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[China] Shanghai to step up anti-smoking campaign

Internet cafes, entertainment venues and restaurants remain the three worst places for implementing the city's smoking ban in public places, according to a report. The report was released by Shanghai health promotion committee at a news conference on Th
China Daily (cn)
added Mar 1, 2013 13:32

[Australia, China] CHAPMAN: Big Tobacco losing ground on plain packs but homing in on world's poor

This morning I reviewed a yet-to-be-published study from a rural tobacco-growing province in China where 89% of illiterate males smoke. Big Tobacco’s planners eye their world maps and salivate over large, poorly educated populations, ideally with corrup
The Conversation (au)
added Feb 28, 2013 15:36

Hard-Smoking Russians Welcome Efforts to Make Them Stop

Surprisingly, Russians cheered the smoking ban. They seem to recognize that their addiction is bad for them and for others. According to a February poll by the Russian Public Opinion Research Center, 79 percent of Russians support a total ban on tobacco
Bloomberg News
added Feb 28, 2013 04:29

EDITORIAL: Long way to go for China's tobacco control

The most difficult part is to transform China’s State-owned tobacco industry through the whole chain of plantation, production and sales. Research indicates that China spends more money in treating patients of tobacco-caused illnesses than the revenue it
China Daily (cn)
added Feb 27, 2013 18:39

[Indonesia, Philippines] Tobacco facing challenges in South East Asia

International tobacco firms are increasingly being forced to look for new markets in South-East Asia, where regulations are weak and smoking rates are steadily climbing. Stricter regulation and the success of anti-smoking campaigns in rich countries hav
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 27, 2013 11:37

[Russia] Putin Signs Anti-Smoking Law to Curb Cigarette Demand

Effective June 1, the law bans smoking in public ares including workplaces, stairwells of apartment buildings and near schools and hospitals. It also sets minimum prices for cigarettes and allows for higher excise taxes. The ban on public smoking will be
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Feb 25, 2013 11:14

Russia tries to improve life expectancy with laws curbing drinking, smoking

Two big steps are in the works to change some of the dynamics. Russia’s lower house of parliament overwhelmingly passed a bill forbidding smoking in public places, which the upper house approved Wednesday and is expected to be signed quickly by Putin.
Washington Post
added Feb 21, 2013 11:13

Smoking ban in Chile begins March 1

Chile’s anti-tobacco lobby is cheering a new law that takes effect March 1 prohibiting smoking in enclosed areas such as pubs, discos and restaurants. Coordinator Lezak Shallat of Chile’s Free Tobacco organization, said smoking costs the country $2.5 b
added Feb 20, 2013 23:32

Most Russians support anti-smoking law - poll

Most Russians support measures aimed at restricting the advertising, sale and use of tobacco products contained in the new bill passed by both houses of parliament, but are divided about its outcome, a poll run by the Russian Public Opinion Research Cent
Moscow News Weekly (ru)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:35

[Russia] Federation Council Approves Anti-Smoking Bill

The bill, passed Wednesday, now needs only the president's signature to become law.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Feb 20, 2013 16:26
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