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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Tokyo moves to protect kids from passive smoking at home, in cars

The Tokyo metropolitan assembly is set to pass an ordinance Oct. 5 to prohibit smoking in private homes and cars if there are children around. The idea, at this stage largely symbolic as the ordinance would not carry penalties for violators, is to prote
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Oct 4, 2017 11:09
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[Oregon] BENTON COUNTY, OR: Tobacco 21 Enforcement Begins January 2018; Retailer Training To Be Held In October

Oregon Governor Kate Brown's recent signing of SB 754, known as Tobacco 21 and recently passed by the Oregon Legislature, makes Oregon the fifth state to increase the age to purchase tobacco, after California, Hawaii, Maine and New Jersey. The new law ta
Public.
added Oct 4, 2017 11:01
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CHAN: Who should Malaysia blame for its booming illicit cigarette trade?

The government had oversimplified the problem by assuming price hikes would decrease the cigarette consumption in lower income families. However, with cheaper alternatives available, the citizens turned to illegal cigarettes with price tags of RM3 – RM8..
ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:54
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Women’s groups against kiddie pack

THE National Council of Women’s Organisations, Malaysia (NCWO) lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
The Star (my)
added Oct 4, 2017 00:47
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BATEMAN: PUFF, PUFF, RECHARGE. E-CIGARETTES ARE BOOMING, AND CHINA IS GROUND ZERO

I walk into the Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center and I’m blasted by wafts of vapor. So are 36,000 other people. A woman waves emissions away from her face as one does secondhand smoke. Disc-jockeys play tunes. Models in jean shorts, cropped shir
Digital Trends
added Oct 3, 2017 23:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] No kiddie pack. Every life counts — National Council of Women’s Organisations

NCWO lauds the Malaysian Government for instituting numerous achievements in tobacco control and in ratifying the [FCTC]...In 2010 the Government also took a strong stand in banning the sale of small cigarette packs also known as “kiddie packs”. This is
Malay Mail (my)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Parliament: Bill tabled to raise minimum smoking age from 18 to 21

If passed, the bill to amend the Tobacco (Control of Advertisements and Sale) Act will also make it illegal for people to own imitation tobacco products such as e-cigarettes. Currently, it is against the law to import, distribute, sell or offer to sell
Straits Times (sg)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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students rewarded scholarships for taking action on tobacco

two young tobacco control activists received $5,000 scholarships from Truth Initiative® for innovatively confronting tobacco use in their communities. Alexia Okorogu and Allison Foster were awarded the 2017 Alma S. Adams Scholarship for Outreach and Hea
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Oct 3, 2017 16:50
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[Pennsylvania] More students vape on campus as administration considers ban on tobacco products

Since Lunsford began vaping four years ago, he has witnessed a dramatic evolution in public perceptions of his hobby as the numbers of vapers grew. During his five months at Valley Vapes — a downtown State College store specializing in e-cigarettes and
Penn State University
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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Investors Demand Action from Hollywood on Smoking in Youth-Rated Films, As You Sow Releases Transparency Tool

Investors with $64 billion urge Hollywood studios to make youth-rated movies tobacco-free to save 1,000,000 lives, as a new web-platform from As You Sow tracks investments in tobacco-promoting companies
PR Newswire
added Oct 3, 2017 14:26
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