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[Canada] National non-smoking week

January 19-25 is National Non-Smoking Week and Interior Health wants to remind everyone of the importance of local action to address the leading cause of preventable death and disease in Canada. One of the most effective ways communities can reduce the
Castanet.net (ca)
added Jan 21, 2014 07:50
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Japan taking steps to discourage smoking nationwide

“We have freshly launched this fiscal year the second Health Japan 21 project. It’s to stop those underage from smoking and to host the committee of experts on tobacco and health upgrading to undertake various measures to deal with cigarette smoking,” sa
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Jun 3, 2013 13:12
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Tobacco promotion creeps in through back door

The tobacco industry is successfully using loopholes in legislation to market its products through social media, product placement, brand sharing and displays at points of sale. The new WHO Tobacco Control Database makes it possible to make comparisons b
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2013 03:17
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[Africa, Uganda] Your Mail: Time to ban tobacco adverts

I was principal investigator in a survey to investigate Uganda’s compliance with the ban on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotions. The good news is that our research team did not come across any billboard advertising tobacco in the streets of
The Observer (ug)
added May 30, 2013 17:16
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[Qatar] Hamad Medical Corporation to mark world Tobacco Day 2013

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will mark world No Tobacco Day later this month with a series of workshops and education activities for the public. Organized by the Smoking Cessation Clinic at HMC, the event is being held in partnership with the World H
AME Info FZ LLC
added May 22, 2013 19:53
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[India] SHUKLA: The Cloud Of Tobacco Smoke Is Choking The World

Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:31
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World No Tobacco Day Commemorated in Sierra Leone

Launching the World No Tobacco Day, Deputy Minister of Health and Sanitation 1, Tamba Borbor-Sawyer, said the day is an annual global event
Awareness Times (sl)
added Jun 8, 2012 18:15
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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to Join WHO in Anti-Smoking Campaign

About 70,000 people die of smoking-related diseases in the Kingdom every year, the ministry said. Tobacco use kills more than 7 million people around the world each year through cancer, heart and lung disease, and other health problems.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Asia, Canada] Death toll among smokers in China will surge if government doesn't take action, study shows

Details of China’s tobacco epidemic were presented in a report released today by the University of Waterloo’s International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC) and China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at a World No Tobacco
Daily Exchange (ca)
added Jun 1, 2017 22:20
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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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