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[Africa, Asia, Mid-east, South Africa] Report: Big tobacco is targeting the world's most vulnerable to increase profits

The sixth edition of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org* finds the tobacco industry is increasingly targeting vulnerable populations in emerging markets, such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, where people are not prot
EurekAlert
added Mar 8, 2018 14:58
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[Asia, Pakistan] Cigarettes: on a roll

Smoking is not injurious to corporate health. Official data show that cigarette producers are having a ball. Some 29 billion cigarette sticks were produced in Pakistan in 1HFY18, as per the Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS). That’s a 70 percent growth
Business Recorder (pk)
added Mar 7, 2018 15:36
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[Asia, Thailand] Tobacco Monopoly feels the burn from new excise rates

This year, the TTM will plunge into the red as it has not been able to reduce its huge spending in light of the tax, implemented in September last year...packs of cigarettes with a retail price over 60 baht are subject to a 40% levy while cheaper packs en
Bangkok Post (th)
added Mar 6, 2018 14:53
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[Asia, India] Panel moots total ban on smoking in B’luru bars, restaurants

Smoking may be completely banned in restaurants, bars and cafes in Bengaluru, if the high-power committee on tobacco control has its way. On February 5, 2018, the panel suggested that no designated smoking zones be allowed in bars, restaurants and cafes,
Times of India
added Mar 5, 2018 20:23
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[Asia] Philip Morris raises cigarette prices in Israel

"We have raised prices for a number of brands in our portfolio for commercial reasons," tobacco company Philip Morris today confirmed. The company notified retailers that prices for most of its cigarette and loose tobacco brands would be raised today by
Globes/Israel's Business Arena
added Mar 5, 2018 16:21
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[Asia, China] Shanghai to extend its public smoking ban to city's parks

According to the Shanghai Municipal Administration of Landscaping and City Appearance, the city is still deciding on a park in which to test the policy, which would include the construction of smoking areas, but the ban is expected to be gradually implem
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 2, 2018 18:06
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines] Big Tobacco’s smoke and mirrors in Asean

Even when bolstered by the support of the Bloomberg Foundation and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, strong tobacco control remains elusive in the region. The main reason is the tobacco industry, which has proved to be a tenacious bully when it come
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 2, 2018 00:18
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[Asia, Qatar] Health ministry to hold tobacco survey in schools

The GYTS will be conducted in schools by collecting data from students aged 13 to 15 through a questionnaire that includes questions about the attitudes, behaviours and students’ knowledge on tobacco consumption, exposure to use, and their exposure to it
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 1, 2018 17:57
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[Asia, Qatar] 3,600 seek HMC help to quit smoking

Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center is seeing more and more patients who want to stop smoking, with more than 3,600 patient visits to the Smoking Cessation Clinic recorded over the past year. About 40% of those who seek treatment are
Gulf Times (qa)
added Feb 27, 2018 03:48
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[Asia, Nepal] KMC to check purchase, sale of tobacco products

Issuing a press release today, KMC Mayor Bidya Sundar Shakya requested all city dwellers to support the cause. The release also stated that KMC would deploy city police to check purchase and sale of tobacco. Anyone found dealing in tobacco products and s
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Feb 26, 2018 19:54
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