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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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[Philippines] NegOr, Dumaguete City observe World No Tobacco Month celebration

This year’s culmination of World No Tobacco Month and Blue Ribbon Awarding ceremony will take place on June 29 with a street parade in Dumaguete City.
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jun 28, 2012 13:10
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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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[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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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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Slovenia plans to set national tobacco goals

The Slovenian Minister of Health, Ms Milojka Kolar Celarc, called on participants of a national event marking World No Tobacco Day to set national tobacco goals.
Balkans.com (cy)
added Jun 21, 2015 16:30
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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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