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[Malaysia] Cool to 'unlike' cigarettes

YOUNG Malaysians have created a new wave of voices against smoking in the recently-concluded "Unlike Cigarette" contest organised by the National Cancer Society of Malaysia (NCSM) and Courts Malaysia.
The Star (my)
added Dec 24, 2012 11:32
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Philippines raises tobacco, alcohol taxes

The Philippines Thursday raised tobacco and alcohol taxes in a reform President Benigno Aquino hailed as helping to liberate "more Filipinos from the vices of smoking and drinking".
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Dec 20, 2012 06:05
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[Australia] PRYSTEN: Maybe nanny got it right - plain packaging is already working - mUmBRELLA

Since the introduction of the new packaging, calls to the Quitline have increased at a time of year when calls generally decline (December). Despite smokers saying plain packaging would have no effect on their smoking, many are commenting on their cigaret
mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia┬┤s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Dec 19, 2012 14:24
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[Europe] EU seeks an end to 'attractive' tobacco branding

The European Union proposed drastic restrictions on tobacco branding on Wednesday, saying cigarette packs should reflect the deadly threat posed by smoking.
Reuters
added Dec 19, 2012 12:58
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[Ukraine] Ban On Smoking In Restaurants, State Institutions, Public Transport Stops Takes Effect

The law prohibits smoking in premises other than places designated for smoking in enterprises, institutions, organizations of all forms of property, in premises of hotels, hostels, airports and stations.
Ukrainian News Agency (ua)
added Dec 16, 2012 16:18
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Russian parliament votes for public smoking ban

Russia took a step towards clamping down on the tobacco industry on Friday as a bill to ban smoking in public spaces and to restrict tobacco sales sailed through its first reading in parliament.
Reuters
added Dec 14, 2012 13:21
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[South Africa] Tobacco companies see Africa as fertile ground

Smoking rates are declining or flat in much of the world. But they're rising in Africa, where even a child can afford the cost of a single cigarette.
Los Angeles Times
added Dec 13, 2012 14:06
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EDITORIAL: Hong Kong should seize initiative to become smoke free

Statistically, Hong Kong stands a chance of being the world's first city to be declared smoke-free, which is defined as having less than 5 per cent of the population smoking. With only an estimated 11 to 12 per cent of people over 15 smoking, we already
South China Morning Post
added Dec 12, 2012 15:27
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[Sri Lanka] Graphic cigarette pack labelling packs a punch

The National Cancer Institute recently paid a glowing tribute to Health Minister Maithripala Sirisena for obtaining government approval to cover 80 percent of tobacco packaging with Pictorial Health Warnings (PHW).
Daily News (lk)
added Dec 11, 2012 18:52
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[China] Smoking is the major cause of lung cancer: experts

More than 90 percent of lung cancers in Tianjin are caused by smoking and second-hand smoking, medical experts said at a recent symposium held in the municipality, people.com reported.
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 5, 2012 05:18
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