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[China] Smoking ban may reach all public buildings

SHANGHAI plans to expand its smoking ban to all indoor public spaces, including office buildings, with tougher standards for violations, to improve compliance with the city smoke-control law put into effect in 2009, officials said yesterday.
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Nov 21, 2012 16:47
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Indonesia's Child Smokers On the Rise

The proportion of children who regularly smoke is rising. There's been a seven-fold increase in the number of young children smoking in less than a decade, as quoted by Channel 4. And a quarter of Indonesian teenagers is a regular smoker.
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Nov 21, 2012 03:42
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[Africa, Kenya, Korea - South] Anti-tobacco laws gain currency as UN endorses tough control measures

A crucial conference on tobacco in South Korea that proposes serious restrictions in production of the crop could spell death knell the lucrative tobacco farming. Tobacco farmers are closely monitoring outcome of the conference backed by United Nations
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 19, 2012 18:40
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Gruesome Cigarette Pack Images Sway Smokers, Study Finds

Research suggests graphic images get the public health message across
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 15, 2012 22:17
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[Pakistan] Smoking, tobacco-use on the rise among women

Classical dancer Sheema Kirmani has deplored that the habit of smoking among women of various age groups is on the rise, resulting in growing tobacco-related health complications for them. Following a play against smoking held at the Dow University of H
The News (pk)
added Nov 11, 2012 22:14
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100 million deaths due to smoking in last 100 years in India

A new study has estimated that 100 million people have died due to smoking in India over the last 100 years, and the worst apparently is yet to come. Nearly 4.52 trillion cigarettes and 40.3 trillion beedis have been produced in 100 years, between 1910 an
CNN-IBN (in)
added Nov 11, 2012 22:13
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[China] WHO urges tax hike on tobacco

China's tobacco tax rate is still among the world's lowest, and the government should increase it to help curb a smoking epidemic that afflicts more than 300 million people on the mainland, according to the World Health Organization.
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 9, 2012 14:25
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[Malaysia] EDITORIAL: Stubbing out the cigarette menace

From creating more smoke-free public space to having a warning notice printed on every single cigarette, the Government should be applauded for taking the necessary steps to discourage Malaysians from ruining their health through smoking.
The Star (my)
added Nov 8, 2012 09:14
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Indonesia's Tobacco Children

Reporter Jonathan Miller finds one boy who started smoking super-strength fags aged two. The reason for the epidemic is clear: everywhere you look there are slick, exciting adverts for cigarettes – on billboards and on TV – while tobacco firms aggressivel
Radio Times (uk)
added Nov 7, 2012 22:22
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[China] Most Chinese women exposed to second-hand smoke

Nearly two-thirds of women of reproductive age in China are exposed to second-hand tobacco smoke at home and over half are exposed in the workplace, which raises the risk of complications in pregnancy, including stillbirths and infant death. The findings
China Daily (cn)
added Nov 6, 2012 10:11
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