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[Asia, China] Vapor Worldwide Opens Second Location on Maoming Bei Lu / Owner Eric Frit talks about new store, Shanghai smoking ban

To celebrate, they're giving away a free bottle of premium US made juice to everyone at the party and there will be a lucky draw as well for a chance to win some box mods, subtanks and large bottles of premium USA liquids.
CityWeekend (cn)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:50
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[Asia, Israel] NON-PROFIT: REMOVE HEALTH MINISTER’S AUTHORITY ON TOBACCO

Avir Naki, a nonprofit...has petitioned the attorney-general...because of Litzman’s “personal connection” to a number of issues relating to tobacco. They include the “handing over of envelopes with cash” by journalists at Channel 2, who said they were r
Jerusalem Post
added Mar 15, 2017 14:08
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[Asia, Bahrain, Mid-east] MP to propose tax hike on alcohol and tobacco

Alcohol and tobacco should be taxed as high as 10 per cent and the revenue generated should be directed towards the growth of youth and sports clubs in the country, said parliamentarian Ghazi Al Rahma. He said he has plans to update his earlier proposal
DT News - News of Bahrain (bh)
added Mar 14, 2017 23:59
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[Asia, Singapore] 2 smoking shelters to be built on Orchard Road by mid-April

SINGAPORE: Authorities are planning to build two smoking shelters on the streets of Orchard road by mid-April as part of a study to find out how effective these structures are in encouraging smokers to light up away from crowds.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Mar 14, 2017 19:10
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[Asia, India] Cigarette sector poised for 5% growth on stable VAT

Thanks to stable tax rates on the cigarette industry across the states in the country and the Centre's recent seemingly soft stance on the sector, the cigarette industry in India is poised for a five per cent volume growth in the coming fiscal year.
Business Standard (in)
added Mar 14, 2017 16:43
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The looming threat of Asian tobacco companies to global health

“While companies like British American Tobacco and Philip Morris, traditionally known as ‘Big Tobacco’, have been rightfully targeted by tobacco control efforts to date, on the horizon are several companies based in Asia ‘going global’ with their busines
Simon Fraser University (ca)
added Mar 14, 2017 16:41
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Study explores alarming threat of emerging Asian tobacco companies to global health

Lee and her team are the first to study the global business strategies of Asian tobacco companies, recently published in a special issue of Global Public Health entitled, "The Emergence of Asian Tobacco Companies: Implications for Global Health Governanc
News-Medical.net
added Mar 14, 2017 16:39
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Banning smoking at eateries a realistic way to protect nonsmokers’ health

Damage to people’s health caused by passive smoking, the inhaling of other people’s cigarette smoke, should not be left unaddressed. Measures should be advanced steadily in preparation for the 2020 Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Mar 14, 2017 15:50
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[Asia, Nepal] Licence must for tobacco business from mid-March

A Cabinet meeting, on Thursday, passed the proposal of the Ministry of Health to allow only authorised licence holders to sell tobacco products from mid-March. This means that no vendor or trader will be allowed to sell tobacco products without obtaining
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Mar 14, 2017 14:38
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[Asia, Nepal] Provision requiring license to sell tobacco products comes into force from today

The government has enforced the provision of acquiring a license to sell tobacco and tobacco products from Tuesday. With this, sale of tobacco products will be allowed only from license-holding outlets.
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Mar 14, 2017 14:37
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