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[Asia, Pakistan] Billowing tobacco terror

Lahore General Hospital arranged a seminar one day prior to the event to highlight the importance of quitting tobacco use. Addressing the participants, Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof Ghiyasun Nabi Tayyab said that smoking was the major c
The Nation (pk)
added May 31, 2017 00:40
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[Asia, Pakistan] CTC calls for immediate implementation of pictorial health warning

This is the call of the Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) on World No Tobacco Day. While the world is going for stricter tobacco control policies, the people of Pakistan are still waiting for the government to fulfill its two year-old comm
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2017 00:39
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[Asia, India] 3,560 challans in 5 tobacco-free districts in two months

Even as five districts of Punjab, including Jalandhar, have been declared as total Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) compliant on the basis of a study by School of Public Health PGI, Chandigarh, the same does not support the challans being
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added May 31, 2017 00:30
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[Asia, India] DAS: Tobacco - A Threat to the Nation

Tobacco control has been protected in the Sustainable Development Agenda, one of other aims of which is to ensure that “no one is left behind”. Through implementation of this framework we may expect a tobacco-free world as well as a death of a threat whi
The Sentinel (in)
added May 31, 2017 00:02
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Beat tobacco to save lives and reduce poverty

In Bangladesh, tobacco shapes the ill-health of many people. More than 22 million Bangladeshis smoke, most being men. While very few Bangladeshi women smoke, 18.7 million women use smokeless tobacco and are at risk of cancer. The deaths and the sufferi
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 30, 2017 22:50
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[Australia] Call for total ban on smoking in presence of children

THE Cancer Council has today called for a ban on smoking around children. Hundreds of thousands of Queensland kids live with a smoker, and attempts to protect them from toxic drift by puffing in the back yard or in another room are pointless. And light
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 30, 2017 22:47
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day: Many workplaces in Chennai don’t have mandatory smoke-free policy, survey says

A survey by the Cancer Institute show nearly one in seven smokers in the Tamil Nadu said they had planned of kicking the butt in the last one year. Among smokeless tobacco users, the number dwindles further. "The rate of quitting is abysmally low. Many p
Times of India
added May 30, 2017 22:15
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[Asia, Pakistan] Rights groups, civil society hold picket outside NPC

rights groups, health organizations and civil society are gathering outside the National Press Club tomorrow (Tuesday) to call upon the government to take tangible measures against tobacco industry. The industry, they says is spreading disease and death i
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 30, 2017 21:18
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[Georgia] East Point bans smoking in city parks

Now all public parks in Fulton County are smoke-free. The City Council and mayor of East Point have voted unanimously to prohibit smoking in the city’s parks and recreation areas. Every year, on May 31, the World Health Organization marks World No Tobac
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 18, 2017 08:57
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[Africa, South Africa] Pharmacists get involved in anti-smoking campaign

Maimin (crt), acting CEO of the Independent Community Pharmacy Association (ICPA), explained that community pharmacies across South Africa have committed their support...to participating in [WHO's] anti-tobacco initiative “Pharmacists Against Tobacco”.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added May 8, 2017 19:15
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