternatives to smoking

Vapers and vaping advocates from different Asian countries have gathered for the first time in Jakarta... “Vaping or choosing a better product [than cigarette] is a human right. But we still have to fight for it,” Dimas Jeremia, chairman of MOVI or Indo
Manila Standard (ph)
added Nov 13, 2017 05:43
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tier III taxation promoting tobacco consumption: Survey

‘Impact of Price Increase/Decrease over Tobacco Consumption’, show that the recent introduction of Tier III taxation which has resulted in price decrease of some premium brands has actually led to an increase in tobacco consumption, which kills approxima
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] Social Watch PH seeks unitary hike of tobacco sin tax at maximum level

Social Watch Philippines urged the Philippine Senate on Wednesday to approve legislation for a unitary increase of tobacco sin tax at the maximum level. This, said SWP, should be a deliberate action to curb smoking especially among the youth, decrease hea
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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[Asia, Singapore] Legal age for smoking to be gradually raised from 18 to 21

The Minimum Legal Age (MLA) for the purchase, use, possession, sale and supply of tobacco products will be increased from 18 to 21, said Parliamentary Secretary for Health Amrin Amin on Tuesday (Nov 7).
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:39
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