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[Asia] China Focus: Chinese court rejects compensation claim for smoker's death

"Yang showed a citizen's responsibility by trying to stop a smoker in the lift. If the court asks citizens who exercise their lawful rights to pay compensation, it will dent their enthusiasm to ensure the public interest is safeguarded," said Hu Yaping,
Xinhua Newswire
added Jan 24, 2018 00:45
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[Asia] KAMPIS: Heat-Not-Burn Works Wonderfully

In addition to examining thousands of pages of positive data that PMI has submitted, the FDA should also look to Asia where heat-not-burn products have proven to be a successful transitional product for smokers looking for a healthier alternative.
American Spectator
added Jan 23, 2018 22:55
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[Asia, India] How smoking affects reproductive health of men and women

Mr Amol Naikawadi, Preventive Healthcare specialist, Indus Health Plus shares few shocking facts about smoking and infertility in both men and women. # 1. According to a research, smoking a single cigarette release around 7000 chemicals in the body. The
The Health Site (in)
added Jan 23, 2018 00:48
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[Asia, Israel] MINISTERS DELAY VOTE ON BILL PROPOSING HEFTY FINES ON TOBACCO COMPANIES

The private member’s bill would enable the authorities to force local and foreign tobacco companies to pay NIS 35 billion to NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases.
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 21, 2018 20:54
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[Asia, Israel] FINANCE MINISTRY DIRECTOR FORCED TO ATTEND KNESSET MEETING ON TOBACCO TAXES

Following the repeated refusal of Finance Minister Moshe Kahlon and his director-general Shai Babad to come and explain their refusal to tax rolling tobacco and iQOS heated-tobacco products just like regular tobacco, the Knesset Special Committee on Drug
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 20, 2018 01:27
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[Asia, Israel] NEW LEGISLATION TO CONSIDER NIS 40 BILLION PAYMENT BY TOBACCO COMPANIES

The bill wants to enable the authorities to force Israeli and foreign tobacco companies to pay between NIS 35 billion and NIS 40b. to cover the huge medical expenses that have been spent on tobacco-related diseases. The bill, initiated by Yesh Atid MK Y
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 19, 2018 13:43
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[Asia, Pakistan] PHC takes up FED on cigarettes case today

Peshawar High Court today (Thursday) takes up the case of tricky system of Federal Excise Duty on cigarettes introduced in the budget last year which brought reduction in prices of tobacco products as opposed to the international conventions signed by the
The News (pk)
added Jan 18, 2018 19:17
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[Asia] ROBERTS: Here's how Israel can prevent future smoking addicts

if the Knesset passed a law requiring all cigarettes, cigarette boxes, and rolling paper to carry a unique number, linked that number to the ID number of the adult purchasing the cigarettes, and made it illegal to be in possession of a cigarette without a
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added Jan 18, 2018 17:46
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Strict enforcement of tobacco act stressed

As the anti-tobacco campaign is carried out at a considerable scale, tobacco companies are changing strategies to hinder success in the policy-making process by inspiring farmers in tobacco cultivation offering them lucrative profits, they said. The opin
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 18, 2018 07:04
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[Asia, India] KAPOOR/KAKKAR: The price prescription: taxation and policy on tobacco

The revisions in the taxation policy...should ideally have a mix: of a removal of all excise and other tax exemptions irrespective of the size of the unit, restrictions on sales of loose sticks and raising taxes/duties on bidis and smokeless tobacco by a
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 18, 2018 01:58
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