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[Asia, India] Tobacco: The Silent Killer Of Meghalaya

the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India launched the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) in 2007- 08. To curb the use of tobacco, warnings are also flashed on cinema and TV screens against its harmful effects across the countr
Shillong Times (in)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[Asia] China Focus: More urban Chinese smokers quit: report

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 me
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2017 15:21
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[Australia] World No Tobacco Day: 31 per cent of single parents in WA smoke

smoking is most rife among disadvantaged groups, such as single parents, the homeless and people with a mental illness. Some 31 per cent of single parents unable or unwilling to kick the habit and one in three people with a mental illness smokes compared
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 31, 2017 15:08
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[Asia, India] Amitabh on Tuesday night tweeted, "World No Tobacco Day

The 74-year-old icon also wrote on his blog that smoking was injurious to health. "Quit the habit of smoking, it is injurious to health. Aarrggh... Sounding like those adverts that come before the screening of any film," he wrote.
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 15:07
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[Europe] Gibraltar among EU’s worst for smoking

An EU-wide survey published yesterday by the European Commission ahead of World No Tobacco Day found that the highest smoking rates were in Greece (37%), Bulgaria, France (both 36%) and Croatia (35%).
Gibraltar Chronicle (gi)
added May 31, 2017 15:04
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[Asia, India] Minors can easily buy cigarettes in Mumbai, survey finds

, a survey has pointed towards the rampant sale of loose cigarettes in the city in blatant violation of the Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA). It also found that minors can easily buy cigarettes from shops, most of which did not display war
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 15:02
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MYDIN: Non-smokers must speak up

It is high time the rest of us highlight the health and economic consequences of smoking in public. It is only when the silent majority remain silent no longer that there will be more compulsion to protect our right to clean air.
New Straits Times (my)
added May 31, 2017 15:01
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day: 9 celebrities who quit smoking and why

On World No-Tobacco Day, we present to you a list of Bollywood celebs who quit smoking, maybe today is the day, when you quit too and change your lives forever.
India Today Magazine (in)
added May 31, 2017 15:00
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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day: From Hrithik Roshan to Aamir Khan,Bollywood actors talk about how they kicked the butt

As we celebrate World No Tobacco Day, here are a host of Bollywood celebrities talking about their struggle to stop smoking.
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 31, 2017 14:59
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[Asia, India] Cough, cough: Women smokers have come a long way baby

The percentage of female smokers above the age of 15 years has shown no difference from 1980 to 2012. But India has the second largest number of female smokers just behind USA. A study titled Smoking Prevalance and Cigarette consumption in 187 Countries
New Indian Express (in)
added May 31, 2017 14:18
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