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Stronger Tobacco-control Measures Vital, WHO Warns

WHO calls tobacco a threat to development. Besides the heavy toll in lives lost, global estimates show that "tobacco costs the global economy $1.4 trillion a year," or 1.8 percent of global gross domestic product. The WHO notes this estimate takes into c
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added May 30, 2017 23:59
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette problems cloud SDGs targets

However, During the 4th Indonesian Conference on Tobacco or Health 2017 that kicked off on Monday in Jakarta, government officials and academics raised concerns about cigarette smoking, which they feared could hamper the government’s efforts to achieve t
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 30, 2017 23:49
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[Asia-pacific] Indonesian tobacco watchdog urges govt to sign FCTC to protect people

the National Commission on Tobacco Control (Komnas PT), a coalition of organizations that has been staunchly campaigning on tobacco issues in Indonesia, has asked the government to draft a comprehensive regulation on tobacco control to protect society. K
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 30, 2017 23:48
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH targets release of smoking ban rules before SONA

Local governments are 'encouraged' to pass their own local ordinances that will implement Executive Order 26 and the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control
Rappler (ph)
added May 30, 2017 23:45
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[Asia] China's business leaders take on tobacco

Today, Baidu Inc., one of the largest Internet companies in the world founded and headed by Robin Li, joins the WHO in encouraging China's corporate community to offer employees 100 percent smoke-free workplaces. Baidu committed to smoke-free office envi
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2017 23:34
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NEW REPORT: TOBACCO IN AMERICA

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) unveils report results, demonstrating that large disparities in tobacco use hamper health efforts
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:09
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Americans' Health Ranks 43rd Globally, Despite Spending Most on Healthcare

While national smoking prevalence has been driven down over the past two decades, specific communities like the poor and less educated bear a disproportionate share of the costs of tobacco. Partly as a result, the U.S. now ranks 43rd in the world, despite
PR Newswire
added May 30, 2017 23:08
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Beat tobacco to save lives and reduce poverty

In Bangladesh, tobacco shapes the ill-health of many people. More than 22 million Bangladeshis smoke, most being men. While very few Bangladeshi women smoke, 18.7 million women use smokeless tobacco and are at risk of cancer. The deaths and the sufferi
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 30, 2017 22:50
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Dubai] It's not just smoke, cigarette butts kill, too

The theme for this year is "Tobacco - a threat to development." Despite a fine of Dh500, volunteers collect thousands of kilos of cigarette waste around Dubai each time a clean-up campaign is carried out. Recently, the Dubai Municipality gathered 30kg of
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 30, 2017 22:48
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[Australia] Call for total ban on smoking in presence of children

THE Cancer Council has today called for a ban on smoking around children. Hundreds of thousands of Queensland kids live with a smoker, and attempts to protect them from toxic drift by puffing in the back yard or in another room are pointless. And light
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 30, 2017 22:47
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