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[Canada] Edmonton councillors to consider long list of no-toke zones

With the legalization of recreational cannabis on the horizon, Edmonton city council is considering how to regulate the drug in public places. (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press) City councillors are grappling with where, when and how people use recreationa
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:26
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[Latin America] FCA Regional Coordinator Wins World No Tobacco Day Award

Dr Eduardo Bianco, Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) Regional Coordinator for the Americas, has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) for his accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Eduardo Bianco has been involved in tobacco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:11
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[Asia, Singapore] In China, industry push-back stubs out anti-smoking gains

But, like the country's broader anti-smoking campaign, the Hangzhou initiative then lost momentum. Instead of blanket bans on smoking in public indoor spaces, the city revised its regulations to allow smoking in designated areas in train or bus stations,
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia-pacific] Japan Tobacco to cut heated tobacco prices in battle with Philip Morris

Japan, where regular e-cigarettes with nicotine-laced liquid are effectively banned, has become the main market for “heat not burn” (HNB) products which emit less smoke and smell less than conventional cigarettes. The country accounts for over 90 percent
Reuters
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia] China promotes tobacco-free Olympics

Smoking will be not be allowed, even in Olympic village bars and restaurants, during the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. This was announced at a World No Tobacco Day-themed program on May 29 to promote a tobacco-free Winter Olympics by the public health
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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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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