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[Philippines] Health group lauds Manila smoking ban, urges Duterte anew to sign smoke-free EO

HealthJustice Philippines, a public health think tank and advocacy group, praised the Manila local government for passing and implementing City Ordinance 7748, which bans smoking in public spaces in Manila. “We applaud the implementation of the smoking
Asian Journal (The Filipino-American (FilAm) Community Newspaper)
added Feb 22, 2017 16:24
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Study: Smoking cost world $1.4 tril. in 2012

The killer habit consumed the equivalent of nearly 2 percent of global economic output or GDP, according to experts from the World Health Organization and the American Cancer Society, with almost 40 percent of the burden falling on developing countries.
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 19, 2017 01:09
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses bid to ban grisly photos from cigarette packs

The Court of Appeal yesterday upheld the constitutionaity of a law regulating tobacco and requiring warning labels and repulsive pictures. The ruling was a setback to tobacco manufacturers who said the law was sweeping and unconstitutional.
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 18, 2017 00:57
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[Africa, Kenya] BAT loses major case against printing gory images on cigarette packets

British American Tobacco filed an appeal seeking nine months to implement health warnings contained in the 2014 Tobacco Control Regulations, which took effect in September last year. They claimed it would cost about Sh93 million in one financial year to
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Feb 20, 2017 16:01
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Slovenia passes law enforcing plain tobacco packaging from 2020

Slovenia's parliament on Wednesday passed a law imposing plain tobacco packaging from 2020 and clamping down on tobacco advertising in an attempt to reduce smoking in the country. Almost a quarter of Slovenians between the age of 15 and 64 smoke. The Eu
Reuters
added Feb 16, 2017 00:26
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[Czech Republic] Czech president, chain-smoker, approves smoking ban in bars

President Milos Zeman has put to an end the Czech Republic's status of one of the last havens for tobacco smokers in Europe. Zeman, a chain smoker, signed into law on Tuesday a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes after it was approved by both hous
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 14, 2017 19:42
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Manila rolls out smoking ban

Estrada, through City Ordinance 7748, prohibited smoking in public areas in Manila, including the city hall. At the town hall located in Ermita district, smoking will only be allowed at the Arroceros, Taft Avenue and Freedom Triangle gates. Violators o
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Feb 13, 2017 18:36
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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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[Indonesia] Did a Child Get Sick Farming the Tobacco in Your Cigarette?

Facing Finance published its fifth annual Dirty Profits report, which informs investors about human rights abuses...multinational tobacco companies will hold their annual shareholder meetings. It’s the perfect time for investors to speak out, and urge com
Human Rights Watch
added Feb 10, 2017 16:10
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[Asia] Pakistan set for blanket ban on shisha businesses

after imposing the ban, there would be complete restriction on sale of such tobacco item in cafés and shops in the markets. He said there would be a complete ban on the opening of any shisha centre or cafe in hotels, markets or public places, while its sa
Gulf News (ae)
added Feb 8, 2017 15:41
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