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[Asia, China] Change of crop bears fruit

The city produces among the best tobacco nationwide, and its output accounts for approximately 9 percent of the total nationwide. "Tobacco is still a pillar industry. But we are trying to make other sectors, like organic farming, vacation and sport tour
China Daily (cn)
added Sep 30, 2017 23:42
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE Excise tax: Can a store sell existing stock at old rates?

there is a possibility of at least some such retailers offering cigarettes and soft/energy drinks at pre-excise rates over the next few days and, perhaps, weeks. According to a note by global consultancy Deloitte, all UAE businesses - which include retai
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Sep 30, 2017 22:47
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[Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia] Researchers Awarded Important Grant to Study Tobacco Control in Asia

Researchers at Loma Linda University School of Public Health were recently awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco-control programs in Cambodia,
Adventist Review
added Sep 30, 2017 01:43
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] CSC to tap Ombudsman vs officials too cozy with tobacco industry

The Civil Service Commission (CSC) is planning to bring in the Office of the Ombudsman to run after high-level government officials violating the policy on the limited interaction with tobacco companies, CSC Assistant Commissioner Ariel Ronquillo said Fri
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:42
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society urges ministries of health, finance to implement ombudsman’s decision

The civil society urged both the federal ministries of NHSRC and Finance to implement the ombudsmen decision without any delay in a joint press conference held at Rawalpindi Press Club here.
The News (pk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
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[Asia, Mid-east] UAE doctors stand firm over e-cigarettes despite UK backing

Annual 'Stoptober' campaign to feature controversial e-cigarettes for the first time in UK as UAE ban continues
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:26
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[Asia] Full Text: Development of China's Public Health as an Essential Element of Human Rights (4)

the government is continuing to tighten control on the use of tobacco and implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. In 2014, Shenzhen began to activate the Regulations of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone on Smoking Control; in 2015, Bei
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 30, 2017 01:17
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[Asia, India] ‘Second hand smoke a major problem’

Tobacco control efforts in India have been handicapped by the industry’s influence on the political set-up, but the latest survey showing a decline in tobacco users has buoyed activists. In an interview to ARCHANA PHULL in Shimla, Dr Rana spoke of his c
The Statesman (in)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:16
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[Asia, India] Licence Mandatory For Selling Tobacco Products: Health Ministry

As per the fresh orders of the Union Health ministry, only shops with a licence or shops authorised through municipal authority will be able to sell tobacco products and not other items like candies, chips etc. A letter by the ministry in this regards wa
india.com (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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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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