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[Africa] WHO Urges Nigeria To Rectify Law Against Tobacco

The Coordinator of WHO in Lagos, Dr Sunday Abidoye, made the call in Lagos at an event organised by the UN Information Centre (UNIC), the Nigeria Heart Foundation and the UN Association of Nigeria. The event, jointly organised to commemorate ”World
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 9, 2015 17:13
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[Asia, Qatar] More than QR375,000 in fines for smoking violations

The Supreme Council of Health (SCH)’s Tobacco Inspection units last year raked in a total of QR376,500 in fines from tobacco law violators, the SCH Annual Report 2012 reveals.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:10
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[Asia, Malaysia] New measures to be introduced to tighten tobacco control

A slew of reforms will be introduced to tighten tobacco control, including banning direct and indirect promotion of tobacco products and reducing the nicotine content in cigarettes by 2015. Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr S. Subramaniam said the graphic h
The Star (my)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:38
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[Asia, Uae] Why you can't buy any cigarettes, tobacco products in Dubai tomorrow

Dubai-based fuel retailer Emirates National Oil Company (Enoc) has announced a 24-hour ban on the sale of cigarette and tobacco products tomorrow, May 31, across its all Enoc and Eppco service stations network in the UAE.
Emirates 24|7 (ae)
added May 30, 2016 19:57
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[Canada] Vaping helps to kick cigarette habit: Barrette

Trying to kick cigarettes? Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette recommends “vaping.” “Electronic cigarettes are a means to quit smoking that is clearly extraordinarily efficient,” he told reporters after a legislative committee on Tuesday, on the occas
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:59
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Around 30% of Bulgarians are smokers

are active daily smokers, as seen in the Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic of the World Health Organisation released on the occasion of May 31 - World No Tobacco Day. According to the organisation, nearly 6 million people die from tobacco-related illn
Focus English News (bg)
added Jun 2, 2014 20:59
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[Africa] In Sierra Leone, Government & Partners Plot Against Tobacco Use

The Government of Sierra Leone, through the Ministry of Health and Sanitation, collaborated with World Health Organization and Global Ireland, to observe ‘World No Tobacco Day’ on Friday 31st May 2013.
Awareness Times (sl)
added Jun 4, 2013 17:07
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[Angola] Health department addresses message on world no tobacco day

The Provincial Department of Health warned Thursday that tobacco is blamed for 90 percent of lung cancer and 75 percent of chronic bronchitis.
Angola Press (ao)
added May 31, 2012 13:30
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[Canada] Gail Asper urges smokers to quit, saying it took years off her parents' lives

Manitoba Lung Association is hoping a contest to quit smoking, even for 24 hours, might convince smokers to try butting out for good. If that isn't convincing enough, Gail Asper said smoking took years off her parents' lives. She shared her family's batt
CBC News (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:03
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[Fiji] Passive smokers a concern to the Ministry of Health

Fifty five percent of children 13 to 15 years old are reported to have adults smoking in their vicinity in a week. This was revealed by Minister for Health Jone Usamate after receiving the World No Tobacco Day Award today.
Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 15:00
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