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Malawi: JTI Hopes Tobacco Bill Will Not Be Delayed
November 17; 2018: Japan Tobacco International (JTI) Malawi has expressed hope that the Tobacco Bill will be not be delayed. During the forthcoming parliamentary sitting, the Joint Parliamentary Committee of Agriculture and Irrigation; Commerce and Industry; 

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Tobacco Harm Reduction Can Help Stem Asia’s Smoking Epidemic
November 15, 2018:Despite strict government regulation, high taxes, and extensive public awareness campaigns, smoking remains a major public health issue in Asia, with over half of the world’s smokers. 

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First iQOS E-Cigarette Store Opening In South Africa

November 15, 2018: Philip Morris International Inc. will open a flagship store in Johannesburg as it tries to stoke demand in Africa for its alternative cigarette known as iQOS, which heats rather than burns tobacco to give users their nicotine kick.

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India: The Future Of Tobacco Control
14 Novembre 2018: Over 300 million people in India regularly use tobacco products, with a third using cigarette-type products and twice as many using oral tobacco. 

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Tips from former smokers: James’ story (CDC)