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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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Russian Railways in Smoking Crackdown, Privatization Freeze

Russian Railways President Vladimir Yakunin told journalists in Sochi on Thursday that the company would work toward a total ban on smoking on suburban trains.
Moscow Times (ru)
added Jun 18, 2012 09:24
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[Canada] National Non-Smoking Week

"In essence, this is the time of year that we tend to focus a lot of our cessation support around trying to quit because it's a new year and it's a good time for people to make their lives healthier," Szumlanski said. Despite the fact that National Non
Kingston (Ont) Whig-Standard (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:01
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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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[Australia, Canada] Cigarette packaging clearly targets specific demographics: research

Global Tobacco Control Project...have put together a display that focuses on the use of cigarette packaging to market tobacco products. It is available to view on the 1000 level of Blusson Hall at SFU until September. Plain packaging was adopted by Aust
Vancouver (BC) Sun (ca)
added May 20, 2015 06:12
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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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[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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[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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[Canada] AHS pushes prevention and supports on World No Tobacco Day

Alberta Health Services wants you to butt out, that is to say put out your cigarette and seek help with quitting. May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, observed annually in conjunction with the World Health Organization. AHS staff were at Bower Ponds in Re
rdnewsNOW (ca)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:31
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