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[Brunei] Coronary heart disease on the rise: Minister

This year, 65 patients sought treatement up to April this year, said Minister of Health Dato Paduka Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Jaafar, in his message for World No Tobacco Day, which falls annually on May 31. “We often hear that ‘Smoking is a health hazard’,
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24

600 people diagnosed with cancer every year in Brunei: health minister

"Hence, chances of cancer can be reduced by avoiding risk factors and taking preventive measures such as stop smoking and avoiding exposure to second-hand smoke; maintaining a healthy weight from childhood and throughout life; ensuring that you take two
Xinhua Newswire
added Feb 5, 2018 16:25

[Asia-pacific, Brunei] Teacher, counsellor support vital to quit smoking

statistics from January to August this year showed that two 12-year-olds, three 13-year-olds and 16 14-year-olds were caught under the offence.... Also during the same period, a high of 24 15-year-olds and twelve 16-year-olds were recorded under the offen
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Sep 17, 2017 20:23

[Asia-pacific] Brunei, Philippines curb tobacco industry interference

Philippines and Brunei lead their ASEAN peers in efforts to put a check on tobacco industry interference in health governance matters. According to the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance’s (SEATCA) Tobacco Industry Interference Index, the Philippines
Customs Today (pk)
added Sep 19, 2016 15:23

[Asia-pacific, Brunei] Contraband cigarettes more dangerous

FIVE types of cigarettes seized from the black market in Brunei were found to have higher levels of cancer-causing chemicals, laboratory tests conducted in Singapore last year showed. Hjh Mahanum Dato Hj Abu Zar, a senior translator at the Health Promot
Brunei Times (bn)
added Jul 19, 2016 18:02

[Asia-pacific, Brunei] MoH rebuts use of vape as cessation aid

THE Ministry of Health (MoH) warned members of the public yesterday not to take up electronic cigarettes or commonly known as ‘vape’ as a smoking cessation aid as it has never been assessed and approved by any international regulatory agencies.
Brunei Times (bn)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:54

[Asia-pacific, Brunei] Vaping is prohibited by law: MoH

Therefore, under Section 14(2) of the Tobacco Order 2005 ‘vaping’ or inhaling and expelling vapour from e-cigarette or vape is included within the definition of smoking and anyone found vaping in specified public places where smoking is prohibited will b
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:54

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Singapore] Malaysian fined S$15800 fine in Brunei for possession of untaxed cigarettes

A malaysian man was fined $15,800 (S$15,800) yesterday after he pleaded guilty to possession of untaxed cigarettes.
AsiaOne (sg)
added Nov 2, 2014 10:13

[Brunei] GLASSMAN: USTR: Export Good Tobacco Policies in the TPP

the USTR TPP proposal is a step further back for international US leadership against tobacco. Twitter says the Administration may revisit their position ahead of a next round of talks; let’s hope the result is different this time.
Center for Global Development (CGD)
added Sep 5, 2013 15:24

[Asia, Asia-pacific, Brunei, USA, Vietnam] US’s controversial TPP proposal is smoking gun for corporate agenda

Vietnam and other countries involved in the Trans-Pacific Partnership negotiations face aggressive interference from Big Tobacco in the passage and implementation of public health policies, critics warn
Thanh Nien (vn)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:44
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