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Malaysia: PENANG TO BE SMOKE-FREE IN FIVE YEARS

24 June 2018: GEORGE TOWN, June 24 : In the next five years, Penang aims to become a smoke-free state, says state health, agriculture and agro-based industry and rural development committee chairman, Afif Bahardin. He said the […]

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Myanmar’s public health could go up in smoke

12 June 2018: Big Tobacco returns following the lifting of sanctions When confronted with the false choice between public health and tobacco-fuelled economic development, Myanmar’s policymakers have opted for the latter, Ross MacKenzie writes. In […]

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Philippines: No-smoking activities in schools urged

22 June 2018: The Department of Education (DepEd) enjoined all public and private schools nationwide to organize educational and social activities in line with the 2018 National No-Smoking Month celebration this June. Education Secretary Leonor […]