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E-newsletter - December 2012






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Merry "Quit'smas"!!

COSH wish you have a Smoke-free Christmas and a prosperous year in 2013! Please click here to view the Christmas E-card and share with your family and friends.

Smoke-free Taxi

With supports of Road Co-op/ Commercial Radio, a brand new campaign, Smoke-free Taxi has been launched on 12 Dec 2012 to encourage taxi drivers and passengers to create a smoke-free journey and kick the smoking habit as soon as possible. 

Australia introduces plain packaging for cigarettes

With effect from 1st December 2012, Australia has become the first country to introduce plain packaging for cigarettes in the world. All cigarette packets must be stripped of all brand colouring, logos and decoration. The uniform style of cigarette packets shall cover with larger health warnings and graphic images.

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Designation of no smoking areas in Macao Casinos  


According to the Regime of Tobacco Prevention and Control, casinos operators must set up restricted smoking areas in Macau with effect from 1st January 2013. A number of muasures have been introduced to protect the staff from secondhand smoke.



6th Cross Strait Conference on Tobacco Control


To facilitate effective tobacco control in China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau, Chinese Association on Tobacco Control, the 6th Cross-Strait Conference was held on 5-6 November 2012 with 200 cross strait delegates to share the success and experience towards tobacco-control in Nanjing.






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