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[Australia] World No Tobacco Day: 31 per cent of single parents in WA smoke

smoking is most rife among disadvantaged groups, such as single parents, the homeless and people with a mental illness. Some 31 per cent of single parents unable or unwilling to kick the habit and one in three people with a mental illness smokes compared
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 31, 2017 15:08

[Asia, India] Amitabh on Tuesday night tweeted, "World No Tobacco Day

The 74-year-old icon also wrote on his blog that smoking was injurious to health. "Quit the habit of smoking, it is injurious to health. Aarrggh... Sounding like those adverts that come before the screening of any film," he wrote.
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 15:07

[Europe] Gibraltar among EU’s worst for smoking

An EU-wide survey published yesterday by the European Commission ahead of World No Tobacco Day found that the highest smoking rates were in Greece (37%), Bulgaria, France (both 36%) and Croatia (35%).
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added May 31, 2017 15:04
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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

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MYDIN: Non-smokers must speak up

It is high time the rest of us highlight the health and economic consequences of smoking in public. It is only when the silent majority remain silent no longer that there will be more compulsion to protect our right to clean air.
New Straits Times (my)
added May 31, 2017 15:01

[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day: 9 celebrities who quit smoking and why

On World No-Tobacco Day, we present to you a list of Bollywood celebs who quit smoking, maybe today is the day, when you quit too and change your lives forever.
India Today Magazine (in)
added May 31, 2017 15:00

[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day: From Hrithik Roshan to Aamir Khan,Bollywood actors talk about how they kicked the butt

As we celebrate World No Tobacco Day, here are a host of Bollywood celebrities talking about their struggle to stop smoking.
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 31, 2017 14:59

[Asia, India] Cough, cough: Women smokers have come a long way baby

The percentage of female smokers above the age of 15 years has shown no difference from 1980 to 2012. But India has the second largest number of female smokers just behind USA. A study titled Smoking Prevalance and Cigarette consumption in 187 Countries
New Indian Express (in)
added May 31, 2017 14:18
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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, highlights the key dates in FIFA’s work towards smoke
FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) (ch)
added May 31, 2017 14:16

ARNOTT: Some reflections on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco Control Plan for England expired at the end of 2015 and to date there is no sign of its successor...On 1 July 2017 it will be the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smokefree legislation in England. A worthy date for publication of the next
added May 31, 2017 13:46
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