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Bhutan to ban tobacco sale - again

June 11th, 2010 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
By Shubha Singh Thimphu (Bhutan), June 11 (IANS) Bhutan, the Himalayan kingdom that takes pride in living by a pristine set of values, began its second attempt to ban the sale of tobacco ... Read more...

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Fag, beer sales in Britain skyrocket due to credit crunch

August 16th, 2009 - 3:46 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 16 (ANI): Recession-hit Britons are increasingly turning to booze and fags to beat the economic blues, according to a survey.More and more stressed-out adults in the country are compromising on ... Read more...

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Taiwan bans indoor smoking

January 11th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Taipei, Jan 11 (DPA) Taiwan Sunday banned smoking in all indoor public places, becoming the 17th country in the world and the second in Asia to take the move to protect people's ... Read more...

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A cigar shape motorbike to discourage smoking

October 26th, 2008 - 4:47 pm ICT by ANI
By Narendra Hyderabad, Oct 26 (ANI): An environmental activist in Hyderabad has come out with a novel idea to support a ban on smoking in public places. He has prepared a motorbike ... Read more...

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500 people fined for violating anti-smoking law in Tamil Nadu

October 3rd, 2008 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 3 (IANS) At least 500 people were fined all over Tamil Nadu for violating the smoking ban Friday, the police said.Over 110 persons were fined in Chennai alone, police sources ... Read more...

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Now, buy fags a mile high, courtesy Qantas

July 16th, 2008 - 4:00 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, July 16 (ANI): A move by Australias national airliner Qantas to resume in-flight cigarette sales, has been criticised by the anti-tobacco lobby as a "greedy cash grab'''' at the expense ... Read more...

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Smoking in public now means $192 fine in Hong Kong

July 3rd, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, July 3 (DPA) Smokers in Hong Kong are soon to face a new spot fine of almost $200 for lighting up illegally in public. Legislators in the city of 6.9 ... Read more...

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Higher tobacco taxes best deterrent: Experts

April 1st, 2008 - 4:17 pm ICT by admin
DPA Bangkok, April 1 (DPA) Higher taxes on tobacco are the most effective way to combat health and social costs of smoking, experts attending a World Health Organization (WHO) meting said Tuesday. "Higher ... Read more...

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