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[Asia] Can Hun Sen Help Cambodia Quit Smoking?

He is now using Facebook to launch a sort of public health campaign, urging his followers, and all his countrymen, to extinguish their last cigarette. “In this post I’m asking my Cambodian people to quit smoking, especially youth,” the Facebook post rea
Voice of America (
added Feb 10, 2016 23:10

Ohio gets 'F' for cigarette smoking prevention, control

Much work remains to be done to curb tobacco use in Tuscarawas County and around the state, area officials say following the release of a report critical of Ohio's efforts to prevent and control smoking and other tobacco use
New Philadelphia (OH) Times-Reporter
added Feb 10, 2016 18:34
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[UK] What a load of puff! Psychologist is drafted into I'm A Celebrity... Get Me Out Of Here! jungle to help celebrities quit smoking after Shane Warne claimed he went 'cold turkey'

Celebrities have been reportedly allowed to smoke behind-the-scenes in the jungle, according to The Daily Telegraph, amid reports some are struggling to quit the pernicious habit. Shane Warne, famously caught puffing on a cigarette in 1999 after signing
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 10, 2016 18:21

Smoking Prevalence and Cessation Before and During Pregnancy: Data From the BirthCertificate, 2014 (PDF)

Smoking during pregnancy was more prevalent for women aged 20–24 (13.0%) than for other ages, and by race and Hispanic origin, the highest rate was for non- Hispanic American Indian or Alaska Native women (18.0%). Smoking during pregnancy ranged from
National Center for Health Statistics
added Feb 10, 2016 18:17

[Canada] Smokers' Helpline sees surge in calls after toll-free number included on cigarette packaging

A study supported by the Canadian Cancer Society has found a major jump in calls to a Smokers' Helpline after its telephone number was included on all packaging for cigarettes, as a result of a federal regulation from Health Canada.
added Feb 10, 2016 14:37
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[Nebraska] Organization works to reduce tobacco use in the Panhandle

Tobacco Free Nebraska (TFN) is dedicated to reducing tobacco use among young people, eliminating exposure to secondhand smoke, and helping people quit. It is the state’s comprehensive tobacco prevention program that works to help people quit, eliminate e
Lexington (NE) Clipper Herald
added Feb 10, 2016 03:47

[Canada] More Smokers Calling For Help Thanks To Package Changes

A change in cigarette packaging has more smokers calling for help. The federal regulation change pushed ahead by Health Canada in March 2012 required the phone number for the Smokers’ Helpline to appear on all cigarette packaging. Since then, monthly ca
AM 900 CHML (Hamilton, Ont) (ca)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:32

[UK] Sixteen cancers linked to smoking highlighted in hard-hitting campaign by Bradford public health chiefs

39 people in the Bradford district discover they have cancer caused by smoking every month, with another 28 dying due to smoking-related forms of the disease. Quit16 emphasises the 16 cancers associated with smoking and is the first region-wide anti-smok
Bradford Telegraph and Argus (uk)
added Feb 9, 2016 23:22

[Asia, Thailand] 'Quit smoking' app launched by ThaiHealth

Thai Health Promotion Foundation (ThaiHealth) has launched a mobile application, Thai Rai Khwan (Smokeless Thailand), designed to help tobacco smokers quit the harmful habit.
Bangkok Post (th)
added Feb 9, 2016 19:39
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Turkey's Erdogan rewards cigarette quitters with reception

Erdogan hosted a reception for some 300 people who have quit smoking, including 18 people whom he has personally persuaded to give up. Strongly averse to smoking, Erdogan is known to persuade people to stop lighting up by taking away their cigarettes pac
AP - Associated Press
added Feb 9, 2016 18:54
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