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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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World No Tobacco Day: a wrap up of reports and pictures from around the world

Attempts by the tobacco industry to undermine the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) are becoming ever more aggressive. For example, where jurisdictions have banned advertising of tobacco products through point-of-sale displays – know
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Jul 5, 2013 13:07
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[Africa, Uganda] MUGUMYA: Govt should ban shisha smoking

Much as research on shisha smoking in Uganda is still limited, the health concerns around shisha are not just a load of hot air. If you watch the way people smoke shisha, they take deliberate, deep breaths before exhaling so there is a lot of smoke being
The Observer (ug)
added Jun 12, 2013 18:28
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[Bangladesh] Anti-tobacco campaigners link smoking to poverty

Anti-tobacco platform Adhunik and World Health Organization (WHO) jointly organised a discussion at the Jatiya Press Club, where speakers demanded strong government monitoring of cigarette-makers who, they say, lure farmers to cultivate tobacco on cropla
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:44
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[Dominican Republic] COUILLARD: Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

The ultimate goal of World No Tobacco Day 2013 is to contribute to protect present and future generations not only from these devastating health consequences, but also against the social, environmental and economic scourges of tobacco use.
Dominican Today (do)
added May 24, 2013 16:41
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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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[Africa] Mauritius looking at plain packs

“We will adopt all appropriate tobacco strategies to come to grips with the tobacco scourge,” said the Minister of Health and Quality of Life, Anil Kumarsingh Gayan on Monday. The minister was speaking at the opening of a one-day workshop focusing on st
Tobacco Reporter
added Jun 10, 2016 12:08
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[Africa, Ghana] BAT Fights Illegal Tobacco

The British America Tobacco (BAT) has reiterated the need for stakeholders, particularly government and the regulatory bodies to understand the need for greater cooperation and collaboration to fight illegal tobacco trade.
Peace FM 104.3 (gh)
added Jun 2, 2016 17:45
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