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[Burma/Myanmar] Cigaratte smoking on the rise among Myanmar students

Myanmar plans to launch seminars in schools to discourage tobacco use among students as cigarette smoking as well as tobacco chewing is on the rise, according to Department of Health. Tobacco use among students had declined to 4.9 percent in 2007 from a
Eleven (mm)
added Oct 22, 2013 14:45
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A draft anti-tobacco law discussed by Qatari Cabinet

A draft anti-tobacco law being discussed by the State Cabinet is likely to increase the number of public health inspectors, who may include non-Qataris, according to senior public health officials. The existing law allows only Qataris in the government
Gulf in the Media
added Mar 10, 2013 14:41
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[Asia] Uzbekistan toughens penalties for use of tobacco products, alcohol in public

consumption of tobacco products in work places, healthcare, education, sport-rehabilitation facilities, places with fire risks, including gasoline stations and other public places punished with a fine at the size of 1/3 sizes of minimal salary.
AzerNews (az)
added Jan 6, 2016 15:18
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American Lung Association Supports Local Efforts to Promote “Tobacco-Free Living”

Below are short descriptions of the second round of community initiatives: The LungUSA Region will focus their project efforts on engaging residents in southwest Virginia to promote tobacco-free school environments, which include all school property and
WebWire
added Oct 28, 2013 18:27
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[Texas] House Advances E-Cigarette Ban for Minors

House members voted 123-20 in favor of a proposal by state Rep. Carol Alvarado, D-Houston, that extends current restrictions on tobacco products to e-cigarettes. Texas retailers are banned from selling cigarettes and other tobacco products to customers y
The Texas Tribune
added May 13, 2015 23:34
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[Saudi Arabia] AL-TURIGEE: Half of middle school students are smokers

The figures on adolescent smoking released by the Welfare Society to Combat Smoking are alarming. The society estimated that about 53 percent of middle school students in the Eastern Province smoke while 27 percent of elementary school students and 20 pe
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Feb 18, 2013 07:21
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[Asia, India] 800 govt schools declared tobacco-free

As many as 800 government schools in the national Capital have been declared tobacco-free which means no tobacco vendor would now be seen in a 100-metre radius of these institutes. After sending out 32 letters to the Director of Education (DoE), the Delh
DNA India (in)
added Jan 25, 2018 02:12
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Ethiopian capital implements ban on public smoking

The move will make the capital Addis Ababa the second Ethiopian city to enforce the law after north Ethiopia’s Mekelle city, which put the law into effect in January last year. The law which came to effect nearly two years after approved in parliament i
Sudan Tribune (fr)
added Feb 18, 2016 22:56
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[East Timor] The country where nearly two-thirds of men smoke

nearly two-thirds of its men hooked on the habit. Why is one of South East Asia's poorest nations so addicted to tobacco? Tobacco is part of the fabric of East Timor - walking through the dark alleyways of market stalls, the air is sweet with the smell o
BBC Online
added Jun 5, 2014 08:23
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[Asia, Mid-east, Saudi Arabia] Smoking ban in eight Saudi public areas takes effect

The new regulations prohibit smoking in eight public areas. These include the vicinities of religious, educational, health, sport and cultural institutions, social and charity institutions,” said a source.
Al Arabiya News Channel (ae)
added Jun 15, 2016 17:06
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