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[Asia, Pakistan] PM urged to halt adoption of tobacco industry statistics by state institutions

TheNetwork for Consumer Protection has appealed to Prime Minister Nawaz Shairf to take strict notice of state institutions adopting and quoting the tobacco industry’s statistics to weaken the government’s anti-tobacco regulation....adopting the tobacco in
The News (pk)
added Jan 23, 2017 13:11
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[Asia, India] Tobacco farmers felicitated for adopting modern, scientific practices

Tobacco Institute of India (TII), on Friday hosted the 17th annual Tobacco Farmers Award ceremony to recognize tobacco farmers for adopting contemporary farming practices that help improve yields, produce better varieties and make Indian tobaccos competit
India Blooms (in)
added Jan 20, 2017 20:38
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[India] Effects of bidi smoking on all-cause mortality and cardiorespiratory outcomes in men from south Asia: an observational community-based substudy of the Prospective Urban Rural Epidemiology Study (PURE) [FREE FULL TEXT]

Interpretation Bidi smoking is associated with severe baseline respiratory impairment, all-cause mortality, and cardiorespiratory outcomes. Stricter controls and regulation of bidis are needed to reduce the tobacco-related disease burden in south Asia.
The Lancet (uk)
added Jan 20, 2017 19:21
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[Asia, Nepal] Permit must for tobacco item sale from March 14

As Nepal witnesses an increased burden of non-communicable diseases, the government has ordered the management of separate stores to sell cigarettes and tobacco products from March 14. Besides, all the shops selling tobacco products should be registered
Kathmandu Post (np)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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[Asia] IHC adjourns hearing of tax matter filed by M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited

A division bench of the Islamabad High Court (IHC) on Thursday adjourned the hearing of a tax matter, challenging a recovery notice issued under ‘Super Tax Regime 2015’. M/s Pakistan Tobacco Company Limited had filed the case which was heard by IHC divisi
Customs Today (pk)
added Jan 20, 2017 03:51
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[Asia, Mid-east] Turkey's tobacco exports exceed $1 bln, Iran and US main importers

With an increase of 10 percent compared to the previous year, Turkey's tobacco exports amounted to $1.01 billion in 2016, including $652 million worth of tobacco-based products exported and $358 million worth of tobacco leaves exported. Middle Eastern c
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Jan 19, 2017 23:37
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[Asia, Japan] Bill brings ban on restaurant smoking

The government intends to submit the draft bill to the ordinary Diet session to be convened on Friday. The draft bill calls for a total ban on smoking on the premises of medical institutions and elementary and junior high schools. It imposes a total smo
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:52
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[Asia] WHO report cites India's initiatives on tobacco control

A World Health Organisation report released today has cited India's multiple initiatives on tobacco control,... "After considering the effect of smoking on both smokers and non-smokers, the Court (Supreme Court of India) issued an order prohibiting smoki
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:34
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[Asia, Cambodia] Local Fine cigarette maker quits cold turkey

The local manufacturer of Fine cigarettes has severed ties with UK-based tobacco giant Imperial Tobacco, a company official said yesterday, while declining to shed light on the end of a three-year business relationship.
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 18, 2017 17:42
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[Asia] ARCHIVE: Choosing the Right Cigarette: 10 Top Brands in China

Odds are, if you've been out to dinner in China, you've been offered cigarette after cigarette from a dizzying array of brands and boxes. Whether or not you accept them, each one has a specific meaning and makes a different statement. Smoking is a way of
eChinacities.com (cn)
added Jan 17, 2017 22:04
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