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[Australia] Government 'plans to increase tobacco excise regularly'

THE price of a packet of cigarettes is likely to continue to rise with Federal Government plans released this week revealing the tobacco excise should be regularly increased.
CQ News (Central Queensland News Publishing Company) (au)
added Jan 4, 2013 10:17

[Sri Lanka] Pictorial warnings on cigarette packs from March

Arrangements have been finalised to include pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets from March 2013, the Health Ministry said yesterday. The pictorial warnings will underline the risks and dangers associated with tobacco smoking, a ministry spok
Daily News (lk)
added Jan 2, 2013 15:32

[Philippines] Street prices of cigarettes go up as new 'sin' tax takes effect

Sidewalk vendors raised their selling prices for a stick of cigarette on Tuesday, Jan. 1, the day the controversial sin tax reform law takes effect, even before the first batch of tobacco products actually carrying higher excise taxes hit the market.
GMANews.TV (ph)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:21

[India] Odisha bans use of 'gutkha', chewing tobacco

Odisha government on Tuesday announced a state-wide ban on the manufacture, sale and use of guthka and chewing tobacco containing nicotine. "I appeal to people to cooperate with the state government to make Odisha a tobacco-free state," Health and Famil
Indian Express (in)
added Jan 1, 2013 12:03

[China] EDITORIAL: Smoke signals from tobacco

The size of the tobacco industry and its contribution to the country's revenue are not good enough reasons for the government to drag its feet on tobacco control. The government has no option but to promote public awareness about the harmful effects of t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 31, 2012 15:04

[Australia] Plain-packaging encourages more quitters

GRAPHIC health warnings on plain-packaged cigarettes are having an impact on smokers, with more people indicating they might finally quit the habit, Quit Victoria says. Quit spokesman Luke Atkin said many smokers had told the organisation they could no l
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Dec 30, 2012 16:32

[UK] Graphic anti-smoking ad launched

A series of hard-hitting government adverts featuring people smoking cigarettes with a tumour bulging from them is being launched in England. The ads will tell smokers that just 15 cigarettes can cause a mutation that leads to cancerous tumours in what
BBC Online
added Dec 28, 2012 04:48

[China] No smoke without fire

One year has gone by, but efforts to implement a smoke-free environment in public places have been plagued by an entrenched "cigarette culture" and poor law enforcement, experts said. China has the biggest number of smokers - more than 300 million - in
Global Times (cn)
added Dec 26, 2012 15:09

[Pakistan] Speakers warn against increase in number of deaths induced by smoking

Experts addressing a workshop jointly organised by Sindh Health Department and WHO on Monday warned that inability to ban tobacco smoking could increase the incidence of relevant deaths by 70 percent in the country. They on the occasion also urged the c
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Dec 26, 2012 01:34

HOPKO: Ukraine’s smoke-free law is working!

A friend who told me that smoking bans in public places would be ineffective has changed his mind. Since Ukraine’s law prohibiting smoking in restaurants, bars and cafes took effect on Dec. 16, my friend told me: “I have to admit that the law works!”
Kyiv Post (ua)
added Dec 26, 2012 00:27
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