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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, 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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[Cambodia] Cabinet Approves Ban on Public Smoking

The ban, which includes penalties of up to $12 in fines, follows the January announcement from Prime Minister Hun Sen that he had finally quit smoking after 30 years.
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added Mar 4, 2016 18:02
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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] 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] 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] PM Lauds Better Health After Quitting

Prime Minister Hun Sen, who attempted to stop smoking 10 times before finally succeeding in 2014, said on Wednesday that his triumph has paid out handsome dividends, with doctors in Singapore informing him his health has since improved greatly.
Cambodia Daily (kh)
added Jan 21, 2016 15:54
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[Asia, Cambodia] Premier prescribed ‘more golf’ in Singapore

Prime Minister Hun Sen’s health is “very good”, according to a post on his Facebook page....One Facebook commenter asked how long ago he had quit smoking, to which the 63-year-old prime minister replied, “Two years ago. Don’t try smoking. It harms your he
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 21, 2016 15:50
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[Asia, Cambodia, Vietnam] VN fears of smuggled cigarettes 'unrealistic'

Traders in Vietnam are preparing to intercept increasingly sophisticated methods of smuggling cigarettes from Cambodia as imports peak ahead of Lunar New Year in February, according to Vietnamese media, though local observers characterised Vietnam’s conce
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Jan 1, 2016 18:58
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco regulations' progress sluggish compared to e-cig ban

Less than a week after a government minister said he could not say when long-awaited restrictions on smoking in public places would come into effect, one health official expressed confusion at the seemingly stalled progress, especially as compared to an
Phnom Penh Post (kh)
added Dec 25, 2015 01:40
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