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[Asia, Cambodia] Trade deal to reduce tariffs with Vietnam

Vietnam agreed to provide the same preferential treatment for 39 Cambodian products, including 300,000 tonnes of rice annually and 3,000 tonnes of dried tobacco in 2016 and 2017.
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13

[Asia] Cambodia launches smoke-free campaign in tourist city

a campaign on smoke-free environments in Siem Reap City... "The campaign aims to increase public awareness of the impacts of exposing to cigarette smoke and to push for the implementation of the sub-decree on smoking ban in workplaces or public areas," M
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 8, 2016 18:34

[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

[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

[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] 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 (
added Jun 1, 2016 20:08

[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

[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

[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

[Asia, Cambodia] Cigarette warnings planned

The Ministry of Health is to run an education campaign – possibly including warnings on cigarette packets – before starting to enforce new laws that restrict smoking in public areas. Ministry officials and NGO representatives met yesterday to discuss ho
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Mar 8, 2016 18:17
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