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[Indonesia] Cigarette ad makes mockery of National Health Day

national newspaper featuring a half-page tobacco advertisement on its front page was given away at an event held by the Health Ministry to commemorate National Health Day, which falls every Nov. 12. The incident comes at a time when the ministry is pushi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:32
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[Brazil, India, Nigeria, Pakistan, Russia] Nearly 9 in 10 kids in China know cigarette logos

Nearly nine in 10 children in China can identify a cigarette logo, according to a US study out Monday that measured tobacco recognition among five- and six-year-olds in various countries. The study in the journal Pediatrics covered six nations -- Brazil,
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Oct 1, 2013 06:42
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[Africa, South Africa] Smoke-free laws do not hurt business

These findings came to light just weeks after the Township Liquor Industry Association (TOLIA) denounced new regulations that is expected to come into effect later this year that will ban smoking even in outside smoking areas, claiming that it will be det
Health-E (za)
added Aug 16, 2013 22:53
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[Asia, India] Government ups ante against smoking in public

PANAJI: The state government has decided to strictly implement the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act ... issued a direction to all government and semi-government departments, autonomous bodies and corporations to display signboards like "no-smoking
Times of India
added Jun 10, 2013 11:18
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Russia tries to kick habit with anti-smoking law

Tobacco restrictions came into force in Russia on Saturday which President Vladimir Putin hopes will create a healthier workforce and help reverse a population decline, but they face stiff opposition in a country where four in ten people smoke.
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2013 10:54
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[Asia, India] Banned, but indirect promotion of tobacco goes up

“There has been a dramatic reduction in the direct advertisement of tobacco use, but indirect advertising has gone up. Also, products are promoted at the point of sale. Advertis­ing of tobacco products in any form violates Section 5 of the COTPA,” said D
Deccan Chronicle (in)
added May 27, 2013 16:50
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[India, District of Columbia] Mumbai surgeon wins US award for anti-tobacco campaign

Dr. Pankaj Chaturvedi, a cancer surgeon at Mumbai's Tata Memorial Hospital, has won a prestigious US award for his innovative leadership in the fight to reduce tobacco use and tobacco-related disease in India. The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids presente
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 3, 2013 23:59
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Anti-tobacco Bill passes second reading at Nigeria’s House of Reps

Leading debate on the general principles of the bill, Yakub Alebiosu (ACN-Lagos), said the bill provides a legal framework for the control of tobacco. According to him, the bill will ensure safety of lives of all Nigerians wherever they may be.
Premium Times (ng)
added Mar 22, 2013 15:32
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[China] Anti-smoking advocate urges a ban in the city

However, health inspections at Internet cafes, KTV bars and restaurants discovered the prevalence of smoking had actually risen - from 0.3 in 2011 to 0.4 in 2012. Li Guangyao, one of the architects of Shanghai's anti-smoking strategy, conceded that the
People's Daily (cn)
added Mar 22, 2013 13:14
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[Indonesia] Music stars slammed for cigarette company-sponsored gigs

Anti-tobacco and child rights campaigners in Indonesia on Friday criticized international musicians for agreeing to perform at a jazz festival for which a cigarette company is the main sponsor. ... The Indonesian Commission on Tobacco Control urged par
Times LIVE (za)
added Mar 1, 2013 13:34
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