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[Asia] No Tobacco Day: No dramatic changes in number of smokers in Armenia

The concept of antismoking packaging of cigarettes is one of the most effective means of fighting against smoking both in Armenia and around the world, Alexander Bazarchyan, the head of the National Institute of Health of Armenia, told media Tuesday, whi (AN Media LLC) (am)
added May 31, 2016 20:48
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[Asia, China] Xinhua Insight: One year on -- Beijing's strictest smoking ban

They said it couldn't be done but, 12 months on, Beijing's smoking ban has been heralded a success having made shared public spaces in the capital cleaner, healthier and safer. For people like Zhu Chunmei, 48, who is a waitress in a small restaurant in d
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2016 20:43

[Asia, Azerbaijan] Third edition of "No smoking!" movie festival starts

The festival, organized by the youth association ADDIM and the public health and reforms center of the Health Ministry is dedicated to World No Tobacco Day, which is marked around the world on May 31. The aim of the 'No smoking' film festival is to motiva
AzerNews (az)
added May 31, 2016 20:33

[Asia, Israel] TA Sourasky Medical Center takes strict action against smoking

has outlawed smoking not only in “smoking rooms” inside the buildings but also in outdoor “smoking corners” attached to the buildings...Meanwhile, the Health Ministry issued on Tuesday the 2016 Smoking Report that by law must be given annually by the mini
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2016 20:27

[Asia, Pakistan] Over 50,000 tobacco users reach PIMS with heart, lung problems in one year

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences received not less than 50,000 tobacco users with heart and lungs diseases in last one year and the number is continuously on the rise. Data collected by ‘The News’ on Monday reveals that the PIMS department of pulm
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2016 19:48

[Asia, India] Here's how your smoking colleague is killing you

Dr. Santosh Kumar Agarwal, Senior Interventional Cardiologist, Kailash Hospital and Heart Institute, Noida warns, "On this World No Tobacco Day, it is important to raise awareness about the fact that there are no safe levels of exposure to second-hand sm
Times of India
added May 31, 2016 19:26

[Asia, India] KUMAR: Educate women on pregnancy smoking

We need to use all the comm-unication tools at our disposal in a compelling manner to fill the knowledge gaps, educate both women and men about the risks that their unborn babies face through exposure to tobacco.
Deccan Herald (in)
added May 31, 2016 13:23

[Asia, India] ARORA: Girls! In case you had no clue, every cigarette is rotting your insides

In the garb of being modern, fashionable, independent and self confident, women/girls consider smoking as an expression of independence. While it is imperative that women’s empowerment continues, attention must be paid to its potential link to increased
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 31, 2016 13:22

[Asia, Uae] Why you can't buy any cigarettes, tobacco products in Dubai tomorrow

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.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 30, 2016 19:57

[Asia, India] Government urged to make Amitabh Bachchan the face of tobacco control campaign

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
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 30, 2016 19:51
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