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Pollution putting million of infants at risk of brain damage, UNICEF says

The report also mentions the adverse effects of smoking tobacco, even if the fetus is exposed to secondhand smoke in the womb. "The polluting agents in burning tobacco, despite being different from the ones found in fossil fuels, have overlaps," Rees sai
CNN
added Dec 7, 2017 21:51
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It May Be Dangerous To Inhale At The Busiest Airports

Some of the airports have ventilated rooms or booths for smokers, or allow smoking in restaurants, bars or airline clubs. But all designated areas or smoking rooms "can cause involuntary secondhand smoke exposure among nonsmoking travelers and airport em
Forbes
added Dec 7, 2017 21:46
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[Asia, China, Hong Kong] MACKAY: Tobacco industry and the art of non-confession

It is a tragedy that the wealthy tobacco companies have successfully weakened well-intentioned attempts to call them to account... The behavior of the industry seems to have hardly changed. Here in Hong Kong the government's modest proposal to increase t
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 9, 2017 02:21
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Correlates of compliance with national comprehensive smoke-free laws

The results point out to the need to invest minimal but essential enforcement resources given that national comprehensive smoke-free laws are self-enforcing in many but not all countries and sectors.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 6, 2017 00:24
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[Latin America] PAHO celebrates 115 years of working to enhance health throughout the Americas

Other regional public health achievements to which PAHO has contributed include: The ratification by 30 of 35 countries in the Americas of the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC).
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Dec 8, 2017 09:41
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Busy airports implement smoke-free policies

Approximately 2.7 billion people pass through 50 of the busiest airports in North America, Europe, and Asia each year. Of that list of airports only 23 have indoor smoke-free policies.
WGCL-TV CBS 46 (Atlanta, GA)
added Dec 5, 2017 03:02
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[Europe] Angry tobacco industry asks Andriukaitis for ‘transparent dialogue’

Confederation of European Community Cigarette Manufacturers sent a letter last week to Andriukaitis, claiming that the industry “takes allegations of involvement in criminal activity extremely seriously”. The tobacco manufacturers noted there was a need
EurActiv
added Dec 4, 2017 14:55
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[Hong Kong] International conference tackles tobacco use and challenges of novel smoking products

The Department of Health (DH) and the Hong Kong Council on Smoking and Health (COSH) today (December 1) jointly launched a conference entitled "Towards a Tobacco Endgame in Hong Kong" to mark the 35th year milestone for the achievements in tobacco control
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:41
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COPD is on the European Commission’s agenda, EU health chief says

European Commission does not plan specific targets or a harmonised approach for the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Instead, it says it will ensure tobacco control policies are properly implemented in the member states.
EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:10
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[Europe] EU health boss Andriukaitis ‘does not listen’

Peter van der Mark is the Secretary-General of ESTA, the European Smoking Tobacco Association. This opinion-piece is in reaction to an interview published last week.
EurActiv
added Dec 5, 2017 18:09
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