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On World No Tobacco Day, Governments Must Protect Citizens from Big Tobacco

Globally, tobacco companies like Philip Morris International and British American Tobacco remain the main obstacle to greater progress in reducing tobacco use. These companies aggressively market their deadly products – often targeting kids – and fight l
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:14
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[Latin America] FCA Regional Coordinator Wins World No Tobacco Day Award

Dr Eduardo Bianco, Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) Regional Coordinator for the Americas, has been recognized by the World Health Organization (WHO) for his accomplishments in the area of tobacco control. Eduardo Bianco has been involved in tobacco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:11
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[Asia] China promotes tobacco-free Olympics

Smoking will be not be allowed, even in Olympic village bars and restaurants, during the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. This was announced at a World No Tobacco Day-themed program on May 29 to promote a tobacco-free Winter Olympics by the public health
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[Mid-east] Saudi Arabia to Join WHO in Anti-Smoking Campaign

About 70,000 people die of smoking-related diseases in the Kingdom every year, the ministry said. Tobacco use kills more than 7 million people around the world each year through cancer, heart and lung disease, and other health problems.
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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[UK] Highest number of smokers kicking habit in over a decade

MORE smokers in Hampshire are kicking the habit new research has revealed. Data released by the University College of London has shown that the number of smokers quitting in the county is at its highest rate for at least a decade. The report shows that
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:04
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Graffiti seen in Yemen ahead of World No Tobacco Day

A man walks near a graffiti which is against smoking and advise people to be away from tobacco, a day before the World No Tobacco Day, at a street in Sanaa, Yemen, on May 30, 2018. (Xinhua/Mohammed Mohammed)
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 2, 2018 00:03
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Black market cigarettes make it harder to quit smoking

A University of Cape Town study has found that there was a decline in excise tax revenue from tobacco products. This, the study found, indicated a large increase in the illicit cigarette market. Cigarettes acquired via the illegal market are cheaper, ma
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
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Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day with launch of Canada's Tobacco Strategy

Canada's Tobacco Strategy will take focused action to help Canadians quit smoking, including groups of Canadians with the highest rates of tobacco use. It will also take a pragmatic and compassionate approach to supporting Canadians who already use tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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[Asia, India] Myths about tobacco consumption busted by pulmonologist!

With the arrival of World No Tobacco Day, one question that looms large is has smoking actually reduced. Several experts are of different opinions, activists driving mammoth anti-smoking campaigns are really optimistic, however, the reality is far from p
The Health Site (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:23
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[Asia, India] 53% people fail to quit smoking despite knowing ill effects, finds study

β€œThe data show what we have anecdotally known for decades-- that many smokers have the desire to quit, but not the means to match it,” Derek Yach, president of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, said. It is clear that smokers are sacrificing their ph
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 14:32
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