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[Canada] A day at a time: Celebrating National Non-Smoking Week

“Since 1977, we have observed National Non-Smoking Week as one of the longest-running public health events in Canada’s history. Each year we take the opportunity to emphasize the importance of quitting smoking, even trying it ‘one day at a time’ on Weedl
Government of British Columbia (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 21:53
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[Canada] Smoking kills 14 Quebecers a day: Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health

This week marks tobacco-free week in Quebec and the stakes couldn’t be higher. According to the Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health, there are 1.4 million smokers in the province. In 2016, over 5,000 people died of lung cancer, directly related to smo
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 17:55
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[Canada] National Non-Smoking Week: January 15-21, 2017

Weedless Wednesday: January 18th, 2017 This year's theme is: Tobacco Free for Life... Choose Now!
National Non-Smoking Week (Canadian Council for Tobacco Control) (ca)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:05
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to prom
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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[UK-Scotland] Those were the days: Taxi driver decides No Smoking Day message is fair game

The photograph dates from No Smoking Day 1989. The subject is Bill Miller, a 60-year-old taxi driver from Thornwood, Glasgow, a smoker for 45 years who had last tried to give up 30 years earlier.
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Dec 27, 2016 01:43
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to promo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:54
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Tobacco cessation promotes Soldier readiness

November is Smoking Cessation month and for the U.S. Army, tobacco and nicotine cessation are important throughout the year due to the impacts on readiness, combat effectiveness, and the individual Soldier’s physical and mental ability to fulfill the wart
Fort Campbell (KY) Courier
added Nov 17, 2016 17:23
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[Asia, India] 'No Tobacco Day' in Punjab tomorrow

Punjab government will observe November 1 as 'No Tobacco Day' in an effort to discourage tobacco use in the state. "Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has issued directions to all the Deputy Commissioners in this regard," Punjab Health Minister Surjit Kum
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Oct 31, 2016 18:21
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National No Smoke Day Is a Movement Challenging Americans to Quit Smoking on October 3, 2016

National No Smoke Day will culminate a viral wave of awareness that encourages smokers to give up the habit. The movement is currently live on Kickstarter and raising funds to bring the project to life. Cigarette smoking is responsible for more than 480,
DigitalJournal.com (blog)
added Aug 31, 2016 21:30
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Combating tobacco: The youth taking control

Young people today are not staying silent and doing nothing. In fact, the Global Youth Tobacco Survey of school-aged young people, revealed that three out of four students agreed that tobacco smoke was dangerous and that smoking should be prohibited in pu
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jul 7, 2016 12:56
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