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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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[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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[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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[Canada] Crowdspeaking platform will blast a message for the need for plain and standardized tobacco packaging

World No Tobacco Day--Oxford public health’s What the Health advocacy youth group is joining a Thunderclap on social media at noon...The Thunderclap campaign is entitled Plain. Simple. Standard. “Thunderclap links all of a person’s social media accounts
Woodstock (Ontario) Sentinel Review (ca)
added May 30, 2017 22:36
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Special Eurobarometer 458: Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes (PDF)

The current survey explores: • Prevalence in the EU – both of tobacco and of e-cigarettes; • The age Europeans start using tobacco, and e-cigarettes as well as the frequency of use; • The type of tobacco products consumed; • Issues related to st
European Commission - Trade (be)
added May 30, 2017 22:28
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Tobacco and its environmental impact: an overview

This overview assembles existing evidence on the ways in which tobacco affects human well-being from an environmental perspective – i.e. the indirect social and economic damage caused by the cultivation, production, distribution, consumption, and waste g
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 30, 2017 22:25
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[Asia] China is the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes

China remains the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes, with an average 4,124 cigarettes smoked each year by adults in the country (11-12 per day), according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) published ahead of World No Tobacc
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 30, 2017 22:18
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7 million people die of tobacco use each year — how much is tobacco costing Georgians?

In Georgia, approximately 11,700 adults die from smoking-related illnesses every year, according to CDC data. In 2015, 17.7 percent of adults in Georgia smoked cigarettes and the state spent about $3.2 billion on healthcare costs due to smoking in 2009.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 30, 2017 22:17
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[Asia, India] WHO honours Health Minister Nadda with Award

for his leadership and commitment to advancing tobacco control, while also selecting health ministers of Maldives and Bhutan among five individuals and institutions from the WHO South-East Asia Region for this year’s World No-Tobacco Day Award.
The Statesman (in)
added May 30, 2017 22:12
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[Asia] India lost 1700 hectares forest annually from 1962-2002 due to tobacco cultivation: WHO

In its first-ever report, ‘Tobacco and its environmental impact: an overview’, WHO said that the impact of tobacco cultivation on forests since the mid-1970s was a “significant cause for concern”. The global health body said there was evidence of “subst
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 30, 2017 22:09
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