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[Burma/Myanmar] Officials consider ways to halt rise in smoking, tobacco use

Dr Thein Sein, president of the People’s Health Foundation, said that the number of smokers started to increase in 2014. “Today, young people and students are smoking. They can buy cigarettes in the market easily and cheaply”. According to a 2014 surve
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:13
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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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[Burma/Myanmar, UK] ARCHIVE: Minister worked as spin doctor for tobacco giant that paid workers £15 a month

Priti Patel worked for PR firm Shandwick on improving BAT’s image over Burma factory, and also lobbied MEPs against EU tobacco regulations... The employment minister, Priti Patel, was part of a team of spin doctors paid hundreds of thousands of pounds to
The Observer (uk)
added Oct 23, 2017 18:55
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[Burma/Myanmar] Medical universities review no-smoking campaign

Only five of the 16 medical universities that designated smoke-free areas in their campuses in 2016 have been successful in implementing the initiative, according to an anti-smoking advocate. Representatives of the 16 universities held a two-day worksho
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Aug 28, 2017 22:28
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar to establish smoke-free zones in six regions

the government is exerting efforts to set up smoke-free zones in public areas in six states and regions - Yangon, Mandalay, Sagaing and Magway regions and Kayin and Shan states. For the purpose of protecting the young people from being affected by smoking
Xinhua Newswire
added May 24, 2017 17:21
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Smoke-free zones to be designated in public areas

Dr Than Sein, Public Health Foundation chair, said, “We will designate smoke-free areas in public locations to prevent youths from smoking and to protect from diseases that are caused by passive smoking.” The six regions and states that will have smoke-
Myanmar Times (mm)
added May 19, 2017 04:45
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[Burma/Myanmar] Smoking ban on pagodas in Mandalay

Public Health Foundation chair Dr Than Sein said that three pagodas in Mandalay will be defined as no-smoking zones to protect visitors paying homage. He was speaking on Wednesday at a workshop on establishing smoke-free areas.
Myanmar Times (mm)
added May 5, 2017 20:35
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[Burma/Myanmar] Former Notorious Druglord Khun Sa Dies

AP - Associated Press
added Oct 30, 2007 00:00
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[Burma/Myanmar] In Pictures | Day in pictures

BBC Online
added Oct 10, 2006 00:00
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