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[Asia, India] HC raps Centre for delaying implementation of rules on e-cigarettes

“What does the Union of India proposes to do? Some States have guidelines now,” the Bench said adding, “This is an important issue particularly with schools and educational institutions”. The High Court was hearing a petition filed in public interest by
The Hindu Online (in)
added Aug 22, 2018 19:56
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[Asia, India] Second hand smoke linked to dry cough among teenagers

The study, published in the journal Pediatrics, involved 7,389 non-smoking US teenagers without asthma.The findings showed that teenagers exposed to just one hour of second-hand smoke per week are 1.5 times more likely to find it harder to exercise and t
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Aug 22, 2018 18:05
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[Asia, China] Over 100 towns in Sri Lanka stop cigarette sales

Over 100 towns across Sri Lanka have boycotted the sale of cigarettes with an aim to discourage smoking and making Sri Lanka a tobacco-free nation, the Health Ministry said here on Wednesday. According to the Ministry, the Public Health Inspectors (PHIs)
Xinhua Newswire
added Aug 22, 2018 18:00
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[Asia, India] New pictorial warning for tobacco products issued, to be used from September 1

The Union Health Ministry issued today enhanced pictorial warnings to be printed on packets of cigarette and other tobacco products, highlighting the ill-effects of tobacco consumption, according to an official statement. These new pictorial warnings wil
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 21, 2018 12:56
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK: flying high

the second-ranked tobacco player is on a roll this year. During the half-yearly period ended June 30, 2018, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has undergone a massive expansion in its top-line and bottom-line on a year-on-year basis. As work a
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 20, 2018 17:21
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[Asia, India] Once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth: Sherlyn Chopra

Actress-model Sherlyn Chopra, who is going to create awareness about side-effects of smoking through her new anti-smoking video, has said that once a smoker, always a smoker is a myth. Sherlyn Chopra was interacting with media to talk about her new anti-
New Kerala.com (in)
added Aug 15, 2018 15:17
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[India] Johns Hopkins to hold S Asia Tobacco Control Leadership Program in Nov in Indonesia

The five-day India Tobacco Control Leadership Program, helmed by the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHSPH), today ended with organisers hoping that its participants would emerge as "ambassadors of change" in combating the tobacco menace.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Aug 10, 2018 18:43
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[Asia, China] Xi'an to ban smoking indoors

Xi'an, capital of Northwest China's Shaanxi province, has unveiled a regulation which bans smoking in all indoor public venues. The regulation, released on Tuesday by the city government, also prohibits smoking in some outdoor public places, such as sch
China Daily (cn)
added Aug 8, 2018 15:41
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[Asia] Some 8,000 Israelis Die Every Year From Smoking-related Illnesses, Report Says ($$)

20.5% of Israelis smoked in 2017, according to Health Ministry's annual report. Sales of tobacco for water pipes rose 28% while cigarette consumption fell
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 12:44
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[Asia] Juul, the Hit E-cigarette, Debuts in Israel With No Restrictions on Sales

Juul, the electronic cigarette that has conquered America but is banned in Europe, has arrived in Israel without any opposition from the Health Ministry. The e-cigarette is available at 30 locations in Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, Ashkelon and Modi’i
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 01:49
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