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[Asia-pacific] EDITORIAL: June is No Smoking Month in the Philippines

The observance of June as No Smoking Month throughout the country is a very important reminder to those concerned of the serious effects of smoking to the smoker, and those exposed to second-hand smoke (exhaled by the smoker in a room) and third-hand smo
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 20, 2017 10:14
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH urges MTRCB to block smoking scenes in movie, TV shows

The Department of Health has appealed to the Movie and Television Review and Classification Board (MTRCB) to ban scenes featuring smoking in movies and television shows. Health Secretary Paulyn Jean Ubial said her department would want to work with the
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 17, 2017 16:11
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[Africa, Botswana] Tobacco, poverty are strange bedfellows

Anti-Tobacco Network had a conversation with the Tlhokwe family, a family of 10... This destitute squad of smokers, who epitomise desolation in its true sense of the word, can make a pyre with their cigarettes in the midst of grinding poverty.
Mmegi (bw)
added Jun 19, 2017 14:22
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH frowns on use of 'vapes,' e-cigarettes

The Health Department on Wednesday warned the public against the use of "vapes" and e-cigarettes, in observance of June as the national "No Smoking Month." Health Secretary Paulyn Ubial said "vapes" and e-cigarettes contain 7,000 dangerous chemicals that
ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation (ph)
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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[Africa, Tanzania] JINGI: INTEGRITY FIRST : How tobacco politics impacts on human development

it is my belief that Tanzania has no reason to continue and promote tobacco farming, rather our politicians must now change their mindset in persuading tobacco farmers to substitute tobacco farming for other crops. Health is source of wealth.
The Citizen (tz)
added Jun 11, 2017 13:37
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[Africa, Botswana] Molao encourages smokers to quit

The Assistant Minister of Tertiary Education, Research, Science and Technology...said that smoking tobacco substances in public spaces, a common practice in modern society, is very harmful to human beings’ health as it affects both smokers and non-smok
Mmegi (bw)
added Jun 7, 2017 15:03
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[Denmark] HUBER: Philip Morris International Asks for a Human Rights Evaluation, the Conclusion: Stop Producing and Marketing Your Products

Given the magnitude of the damage that tobacco companies cause to our world, over 7 million deaths per year and a more than 1.4 trillion US dollars loss to the global economy, isn’t it time for our society to reconsider how cigarettes are sold?
Huffington Post (blog)
added Jun 7, 2017 02:06
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Tobacco Control Act under review

The Government is currently reviewing the Smoking Control Act of 1992 so as to enact a much stronger Tobacco Control law which shall be compliant with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Convention on Tobacco Control.
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:16
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[Asia, India] SHUKLA: Food, nay tobacco, for thought

unless we bring the affected community centre stage, alongside specialists and experts, we can happily (or rather sadly) keep on observing World No Tobacco Day forever.
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Jun 7, 2017 01:45
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[Africa, Nigeria] Time To Flee From Coffin Nails

Prof Isaac Adewole said, tobacco was the only approved drug that kills its users even when used as intended by its manufacturers. Adewole also noted that the continuous use of tobacco without regulation has affected the country’s economy through increased
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:20
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