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[Asia-pacific] Legal smoking age in Singapore to be raised to 21

The proposed laws to raise the legal smoking age will be tabled in Parliament within a year, and the change will be phased in over a few years. Youths above 18 who are already smokers will not be affected by the change. The Ministry of Health (MOH) would
TODAYonline (sg)
added Mar 10, 2017 15:14
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[South Africa] Cigarettes and plain packaging – new dataset says it works

Here are the results of Saloojee’s foray into the scientific wizardry of Oz where this dataset seems to blow away some of the red outback dust that Ossowski stirred up...Yach... he parts company with Saloojee on e-cigarettes
Biznews (za)
added Mar 7, 2017 13:11
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[Asia, China] National smoking indoors ban backed

CHINESE lawmakers and political advisers in Beijing for their annual meetings said they will push for a national indoor smoking ban. Shanghai on Wednesday became the latest major Chinese city to ban smoking in all indoor public venues, workplaces, and p
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 3, 2017 03:37
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Can Canada aggressively lower tobacco use by 2035?

Federal Health Minister Jane Philpott has committed to reducing tobacco use among Canadians to less than 5 per cent by 2035, telling an audience Wednesday at the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada that “preventing a new generation
Globe and Mail (ca)
added Mar 2, 2017 19:18
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[Asia, China] Shanghai stubs out smoking indoors, driving push for national ban

Shanghai on Wednesday became the latest major Chinese city to ban smoking in all indoor public venues, workplaces, and public transportation. Smokers who break the ban can be fined up to 200 yuan (29 U.S. dollars), and venue owners may be fined up to 30
Ecns.cn (cn)
added Mar 2, 2017 12:03
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[Asia, China] Shanghai expands public smoking ban

Shanghai widened its ban on public smoking Wednesday as China's biggest city steps up efforts to stub out the massive health threat despite conflicts of interest with the state-owned tobacco industry. Nearly a quarter of adults in the commercial hub of
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 1, 2017 15:50
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[Asia, China] SCHWARTLANDER: Tobacco lobby holding back smoking ban

Xi's vision for China's future is clear. The country's leadership should pass comprehensive legislation against tobacco to ensure all Chinese citizens, not just those in the wealthiest cities, can breathe smoke-free air indoors.
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 1, 2017 06:19
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Students rally against tobacco ads around schools

High school students from 30 schools in Bekasi, South Tangerang and Bogor, held a rally on Jl. Merdeka Barat, Central Jakarta, on Saturday to protest against tobacco advertisements around their schools. The rally was part of the #TolakJadiTarget (#resi
Jakarta Post (id)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:55
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GLANTZ: How the tobacco industry manipulated public health policy in Nigeria

This bit of history highlights the importance of strong implementation of FCTC Article 5.3, which commits parties to the treaty to keep the tobacco companies from infiltrating the government’s policy making process. We also illustrate how the industry i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:02
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[Asia, China] Poll shows overwhelming support to stub out smoking in public spaces

Experts called for nationwide legislation on a total smoking ban in public spaces following a survey released on Thursday revealing that an overwhelming majority of people support the move. Nearly 92 percent of respondents of 10,000 surveyed in 10 Chine
Global Times (cn)
added Feb 25, 2017 15:36
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