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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] 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] Government Touts Anti-Smoking Campaign Ahead of Ban

With only three months remaining before the government is due to impose a nationwide smoking ban, it used World No Smoking Day on Monday to raise awareness of the harmful effects of tobacco. A sub-decree prohibiting smoking in public areas came into for
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:08
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[Asia, Cambodia, China, Korea - South, Philippines] Spotlight: Countries hold events to advocate no tobacco life

In Phnom Penh, more than 100 Cambodian anti-tobacco activists and officials on Friday marked the World No Tobacco Day, urging smokers to stop smoking at public areas and workplaces. Bun Serey, vice-governor of Phnom Penh Municipality, said the City Hall
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2015 11:24
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[Cambodia] Kingdom’s habit hard to kick

A whopping two million Cambodians are regularly lighting up, catalysing the already-weighty health burden plaguing the Kingdom, according to the authors of a comprehensive study on smoking published today. Smoking is the nation’s third-highest risk fact
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 7, 2014 21:54
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco company's tactics scrutinised

Cambodia’s top-selling cigarette firm achieved dominance by courting senior political figures and vigorously opposing public health legislation, according to a study published this month in medical journal Global Public Health. Twenty years after moving
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Apr 21, 2016 11:14
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[Asia, Cambodia] Export licenses for Vietnam

The Ministry of Commerce is calling for producers and exporters who have been dealing in dried tobacco leaves and milled rice to apply for licenses to export to Vietnam. Vietnam agreed to waive all duties on 300,000 tons of rice and 3,000 tons of drie
Khmer Times (kh)
added Jan 6, 2017 00:49
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Cambodia bans smoking at famed Angkor temples

Cambodia is banning smoking at the Angkor temple archaeological site.
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 14, 2012 19:19
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Cambodia and Nepal limit smoking; China still puffing away

On Wednesday, Cambodia’s National Assembly unanimously passed a draft anti-tobacco law. It is intended to curb the current $100 million tobacco industry in Cambodia...show that culture and tradition are not insurmountable obstacles to curbing tobacco use
Blouin News (blogs)
added Apr 9, 2015 17:47
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Cambodian PM says he quits smoking successfully

Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen, a nearly life-long cigarette smoker, announced Thursday that he has completely quit smoking after trying to stop it for more than a decade. "I announce today that I have successfully given up smoking cigarettes after stru
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 27, 2014 14:48
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