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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law passed

National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day... the law contains 13 chapters and 49 articles intended to “educate and reduce tobacco u
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:51
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[Asia, Cambodia] Still no warnings on some tobacco packs

Some tobacco producers who sell their products on the local market still refuse to place graphic images and health warnings on cigarette packaging despite a government decree on the matter coming into force several months ago.
Khmer Times (kh)
added Mar 20, 2017 17:51
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco Giant Quits Industry Group Over Packaging Dispute

The local arm of tobacco giant (JTI)...has blasted the Association of the Tobacco Industry of Cambodia (ATIC) for failing to ensure its members adhere to new regulations mandating graphic health warnings on cigarette packages. In a strongly worded state
Cambodia Daily (kh)
added Jul 29, 2016 16:40
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[Cambodia] Higher tax, healthier kids: study

The World Bank report, which was released on November 20 and titled Risking Your Health, claims nearly 50 per cent of all Cambodians under the age of 15 are “exposed” to second-hand smoke. Cambodia was listed ninth among countries surveyed with the high
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Nov 26, 2013 23:27
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[Asia, Cambodia] Minister vows action against tobacco firms

Within almost six months of a sub-decree going into effect requiring graphic warnings on all cigarette packages, Health Minister Mam Bunheng issued a second warning this month to tobacco companies not complying with the regulations, threatening to take l
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 24, 2017 22:48
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[Asia, Cambodia, Vietnam] Tobacco turns over a new leaf

Agriculture officials and struggling smallholder tobacco farmers are cautiously hopeful that tariff exemptions granted under a new trade agreement with Vietnam will lift sagging demand for their crops. Khann Samban, director of industrial crops at the M
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:14
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[Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia] Researchers Awarded Important Grant to Study Tobacco Control in Asia

Researchers at Loma Linda University School of Public Health were recently awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco-control programs in Cambodia,
Adventist Review
added Sep 30, 2017 01:43
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[Asia] JTI Cambodia leaves industry group

is ending its affiliation with the Association of the Tobacco Industry of Cambodia (ATIC), citing ATIC’s inaction on the continued sale of cigarette packaging without graphic health warnings, according to a report in The Phnom Penh Post.
Tobacco Reporter
added Aug 7, 2016 11:25
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[Africa, Asia, Cambodia] FARMERS AND OTHER VICTIMS OF TOBACCO (PDF)

CHILD LABOUR IN TOBACCO GROWING VIOLATES CHILDREN’S’ RIGHTS / BIDI ROLLING: TRAPPED A IN CYCLE OF SILENCE / ALTERNATIVE CROPS PROVIDE A BETTER FUTURE FOR TANZANIAN TOBACCO FARMERS / HEALTH SACRIFICED IN TOBACCO FARMING IN BANGLADESH
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 11, 2016 22:21
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[Asia, Cambodia] Big Tobacco Shaped Smoking Laws, Policies

In 2008, British American Tobacco (BAT) was awarded its third straight “Gold Medal” from Prime Minister Hun Sen... Since the mid-1990s, BAT aggressively sought to establish close connections with those at the highest levels of government in order to shape
Cambodia Daily (kh)
added Apr 21, 2016 11:17
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