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ARNOTT: Some reflections on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco Control Plan for England expired at the end of 2015 and to date there is no sign of its successor...On 1 July 2017 it will be the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smokefree legislation in England. A worthy date for publication of the next
Medium
added May 31, 2017 13:46
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[Asia, Pakistan] Billowing tobacco terror

Lahore General Hospital arranged a seminar one day prior to the event to highlight the importance of quitting tobacco use. Addressing the participants, Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof Ghiyasun Nabi Tayyab said that smoking was the major c
The Nation (pk)
added May 31, 2017 00:40
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[Latin America] Tobacco – a threat to development

Every year, on 31 May, PAHO joins WHO and partners mark World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), highlighting the health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The theme for World No To
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 30, 2017 23:44
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MARQUEZ: World No Tobacco Day 2017: Why Does It Matter?

those of us working at the World Bank Group should also reaffirm our commitment to “walking the walk and not only the talk” to help countries control the development threat posed by tobacco use... To advance the tobacco control agenda into the future, we
World Bank blogs
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Asia, India] Do e-cigarettes really help?

In the EU, the Tobacco Directive 2016 banned advertisement promotion and sponsorship of e-cigarettes. In India, e-cigarettes are banned in Karnataka, Kerala, Punjab and Maharashtra.
New Indian Express (in)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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Study reveals high environmental cost of tobacco

From crop to pack, tobacco commands an intensive use of resources and forces the release of harmful chemicals in the soil and waterways, as well as significant amounts of greenhouse gases. Its leftovers linger, as tobacco litter is the biggest component
CNN
added May 31, 2017 14:45
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[Latin America] Colombia, Ecuador and Peru to receive WHO World No Tobacco Day Award

The FCTC was the world's first health treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and went into effect in 2005. A legally binding accord, it commits States Parties to implementing a series of tobacco control measures aimed at reducing tobacco consumption
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 31, 2017 00:35
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da COSTA e SILVA: A hazard to global development

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...If there’s a single key point to emerge from this document, it’s that by accelerating the implementation of the WHO FCTC, the global tobacco control treaty, we can help meet the SDGs on schedule by 2030 and so
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 30, 2017 23:48
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[Latin America, District of Columbia] 1 June 2017. World No Tobacco Day Webinar: "Tobacco, a threat to development"

will focus on the association of tobacco use and poverty and how tobacco control measures can contribute to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The event will take place on Thursday, 1st June 2017, at 11.00 am (Washington D.C. time) and it w
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 30, 2017 23:45
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[Europe] STOBIE: Industry should take lead on TT&A governance

The EU wants to tackle counterfeit pharmaceuticals and tobacco. Tracking, tracing and authentication (TT&A) has a big role to play in this. But who should be tasked with implementing and monitoring it? Craig Stobie explains how the problem should be hand
EurActiv
added May 30, 2017 23:23
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