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[Asia] Sri Lanka government spends SLR 72 billion yearly for those suffering from diseases caused by tobacco smoking

Dr. Samantha Kumara Kithalawaarachchi, the Director to His Excellency, the President of Sri Lanka, Presidential Secretariat, spoke about the current situation in regard to tobacco taxation in Sri Lanka.
Asian Tribune
added Sep 28, 2017 17:43
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[Asia] Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Through the “FCTC 2030” project, Sri Lanka will receive assistance to undertake a government-wide programme of work to strengthen tobacco control. The project, to run for five-years, will bring international support to Sri Lanka from the WHO FCTC Secreta
Colombo Gazette (lk)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:00
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[Asia, India] PUNJAB TO BOOK VENDORS SELLING TOBACCO TO MINOR UNDER JJ ACT

Punjab Government on Wednesday issued strict instructions to the police department to book all those vendors and owners of hotels and restaurants under section 77 of Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015, and Cigarette and Other
Daily Pioneer (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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[Asia, Pakistan] EDITORIAL: Decision on tobacco

Allegations of interference by the tobacco industry in price reductions should be investigated instead of being taken lightly as it is unethical for the corporate sector to influence government orders. This was done in the way of the Ministries of Nation
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:33
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[Asia, Pakistan] NHSR&C Ministry directed to implement WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Wafaqi Mohtasib (Ombudsman) has directed Ministry of National Health Services, Regulations and Coordination (NHSR&C) to strictly implement the obligatory articles 6 & 15 of WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Sep 27, 2017 21:27
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae] Cigar traders fear new tax rules could price them out of business

Price of single cigars from Cuba and Costa Rica could rise to as much as Dh700 when new 100 per cent tobacco tax is applied
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:35
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking ban expanded to include outdoor areas of universities, private-hire cars

From Oct 1, it will be an offence to smoke in outdoor areas of universities, private education institutions and in private-hire cars from companies such as Uber and Grab, announced the National Environment Agency (NEA) in a media release on Tuesday (Sep 2
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:34
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[Asia, India] Licensed tobacco shops barred from selling non-tobacco items

To keep children from getting drawn to smoking and other tobacco products, the Health Ministry has ordered shops licensed to sell tobacco products to immediately stop sale of non-tobacco products such as soft drinks, and toffees, among others, reports M
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:33
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[Asia, India] No candy with cigarettes: Health Ministry for registered tobacco-only shops, aims to cut consumption

Many say move will curb tobacco use among teens, but others worried that it will give its products legal sanction. No candy with cigarettes: Health Ministry for registered tobacco-only shops, aims to cut consumption
Scroll.in (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:29
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[Asia, India] Sale of tobacco products only through licensed shops

Shops authorised to sell tobacco products will not be permitted to sell any non-tobacco products such as biscuits, toffees and chips that are essentially meant for non-tobacco users, especially children.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:22
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