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[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
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[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 (VOANews.com)
added Feb 10, 2016 23:10
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[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
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[Asia, Cambodia] ‘Tired’ PM Hun Sen in Singapore hospital

announced on Facebook yesterday that he had fallen ill with exhaustion and was currently seeking medical treatment in Singapore....Lighting a 555 cigarette, he announced “smoking means I am healthy”, before going on to promise that elections would be free
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added May 5, 2017 20:53
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[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
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[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
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[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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[Asia, Cambodia] Smoke-free campaign launched

At the launch of the campaign dubbed “Tobacco Makes Your Children Die”, the director of health improvement at the ministry, Chhea Chhordaphea, called for “more effective measures” that will protect non-smokers from second-hand smoke and “will encourage t
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Dec 22, 2015 15:04
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[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
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia tough on smokers

Phnom Penh Post reported that the Ministry of Health will run a campaign to explain recent legislation that bans smoking in public places. Once the campaign ends the law will be strictly enforced against smokers and establishments, mainly restaurants an
TTR Weekly (th)
added May 30, 2016 19:35
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