Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with No Smoking Day/Week 3,053 headlines found

2 Views

[Asia, Vietnam] VIDEO: More secondhand smokers suffer from serious diseases

Doctors from the National Hospital for Cancer and Tumor said 30-35 percent of cancer patients are female. Most of them are non-smokers but have relatives who smoke. Statistics in 2015 showed that in Vietnam, 28.5 million non-smokers were exposed to smoke
Vietnam Net
added Jun 1, 2017 18:27
0 Views

[Asia, China] Report: More urban Chinese smokers quit

More smokers in Chinese cities are quitting the habit compared to a decade ago thanks to regional tobacco control regulations and improved public awareness, according to a report released on World No-Tobacco Day on Wednesday. The quitting rate -- which
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:06
3 Views

[Australia] Tamworth Regional Council to improve CBD smoking ban

It has been one year since council enforced its smoking ban in the CBD and while it’s yet to write a single fine for non-compliance, feedback received has called for more-visible signage. “It’s just to hammer home the point,” TRC manager of regulatory s
Tamworth (NSW) Northern Daily Leader (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:06
1 View

[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
3 Views

[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
2 Views

[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
4 Views

[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
2 Views

[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
3 Views

[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
11 Views

[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
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines