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[Asia, China] BOREHAM: Smoking ban welcome but raising awareness is the key

In China I definitely feel that I am a guest, so I will very rarely speak up as I would back home in New Zealand when I think someone is doing something they shouldn’t be. But when I encounter smokers in elevators, public toilets (why do so many people
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:52

[Asia, India] Thailand on front lines of tobacco control

Thailand has won praise from a United Nations conference on tobacco control for its success in fighting off legal challenges from the tobacco industry in the last two years. Thailand requires some of the world's largest pictorial warnings and is moving
Bangkok Post (th)
added Nov 29, 2016 16:20

[Asia] China’s Lung Cancer Epidemic is a Global Problem

China is going to need all the help it can get from international partners and institutions...Given the increasing importance to the world economy of a healthy and plentiful Chinese workforce, their success or failure in this endeavor is of global signifi
Modern Diplomacy
added Nov 29, 2016 03:52

[Asia] Anti-tobacco drive at India International Trade Fair

The Delhi government conducted an intensive awareness and enforcement drive on tobacco use at the ongoing India International Trade Fair in Pragati Maidan here, prohibiting sale of e-cigarettes at one of the shops. The drive was conducted yesterday by
Business Standard (in)
added Nov 28, 2016 15:26

[Asia, Pakistan] Blatant violations, compliance go hand in hand at PIMS

Blatant violation of the anti-smoking law by doctors and attendants alike, coupled with irrational placement of ‘No Smoking’ signs in lobbies leading to the medical wards and their deficiency at various strategic locations where smoking is rampant, descr
The News (pk)
added Nov 28, 2016 01:20


A national survey conducted by TheNetwork for Consumer Protection on Thursday revealed that the multinational cigarette manufacturing companies are systematically targeting children as young as six-year-old by using aggressive marketing techniques includi
Business Recorder (pk)
added Nov 26, 2016 02:04

[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society report unveils tactics of tobacco industry

Fifty percent of the 500 shops surveyed in six major cities of Pakistan including Islamabad and Rawalpindi place cigarettes for sale together with candies and snacks, 14% give ‘limited time offers’ or free gifts on purchase of cigarettes, and 89% shops do
The News (pk)
added Nov 26, 2016 02:03

[Asia, India] Ban Foreign Direct Investment in tobacco, says Sitharaman

Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has moved a Cabinet proposal to completely ban Foreign Direct Investment in the tobacco sector stating that the government did not want to encourage foreign investment in this sector. The official statement of the gov
New Indian Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:10

[Asia, India] Estimates of crash in growth due to demonetisation are like crystal-gazing: Nirmala Sitharaman

more curbs on FDI in tobacco are necessary even though Niti Aayog has opposed the move. She also says India will soon convey its IT industry’s concerns about the American visa system to the new administration once Donald Trump takes over ... First of all,
Financial Express (in)
added Nov 25, 2016 23:04

[Asia, Qatar] e-cigarettes carry several health risks: expert

“Studies into the health risks posed by using electronic cigarettes, which are illegal in Qatar, are now beginning to be published,” said Dr Ziyad Mahfoud, associate professor, Healthcare Policy and Research at WCM-Q at the latest instalment of WCM-Q’s ‘
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 25, 2016 13:43
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