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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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[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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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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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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Conference on World No Tobacco Day highlights efforts to reduce tobacco use in Slovenia

At the conference, Helena Koprivnikar of the NIPH said: "Increasing the rate of taxation and thus the price of tobacco products is the most effective component of any comprehensive tobacco control programme and the most cost-effective measure."
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 27, 2014 16:32
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RAISING TAX ON TOBACCO: WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW (PDF)

is the most cost-effective solution for reducing tobacco use in all types of settings. The experience of the Philippines and other countries, including Egypt, France and Turkey, shows that raising tobacco taxes is feasible and has real benefits for the he
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 6, 2014 14:23
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[Canada] All local hospitals now completely smoke-free

The Grey Bruce Health Unit congratulates all 11 hospitals in Grey Bruce for making their grounds 100 per cent smoke-free. The policies come into effect on World No Tobacco Day, May 31. All patients, visitors, volunteers and staff are not permitted to sm
Simcoe County (Ont) Online (ca)
added May 27, 2014 02:33
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