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Obesity, smoking cause half of cancer cases in Turkey

health officials, who released figures on World Cancer Day yesterday. Overall, 159,000 cases were diagnosed last year in the country. Officials from the Ministry of Health and non-governmental organizations held a press briefing on the occasion. Figures
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:16
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[Canada] Elgin St. Thomas Public Health campaign kicks sand on smoking at the beach

About 40 Central Elgin Collegiate Institute students scoured Port Stanley's Main Beach Tuesday afternoon for cigarette butts to kick off Elgin St. Thomas Public Health's Butt Free Beach initiative. The anti-smoking event, a partnership with the Municipal
St. Thomas (Ont) Times-Journal (ca)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:06
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[Canada] 'Increasing harassment' of smokers: Cigarette chief on no-tobacco day

Ms. Polet, who has been with British American Tobacco, Imperial’s parent, for decades, issued a statement today calling for a new approach to curb tobacco use, specifically a program known as “tobacco harm reduction” that includes such things as e-cigare
Globe and Mail (ca)
added May 29, 2014 14:16
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Campaign against tobacco launched in Mauritius

Afriquenligne (fr)
added May 26, 2010 00:00
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Egypt, Iran, Pakistan among top growth countries with respect to tobacco consumption: WHO

According to a news release by the United Nations Information Center in Tehrn, WHO called on countries to raise tobacco taxes. Higher taxes on tobacco raise more revenue for governments and health programmes, reduce tobacco use and lead to healthier comm
Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA)
added May 30, 2014 04:17
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar Media Stress Control Of Tobacco Consumption

BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jun 1, 2009 00:00
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[Oceania, Solomon Islands] 80 PERCENT YOUTHS EXPOSED TO TOBACCO SMOKING.

the negative impacts of tobacco use on Solomon Islands population is quite significant. Dr. Dalipanda made the remark yesterday during the commemoration of the World No Tobacco Day in Honiara. He said 80 percent of the country’s youths are exposed to To
Solomon Islands Broadcasting Corporation (sb)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:54
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[Oceania, Solomon Islands] Third cigarette producer heading here

Dr Geoff Kenilorea told the Solomon Star a third tobacco company is eying the local market. “I heard from Customs that an overseas tobacco firm has their building materials offloaded at the ports wharf,” DrKenilorea said. “But we haven’t receive an appl
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:54
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[Canada] Non-Smoking Week brings attention to high youth smoking rate in N.B.

Youth smoking is a big problem in the province. The province’s youth smoking rate is at seven per cent and one of the highest in the country. And last year, the New Brunswick Health Network reported that number is on the rise. Outside Moncton High Scho
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2015 17:48
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[Africa, Namibia] British American Tobacco bemoans increased tobacco taxes

On World No Tobacco Day, British American Tobacco (BAT) called on governments across Southern Africa to carefully consider the unintended consequences of increased taxes on tobacco products with the intention of reducing tobacco consumption.
The Southern Times (New Era Corp.) (na)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:08
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