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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco control advocates ask govt to enforce two-year old pledge

Should Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif enforce his two year-old decision of increasing the size of the graphic health warning (GHW) on cigarette packs to 85 per cent, Pakistan will match with India in South Asia, surpass Sri Lanka and lag slightly behind Nep
The News (pk)
added Apr 1, 2017 17:59
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[Ireland] Plain packaging for cigarettes to begin in September

Ireland will become the fourth country in the world to introduce plain packaging for tobacco products, the Government has announced... Pro-tobacco group Forest Ireland described the measure as “gesture politics” and predicted it would not work.
Irish Times (ie)
added Mar 29, 2017 11:04
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[Asia, China] Blue day for smokers as ban is strictly enforced

DOZENS of volunteers in blue vests were on duty at Liucheng Xintiandi, a Jiading-based shopping complex, to monitor the smoking ban. A total citywide ban in Shanghai on smoking in public came into force on March 1. The new rule prohibits smoking at all
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Mar 28, 2017 15:52
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[Asia-pacific] Will Japan really get tough on smoking or is it just hot air?

“We also want to make a smoke-free Olympics and give foreigners who come for the Games a good impression of Japan’s attitude towards smoking.” Still, even these weakened restrictions are facing challenges as some MPs from the ruling Liberal Democratic P
Asian Correspondent.com (Hybrid News Ltd)
added Mar 24, 2017 02:50
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Tobacco treaty has helped cut smoking rates, but more work needed

A global tobacco treaty put in place in 2005 has helped reduce smoking rates by 2.5 percent worldwide in 10 years, researchers said on Tuesday, but use of deadly tobacco products could be cut even further with more work on anti-smoking policies.
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2017 02:12
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Graphic health warnings, taxes make over 1M Pinoys quit smoking

In a press briefing on Monday, Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said a number of tobacco control interventions, particularly taxation, has led to a significant drop in current smokers from 17 million in 2009 to 15.9 million in 2015. “This figure represents
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 21, 2017 14:44
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[Asia] Graphic health warning on packs: Tobacco companies 'continue to flout rules' in Bangladesh

One year after rules of printing the graphical health warning on pack made mandatory, a study finds most tobacco companies are still flouting the law. The tobacco industry rather resorted to fresh “ill tactics” to undermine the implementation of the la
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Mar 19, 2017 22:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte prodded on natl smoking ban

In a news conference in Quezon City, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said the longer that the smoking ban EO is not signed, the higher the risk that debilitating diseases will affect smokers and non-smokers alike.
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 17, 2017 22:46
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Duterte prodded on natl smoking ban

In a news conference in Quezon City, New Vois Association of the Philippines (NVAP) president Emer Rojas said the longer that the smoking ban EO is not signed, the higher the risk that debilitating diseases will affect smokers and non-smokers alike. “Th
Manila Times (ph)
added Mar 16, 2017 19:06
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CHAPMAN: Can we trust Big Tobacco to promote public health?

Those who believe the tobacco companies are born-again public health angels with the advent of e-cigarettes have little to say about Big Tobacco’s business as usual with cigarettes. It’s a bit like arguing that we should pat a mafia boss on the back for d
The Conversation (au)
added Mar 15, 2017 14:02
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