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[Europe] Gibraltar among EU’s worst for smoking

An EU-wide survey published yesterday by the European Commission ahead of World No Tobacco Day found that the highest smoking rates were in Greece (37%), Bulgaria, France (both 36%) and Croatia (35%).
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added May 31, 2017 15:04
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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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[Europe] Poland: Conference on the harmful success of the tobacco lobby in the country

Coinciding with this year's World No Tobacco Day (May 31), the Polish Institute of Public Affairs organised a conference addressed at decision-makers and entitled "Protecting public interest from the influences of the tobacco industry."
European Public Health Alliance (be)
added Jun 15, 2012 12:28
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KERR: Australia’s warning to Canada: Plain tobacco packages can backfire

Australian customs and police are struggling to control a tobacco black market that has reached record size... “The Australian government finds itself in an embarrassing situation having trumpeted its policy only to find that despite all the rhetoric tha
Financial Post (ca)
added Jun 8, 2016 15:22
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[Canada] Quit Smoking for National Non-Smoking Week

Niagara Region Public Health is celebrating National Non-Smoking Week 2016 (Jan. 17-23, 2016) by supporting Niagara residents to make a quit attempt. Several options exist to assist residents to quit smoking including:
Niagara Region (ca)
added Jan 18, 2016 21:01
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[Czech Republic] How many Czechs are smokers?

More than 2 million people smoke in the Czech Republic, which has a population of 10.5 million, and 250,000 of them are underage, that is less than 18 years old, anti-smoking expert Jarmila Greplová told the Czech News Agency ahead of World No Tobacco Day
Prague Post (cz)
added May 30, 2014 05:51
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[Uae: Dubai] 500 Dubai shops ban tobacco for 24 hours

Nearly 500 shops will stop selling tobacco products for 24 hours on Saturday — a jump from 420 in 2013 — in a bid to support World No Tobacco Day. The move is aimed at educating the public about the harmful impact of smoking and its related diseases. “Our
Gulf News (ae)
added May 29, 2014 14:21
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WHO calls for higher tobacco taxes to save more lives

WHO calls on countries to raise taxes on tobacco to encourage users to stop and prevent other people from becoming addicted to tobacco. Based on 2012 data, WHO estimates that by increasing tobacco taxes by 50%, all countries would reduce the number of smo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 27, 2014 15:29
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