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[UK] World No Tobacco Day: Why tobacco remains a global threat

But not all countries have made such progress. The damage that tobacco causes, both to health and wealth, is becoming increasingly obvious in some of the world’s poorest countries. And with almost 8 in 10 of the world’s one billion smokers living in the
Cancer Research UK (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:33
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[Texas] Celebrate World No Tobacco Day at Castaway Cove Waterpark today

The Wichita Falls-Wichita County Tobacco Prevention and Control Coalition is advocating for people in the community to not smoke in vehicles... The TPCC's snorkel campaign is meant to show the community how children are affected by secondhand smoke.
KAUZ-TV NewsChannel 6 (Wichita Falls, TX)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:33
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Armenia Looks to Ban Smoking in Public Places

Armenia’s Health Minister Levon Altunyan told reporters on May 31 that he had received instructions from the country’s leadership to declare a war on tobacco and to reduce the number of smokers in Armenia by 30-40 percent. An Armenian advertisement disco
Armenian Weekly
added May 31, 2017 18:57
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[Africa] Kenya launches guidelines to reduce tobacco use

Kenya's health ministry on Wednesday launched guidelines to help in the reduction on the use and treatment of tobacco in the East African country. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2017 18:53
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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[UK] Global investors support government action on tobacco control

53 investors, health systems, pension funds and insurers, representing US$3.8 trillion in assets under management, have signed a statement to the World Health Organization (WHO) representatives and national health ministers openly supporting stronger reg
PRI Association (Principles for Responsible Investment) (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:44
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[UK] World must stop investing in tobacco say fund managers in charge of $3.8 trillion

”We strive within our own scope of action to support the ambition of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in line with our commitment to the positive role finance can play in sustainable development more broadly".
The Independent (uk)
added May 31, 2017 18:33
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Investment groups tell investors to give up tobacco industry

Axa, Calpers, Scor and AMP Capital have already sold or are selling their tobacco investments. The companies launched their appeal on the annual World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). Along with 50 other firms with investments totalling $3.8tn, they have pledged "t
BBC Online
added May 31, 2017 18:26
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Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day by sharing the What We Heard report from the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

Forum brought together more than 150 stakeholders to set the groundwork for achieving aggressive target to drive down tobacco use in Canada to less than 5% by 2035
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:13
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] VN loses almost 0.97% of GDP on tobacco

This includes medical costs of tobacco-related diseases, reduced productivity due to sick leave or early death. Speaking at a meeting last week ahead of World No Tobacco Day (May 31), Health Minister Nguyễn Thị Kim Tiến said Việt Nam has showed strong co
Viet Nam News (vn)
added May 31, 2017 18:02
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