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[Burma/Myanmar, China] Big tobacco eyes Myanmar market

as Myanmar opens its doors to the world after half a century of military rule, it faces a new threat: Large multinational cigarette companies looking for new markets. After years of isolation, many young people want to be as "cool" as their Western peers
Al Jazeera
added Nov 20, 2013 15:25
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[Burma/Myanmar] Cigarette packs to carry graphic health warnings

Starting September 1, health warnings and graphic pictures illustrating the dangers of tobacco will appear on all brands of cigarette and other tobacco products available in Myanmar, the government said yesterday.
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Mar 1, 2016 10:05
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[Brazil, New Zealand] Plain package cigarettes reduce smoking appeal: study

A new study has discredited the tobacco industry's assertion that there is no proof plain packaging on cigarette packs reduces the appeal of smoking.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:31
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[Uae: Dubai] Russia to put shock images on cigarette packs

Russia on Monday unveiled a series of graphic images, including of a gangrenous foot and a still-born baby, that will be printed on cigarette packs as the country tries to trim its sky-high rates of smoking.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 3, 2012 22:26
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Mongolia to pass smoking ban

In nation where 48 per cent of men are regular smokers, parliament acts to tackle a growing health problem
South China Morning Post
added Oct 29, 2012 12:25
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[China] Gates spearheads anti-smoking push

the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched the first-ever anti-smoking social media campaign in China to raise public awareness, particularly of secondhand smoking. . . . "Say No to Forced Smoking"
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:40
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[China] Report warns of risk from nicotine addiction

According to Health Hazards of Smoking, issued by the Ministry of Health on Wednesday, China accounts for about 40 percent of global production and consumption, and is the world leader for both.
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:49
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[Russia] The Price Of Cigarettes: How Much Does A Pack Of Marlboros Cost In Every Country? [MAP]

there’s one advantage to hanging out in Sochi, Russia -- if you’re a smoker. ... Here’s a map of the 123 countries for which data was available on the Numbeo database. Click on any
IBT - International Business Times
added Feb 7, 2014 17:26
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[Asia, India] Chandigarh's tobacco-free status discussed

Tobacco control advocates from across India gathered in the city on Wednesday to discuss the experiences of the first smoke-free city in the country. The focus of the workshop is to protect non-smokers from the exposure to second-hand smoke and protect m
Hindustan Times (in)
added Oct 9, 2013 12:49
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[Canada] Will plain-packaged smokes help bring about the 'endgame' for tobacco?

Plain packaging — now in Australia, the United Kingdom and France and being considered in 10 other countries from Sweden to Singapore — is a necessary step in ending “a tragedy of the 20th century,” according to Cynthia Callard of Physicians for a Smoke-
Ottawa (Ont) Citizen (ca)
added Jul 24, 2016 15:29
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