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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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[Caribbean] ETIENNE: Curbing the Tobacco Epidemic in the Americas

disproportionately affect low- and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live, including 127 million, in the Region of the Americas. Considering its tremendous health and economic costs, the tobacco epidemic has the poten
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Jan 30, 2017 01:01
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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, 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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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, China] Fewer people in Beijing smoke following ban

According to a report on tobacco use among adults, the smoking rate this year went down to 22.3 percent, compared with 23.4 percent in 2014, even though only about 30 percent of adults were said to understand the serious risks to disease caused by smokin
China Radio International (CRI) (cn)
added Jan 2, 2017 17:08
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Cigarette packs to carry graphic health warnings

Starting Friday, graphic warnings about the harmful effects of smoking will be attached to cigarette packs...all cigarette packs sold here, including those sold at duty-free shops, must carry one of 10 designated full-color and disturbing photos with war
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 22, 2016 15:47
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[Asia, China] Smoking banned in all indoor public sites, workplaces from March as city passes law

SHANGHAI will extend its smoking ban to all indoor public venues, indoor workplaces and public transport sites from March 2017, the city’s top legislative body said today. That means the ban on smoking would be imposed at all the hotels, restaurants, of
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 11, 2016 12:59
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[Asia] India says it is committed to global tobacco-control treaty

India reaffirmed on Tuesday its commitment to a World Health Organization (WHO) tobacco-control treaty, despite lobbying from its $11 billion industry that opposes some measures in the treaty that will be discussed at a conference next week.
Reuters
added Nov 1, 2016 17:52
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] Korean youth first try smoking at age 12.7: report

The Korea Health Promotion Foundation said in the report that the average age when domestic youth first tried smoking dropped from 12.8 in 2011 to 12.7 in 2015. The foundation said the report was based on a poll of middle and high school students who hav
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 31, 2016 01:46
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