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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

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

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

Azerbaijan celebrates World No Tobacco day

Azerbaijan celebrates World No Tobacco day 04-07-2014 On 31 May 2014, the second "No Smoking Film Festival" was launched in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. There were many prominent people that participated in the event - the Ministry of Health, the mem
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 4, 2014 11:02

[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
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