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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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[UK] Smoking related fire deaths double, warns Brigade on No Smoking Day

Twenty-one Londoners died in fires relating to smoking last year, which is more than double the year before. The figures, released to coincide with national No Smoking Day(opens in a new window), also show that around three fires a day are linked to smok
Fire Magazine (uk)
added Mar 10, 2017 23:24
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[UK] LISTEN: Ditch Or Switch Tobacco On No Smoking Day

Fresh is urging smokers in the North East to "ditch or switch" to save money and improve health, as part of No Smoking Day, They are encouraging people to ditch their toxic tobacco or at least make the switch to a safer form of nicotine like an electron
Star Radio (uk)
added Mar 8, 2017 15:14
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesia on track to world’s highest smoking rates

With few commitments to curb cigarette consumption, Indonesia is poised to have the largest population of smokers in the world in the next decade. Currently, the country ranks fourth on the list of countries with the most smokers, behind China, Russia an
Jakarta Post (id)
added Jun 1, 2016 20:21
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] RAMADIANTO: Protecting our future from secondhand smoke

The government should put in place laws designed to protect everyone, including children, from SHS exposure and enforce them consistently. Arguably, the law tends to take its time catching up with scientific evidence, and even more so when the evidence c
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 31, 2016 13:27
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[Nevada] PACKHAM: Goal for World No Tobacco Day 2016: New packaging regulations

A key aim of World No Tobacco Day is to educate people about the work WHO undertakes in fighting the global tobacco epidemic. A large part of this work is educating the public about the manipulative tactics tobacco companies continue to use to “dupe” peo
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added May 27, 2016 18:52
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[UK] Smokers who get support more likely to quit habit ($$)

research has proved that a smoker who is nagged about his or her habit is far less likely to be able to quit. Instead, a spouse’s support could be the key to tackling Scotland’s £400 million smoking problem as findings have revealed that it is much more e
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 9, 2016 15:38
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