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[Asia, Pakistan] Quit smoking for your heart

Consultant cardiologist at Shifa International Hospital (SIH) Dr. Yusuf Hasan made these remarks at an awareness campaign organized in connection with World No Tobacco Day here on Thursday. The campaign was organized to highlight the links between the us
The News (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Asia] Some 8,000 Israelis Die Every Year From Smoking-related Illnesses, Report Says ($$)

20.5% of Israelis smoked in 2017, according to Health Ministry's annual report. Sales of tobacco for water pipes rose 28% while cigarette consumption fell
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 12:44
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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] 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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[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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[Asia, India] Myths about tobacco consumption busted by pulmonologist!

With the arrival of World No Tobacco Day, one question that looms large is has smoking actually reduced. Several experts are of different opinions, activists driving mammoth anti-smoking campaigns are really optimistic, however, the reality is far from p
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Australia] RIMMER: STOMP OUT SMOKING WITH GLOBAL PLAIN PACKAGING

“There is a need to encourage further nations to follow suit – particularly in South East Asia, where the tobacco industry has been targeting its marketing resources. Our close neighbour Indonesia has one of world’s highest smoking rates, with two-third
infojustice.org (Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property - American University Washington College of Law)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Asia, India] 53% people fail to quit smoking despite knowing ill effects, finds study

“The data show what we have anecdotally known for decades-- that many smokers have the desire to quit, but not the means to match it,” Derek Yach, president of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, said. It is clear that smokers are sacrificing their ph
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 14:32
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[Asia, China] Organizers want Beijing Games smoke-free

With the smoke-free legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics still in mind, the capital wants to cooperate with Tianjin and Hebei province to present a smoke-free Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympic Games in 2022. The Patriotic Health Campaign Committee an
China Daily (cn)
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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[Asia, Mid-east] Dokha sales to be tightly regulated in UAE

People in the UAE will now only be able to buy limited amounts of dokha, while all products will also carry pictorial warnings, according to new standards approved by the National Tobacco Control Programme under the Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHA
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Jun 1, 2018 05:01
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