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[Czech Republic] Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurants

The Senate...voted 45-12 on Thursday to approve a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes. The lower house gave its green light on Dec. 9. To become effective on May 31...needs final approval: a signature from President Milos Zeman, who is a chain smo
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2017 16:08
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[Asia-pacific, China] Bigger graphic health warnings on Hong Kong cigarette packs needed, anti-smoking group says

The Council on Smoking and Health made the call ahead of another public hearing held on Tuesday in the Legislative Council to collect views on whether to implement the law. The legislation will expand the size of health warnings on cigarette packs from t
South China Morning Post
added Jan 17, 2017 22:04
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Exclusive: Philip Morris jolted by Indian proposal to ban foreign tobacco investment

Philip Morris International is fighting to keep a toehold in India's $11 billion tobacco market, as the government considers further tightening foreign investment rules in the sector, according to documents seen by Reuters. In previously unreported lett
Reuters
added Jan 16, 2017 15:33
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[Asia, China] Beijing's Smoking Ban Cuts Nicotine Fiends, Though 22 Percent Still Toke

While Beijing residents accustomed to smoky restaurants, bars, and other hazy interiors doubted that the city's latest ban on lighting up would have any effect, it's actually been a slow but steady success: Most F&B venues report good compliance with the
The Beijinger (cn)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:40
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Executive order sought vs smoking in public

Tobacco-control advocates are seeking the signing of an executive order (EO) that bans smoking in public places. Statistics show that 10 Filipinos die every hour because of tobacco-related diseases, including lung cancer, heart ailments, diabetes, erect
Manila Times (ph)
added Jan 15, 2017 19:34
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[Asia, India] Anti-tobacco activists call for complete ban on gutka in Karnataka

Anti-Tobacco Forum (ATF) and Cancer Patients’ Aid Association on Tuesday urged the State government to remove the ambiguity in its notification on chewing tobacco and implement the ban on gutka effectively.
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:01
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Poorer countries fail to act on smoking due to big tobacco threats, says WHO

Many low- and middle-income countries are too scared by the threats and misinformation of big tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes, even though it would hugely benefit both health and the economy, according to a major new report.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 12, 2017 21:57
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Smoking costs the world economy $1 trillion per year, World Health Organization says

A study published Tuesday, Jan. 10, said smoking will kill a third more people by 2030, rising from six to eight million deaths a year. The World Health Organization and the U.S. National Cancer Institute's study also said smoking costs the global econom
Washington Post
added Jan 10, 2017 16:18
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] ASSUNTA: Myanmar needs to stub out growing tobacco usage

It is the only country in the ASEAN region that has not committed national funds for tobacco control efforts. Strengthening tobacco control measures and allocating more resources to enforcement will send a strong message to the public and private sector
East Asia Forum (au)
added Jan 7, 2017 03:15
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Working Together Around The World To Kick The Big Tobacco Habit

In the ten years since Bloomberg’s first commitment, Bloomberg Philanthropies has been pleased to partner with more than 110 countries and five international partner organizations to tirelessly fight to end the global tobacco epidemic. The decade-long fi
Health Affairs (ca)
added Jan 6, 2017 01:04
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