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Smoking kills - Seychelles enforces regulation for health warnings on tobacco products

As of this weekend, all importers and manufacturers of cigarettes and other tobacco products in Indian Ocean island nation have to ensure that these products display health warnings. The measures took effect on Saturday May 31, and put into practice th
Seychelles News Agency (sc)
added Jun 1, 2014 08:19
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"No Tobacco Day": in 10 years' time there is tendency of decrease of tobacco use among Armenian men

As reports "Armenpress", at the press conference held in the Ministry of Health the Deputy Minister Sergey Khachatryan noted that the fight against tobacco use every year becomes more intense. In his view, for the fight against smoking, the activities ca
Armenpress (Armenian News Agency) (am)
added Jun 1, 2014 07:14
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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: There’s nothing left to debate about tobacco

Marie Polet, the president and CEO of Imperial Tobacco Canada, says the company conducts its business “in a professional and responsible way.” When a firm has the leading market share of products that kill close to 40,000 Canadians every year, caution sh
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jun 2, 2013 22:43
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[Africa, Namibia] Call for ban on tobacco advertising

Namibia will this coming Friday join the rest of the world in observing 'World No Tobacco Day' under the theme 'Ban Tobacco Advertising, Promotion and Sponsorship' with the official event slated for Keetmanshoop.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added May 29, 2013 08:48
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[Africa] ZAKUMUMPAf: Uganda should ban tobacco advertising

When I was growing up as a child in the 1980s and the 1990s, the back pages of TIME and Newsweek magazines were almost always adorned with a surreal image of a trim, middle-aged white man. ... The Uganda Tobacco Control Bill (2012) proposes to ban tobacc
The Observer (ug)
added May 17, 2013 10:53
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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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[Africa, Angola] Health Ministry reaffirms commitment to combat smoking

Health Ministry has reaffirmed its commitment to continue coordinating efforts along with other national and international partners in fight against smoking and improving health, in order to outline policies and strategies to curb effectively the tobacco
Angola Press (ao)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:33
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[Africa, Kenya] New headache for tobacco companies as Health ministry seeks to enforce plain packaging for cigarettes

“A formal plan and timeline for implementation of plain packaging shall be developed in line with the national tobacco control programme and priorities,” said Dr Cleopa Mailu, the Health Cabinet secretary, during an event to mark the World No Tobacco Da
Daily Nation (ke)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:29
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As New Zealand looks to join plain packaging ranks, World Health Organisation steps up global awareness efforts

the world continues to wait for the World Trade Organisation’s decision over challenges to Australia's plain packaging regime. This is the most significant challenge to plain packaging and could yet determine just how quickly other countries adopt any rel
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:19
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EDITORIAL: Olympic flame gives Japan a good reason to not light up in public

The government should act swiftly... We will feel shame if we find Japan to be lagging behind many other countries in imposing a ban on smoking in public places when Tokyo hosts the Olympics.
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Jun 1, 2015 11:00
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