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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

[Africa, South Africa] JOHNSON: Plain packaging of tobacco is plain disastrous

The WHO decided to exploit this year’s World No Tobacco Day to launch an unfounded campaign to lobby governments across the globe to enact ineffective plain-packaging schemes. Plain-packaging regulations replace brand-specific tobacco labels – like the
Business Day (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:50

[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

Anti-tobacco education in Singapore schools

A new anti-tobacco education programme will be introduced in all mainstream schools in Singapore by 2017. In addition, smoking cessation touchpoints will be increased from 150 to 600 by 2020.
The Nation (lk)
added Jun 4, 2014 19:45

[Asia, Israel] Non-smokers demand smokers respect right to clean air

The vast majority of people over 65 want the government and local authorities to enforce no-smoking laws much more forcefully, according to a poll by Zeta Tooks to mark World No Smoking Day, which was held on May 31. Eighty-three percent of older people
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 2, 2014 21:48

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

"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

[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

[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

[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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