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[Canada] National non-smoking week

January 19-25 is National Non-Smoking Week and Interior Health wants to remind everyone of the importance of local action to address the leading cause of preventable death and disease in Canada. One of the most effective ways communities can reduce the
Castanet.net (ca)
added Jan 21, 2014 07:50
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Japan taking steps to discourage smoking nationwide

“We have freshly launched this fiscal year the second Health Japan 21 project. It’s to stop those underage from smoking and to host the committee of experts on tobacco and health upgrading to undertake various measures to deal with cigarette smoking,” sa
Japan Daily Press (jp)
added Jun 3, 2013 13:12
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Tobacco promotion creeps in through back door

The tobacco industry is successfully using loopholes in legislation to market its products through social media, product placement, brand sharing and displays at points of sale. The new WHO Tobacco Control Database makes it possible to make comparisons b
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2013 03:17
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[Africa, Uganda] Your Mail: Time to ban tobacco adverts

I was principal investigator in a survey to investigate Uganda’s compliance with the ban on tobacco advertising, sponsorship and promotions. The good news is that our research team did not come across any billboard advertising tobacco in the streets of
The Observer (ug)
added May 30, 2013 17:16
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[Qatar] Hamad Medical Corporation to mark world Tobacco Day 2013

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) will mark world No Tobacco Day later this month with a series of workshops and education activities for the public. Organized by the Smoking Cessation Clinic at HMC, the event is being held in partnership with the World H
AME Info FZ LLC
added May 22, 2013 19:53
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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 promo
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 9, 2016 23:54
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[Africa, South Africa] JOHNSON: Plain packaging of tobacco is plain disastrous

The WHO decided to exploit this year’s World No Tobacco Day to launch an unfounded campaign to lobby governments across the globe to enact ineffective plain-packaging schemes. Plain-packaging regulations replace brand-specific tobacco labels – like the
Business Day (za)
added Jun 2, 2016 20:50
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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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Anti-tobacco education in Singapore schools

A new anti-tobacco education programme will be introduced in all mainstream schools in Singapore by 2017. In addition, smoking cessation touchpoints will be increased from 150 to 600 by 2020.
The Nation (lk)
added Jun 4, 2014 19:45
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[Asia, Israel] Non-smokers demand smokers respect right to clean air

The vast majority of people over 65 want the government and local authorities to enforce no-smoking laws much more forcefully, according to a poll by Zeta Tooks to mark World No Smoking Day, which was held on May 31. Eighty-three percent of older people
Jerusalem Post
added Jun 2, 2014 21:48
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