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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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[Asia, Sri Lanka] Tobacco industry and taxation / World No Tobacco Day falls today

(WHO) estimates that its proposed tobacco tax rates for Sri Lanka could generate Rs. 120 billion tax revenues per year by 2017.... Dr. Palitha Abeykoon, Chairman, National Authority on Tobacco and Alcohol (NATA) urges imposition of higher tobacco taxes.
The Island (lk)
added May 31, 2015 07:29
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[Canada] National Non-Smoking Week Theme Unveiled at National Conference

As the 8th National Conference on Tobacco or Health wrapped up, Truth in Advertising was announced as the theme for National Non-Smoking Week, which takes place January 19-25, 2014. Delegates at the conference were also given a sneak preview of the week'
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Nov 29, 2013 22:53
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Belarus launches nationwide anti-smoking campaign

The nationwide information and educational anti-smoking campaign is running in Belarus from 18 to 21 November, BelTA learned from the Healthcare Ministry of Belarus. The campaign, which aims to raise the awareness of the Belarusians of the harmful effect
Belarusian Telegraph Agency (BelTA) (by)
added Nov 19, 2013 18:01
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[Canada] Harper Government Invests in Programs to Help Canadians Quit Smoking

Dr. Colin Carrie, Parliamentary Secretary for the Minister of Health, announced an investment today in two projects that will give health care providers tools and services to help Canadians quit smoking. "Our government is committed to helping Canadians
MarketWire
added Jun 2, 2013 19:45
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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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[Africa, Mauritius] WNTD: Government’s commitment to introduce plain packaging, stressed by Health Minister

‘Government is committed to implement plain packaging not only because we believe in its effectiveness but we are also sure that the trend worldwide would reduce the number of people getting hooked on smoking. We will adopt all appropriate tobacco strate
Mauritius Government Online Centre (mu)
added Jun 8, 2016 19:27
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World No Tobacco Day 2016: Get ready for plain packaging

For World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2016, WHO calls for countries to get ready for plain (standardized) packaging of tobacco products. Plain packaging is an important demand reduction measure. It reduces the attractiveness of tobacco products, restricts use
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 17, 2016 10:39
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World figures and their smoking stories

The subject of smoking is close to the heart of a number of high-profile global figures, so let's take a closer look at how smoking affects the lives of the great and the good. Obama: quitting smoking is harder than running for presidency
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Jun 3, 2013 13:14
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