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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Students rally against tobacco ads around schools

High school students from 30 schools in Bekasi, South Tangerang and Bogor, held a rally on Jl. Merdeka Barat, Central Jakarta, on Saturday to protest against tobacco advertisements around their schools. The rally was part of the #TolakJadiTarget (#resi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:55
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[Asia, China] Poll shows overwhelming support to stub out smoking in public spaces

Experts called for nationwide legislation on a total smoking ban in public spaces following a survey released on Thursday revealing that an overwhelming majority of people support the move. Nearly 92 percent of respondents of 10,000 surveyed in 10 Chine
Global Times (cn)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:36
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GLANTZ: How the tobacco industry manipulated public health policy in Nigeria

This bit of history highlights the importance of strong implementation of FCTC Article 5.3, which commits parties to the treaty to keep the tobacco companies from infiltrating the government’s policy making process. We also illustrate how the industry i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:02
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[Philippines] Health group lauds Manila smoking ban, urges Duterte anew to sign smoke-free EO

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health think tank and advocacy group, praised the Manila local government for passing and implementing City Ordinance 7748, which bans smoking in public spaces in Manila. “We applaud the implementation of the smoking
Asian Journal (The Filipino-American (FilAm) Community Newspaper)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:24
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses major case against printing gory images on cigarette packets

British American Tobacco filed an appeal seeking nine months to implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, which took effect in September last year. They claimed it would cost about Sh93 million in one financial year to
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:01
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Study: Smoking cost world $1.4 tril. in 2012

The killer habit consumed the equivalent of nearly 2 percent of global economic output or GDP, according to experts from the World Health Organization and the American Cancer Society, with almost 40 percent of the burden falling on developing countries.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:09
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses bid to ban grisly photos from cigarette packs

The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld the constitutionaity of a law regulating tobacco and requiring warning labels and repulsive pictures. The ruling was a setback to tobacco manufacturers who said the law was sweeping and unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:57
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Slovenia passes law enforcing plain tobacco packaging from 2020

Slovenia's parliament on Wednesday passed a law imposing plain tobacco packaging from 2020 and clamping down on tobacco advertising in an attempt to reduce smoking in the country. Almost a quarter of Slovenians between the age of 15 and 64 smoke. The Eu
Reuters
added Feb 16, 2017 00:26
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[Czech Republic] Czech president, chain-smoker, approves smoking ban in bars

President Milos Zeman has put to an end the Czech Republic's status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe. Zeman, a chain smoker, signed into law on Tuesday a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes after it was approved by both hous
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2017 19:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Nationwide smoking ban needed more than ever – anti-tobacco advocates

In its Smoking Cessation Program rationale, the Department of Health (DOH), citing another WHO study, says tobacco-related deaths will not decrease in the next 30 to 50 years “unless adult smokers are encouraged to quit.” Despite the health risks, the
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Feb 14, 2017 12:27
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