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[Asia, India] Union Ministers urge people to quit tobacco

Vardhan tweeted that "as an ENT surgeon with long experience with millions of patients (I) can confirm Tobacco causes only DEATH (sic)". He also recalled the enactment of 'Delhi prohibition of smoking in public places and non smokers health protection A
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 31, 2017 16:09
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[Asia] Bangladesh observes World No-Tobacco Day highlighting devastating impact on families

According to research organisation Progga, families, where tobacco is consumed, spend five percent of their monthly income on buying tobacco and another 10 percent on treating the illnesses caused by tobacco consumption. By 2030, the number of deaths ca
bdnews24.com (bd)
added May 31, 2017 16:08
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[Asia, India] Tobacco: The Silent Killer Of Meghalaya

the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India launched the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) in 2007- 08. To curb the use of tobacco, warnings are also flashed on cinema and TV screens against its harmful effects across the countr
Shillong Times (in)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[Asia, India] Minors can easily buy cigarettes in Mumbai, survey finds

, a survey has pointed towards the rampant sale of loose cigarettes in the city in blatant violation of the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). It also found that minors can easily buy cigarettes from shops, most of which did not display war
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 15:02
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Russian showpieces to be tobacco-free events

This year’s FIFA Confederations Cup and next year’s FIFA World Cup™ will be tobacco-free events. FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) announced the news this Wednesday 31 May... Here, FIFA.com highlights the key dates in FIFA’s work towards smoke
FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) (ch)
added May 31, 2017 14:16
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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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