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[UK] VIDEO: Uruguay sued by tobacco company over smoking laws

a call for massive increases in tobacco tax to price cigarettes out of the market. However, Uruguay in South America which already has tough policies on tobacco, is finding that its stance has put it on a collision course with a big tobacco company.
BBC Online
added May 31, 2014 23:34

UAE gym urging customers to quit smoking with cigarette amnesty

Fitness First Middle East is launching a ‘Commit to Quit’ campaign and will be urging smokers to dump their fag packets into a bin at each of its centres in the UAE. The move is being carried out to coincide with World No Tobacco Day on May 31. The group
7 Days (ae)
added May 15, 2014 12:19

California anti-tobacco advocates urge FDA to ban menthol in cigarettes as part of World No Tobacco Day

“Menthol in cigarettes is a public health hazard; it makes it easier for our youth to start smoking, it keeps people smoking, and often prevents them from quitting,” said Carol McGruder, co-chair of the African American Tobacco Control Leadership Council
San Francisco Bay View
added Jun 10, 2013 10:20

Iranians waste away 8 million dollars in smoking every day

Seyyed Hassan Moein Shirazi, in an interview with the Persian service of the Mehr News on the occasion of World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, said that Iran was the first country to approve the comprehensive tobacco control law in 2006, but unfortunately
Tehran Times
added Jun 2, 2013 09:48

Smoking rates in Canada: How the provinces measure up

To mark the day, we've pulled together some numbers on tobacco use and its consequences in Canada and around the world.
CBC News (ca)
added May 31, 2013 12:22

[Uae] Three-year drive against tobacco use launched

the Ministry of Health launched a three-year campaign that will empower youth, the most vulnerable section of the society, against the habit. The campaign presents Shaikh Majid bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Arts and Culture Au
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 31, 2013 00:21

[Asia] Rate of Israeli smokers dropped 14% in 2012, survey shows

The number of smokers in Israel is continuing to decline, according to a Health Ministry study published ahead of World No Tobacco Day, which will be marked this coming Friday to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocate for effe
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added May 28, 2013 00:41

[Asia] WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY, 31 May 2013 / Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

Many countries in ASEAN have enacted legislations to implement a ban on tobacco advertising and sponsorship. These are focused on direct tobacco advertisements and sponsorship of sports and entertainment. Country that has yet to draw up national legislat
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added May 19, 2013 14:16

[India] SHUKLA: The Cloud Of Tobacco Smoke Is Choking The World

Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:31

[Tanzania] EDITORIAL: Smoking is dangerous to our health!

Tanzania joined the rest of the world in marking the World No Tobacco Day.  Tobacco smoking is associated with a number of health complications; it is a health hazard.
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Jun 13, 2012 12:12
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