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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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[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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[India] SHUKLA: The Cloud Of Tobacco Smoke Is Choking The World

Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:31
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day 2018: Passive Smoking And How It Is Harming you

On World No Tobacco Day 2018, we talk about health hazards of passive smoking or second-hand smoking. ..Passive smoking or second-hand smoking is bad for you, even if you yourself are not smoking. When you are near a person who is smoking a cigarette, mo
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added May 28, 2018 13:51
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[Asia, Canada] Death toll among smokers in China will surge if government doesn't take action, study shows

Details of China’s tobacco epidemic were presented in a report released today by the University of Waterloo’s International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC) and China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at a World No Tobacco
Daily Exchange (ca)
added Jun 1, 2017 22:20
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