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TAN: Smoking In Asia: A Looming Health Epidemic

After a spate of tobacco-related policy changes in China and across Asia, governments can only hope that these will be enough to stem the looming health epidemic that threatens to reverse the socioeconomic gains of the past decade.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015 (PDF)

This report contains country-specific estimates1 for four indicators: current and daily tobacco smoking and current and daily cigarette smoking, for males and females for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. Estimates were not calculated fo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:28
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[Asia] Tobacco control in Uzbekistan – next steps

Uzbekistan ratified the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) in 2012 and is continuously working towards its implementation. According to the Global Tobacco Control Report 2012, the adult daily smoking prevalence was 10%. This number doe
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 21, 2014 10:18
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[Malaysia] More rules to deter smoking / New price control on cigarettes introduced

Effective Saturday, the minimum price of all cigarette brands was set at RM7. The other deterrent is only packs with 20 sticks are permitted to be sold in the market. In the past, one could buy cigarette packets for much lower, with as few as five to se
The Star (my)
added Sep 4, 2012 00:01
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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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[Malaysia] LETTER: More to be done on second-hand smoke

With reference to the report "Say no to second-hand smoke" (The Star, 13 June), it is pertinent to point out that non-smokers can also develop smoking-related diseases from exposure to second-hand smoke.
The Star (my)
added Jun 16, 2012 18:46
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[China] Anti-smoking Activist Wu Yiqun

Yet smoking opponents trying to prevent those deaths are not regarded as frontline heroes saving lives, said Wu Yiqun, one of China's most aggressive anti-smoking activists.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jun 2, 2012 18:30
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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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[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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[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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