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[Latin America] New report shows tobacco use is falling, but more needed to protect people from heart diseases and other noncommunicable diseases

Tobacco use has declined markedly since 2000, both globally and in the Region of the Americas, but the reduction is insufficient to meet global targets aimed at protecting people from death and suffering from cardiovascular and other non-communicable dis
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 31, 2018 21:34
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[Asia, China] Organizers want Beijing Games smoke-free

With the smoke-free legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics still in mind, the capital wants to cooperate with Tianjin and Hebei province to present a smoke-free Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympic Games in 2022. The Patriotic Health Campaign Committee an
China Daily (cn)
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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[UK-Wales] Day of action to stamp out illegal tobacco sales in Wales

Sniffer dogs and Trading Standards officers will be out in Port Talbot talking to the public about the sale of illegal tobacco in their communities. It's a part of an international day of action marking World No Tobacco Day. Anti-smoking charity, Ash C
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:09
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[UK] The true cost of smoking to North East NHS revealed

The true cost of smoking in the North East's been revealed on World No Tobacco Day. New data published today shows the habit costs our region over 613 million pounds a year. The figures reveal the additional pressure smoking is putting on hospitals and
Sun FM 103.4 (uk)
added May 31, 2018 15:04
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Philip Morris International: Why World No Tobacco Day Should Be World No Smoking Day

PMI is publishing informational advertisements highlighting that people who smoke deserve the opportunity to learn about smoke-free alternatives to cigarettes. “People who smoke deserve a sensible plan that takes full account of better alternatives to c
Business Wire
added Jun 4, 2018 14:14
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GUNLOCK: Michael Bloomberg should embrace vaping to support World No Tobacco Day

Bloomberg should embrace the goals of World No Tobacco Day, which seeks to end the public health disaster caused by traditional cigarettes. Women need the tools to make that a reality.
Washington (DC) Examiner
added Jun 2, 2018 10:24
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Sick Joke: Philip Morris Repeats Call for Smoke-Free Future While It Aggressively Markets Cigarettes and Fights Efforts to Reduce Smoking Worldwide

It is a sick joke for Philip Morris to say that “we should promote every day as World No Smoking Day,” when the company’s primary mission every day is to sell more deadly cigarettes. Philip Morris’ claims should be seen for what they are: A PR stunt to h
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:12
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[Cayman Islands] Minister: Cayman to strengthen anti-smoking measures

Health Minister Dwayne Seymour, in a message to mark Thursday’s World No Tobacco Day, said the Cayman Islands had begun discussions to fully ratify the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. The convention was adopted by th
Caymanian Compass (ky)
added May 31, 2018 16:00
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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease -

Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track... Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world’s leading
Reuters
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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[Asia-pacific, China] LETTER: If Hong Kong’s tobacco users can’t quit, they must get safer choices

On this year’s World No Tobacco Day...regulators, health professionals, smokers and vapers, as well as manufacturers of smoke-free products, have a real opportunity to be aligned...-- Paul Riley, president, East Asia and Australia, Philip Morris Asia Ltd
South China Morning Post
added May 30, 2018 20:00
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