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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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World No Tobacco Day 2017: how different countries are celebrating

This page brings together coverage from around the world of World No Tobacco Day. It will be updated regularly with tweets, photos and links to news coverage.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 31, 2017 17:48
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Tobacco and its environmental impact: an overview (PDF) (72pp)

This overview opens the lid on a Pandora’s Box containing the quieter but shockingly widespread impacts of tobacco from an environmental perspective. The tobacco industry damages the environment in ways that go far beyond the effects of the smoke tha
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2017 17:10
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Some 70 pct nonsmokers in Greece exposed to secondhand smoke: survey

Seven out of ten nonsmokers in Greece are exposed to secondhand smoke in public spaces, according to a survey by the Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTS) on the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day Wednesday. Although a law against smoking in public places wen
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2017 16:55
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[Asia] World No Tobacco Day: Photographer captures China’s smokers

China has more than 300 million smokers, with another 700 million exposed to second-hand smoke, according to China National Radio report.
Global Times (cn)
added May 31, 2017 16:46
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar: Smoke-free campaign

Myanmar’s Public Health Foundation says smoke-free areas will be designated in the country’s six cities this year in an attempt to build a friendly and healthy image for both domestic and international visitors. Smoke-free is a reference to cigarette smok
TTR Weekly (th)
added May 31, 2017 16:46
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[Ireland] Irish children from deprived families twice as likely to be exposed to second-hand-smoke

Just 14% of children from Ireland’s highest-income families are exposed to tobacco smoke in their everyday lives. The figure is 32.7% for nine-year-olds from the country’s lowest-income families. The snapshot report, Smoke-Free Spaces on the Island of Ir
The Journal.ie (ie)
added May 31, 2017 16:42
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[South Africa] Thank you for not smoking

The South African Health Department has joined the rest of the world in marking World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The day falls within a month-long crusade, which is held under the banner ‘Anti-Tobacco Campaign Month’. Its aim is to raise awareness and educa
South African Government News Agency (za)
added May 31, 2017 16:41
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