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[Burma/Myanmar] Three more regions to join smoking-free zone campaign

U Than Sein said that the three regions that will join the no-smoking campaign are Ayeyarwady Region, Bago Region and Mon State. The campaign will be implemented in collaboration with the regional and state governments.
Myanmar Times (mm)
added May 14, 2018 21:49
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[Burma/Myanmar] Burmese Tobacco Trading Company Announces the Expansion of Tobacco Farmlands

Burmese Tobacco Trading Company announces that Myanmar Farms located in Pyin Oo Lwin, Myanmar (Burma) has now almost doubled their farmlands after their initial success and increased demand for their uniquely grown tobacco. Burmese Tobacco Trading Compan
PR Newswire
added Mar 8, 2018 02:35
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[Burma/Myanmar] Anti-smoking groups want government to control sale of electronic cigarettes

The People’s Health Foundation (PHF) and its partner organisations held a meeting last December and are planning to submit their findings to the relevant ministries to take action on the sale of the product. “We are trying to inform about the health ris
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Feb 12, 2018 06:42
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[Burma/Myanmar] Robaina Tobacco Family Partners With The Burmese Tobacco Trading Company

The Burmese Tobacco Trading Company plans to roll out the Don Alejo Robaina Cigar brand in 2018, with plans to distribute in Europe, North America, and Asian markets. The Don Alejo Robaina brand will be dedicated to the memory of the "Godfather of Cuban t
PR Newswire
added Dec 8, 2017 22:39
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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] 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, 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] 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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[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'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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