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[Asia, India] Most cancer cases in Mumbai tobacco-related

Four out of 10 cases of cancer among men in Mumbai are related to tobacco use. Among women, one in six are caused by tobacco. Data released by the Mumbai Cancer Registry (MCR), maintained by the Indian Cancer Society, reported an increase in cancer case
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:12
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[Asia, Singapore] Smoking among secondary school students fell in 2015: MOH

This was a drop from the 6.2 per cent reported in 2012's Student Health survey, Mr Gan said, who added that there was a change in survey methodology for the 2015's findings and his ministry is "studying the data to better understand if this had an impact
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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[Asia, Pakistan] World Cancer Day: Speakers warn against use of tobacco, paan and gutka

Speakers at a seminar on the World Cancer Day sounded a note of warning about the growing use of intoxicated objects like tobacco, cigarettes, paan and gutka, urging the people, particularly women, to undergo self-diagnostic process to ensure that their b
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:04
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[Asia, Israel] 'TOBACCO INDUSTRY SHOULD BE PROSECUTED FOR CRIMES AGAINST HUMANITY'

Prof. Judith Mackay...has called for heads of the industry to be prosecuted for their “crimes against humanity.”...appeared by video conference at the annual meeting, held in a Caesarea on Friday, of the Medical Society for the Prevention and Cessation o
Jerusalem Post
added Feb 6, 2017 03:31
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[Asia, Korea - South] Most smoke shops flout outdoor advertising rules

More than eight out of 10 tobacco shops near primary and secondary schools in South Korea don't abide by a ban on externally visible cigarette advertising, a poll showed Friday. According to the survey on 2,800 smoke shops in neighborhoods near elementar
Yonhap News Agency (kr)
added Feb 3, 2017 17:27
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[Asia] British American Tobacco opens office in Azerbaijan

The office passed the state registration through the “single window” system of the Ministry of Taxes in November 2016. Kakhaber Benidze, citizen of Georgia, is the company’s official representative in Azerbaijan. British American Tobacco was founded in
TREND News Agency (az)
added Feb 2, 2017 19:59
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[Asia, Israel] Milchan said to tell cops Netanyahus demanded champagne, cigars

Billionaire Israeli film producer Arnon Milchan reportedly told Israeli police that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his wife demanded the champagne and cigars that he has allegedly been supplying them, and that these were not merely gifts he gave o
Times of Israel (is)
added Jan 31, 2017 19:52
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[Asia, Israel] Milchan: Netanyahus Demanded The Cigars and Champagne; Used Code Words to Order

As Haaretz has revealed, the police suspect that over a period of years, Milchan gave Netanyahu gifts...The investigation of graft allegations concerning Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has turned up its own code words. According to evidence...“Leaves”
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Jan 31, 2017 19:51
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[Asia] Already under FDA fire, vaping industry now has Trump’s China crackdown to worry about

a “one-in, two-out” executive order...come soon enough for the e-cigarette industry, scrambling to prepare for a new Food and Drug Administration (FDA) rule that treats liquid nicotine products that contain no tobacco the same as it treats cigarettes. Bu
Watchdog.org (Franklin Center for Government & Public Integrity)
added Jan 31, 2017 18:18
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] CTC TO SHUT DOWN TWO LEAF DEPOTS

The 100-year-old Ceylon Tobacco Company will be closing down two of its leaf depots as the company faces difficulties due to the steep increase in cigarette prices which drastically reduced consumption. The company issuing a statement said that in the f
Ceylon Today (lk)
added Jan 31, 2017 17:30
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