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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health group supports anew Duterte’s promised nationwide smoking ban

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health policy think tank and advocacy group with expertise in tobacco control and health promotion, expressed full support for the proposed nationwide smoking ban after President Rodrigo Duterte promised anew that he w
Our Daily News
added Sep 28, 2016 16:23
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[Asia-pacific] Thailand's Smoking Ban In Taxis Set To Kick Off Sept 1

A total ban on smoking in all taxis running across Thailand will be effective on Sept 1, with violators to be fined up to 2,000 baht each
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Sep 1, 2016 16:43
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[New Zealand] Plain packaging bill passes second reading

The bill that will force cigarettes to be sold in plain packets is back in parliament and on track to become law. It passed its second reading on Thursday after being on hold since 2014. The government last month confirmed it was going to put it throug
Yahoo! New Zealand News
added Jul 4, 2016 14:39
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[Asia, China] Capital launching 100-day effort to help smokers quit

Beijing will carry out an anti-smoking campaign for 100 days starting July 1 to encourage more smokers to quit. The effort will build on the success already achieved since China's strictest tobacco control regulation took effect in the capital a year ag
China Daily (cn)
added May 27, 2016 11:11
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[Asia, Mid-east] Jordanian physician honoured for tobacco control advocacy

Feras Hawari, the director of the cancer control office and chief of pulmonary and critical care at the King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC), has been recognised by a leading international public health organisation for his work to reduce tobacco use in Jord
Jordan Times (jo)
added May 20, 2016 18:36
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European Court of Justice Upholds Strict Rules on Tobacco

The European Court of Justice, based in Luxembourg, had been asked by Poland, Romania and several English courts to determine whether the 2014 legislation, which updated rules for the sale of tobacco and e-cigarettes, was lawful. “The new E.U. directive
New York Times
added May 4, 2016 16:34
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[Asia, Pakistan] Govt criticised for ‘poor’ implementation of tobacco control laws

The Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) has criticised the government particularly the Health Ministry for capitulating to the whims of the tobacco industry by failing to increase 80 percent pictorial health warning on cigarette packs.
Daily Times (pk)
added Apr 18, 2016 14:24
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[Asia, Pakistan] Civil society endorses comprehensive ban on tobacco advertising

Members of the civil society Tuesday supported the efforts of tobacco control advocates for legislation on comprehensive ban on Tobacco Advertisement, Promotion and Sponsorship (TAPS), and while expressing concern over the government’s lackluster efforts
The News (pk)
added Mar 23, 2016 15:01
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[Asia, Qatar] Call to make all indoor areas 100% smoke free

Setting up designated smoking places inside buildings, is a breach of Article 8 of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), two prominent anti-smoking activists in the region have stated. "There is no safe level of exposure to second?hand
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 19, 2016 18:41
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[Africa, Kenya] Religious leaders hail ban on smoking in public

Religious leaders in Nakuru have welcomed a move to ban cigarette smoking in public premises. Their sentiments comes a day after the county Public Health Office banned smoking in public areas including schools, hospitals, churches, government offices amo
HiviSasa.com (ke)
added Nov 21, 2015 21:31
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