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[Asia] Study Shows Spread of Cigarettes in China

Chinese men now smoke one-third of all the world’s cigarettes, and a third of all young men in China are doomed to eventually die from the habit, scientists in China and Britain have concluded. Their study, published last week in The Lancet, estimated t
New York Times
added Oct 12, 2015 10:35

The Real Cost!

#CIGARETTES ARE BULLIES DON'T LET TOBACCO CONTROL YOU. Compilation of The Real Cost Commercials... Smoking causes you harm inside and out, from your lungs to your skin. » SEE HEALTH RISKS « Cigarette smoke contains a toxic mix of over #7000Chemicals,
Center for Tobacco Products (FDA)
added Oct 10, 2015 11:30

[Macau] Smoking ban forecast only to shave casino revenue

The Gaming Inspection and Co-ordination Bureau estimates that the forthcoming ban on smoking in Macau’s casinos will reduce their gross gaming revenue by between 2.76 per cent and 4.6 per cent, Health Bureau director Lei Chin Ion has said.
Macau Business (mo)
added Sep 25, 2015 14:26


It’s been more than a year since the FDA signaled it was going to regulate e-cigarettes. But while the agency works on specific regulations — including banning sales to underage youth — many online e-cigarette companies are taking advantage of the regula
Truth in Advertising /
added Sep 3, 2015 22:05

[Asia] Why is India Ignoring its Smoking-Led Health Crisis?

Over the last 19 years, taxes on cigarettes in India have risen 1,606 percent. That isn't quite enough and the six-tier tax structure is so complex - based on stick lengths and filters - that companies manipulate it with relative ease to keep demand inta
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Sep 2, 2015 15:20

Senate panel votes to raise California gas tax 12 cents a gallon

Another panel approved bills to hike the legal smoking age to 21, regulate e-cigarettes and allow counties to place local tobacco taxes on the ballot...lawmakers approved a package of bills that aim to reduce the state's health care costs by reducing Cali
San Jose (CA) Mercury-News
added Aug 20, 2015 10:47

[Asia-pacific, Australia, New Zealand] Thousands Demand Key Debate TPPA Expert on National TV - ActionStation

More than 12,000 Kiwis are demanding that PM John Key and Tim Groser debate a democratically-elected TPPA expert...“Corporations suing entire countries isn't rhetoric: it's happening right now.Philip Morris, the tobacco giant, is suing Australia at this
Scoop (nz)
added Aug 20, 2015 10:38

[Asia-pacific, China] Profits at Macau casino operators fall 40%

Earnings at Macau's six biggest casino operators dropped by 40 per cent in the first half of the year as Chinese president Xi Jinping's corruption crackdown continued to take its toll on the only part of China where gambling is legal.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 19, 2015 10:57

Cost of Obesity 'Will Wipe Out Healthcare'

Eighty-six percent of all healthcare spending in 2010 was for people with one or more chronic medical conditions. The gross majority of these conditions are brought about by lack of exercise, poor diet, stress, smoking... If we put more effort into giving
MedPage Today
added Aug 10, 2015 12:26

[Asia-pacific] Economic Slowdown Snuffs Out Growth in Indonesia's Smoking Industry

Indonesians are smoking less than before, and that poses a dilemma for a government that faces a budget shortfall as well as rising unemployment and counts on tobacco taxes for about 10 percent of state revenue. President Joko Widodo’s government needs t
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Jul 25, 2015 20:30
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