Can Australia Help Indonesia Kick Cigarettes?

The Interpreter

Australia's northern neighbor's economy is burdened by heavy tobacco use.


INDONESIA: Cigarettes Are Blazing Through Rural Household Budgets

Even though Indonesian farmer households have low incomes, the proportion of their income allocated to smoking is alarmingly high.


Tobacco Companies Making a Fortune in Southeast Asia

ASEAN countries are losing the fight against big tobacco.


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ZiQing Low

The biggest stories from around Taiwan today.


Japan Cutting Down on Passive Smoking Before 2020 Tokyo Olympics

The Japan Times

It is not that Japan lacks legislation to control smoking in public spaces, but it carries no punishment for those who fail to take such steps.


WHO Says Movies With Smoking Scenes Should Be Rated

TNL 編輯

WHO is calling on governments around the world to rate movies that show tobacco. The organization confirmed that this means films with smoking scenes should be viewed only by those who are 18 and older. Its aim is to prevent children and adolescents from starting to smoke cigarettes and use other forms of tobacco.


Research Shows Third-Hand Smoke May Harm Reading Abilities

TNL 編輯

More than half of the smokers think that as long as they do not smoke in front of their children, the smoke will not affect them. However, this is a false conception.

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