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Tobacco use continues to be a major public health issue across South East Asian region including India as it kills on an average around 150 persons every hour, WHO on Monday said, advocating making ‘plain packaging’, which involves removal of branding an
May 30, 2016 Doordarshan (in)
added May 31, 2016 13:16
Canterbury DHB Medical Officer of Health Dr Alistair Humphrey says smokers are subsidised by the taxpayer for $1 billion a year (Getty Images) There's a mix of carrot and stick in the push to get smokers to kick the habit on World Smokefree Day today.
May 31, 2016 Radio Network (nz)
added May 31, 2016 13:15
Dubai-based fuel retailer Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) has announced a 24-hour ban on the sale of cigarette and tobacco products tomorrow, May 31, across its all Enoc and Eppco service stations network in the UAE.
May 30, 2016 Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 30, 2016 19:57
A dairy-owner faces a criminal record with restrictions on employment, business and international travel after being prosecuted by health authorities for illegally selling $1.50 single cigarettes. “If you break the law… you could be next. That’s our mess
May 30, 2016 Indian NewsLink (nz)
added May 30, 2016 19:55
As many as one third of Cypriots smoke, creating one of the highest percentages in Europe, Health Minister Giorgos Pamporidis said on Monday at the start of an island-wide anti-smoking campaign. Addressing a press conference, Pamboridis noted that “smok
May 30, 2016 incyprus.com.cy (Cyprus Magazine) (cy)
added May 30, 2016 19:54
the Hellenic Anti-cancer Institute has called on the government to redouble efforts to enforce an anti-smoking ban in restaurants, bars and other public places but also to extend the ban to children’s playgrounds, beaches and squares.
May 30, 2016 Kathimerini (gr)
added May 30, 2016 19:54
The general assembly of the northwest Hungarian town of Sopron decided last week to ban smoking in the downtown area. According to ikvahirek.eu news portal, it has not been finalised when the regulation enters into effect.
May 30, 2016 Portfolio online financial journal (hu)
added May 30, 2016 19:53
As the Government rolls out its plan for tobacco plain packaging, Newshub can reveal it is also eyeing up legalising nicotine e-cigarettes. Senior ministers want to make tobacco alternatives vaping and e-cigarettes legal in New Zealand. Currently if th
May 30, 2016 Newshub (nz)
added May 30, 2016 19:52
questioned the government whether the high revenue generated by the tobacco industry was the reason behind not appointing any prominent celebrity as an ambassador...Why not a massive awareness campaign on the line of polio,’ wondered A.K. Dewan, medical d
May 30, 2016 IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 30, 2016 19:51
would only promote illicit cigarette trade because consumers would shift to smuggled products hence there would be reduced demand for local tobacco which will negatively impact livelihood of 80,000 farmers affiliated with tobacco cultivation.
May 30, 2016 Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 30, 2016 19:48