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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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[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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[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] 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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[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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BAT pushes for tobacco harm reduction policy

British American Tobacco (BAT), has called on the World Health Organisation (WHO) and governments around the world to adopt a policy of tobacco harm reduction as a more progressive approach to tobacco regulation. The WHO’s own estimates suggest there ar
Daily Sun (ng)
added Jun 2, 2014 14:52
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Theme for World No Tobacco Day 2014: tobacco taxes

Increasing the price of tobacco through higher taxes is the single most effective way to decrease consumption and encourage tobacco users to quit. A tax increase also directly benefits governments through increased revenues, which can be used for tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 30, 2014 12:41
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