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Smoking ban in Chile begins March 1

Chile’s anti-tobacco lobby is cheering a new law that takes effect March 1 prohibiting smoking in enclosed areas such as pubs, discos and restaurants. Coordinator Lezak Shallat of Chile’s Free Tobacco organization, said smoking costs the country $2.5 b
UPI
added Feb 20, 2013 23:32
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[China] Group slams award for big tobacco

The China Green Foundation said on Wednesday that the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control had sent them a letter asking them to rescind the award to the company, which also serves as a government bureau, "in consideration of the health damage and envi
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 19, 2012 17:31
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[Asia] Cambodian parliament passes law on tobacco control

All 89 lawmakers, who were present at the session, nodded the law, which states measures to control tobacco-made products in order to reduce impacts on health, economy, society and environment. Opposition lawmaker Ke Sovannaroth, chairwoman of the Natio
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2015 13:53
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[Burma/Myanmar] Campaign Pushes for Stricter Tobacco Controls in Burma

The selling of individual cigarettes can be seen everywhere from tea shops to betel nut stands and grocery stores, despite the practice being explicitly prohibited under the law. Some cigarette and cheroot packs lack health warnings or don’t meet require
The Irrawaddy Magazine (th)
added Dec 21, 2013 07:07
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of world’s adult smokers

The 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of the world’s 1.25 billion adult smokers with 17.3 million of them from the Philippines, a report of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) showed. Based on the 2013 ASEAN Tobacco Control Atlas
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 15, 2013 10:31
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[Belarus, Eastern Europe, Russia, Ukraine] 10 countries where people smoke the most

Nearly 20% of the world’s adult population smokes cigarettes, according to TobaccoAtlas.org. Smokers consumed nearly 5.9 trillion cigarettes in 2009 (the year for which the most recent data is available) — representing a 13% increase in cigarette consump
CBS MarketWatch
added Jul 22, 2014 12:38
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[Asia] India, Bangladesh have 80 percent smokeless tobacco users

80 percent of more than 300 million consumers of smokeless tobacco in 70 countries belong to India and Bangladesh, a report on the global use of smokeless tobacco has claimed.
Zee News (in)
added Dec 16, 2014 07:09
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Report: Qatar revisiting the idea of a new, stricter anti-smoking law

Qatar may finally adopt a stricter anti-smoking law after years of discussion about cracking down on tobacco usage in the country. The Qatar Tribune reports a senior Hamad Medical Corp. official as saying the new law is expected to meet Advisory (Shura)
Doha News (qa)
added Apr 20, 2014 07:32
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[Argentina, Brazil, Colombia, Mexico] Cigarette Companies Mock Tobacco Control Laws in Latin America

With tobacco product advertisements banned in every country in the region, companies are now targeting points of sale in their efforts to increase product visibility, and implementing corporate social responsibility programmes to maintain brand popularit
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 7, 2013 14:56
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[Asia] Sri Lanka apex court orders graphic warnings on cigarette packets from 2015

Supreme Court today ordered the leading manufacturer of tobacco products in Sri Lanka, Ceylon Tobacco Company (CTC) to include pictorial health warnings covering 60 percent of the front and back panels of the cigarette packs released to the market from Ja
LankaPage.com
added Jul 12, 2014 13:50
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