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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Plan to raise price of smokes gets cheers

The plan, which has yet to have a specific schedule, has given new hope to anti-tobacco groups, which have despaired over the government’s protection of the industry. A public health expert from the University of Indonesia (UI), Hasbullah Thabrany, po
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:40
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] EDITORIAL: The endless fight against tobacco

Thabrany’s finding is just one of many voices that politicians and the government need to take into account, or else this nation will pay too high a price for failing to exercise tobacco control. Even if policymakers turn a deaf ear to the warnings, any
Jakarta Post (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 23:39
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Government warned of cigarette price increase

The governments reported plan to significantly hike cigarette prices has sparked pros and cons reactions from various circles such as cigarette industries, lawmakers and other quarters. Chairman of the Indonesian White Cigarette Producers Association (Ga
Antara News (id)
added Aug 23, 2016 13:13
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[Asia, China] Putting out the cigarettes

The city of Shanghai is set to approve 13 amendments to its six-year-old public-smoking law. If passed, the local laws would expand the municipality's no-smoking areas and authorize the city's enforcement units to impose on-the-spot fines to both venues
Global Times (cn)
added Aug 22, 2016 01:44
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east, Syria, Turkey] The politics of smoking in today's Middle East

As ISIS found out in Kirkuk and Erdogan has realized in Turkey, convincing Middle Easterners to quit smoking is an uphill battle. Among the Turkish people, poverty and economic struggles have only increased already high rates of tobacco consumption. On a
Your Middle East
added Aug 20, 2016 20:39
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Tobacco industry interference with tobacco control policies in Poland: legal aspects and industry practices [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco companies, like all corporations, have a fiduciary duty to maximise profits to shareholders. For that reason, they use all legal or quasi-legal means to prevent, delay or change policies that could potentially harm their profits, even if those po
Tobacco Control
added Aug 19, 2016 20:30
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[Europe, UK] Brexit will not roll back the clock on smoking

According to a briefing carried out by ASH with the CIEH and the Chartered Trading Standards Institute, measures taken to reduce the harm done by smoking will not unravel due to Brexit... ‘Tobacco controls are embedded in UK law and won’t change unless t
Environmental Health News (The Chartered Institute of Environmental Health-CIEH) (uk)
added Aug 18, 2016 13:58
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[Asia, Pakistan] PLAIN CIGARETTES ENCOURAGE ADULTS TO QUIT SMOKING

The report urged for immediately implementation of Article 13 that comprehensively bans tobacco advertisement, promotion and sponsorship and Article 11 of Framework Convention on Tobacco Control which calls for plain packaging.
Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (pk)
added Aug 12, 2016 18:04
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[Asia, India] UN Anti-Tobacco Meeting Seeks to Ban High-Ranking Government Officials

In a document obtained from the FCTC, the organizers ask for support to “ensure the exclusion of representatives and officials from...fully or partially state-owned tobacco industries, including state tobacco monopolies.” Specifically, the FCTC hopes to
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 12, 2016 12:48
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Govt must stop putting tobacco revenue over public health

Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC). In an interview with FMT, MCTC president, Dr Molly Cheah said Malaysia had signed the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, which was an evidence-based framework formulated through solid research. “Mala
FreeMalaysiaToday.com (my)
added Aug 7, 2016 23:01
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