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On World No Tobacco Day, Governments Must Protect Citizens from Big Tobacco

Globally, tobacco companies like Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco remain the main obstacle to greater progress in reducing tobacco use. These companies aggressively market their deadly products – often targeting kids – and fight l
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:14
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[Asia] Sharp drop in smoking tobacco in India, says WHO report

“The prevalence of tobacco use has decreased more slowly in low and middle-income countries than in high-income countries, because the introduction of strong tobacco control policies by low and middle-income countries is impeded by relentless lobbying fr
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Brunei] Coronary heart disease on the rise: Minister

This year, 65 patients sought treatement up to April this year, said Minister of Health Dato Paduka Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Jaafar, in his message for World No Tobacco Day, which falls annually on May 31. “We often hear that ‘Smoking is a health hazard’,
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Smoking can break your heart

Health officials and anti-smoking advocates urge the public to quit smoking and choose a healthy lifestyle on World Tobacco Day on Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Photo from DOH’s Facebook page) Tobacco use and secondhand smoke could lead to heartbreak.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia] Tobacco use kills over 0.16m in Pakistan each year: Tarar

In Pakistan, tobacco use is a cause of death of around 160,100 persons every year, Federal Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar said on Thursday. “Tobacco use is an important factor for the development of coronary heart disease, strok
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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[Asia] Tobacco kills 100,000 every year in Pakistan

The global tobacco epidemic kills more than seven million people each year, of which close to 9,00,000 are non-smokers dying from breathing smoke, said Shifa International Hospital consultant cardiologist Dr Yusuf Hasan on Thursday, adding that around 80
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
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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, 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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[Cayman Islands] Minister: Cayman to strengthen anti-smoking measures

Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, in a message to mark Thursday’s World No Tobacco Day, said the Cayman Islands had begun discussions to fully ratify the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The convention was adopted by th
Caymanian Compass (ky)
added May 31, 2018 16:00
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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease -

Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track... Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world’s leading
Reuters
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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