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[Asia, Cambodia, China, Korea - South, Philippines] Spotlight: Countries hold events to advocate no tobacco life

In Phnom Penh, more than 100 Cambodian anti-tobacco activists and officials on Friday marked the World No Tobacco Day, urging smokers to stop smoking at public areas and workplaces. Bun Serey, vice-governor of Phnom Penh Municipality, said the City Hall
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2015 11:24
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[Egypt] Hard battle ahead for heaviest smoker in Arab world

In a survey conducted in 10 Egyptian governorates from 2010 to 2012, Egypt's Health Ministry, in cooperation with the WHO, found that the number of Egyptian smokers reaches about 24.4 percent of the country's 84 million population, excluding 8 million ex
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2013 10:42
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[Europe] Smoking leads to five-fold increase in heart disease and stroke in under-50s

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02
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[Africa, Gambia] WHO official highlights risks of tobacco use

Students participate in a march to mark the World No Tobacco Day, in Tegucigalpa, capital of Honduras, May 31, 2013. Dr Thomas Sukwue, a WHO representative in Gambia, also said 600,000 people killed by tobacco are non-smokers exposed to second-hand smo
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Jun 2, 2013 10:18
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[Asia] Hong Kong's smokers still lighting up in bars

You would have thought that having a smoking ban in Hong Kong would mean that World No Tobacco Day would be a big success. But yesterday, people were still happily puffing away in bars. In 2007, the city implemented a smoking ban that applied to all ind
South China Morning Post
added Jun 1, 2013 12:26
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[Australia] Plain packaging will cut smoking, says Plibersek, as tobacco claims no effect on sales

HEALTH Minister Tanya Plibersek is insisting that Labor's plain packaging reforms will help cut the number of smokers as her critics mark World No Tobacco Day by declaring the changes have had no impact on sales.
The Australian (au)
added May 31, 2013 12:56
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World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2013 / Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

A comprehensive ban of all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship is required under the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) for all Parties to this treaty within five years of the entry into force of the Convention for that Pa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 9, 2013 01:04
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[Isle of Man] Average of £49 a week up in smoke

SMOKERS are to be reminded how much money they spend on their habit in the government's latest attempt to cut the number of people who light up. No Smoking Day's theme this year is 'Swap Fags for Swag'.
Isle of Man Newspapers (uk)
added Mar 10, 2013 12:38
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World No Tobacco Day 2012

Theme: Tobacco industry interference
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 24, 2012 12:51
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[Europe] The new Tobacco Products Directive – one year on

the Directive has already been challenged in court by both the tobacco and e-cigarette industry as well as by one Member State. The European Parliament and Council are working together, with the help of the Commission, to ensure that the rules agreed by t
European Commission on Health & Consumer Protection (be)
added May 31, 2015 11:15
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