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[Asia, Sri Lanka] CTC pitches its annual report on ‘Beyond the Smoke’

Ceylon Tobacco Company PLC (CTC) with a 111-year presence in Sri Lanka has pitched its just released annual report on the theme "Beyond the Smoke" to highlight its contribution to the national economy through what is now universally accepted as a highlyco
The Island (lk)
added Apr 10, 2017 15:34

[Asia, Pakistan] Turning on tobacco

Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited (PSX: PAKT) recently reported that it sold 36.1 billion sticks in CY16, which is 16 percent lower than the previous year. Cigarette volumes are apparently also down at the second-ranked firm, Phillip Morris Pakistan Limite
Business Recorder (pk)
added Apr 10, 2017 14:57

[Asia] Comprehensive efforts to build tobacco-free Bangladesh stressed

Bloomberg Philanthropies and Campaign for Tobacco- Free Kids (CTFK) extended assistance in arranging the meeting on larger enforcement and implementation of the Smoking and Tobacco Products Usage (Control) Act and related policies. Cabinet Division Additi
The News Today (bd)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:39

[Asia, India] Tobacco packs will now have new pictorial health warnings

A fresh set of 85% pictorial health warnings, depicting ill-effects of consuming tobacco, on packages of tobacco products, were implemented from Saturday, April 1. The Union health ministry had notified the new specified health warnings, covering 85% of
Hindustan Times (in)
added Apr 7, 2017 20:27

[Asia] Israeli Health Minister Concedes: Philip Morris IQOS Cigarette to Be Restricted as Tobacco Product

The Health Ministry announced on Sunday to the High Court of Justice that it is adopting the view that the new cigarettes (IQOS) produced by tobacco giant Philip Morris will be defined as a “tobacco product” and be subject to all the restrictions applyin
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Apr 6, 2017 21:36

[Asia] Do you know how most of the people in India die? Smoking takes the breath away

As per a recent survey, India has been found to be among top four nations for highest number of deaths by smoking. According to a recent study, over 50 percent deaths caused due to smoking in 2015 took place majorly in four countries and India is one of
Zee News (in)
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia] India among top 4 countries in death caused by smoking

50% of these occurring in just four countries - China, India, USA, and Russia, according to latest estimates from the Global Burden of Disease study published in The Lancet. India is also among the top 10 countries together accounting for almost two-third
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia] India Is A Major Contributor To The 6.4 Million Deaths That Take Place Due To Smoking Worldwide

India is a major contributor to the 6.4 million deaths that take place due to smoking worldwide Over 11% of 6.4 million deaths worldwide was caused by smoking in 2015, and 52.2% of them took place in China, India, USA, and Russia, according to the latest
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia, Japan] Behind the Scenes / Passive smoking measures meet resistance

Current measures for secondhand smoke are limited to the duty try to prevent smoking, but many restaurants, such as this one in Tokyo, allow customers to smoke freely... About 100 members from the tobacco caucus, chaired by Takeshi Noda, gathered on March
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Apr 6, 2017 14:00

[Asia, Mid-east] E-Cigarettes and Vaping Market in Iran

Smoking in Iran is at record levels, social observers and national health groups say. Every day more and more people are taking up the habit, some as young as 13 years old, according to the Iranian Anti-Tobacco Association. A local anti-smoking group e
Financial Tribune
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06
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