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[Asia, India] BRIEF-Golden Tobacco says DGCEI imposed penalty of 290 mln rupees on co

* Directorate General of Central Excise Intelligence (Adjudication), in matter of KCL, Kanpur imposed a penalty of INR 290 million to co * Says is in process of taking legal action in regard to penalty
Reuters
added May 17, 2017 15:29
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[Asia] Azerbaijani parliament passes bill restricting tobacco use

The bill which consists of 3 chapters and 17 articles lists non-smoking places, anti-tobacco measures, etc. The bill was put to the vote and adopted in the first reading.
News.az
added May 17, 2017 03:37
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[Asia, Pakistan] CTC urges govt not to fall for tobacco industry’s misleading claims

The Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) has urged the government not to compromise the health of Pakistan’s youth by falling for the misleading claims of the tobacco industry, which is vigilantly lobbying to pressurise the government and is
The News (pk)
added May 16, 2017 14:01
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Proposed herbal fags project goes up in smoke: NATA says it will ‘encourage smoking’

A multimillion rupee investment to roll out Sri Lanka’s first-ever locally produced tobacco and nicotine free herbal cigarette has been derailed following unexpected "regulatory hiccups", which has spurred the Customs to detain a consignment of one milli
The Island (lk)
added May 15, 2017 18:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] Health ministry launches anti-tobacco awareness drive through TV, radio stations

Under the campaign called ‘Sponge’, which would continue till the World No Tobacco Day on May 31, thousands of TV and radio ads would be aired during prime time and off peak periods, a health ministry press said here on Monday.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 15, 2017 17:48
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[Asia, India] Bengaluru doctor gets global honour for anti-tobacco drive

City-based oncologist Dr U S Vishal Rao has been honoured with the '2017 Judy Wilkenfeld Award for International Tobacco Control Excellence' for his contribution towards the fight against use of tobacco in Karnataka. Dr Rao is the Chief of Head and Neck
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 14, 2017 21:01
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[Asia, Pakistan] 'Tobacco use killing at least 300 every day’

The high prevalence of tobacco use in the country is killing more than 110,000 people every year, approximately 300 deaths every day. Pakistan is heading towards a darkening tobacco epidemic era shaped up by 24 million adults aged 15 or above using tobac
The Nation (pk)
added May 14, 2017 20:58
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[Asia, China] This Day, That Year ($$)

Item from May 12, 1996, in China Daily: The free reign of cigarette smokers is being choked off as a batch of municipal bans begins to snuff out smoking in public places throughout the country.
China Daily (cn)
added May 14, 2017 20:57
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[Asia, China] Tobacco's many ills growing too costly

Smoking-related diseases are on track to claim more than 200 million lives in China this century, a World Health Organization/United Nations Development Programme joint report warns. Most of these deaths will occur in China's poorest and most vulnerable
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] BASU: Newsstands play smoke and mirrors over cigarette pack images

Either way, it's bad news for vendors. In view of the government proposal to have 85 percent of cigarette packs covered by warning signs, many of them are worried about going out of business. It's also being alleged that if people stopped smoking altoget
China Daily (cn)
added May 13, 2017 01:47
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