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Fans beg Sig Hansen to stop smoking after chest pains scare on Deadliest Catch

Fans have begged Deadliest Catch star Sig Hansen to stop smoking, after this week’s episode showed him suffering chest pains a year after his heart attack. Sig had to be flown out by plane after having tests when he started complaining of pains on the l
Monsters and Critics
added Jul 20, 2017 16:25
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[Florida] RJ Reynolds Splits Blame In $1.6M Lung Cancer Verdict ($$)

a longtime smoker and R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Co. were equally to blame for the lung cancer that ultimately caused her death, holding R.J. Reynolds is only partially responsible for a $1.65 million damages award. Jurors in Fort Myers concluded the eight-da
Law360
added Jul 20, 2017 04:13
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[Asia-pacific] Singapore: Tobacco display ban to take effect on Aug 1 as grace period ends

Singapore's Ministry of Health (MOH) said on Tuesday that the ban on displaying cigarettes and other tobacco products in stores will take effect on Aug 1, after a one-year grace period. In a press release, the authorities said that the retailers must ke
IBT - International Business Times
added Jul 20, 2017 04:12
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WHO REPORT ON THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2017 Monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies (PDF)

All Parties to the WHO FCTC have made specific commitments to implement strong tobacco control policies – including effective monitoring programmes – as an important means of fulfilling their obligation to protect the health of their people. Substa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:10
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WHO report finds dramatic increase in life-saving tobacco control policies in last decade

more countries have implemented tobacco control policies, ranging from graphic pack warnings and advertising bans to no smoking areas. About 4.7 billion people – 63% of the world’s population – are covered by at least one comprehensive tobacco control mea
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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Global anti-smoking measures quadruple since 2007: WHO report

Warnings about the dangers of smoking and restrictions on tobacco use have quadrupled worldwide since 2007, but more needs to be done to curb this deadly habit, the UN health agency said Wednesday.
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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UN reports more people warned against tobacco use, but industry interference continues

shedding light on tobacco industry tactics. Such tactics include “exaggerating the economic importance of the tobacco industry, discrediting proven science and using litigation to intimidate governments.”
UN News Service
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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Tobacco firms 'hamper anti-smoking push'

The tobacco industry is hampering efforts to introduce life-saving interventions in low and middle-income countries, according to a report by the World Health Organization. Countries covering two-thirds of the world's population now have measures in plac
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 04:09
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[Africa] Tobacco companies interfere with health regulations, WHO reports

Wednesday’s WHO report, which was funded by Bloomberg Philanthropies, comes on the same day as a shareholder vote on a $49bn merger between BAT and Reynolds American Incorporated, a deal that would make BAT the largest listed tobacco company in the world
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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[Japan] Tobacco industry blocking anti-smoking moves: WHO

The tobacco industry continues to subvert government attempts to prevent tobacco-related deaths, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Wednesday in a fresh call to counter corporate lobbying and litigation. Countries with partly state-owned tobacco
Reuters
added Jul 20, 2017 04:08
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