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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to Join WHO in Anti-Smoking Campaign

About 70,000 people die of smoking-related diseases in the Kingdom every year, the ministry said. Tobacco use kills more than 7 million people around the world each year through cancer, heart and lung disease, and other health problems.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia, Indonesia] India 2nd to China in terms of numbers of smokers

Indonesia comes in third with 74 million smokers. As many as 200 million of the world's 367 million smokeless tobacco users are in India, the report (2016 estimates) highlighted. The WHO estimates that, worldwide, there are at least 367 million smokeless
Times of India
added Jun 2, 2018 00:04
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[UK] Highest number of smokers kicking habit in over a decade

MORE smokers in Hampshire are kicking the habit new research has revealed. Data released by the University College of London has shown that the number of smokers quitting in the county is at its highest rate for at least a decade. The report shows that
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:04
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Graffiti seen in Yemen ahead of World No Tobacco Day

A man walks near a graffiti which is against smoking and advise people to be away from tobacco, a day before the World No Tobacco Day, at a street in Sanaa, Yemen, on May 30, 2018. (Xinhua/Mohammed Mohammed)
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 2, 2018 00:03
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From All Over Europe Only in Bulgaria Women Smokers Are More Than Men

This was what Professor Mihail Okolyyski from the office of the world organization in Bulgaria said. He said that in this region 28% of the adult population smoke and he also pointed out that people who smoke have a higher risk of getting a heart attack.
Novinite.com (bg)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:03
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[UK] Australians are smoking as much as they were three years ago despite plain packaging, e-cigarettes and the highest priced smokes in the world

Australia's falling behind the rest of the world, according to the Australian Tobacco Harm Reduction Association (ATHRA), despite numerous tax raising and deterrence initiatives. Data shows that between 2013-2016 Australia's annual smoking decline rate
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:01
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Why its time for Malawi to quit growing tobacco

Imagine this: You are a farmer in one of the poorest countries of the world. Each year, the price of your harvest falls, but you keep growing the same crop because it is what your mother and, before her, your grandmother farmed. Due to low prices at the
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:59
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Black market cigarettes make it harder to quit smoking

A University of Cape Town study has found that there was a decline in excise tax revenue from tobacco products. This, the study found, indicated a large increase in the illicit cigarette market. Cigarettes acquired via the illegal market are cheaper, ma
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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[Canada] Imperial Tobacco gets into vaping business, but still leading cigarette seller

Using World No Tobacco Day as a backdrop, Imperial Tobacco officially unveiled a vaping product to the Canadian market Thursday, saying the company is moving to help transition smokers away from combustible cigarettes to potentially less harmful products.
Brandon (Man) Sun (ca)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:57
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[Africa, Uganda] Can tobacco growing pave way for livelihood crops?

WHO Report on status of tobacco production and trade in Africa indicates that crop diversification in the world's top tobacco producers can lower smoking rates in low-income countries, with about ninety percent of tobacco grown within low and middle incom
The New Vision (ug)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:57
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