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[Asia, India] Most cancer cases in Mumbai tobacco-related

Four out of 10 cases of cancer among men in Mumbai are related to tobacco use. Among women, one in six are caused by tobacco. Data released by the Mumbai Cancer Registry (MCR), maintained by the Indian Cancer Society, reported an increase in cancer case
Hindustan Times (in)
added Feb 6, 2017 18:12

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] More open spaces, parks designated no smoking zones

The government has designated all national and state parks, playgrounds, camp sites and public parks in Peninsular Malaysia as no smoking zones effective Feb 1 this year, The Star reported. The amendment to the law which regulates no smoking zones was ann (my)
added Feb 3, 2017 13:53

Philip Morris reports 5.7% decline of Russian sales amid shrinking market

reported a 5.7% decline in sales on the Russian market in 2016, compared to 2015. In total, the company sold 79.65 million cigarettes in Russia last year, against 84.4 million in 2015. "For the full year, the estimated total cigarette market decreased by
TASS (ru)
added Feb 3, 2017 03:26

Smoking costs $1.4 tn in health care, labour loss: study

Smoking consumed the equivalent of nearly two percent of global economic output or GDP, according to experts from the World Health Organization and the American Cancer Society Smoking cost the world economy more than $1.4 trillion (1.3 trillion euros) i
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 31, 2017 01:15

[UK] How Australia is stubbing out smoking

Simone Dennis, an associate professor at Australian National University, says a culture of shame surrounding smoking has begun to emerge, and that itself has become a smoking deterrent. Take, for example, the policy of confining smokers to areas where th
BBC Online
added Jan 30, 2017 22:14

[Caribbean] ETIENNE: Curbing the Tobacco Epidemic in the Americas

disproportionately affect low- and middle-income countries, where more than 80% of the world’s smokers now live, including 127 million, in the Region of the Americas. Considering its tremendous health and economic costs, the tobacco epidemic has the poten
Caribbean360 (bb)
added Jan 30, 2017 01:01

What Finland's plan to be tobacco-free can teach the world

Rather than targeting one area at a time, such as exposure in public spaces or cigarette use, Paaso said his ministry wants to be precautionary from every angle... "We don't want to fall into the trap of other policies that have less harmful products," s
added Jan 26, 2017 18:44

[Asia, China] Shanghai seeks ways to promote smoking ban

Political advisers in Shanghai have proposed the city learn from other cities about publicizing the smoking ban that will take effect in five weeks. Beginning March 1, all public indoor venues and work areas, as well as some outdoor places, such as art (cn)
added Jan 24, 2017 16:09

[Czech Republic] Czechs a step away from smoking ban in bars, restaurants

The Senate...voted 45-12 on Thursday to approve a smoking ban in bars, restaurants and cafes. The lower house gave its green light on Dec. 9. To become effective on May 31...needs final approval: a signature from President Milos Zeman, who is a chain smo
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 19, 2017 16:08

[Asia-pacific, China] Bigger graphic health warnings on Hong Kong cigarette packs needed, anti-smoking group says

The Council on Smoking and Health made the call ahead of another public hearing held on Tuesday in the Legislative Council to collect views on whether to implement the law. The legislation will expand the size of health warnings on cigarette packs from t
South China Morning Post
added Jan 17, 2017 22:04
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