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Headlines Tagged with Burma/Myanmar 139 headlines found

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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar's Yangon to ban smoking in public areas

With the help of Public Health Foundation which is a non-profit organization aiming for universal health care in the country, the government is exerting efforts to implement a project of establishing 20 smoke-free zones in 20 years in the former capital.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 6, 2017 16:11
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar To Block Liquor Advertisement In Media Next Year

BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Nov 23, 2009 00:00
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[Burma/Myanmar] Study finds all Myanmar mouth cancer patients chew betel quid

A study in Myanmar has found that all mouth cancer patients use smokeless tobacco, researchers report at the ESMO Asia 2017 Congress. Betel quid chewing often starts in adolescence and is associated with smoking and drinking alcohol, which are also risk
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Nov 21, 2017 13:38
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[Burma/Myanmar, UK] British American Tobacco to sell its holding in Myanmar (Burma) (PDF)

British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Nov 8, 2003 00:00
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[Bangladesh, Bhutan, Burma/Myanmar, East Timor, India, Indonesia, Korea - South, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand] 11 S-E Asian nations to fight tobacco jointly

Times of India
added Sep 10, 2003 00:00
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[Burma/Myanmar] All mouth cancer patients in Myanmar use smokeless tobacco, study finds

A study in Myanmar has found that all mouth cancer patients use smokeless tobacco, researchers report at the ESMO Asia 2017 Congress. Betel quid chewing often starts in adolescence and is associated with smoking and drinking alcohol, which are also risk
News-Medical.net
added Nov 20, 2017 16:52
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[Burma/Myanmar] High taxes, competition choke cheroot-makers

Myanmar's traditional mini cigar, the cheroot, is near extinction as manufacturers struggle with high taxes, high production costs and stiff competition from imported and local cigarettes.
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Sep 20, 2017 03:38
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar: Smoke-free campaign

Myanmar’s Public Health Foundation says smoke-free areas will be designated in the country’s six cities this year in an attempt to build a friendly and healthy image for both domestic and international visitors. Smoke-free is a reference to cigarette smok
TTR Weekly (th)
added May 31, 2017 16:46
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[Burma/Myanmar] 'Cigarette' sweets to be banned

Sweets shaped like cigarettes on sale in school sweet shops and elsewhere will be banned under tobacco legislation, according to the Food and Drugs Administration. The FDA said that the sweets encouraged children to smoke and could be outlawed under Sec
Eleven (mm)
added Sep 5, 2016 18:37
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[Burma/Myanmar] Tobacco group pulls out of Burma under pressure from UK government

Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 8, 2003 00:00
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