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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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[Ireland] One-in-five Irish people are smokers

MRBI Research commissioned by Irish Cancer Society shows more than half of those who want to quit plan to do so within the next three months. The findings are being released today to mark the start of Quit Week when smokers are encouraged to stop and ar
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 2, 2014 23:20
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Sochi 2014 Marks New Russian Anti-smoking Law and World No Tobacco Day

The Games in Sochi will be the twelfth ones to be free from tobacco smoke, protecting over 155,000 athletes, sports delegation representatives and volunteers from the harmful effects of smoking.
PR Web
added Jun 2, 2013 10:51
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Republic of Congo passes anti-smoking law

Minister of Health Francois Ibovi said Friday the law prohibits the consumption, purchase and possession of tobacco for minors, pregnant women and the mentally ill, with fines for those selling to that population starting at nearly $400. It also prohibit
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 2, 2013 09:54
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[Asia] World No Tobacco Day 2013: India takes a close look at tobacco companies

World Health Organization and activists are criticizing tobacco companies' efforts at corporate social responsibility as thinly veiled marketing schemes ... This is "a classic example of how tobacco companies are using corporate social responsibility (C
Christian Science Monitor
added Jun 1, 2013 10:46
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: Tobacco – a threat to development

It will demonstrate the threats that the tobacco industry poses to the sustainable development of all countries, including the health and economic well-being of their citizens. It will propose measures that governments and the public should take to prom
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02
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Health Canada will hold public consultations on plain tobacco packages

To mark Tuesday's World No Tobacco Day, Health Minister Jane Philpott announced a three-month online consultation on tobacco packaging sizes and shapes to guide the development of the new regulations. The plain packaging measures will include a standard
CBC News (ca)
added May 31, 2016 20:12
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[Canada] A Decade of Progress Toward A Smoke-Free Ontario: Helping Ontarians Lead Healthier, More Active Lives

This week is National Non-Smoking Week, and today is Weedless Wednesday. To mark the occasion, Ontario is recognizing the top 10 achievements of its Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy:
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:07
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[Asia, India] No sale of tobacco in Delhi on last day of every month

Delhi government plans a 'dry day' for smokers. There will be no sale of tobacco or related products on the last day of every month. This is being projected as a drive against tobacco use, and a campaign to generate awareness about tobacco's harmful effe
Times of India
added Jun 2, 2014 22:20
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