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[Trinidad And Tobago] World No Tobacco Day focusing on women smokers

Trinidad Guardian (tt)
added Jun 1, 2010 00:00
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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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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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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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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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[Bangladesh] Rising tobacco use sparks concerns

The tobacco control law of 2005 provides for bans on advertising, promotion and sponsorship, smoking in public places and public transports and requirements for warning on cigarette packets. However, direct tobacco advertising had been banned only for sm
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:46
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[Saudi Arabia] Government slammed for not raising tax on cigarettes

The anti-smoking society, Niqaa, is blaming the Ministry of Finance for the spread of smoking in the country because of its continued refusal to increase taxes on the import of tobacco. The ministry argues that if it did so smuggling will increase. The
Arab News (sa)
added Jun 1, 2013 12:25
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