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[Asia, India] JOHNS: WHO Must Allow Wider Debate on Dealing With Worldwide Smoking Problem

A report called Throw Open the Doors, launched by the Australian Institute for Progress, and penned by me, raises a host of serious issues...For the sake of smokers worldwide, the next director-general must embrace a progressive agenda and throw open its
Caixin Online (cn)
added Oct 22, 2016 19:31

[Asia] She Asked Him to Stop Smoking. To China’s Shock, He Beat Her Instead.

A video of the altercation, which took place last week in the northern city of Langfang, lit up Chinese social media on Friday. ...Ms. Li said she told the man, “It’s best if you don’t smoke inside the elevator. You can do it in the hallways.” Almost im
New York Times
added Oct 21, 2016 17:14

[Asia, India] Plea against WHO treaty on tobacco use: HC seeks Centre reply

Tobacco Board has asked them to reduce cultivation of FCV tobacco... Justice Sanjeev Sachdeva refused to pass an interim order staying implementation of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) treaty or the Board's decision and instead issued n
Business Standard (in)
added Oct 19, 2016 20:48

[Asia, India] Karnataka DC dept raid D&C Act violators including unlicensed dealers of e-nicotine cigarettes

Karnataka drugs control department has come down heavily on violators of the Drugs & Cosmetic Act and Rules including those indulge in selling banned Electronic cigarettes. The inspectors in a surprise check of shopping malls in Bengaluru seized from thr (in)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:22

[Asia, Asia-pacific, India, Malaysia] BAHAROM: Have guidelines on e-ciggies, vaping gone up in smoke?

those who move to e-cigarettes or other novel tobacco products with reduced harm, which can be by means of heating e-liquids or tobacco, are generating vapour rather than harmful cigarette smoke. This is a debate for the Conference of Parties (CoP) in Nov (my)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:17

[Asia, India] MPs, Doctors, Tobacco Victims and Public Health Advocates Appeal for Higher Taxes on Tobacco Products Under the GST Regime

A comprehensive economic reform like GST offers the government a unique opportunity to tax tobacco uniformly at the highest GST rate of 40% to and save millions of Indians from dying prematurely of tobacco related diseases.
Business Wire India (in)
added Oct 17, 2016 18:00

[Asia, India] Appeal to GST Council for highest tobacco tax

Tobacco Free Kerala, a state-based outfit, along with other tobacco control groups in the country, have appealed for the highest tax on tobacco to the GST council. The request was made in view of the 2015 World Health Organisation (WHO) Global Tobacco Ep
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:57

[Asia, India] MANUEL: Bonding With Pierce Brosnan—Over Cigars, Not Paan Masala!

in an interview scheduled over just eight minutes, in which I was to bring out the bon vivant in Brosnan, and find out what he liked to eat and drink, that's what we did. Smoked cigars. He had been smoking cigars since he was nine! "I got hooked onto the
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 17, 2016 17:28

[Asia, India] E-cigarettes a safe option to kick the butt: Survey

a face-to-face survey was conducted this year by, an independent, non-profit, consumer-oriented advocacy group that promotes the sensible regulation of the rights of adult citizens throughout Asia to choose the use of tobacco or other nicotin
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added Oct 17, 2016 16:17

[Asia, China] Experts discuss loopholes in push to ban lighting up in public

The municipality's update to indoor smoking laws has been met with wide criticism that its terms are vague and open loopholes for law enforcement. The second draft of the amendment of the Regulations of Shanghai Municipality on Smoking Control in Publi
Global Times (cn)
added Oct 16, 2016 13:52
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