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[Greece] Kids to illustrate smoking dangers on World No Tobacco Day

The Hellenic Society of Cardiology will be marking World No Tobacco Day Wednesday by launching a competition coordinated by the Education Ministry whereby students from across Greece will submit drawings to do with smoking and its consequences.
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 29, 2017 19:27
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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Tobacco retailers meet FinMin over industry concerns

The Sri Lanka Tobacco Retailers’ Association met the newly appointed Finance Minister Mangala Samaraweera at the Finance Ministry last week to highlight several issues facing traders and tobacco sales. They pointed out that its membership of over 100,00
Daily Mirror (lk)
added May 29, 2017 19:26
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Adhunik demands ban on tobacco cultivation

Adhunik (We Prevent Smoking) has demanded that the government should move from tobacco control to a total ban on its cultivation and banish tobacco companies in phases to achieve a tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040 as envisioned by Prime Minister Sheikh Ha
Financial Express (bd)
added May 29, 2017 19:24
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Nearly 40m people consume tobacco, says Maleque

The state minister revealed the statistics at a press briefing at his ministry on the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day-2017. Health and Family Welfare Minister Mohammad Nasim and senior officials were present at the press briefing. With the theme "T
Financial Express (bd)
added May 29, 2017 19:22
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JT Group Sustainability Report FY2016 (PDF)

Our sustainability reports provide an overview of the JT Group's sustainability-related policies and activities.
Japan Tobacco International (JTI) (jp)
added May 29, 2017 19:19
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[Europe] WHO welcomes draft decree on regulation of tobacco products, e-cigarettes in Belarus

“The draft covers the regulation of the production, trafficking and use of electronic systems. This is a progressive step that fully meets the recommendations and the provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The adoption of the decr
BelTA (Belarusian Telegraph Agency) (by)
added May 29, 2017 19:13
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ISLAM: Shoddy information on packets of tobacco products

The packets of tobacco products marketed in Bangladesh contain...virtually no information on the proportion of harmful constituent elements. Thus, a consumer of tobacco products has no means to choose a less harmful tobacco product, even if she/he wishes
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 29, 2017 19:13
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[Asia, China] News in review: Smoking scenes reduced in films, TV series

Smoking scenes have been significantly reduced in Chinese films and reduced in TV series in the past decade thanks to increasing awareness by the industry and the public, according to a survey by the Chinese Association on Tobacco Control. Seventeen of
China Daily (cn)
added May 29, 2017 18:55
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Japan Tobacco plans to quadruple smokeless tobacco output capacity by 2018: CEO

Japan Tobacco Inc (2914.T) plans to spend $500 million to quadruple its smokeless tobacco production capacity by the end of 2018, as it races against bigger rival Philip Morris (PM.N) for a larger share of the Japanese vaping products market. Global tob
Reuters
added May 29, 2017 18:55
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Celebrating 20 years of tobacco control in Europe

The European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention ... To find the answers to those questions, we probably do not need to go very far. Just one generation back in time and there you are. Remember the way we all used to put up with tobacco smoke, de
EurActiv
added May 29, 2017 18:54
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