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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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Cambodian leader promises again to stop smoking

Cambodia's strongman Prime Minister Hun Sen has vanquished virtually every foe in almost three decades in power but admits he has failed to overcome his smoking habit. He pledged to do so Thursday at the inauguration of a dam in western Cambodia but admi
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 27, 2014 17:16
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[Asia-pacific, Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Philippines, Vietnam] Cigarette price level and variation in five Southeast Asian countries

To maximise the effectiveness of tobacco tax policies, countries should adopt specific excise tax structures to decrease cigarette price variation, which would minimise opportunities for smokers to ‘trade down’ to a cheaper brand to avoid a tax-driven pri
Tobacco Control
added Mar 7, 2014 02:51
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia bans smoking shisha and e-cigarettes

Cambodia has banned e-cigarettes and shisha pipes saying the increasingly popular products contain damaging levels of nicotine and are leading young people to take up smoking. The National Authority for Combating Drugs (NACD) ordered authorities to immed
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 27, 2014 19:03
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Cambodia cracks down on e-cigarettes, shisha, says harmful for youth

has banned the import, sale and promotion of e-cigarettes and shisha tobacco, a favourite of hookah-using smokers, a government agency said Wednesday. The Cambodian Anti-Drug Authority said in a statement that electronic cigarettes, which emit water vapo
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 26, 2014 14:11
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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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[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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[Cambodia, Canada] Courageous! Canadian Cancer Society to government’s proposed new tobacco control measures

for protecting the health of Ontarians by introducing the strongest comprehensive tobacco control legislation since the 2006 Smoke-Free Ontario Act was introduced. “The Canadian Cancer Society strongly supports policies that prevent cancer,” says Rowena
Canadian Cancer Society
added Nov 13, 2013 19:57
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Nearly 10000 Cambodians die of smoking annually: expert

Nearly 10,000 people died of smoking every year in Cambodia, Dr. Mom Kong, executive director of Cambodia Movement for Health (CMH), said Thursday. Speaking in a consultative workshop on tobacco smoke at the Ministry of Social Affairs, he said that it wa
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 7, 2013 15:15
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WHO urges Cambodia to increase tobacco taxes

The World Health Organization on Tuesday urged Cambodia to increase taxes on cigarettes and other tobacco products in order to raise state revenues and discourage smokers.
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 20, 2012 03:42
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