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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

[Asia, Cambodia] Vietnam: Zero Duties for Rice, Tobacco

Vietnam agreed yesterday to waive all duties on a total of 300,000 tons of rice and 3,000 tons of dried tobacco exported annually from Cambodia to the country, according to a bilateral agreement signed at two back-to-back summits to promote economic coop
Khmer Times (kh)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13

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 that culture and tradition are not insurmountable obstacles to curbing tobacco use
Blouin News (blogs)
added Apr 9, 2015 17:47

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

[Asia, Cambodia] Smoking Ban to Go into Effect

The Cabinet on Friday approved a sub-decree that would impose a $5 fine on people who smoke in offices and public places, as part of a government effort to improve public health and cut Cambodia’s rates of second-hand smoke, the highest in the region.
Khmer Times (kh)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:47

[Asia] Can Hun Sen Help Cambodia Quit Smoking?

He is now using Facebook to launch a sort of public health campaign, urging his followers, and all his countrymen, to extinguish their last cigarette. “In this post I’m asking my Cambodian people to quit smoking, especially youth,” the Facebook post rea
Voice of America (
added Feb 10, 2016 23:10

[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law fines in works

In a workshop yesterday, ministry personnel, NGO staff and the media met to discuss cigarette companies’ non-compliance with the law. ... tobacco sellers have continued to place ads in public places – from clubs to stores to parking lots.
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 22, 2016 13:36

[Asia, Cambodia] Past Deadline, Most Cigarettes Still Lack Graphic Pictures

Days after a law went into effect requiring all cigarette packages sold in Cambodia to be plastered with graphic images of the health effects of smoking—blackened lungs and an infant on a respirator—there was little evidence of the new packaging in the
Cambodia Daily (kh)
added Jul 27, 2016 14:34

[Asia, Cambodia] Ban on public smoking approved

The Council of Ministers yesterday approved a sub-decree prohibiting smoking or tobacco usage in public places and put in place fines for offending individuals and businesses. The sub-decree, which comes 11 months after the law on tobacco control was pa
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Mar 7, 2016 17:50

[Asia] PM tells Cambodians if he can quit, so can they

Hun Sen yesterday took to Facebook to call on Cambodians to follow his example in quitting smoking. The premier had previously tried to pack in the habit numerous times, and after 22 months smoke free, he said, his 12th try seems to have succeeded. Calli
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Feb 1, 2016 21:19
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