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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco hollows you out, warn experts

There is a dire need to establish 15 cancer hospitals in the country for the treatment of rapidly increasing number of patients while 40% cancers diagnosed in the world may have a link to tobacco use. Pakistan has the highest consumption of tobacco in Sou
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Use of tobacco a barrier to development: Saira

The Minister of National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar Wednesday said that use of tobacco has devastating consequences and it also turns out to be a major barrier to development. The minister said this while addressing a seminar conducted by Ministry
The Nation (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:55
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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking ban makes an impact though not in stairwells

Smoking was found in 31 percent fewer indoor public places after the ban was introduced, the city’s Health Promotion Commission said in a report released yesterday — which was also World No Tobacco Day. Restaurants and entertainment venues remained the
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jun 1, 2017 03:09
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[Africa] Tanzania to formulate law to control tobacco related diseases

The government of Tanzania said on Wednesday plans were afoot to formulate and implement a law aimed at controlling tobacco related diseases in the east African nation. Ummy Mwalimu, the Minister for Health, said the legislation will aim at controlling to
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 1, 2017 02:34
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[Africa, Kenya] Free medical aid for smokers who are trying to quit

About 50 per cent of Kenya’s estimated three million smokers are struggling to kick the deadly habit, the Health ministry says. Health PS Julius Korir yesterday urged smokers to seek free medical help, instead of trying to stop the habit on their own. “
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: On World No Tobacco Day

When it comes to the state of Manipur tobacco items which were smuggled from the Neighbouring country Myanmar don’t bother to mark the health hazard labelled. Manipur today joined the world community in observing the World no tobacco day. For the state
E-Pao.net (in)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:56
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[Oceania, Solomon Islands] Third cigarette producer heading here

Dr Geoff Kenilorea told the Solomon Star a third tobacco company is eying the local market. “I heard from Customs that an overseas tobacco firm has their building materials offloaded at the ports wharf,” DrKenilorea said. “But we haven’t receive an appl
Solomon Star Newspaper (sb)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:54
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World No Tobacco Day: 6 Ways Cigarette Smoking Can Lead To Female And Male Fertility Problems

Every year on World No Tobacco Day, we're reminded how bad smoking is for our health; the tar and chemicals stick to our clothes, skin, and the inside of our lungs. Cigarette smoking can affect our entire body, reducing our health in general, like our fe
Medical Daily
added Jun 15, 2017 15:04
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[Greece] Survey: Greeks are heaviest smokers in European Union

Thirty-seven percent of Greeks are smokers, according to the report, which also showed that Greece had the smallest proportion of people, 44 percent, who said they’ve never smoked a cigarette. The survey showed a wide range of smoking rates among countr
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:23
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Law amendment critical

Several civil organisations, united under the banner of tobacco control are calling on the National Department of Health to finalise amendments to the Tobacco Products Control Act. In a joint statement released this morning, the National Council Against
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:50
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