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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, 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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[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, India] World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco use causes one death every 6 seconds

One million of the tobacco related deaths occur in India. ... Over one in two people in India are exposed to secondhand smoke at home and 29% at Public Places
Free Press Journal (in)
added May 30, 2018 14:35
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[Asia, Israel] Knesset approves crackdown on smoking in public places, but excludes itself

Israel on Wednesday announced a major crackdown on cigarette smoking, banning the practice from many public spaces including hospitals, justice courts, concerts and parking lots, including within ten meters from the entrance to any such place. Any gathe
Times of Israel (is)
added May 30, 2018 14:32
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[Asia, Israel] Coming soon: Smoking ban to include parks and courts

The Knesset's Labor, Welfare, and Health Committee on Wednesday morning approved the Order to Prevent Smoking in Public Places and Exposure to Smoking, which expands the list of places in which smoking is prohibited. Likud MK Yehuda Glick's suggestions
Arutz Sheva (IsraelNationalNews.com)
added May 30, 2018 14:31
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[Asia, Israel] NO SMOKING DAY: SAVE YOURSELF, YOUR FAMILY AND YOUR PETS

If you smoke and don’t care about your own health, at least think about the well-being of your family and even your pet dog or cat, says the Israel Cancer Association (ICA) for World No Smoking Day, marked worldwide on May 31. Every day, 22 Israelis and
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2018 14:29
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[Asia, India] How tobacco smoke can affect your heart (World No Tobacco Day is on May 31)

"Inhaling the smoke from tobacco builds fatty material -- atheroma -- in the heart of the smoker which then damages the inner lining of arteries and also narrows them further," Tapan Ghose, Director & HOD, Cardiology at Fortis Flt. Lt. Rajan Dhall Hospit
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added May 30, 2018 14:26
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