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[Canada] Muskoka on list of health unit’s tobacco-free champions in 2016

The Simcoe Muskoka District Health Unit has named two tobacco-free champions in Muskoka in honour of World No Tobacco Day and the work being done to reduce preventable tobacco-related deaths and diseases.
MuskokaRegion.com (ca)
added Jun 9, 2016 19:51
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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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[Canada] BAGU: How a bad day and a good ad got me smoking for 28 years

How did you start smoking? And how did you quit? If you have a story to tell that underscores the hold of tobacco addiction and the effort it takes to quit, write us... he inhaled the second-hand smoke from the elegant couple. His brain came alive with
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 30, 2014 04:26
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[Africa, Rwanda] Blanket ban on smoking counterproductive -- Asiimwe

The Minister of State in charge of Public Health and Primary Health Care, Anita Asiimwe, has said that when it comes to tobacco, the focus should be on educating people about its negative effects rather than on forcefully making them quit smoking.
The Rwanda Focus (rw)
added Jun 18, 2013 06:13
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Botswana drafts new tobacco legislation to mark world day

The Botswanan government through the Ministry of Health is in the process of drafting a new legislation that will close gaps being used by the tobacco industry as loopholes in their practices
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jun 8, 2012 14:53
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Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day by sharing the What We Heard report from the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

Forum brought together more than 150 stakeholders to set the groundwork for achieving aggressive target to drive down tobacco use in Canada to less than 5% by 2035
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:13
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[Canada] Canadian Lung Association: Don't Be Fooled by E-cigarettes!

During National Non-Smoking Week (January 20-26, 2013), the Canadian Lung Association encourages people to quit using proven methods
MarketWire
added Jan 21, 2013 16:37
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[Mid-east] Yemen ranks second in the number of smokers in Arab World

Yemen Observer (ye)
added May 31, 2009 00:00
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society urges British Columbians to know the risks of flavoured tobacco, reduce BC’s smoking rates

to know the risks of flavoured tobacco in an effort to bring down BC’s smoking rate from 13 per cent to 9 per cent. While BC has Canada’s lowest tobacco use rates, youth are especially susceptible to experiment with flavoured tobacco products which can le
Canadian Cancer Society
added Jan 19, 2015 17:47
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