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[Thailand] Thai cigarette labels to be world's largest

The size of the warnings, which are dominated by scary photos that show the unhealthy consequences of smoking, will be expanded to cover 85 per cent of the pack, up from the current 55 per cent, Public Health Minister Pradit Sinthawanarong said yesterda
AsiaOne (sg)
added Feb 2, 2013 12:41

[India] Manipur to ban smokeless tobacco products

Commissioner Ram Muivah of the State Health Department said that the government is planning to ban consumption of smokeless tobacco in the State.
Assam Tribune (in)
added Jan 31, 2013 17:44

[Vietnam] Nation set to impose higher taxes on tobacco

Vietnam is set to apply higher taxes, along with other stricter measures, on cigarette trading to limit consumption. The measures are part of a long-term national strategy to combat tobacco damage that has been approved by Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Jan 30, 2013 11:56

After tobacco, Turkey bans hookah in public places

After banning smoking in public places, the Turkish government has gone one step further by clamping down on an ancient tradition -- the hookah, or water pipe. As of Sunday it is no longer permitted to smoke the "hubbly-bubbly" in cafes, bars or restaura
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Jan 27, 2013 23:17

[Russia] State Duma Passes Anti-Smoking Bill in 2nd Reading

Lawmakers on Friday overwhelmingly voted in favor of legislation toughening rules for smokers and tobacco sellers, signaling that the bill could be signed into law as soon as next month. In total, 442 State Duma deputies voted for the "anti-tobacco bill
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jan 27, 2013 20:41

[USA] VIDEO: Female smoking death risk 'has soared'

Women smoking nowadays are far more likely to die as a result of their habit than they were in the 1960s, according to a new study.
BBC Online
added Jan 25, 2013 13:51

Russian anti-smoking bill backed by lawmakers

Russian lawmakers on Friday backed a law which would ban smoking in bars, cafes and other public spaces to promote healthier living in the world's largest tobacco market after China.
added Jan 25, 2013 13:10

[USA] Study: Smoking shortens life span by at least 10 years

* Women who smoke are now affected at similar rates for men * Smoking cessation remains less common in lower-income countries People who smoke take at least 10 years off their life expectancy, a new study has found.
USA Today
added Jan 24, 2013 11:45

[Russia] Countrywide Public Smoking Ban Looms

Suffocating bars, smoke-filled restaurants and ash-laden office stairwells could soon be a thing of the past if legislation aimed at banning smoking in public places passes the remaining few hurdles and gets signed into law. But not everyone is rejoicin
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jan 23, 2013 16:44

[Indonesia] Tobacco tax should be used to promote health

Anti-tobacco activists have called on the government to set aside a higher percentage of tobacco taxation to pay for tobacco control and health campaigns.
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jan 18, 2013 15:14
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