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Health Warnings Loud and Clear on Cigarettes in Argentina

This month, Argentina will join the growing list of Latin American countries that compel tobacco companies to display health warnings about the dangers of smoking on cigarette packs, illustrated with graphic images.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:33
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[China] Chinese smokers make tobacco companies feel fine

the growth of the tobacco industry is ensured by the enormous number of smokers in Asia and first of all in China. The WHO blames the Chinese authorities for the failure of the global anti-smoking campaign.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 17, 2012 12:29
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[Burma/Myanmar, China] Big tobacco eyes Myanmar market

as Myanmar opens its doors to the world after half a century of military rule, it faces a new threat: Large multinational cigarette companies looking for new markets. After years of isolation, many young people want to be as "cool" as their Western peers
Al Jazeera
added Nov 20, 2013 15:25
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] SHUKLA: APACT Urges Indonesia To Ratify FCTC And Shun The Tobacco Industry.

The 2013 Asia Pacific Association for the Control of Tobacco (APACT) Conference was held in August, 2013 in Chiba, Japan to address the prevention and control of tobacco use worldwide, with a special focus on the Asia Pacific region
Pakistan Christian Post (pk)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:21
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar’s Weak Legislation a “Lucky Strike” for Foreign Tobacco Giants

Although the country ratified the WHO Framework Convention against Tobacco Control in 2004, Myanmar has failed to implement some of its guidelines – such as putting health warnings on cigarette packaging. That along with insufficient and poorly enforced
The Diplomat (jp)
added Nov 29, 2013 22:12
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Pakistan signs convention on tobacco control

Farmers in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa are bracing for yet another attack on their livelihood but this time by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as Pakistan has signed a Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), squeezing the already thin field for tobacco
The News (pk)
added Jul 1, 2012 18:53
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[Malaysia] IDRIS: CAP: Gov't must say no to tobacco companies

The health and well-being of its citizens is priceless. The government has to walk its talk since it became a Party to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:27
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WHO welcomes landmark decision from Australia's High Court on tobacco plain packaging act

World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 15, 2012 16:22
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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Smoking wanes in Uzbekistan

The number of male smokers in Uzbekistan has decreased from 30% in 2002 to 22% today, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Only 3% of its female population smokes, Health Ministry spokesman Furkat Sadykov said.
CentralAsiaOnline.com (USCENTCOM--U.S. Department of Defence)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:45
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