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[Asia, Israel] Ban on smoking in public places to see significant expansion Saturday

Under the new Health Ministry guidelines, which go into effect September 1, smoking will be entirely prohibited — including in any previously specially designated areas — in government offices, courts, religious councils, hospitals and clinics. It will
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Asia] Israel Bans Smoking at Public Events With More Than 50 People

Smoking will also be prohibited around hospitals or clinics. Move comes after state watchdog accused Health Ministry of neglecting public's health in favor of tobacco companies
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 31, 2018 12:07
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes ban was long overdue, say city doctors

Bengaluru: The Centre’s decision to ban e-cigarettes has been welcomed by doctors and health professionals in the city, who believe it is long due. The health ministry advisory issued in public interest applies to all Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Aug 31, 2018 11:58
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[Asia, Bangladesh] BATB violating tobacco law Anti-tobacco activists claim

apparently conducted promotional activities for one of its new products in Dhaka's Lalmatia area yesterday, defying the country's tobacco control act. A group of 10-15 representatives of BAT Bangladesh set up a decorated point of sale, containing packs o
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Aug 31, 2018 01:39
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[Asia] Fight Against World’s Deadliest Industry

Even though FCTC has made significant progress since 2005, and most countries have put in place tobacco control measures, there is still a great deal of interference from the tobacco companies in government decision making processes and even within UN ag
Asian Tribune
added Aug 30, 2018 23:09
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[Asia, India] Ban on e-cigarettes may actually benefit ITC

has nipped ITC's plans of entering the space in the bud, but the company might just be saved from the threat of disruptive competition ruining its cigarette market in the country.
Times of India
added Aug 30, 2018 17:40
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[Asia] Manufacturers of Juul e-cigarette to sue over Israel ban

The manufacturers of the recently banned Juul e-cigarettes petitioned Israel’s High Court on Thursday asking it to force the government to reconsider its decision. Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Tuesday signed a warrant barring the import and sale
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:35
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[Asia, Israel] JUUL e-cigarette company petitions High Court over ban

The company accuses the Israeli government of upholding a double standard with regard to their vaping product — which they claim is designed solely to wean long-time smokers off cigarettes — in that the Jewish state continues to allow tobacco companies
Times of Israel (is)
added Aug 25, 2018 14:34
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[Asia, Israel] JUUL E-CIGARETTE COMPANY FILES PETITION TO HIGH COURT OBJECTING BAN

is more than 60 pages long... In a statement released alongside the petition, Juul Israel accused the Health Ministry of “implementing selective enforcement through hidden agenda[s] and strengthening the status of the tobacco companies at the expense of
Jerusalem Post
added Aug 24, 2018 14:17
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] Illegal practices by employees ‘evident in tobacco case’

The Jordan Integrity and Anti-Corruption Commission (JIACC) on Sunday said that investigations into the tobacco factory case had revealed “illegal practices and behaviours by public and private sector employees”. The source said that the specialised auth
Jordan Times (jo)
added Aug 23, 2018 11:08
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