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[Europe] Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. He responded in writing to questions by EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May.
added May 25, 2017 00:00

[Europe] World No Tobacco Day

According to the European Commission, tobacco consumption is considered the largest avoidable health risk and the most significant cause of premature death in the EU. Approximately 700,000 deaths every year are attributed to tobacco, while around 50% of
added May 24, 2017 23:50

[UK] EDITORIAL: World No Tobacco Day: How to make it the day you stop smoking for good

Of these methods in the last few years especially, it is the e-cigarette that’s rapidly proved the most effective (not to mention popular) as the virtual evolution of the classic cigarette. Keeping the nicotine so as to hit that smoker’s spot, it is combi
The UP Coming (uk)
added May 23, 2017 12:42

[UK] Help for South Craven smokers to stub-out the habit

North Yorkshire County Council says there is a range of support available. And to tie in with World No Tobacco Day, which takes place next Wednesday (May 31), it is stressing that the benefits of quitting extend beyond health. County Councillor Carolin
Keighley News (uk)
added May 22, 2017 11:45

[Georgia] East Point bans smoking in city parks

Now all public parks in Fulton County are smoke-free. The City Council and mayor of East Point have voted unanimously to prohibit smoking in the city’s parks and recreation areas. Every year, on May 31, the World Health Organization marks World No Tobac
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 18, 2017 08:57

[Asia, Pakistan] Health ministry launches anti-tobacco awareness drive through TV, radio stations

Under the campaign called ‘Sponge’, which would continue till the World No Tobacco Day on May 31, thousands of TV and radio ads would be aired during prime time and off peak periods, a health ministry press said here on Monday.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added May 15, 2017 17:48


While Lesotho is engaged in the review and ultimate implementation of the alcohol policy, it is still not clear as to the preparations for World No Tobacco Day commemoration on May 31.
LENA (Lesotho News Agency) (ls)
added May 14, 2017 20:01

[Florida] What's the True Cost of Smoking?

Governor Rick Scott has proclaimed May 7-13 as Tobacco Free Florida Week. This year, the theme for the Florida Department of Health’s Tobacco Free Florida Week is The Cost of Smoking, which focuses on what smoking costs Floridians — both physically and fi
Florida Department of Health
added May 8, 2017 20:52
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[Africa, South Africa] Pharmacists get involved in anti-smoking campaign

Maimin (crt), acting CEO of the Independent Community Pharmacy Association (ICPA), explained that community pharmacies across South Africa have committed their participating in [WHO's] anti-tobacco initiative “Pharmacists Against Tobacco”.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 8, 2017 19:15

Big investors call for new limits on tobacco companies

A quartet of major global investors are calling on their peers to publicly back efforts to rein in the tobacco industry. Axa, Calpers, Scor and AMP Capital want other investors to sign a statement supporting “global action against the tobacco epidemic a
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 28, 2017 12:38
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