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[Asia, Pakistan] Billowing tobacco terror

Lahore General Hospital arranged a seminar one day prior to the event to highlight the importance of quitting tobacco use. Addressing the participants, Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof Ghiyasun Nabi Tayyab said that smoking was the major c
The Nation (pk)
added May 31, 2017 00:40
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[Asia, Pakistan] CTC calls for immediate implementation of pictorial health warning

This is the call of the Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) on World No Tobacco Day. While the world is going for stricter tobacco control policies, the people of Pakistan are still waiting for the government to fulfill its two year-old comm
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2017 00:39
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[Australia] WALSBERGER: We need to reduce the retail availability of tobacco in NSW

The two most burning problems in NSW tobacco control that we should highlight today are the widespread availability of tobacco, as well as unregulated marketing practices that the tobacco industry employs to maximise their sales through NSW retailers.
The Age (au)
added May 31, 2017 00:38
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[Latin America] Colombia, Ecuador and Peru to receive WHO World No Tobacco Day Award

The FCTC was the world's first health treaty negotiated under the auspices of WHO and went into effect in 2005. A legally binding accord, it commits States Parties to implementing a series of tobacco control measures aimed at reducing tobacco consumption
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 31, 2017 00:35
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[Asia, India] 3,560 challans in 5 tobacco-free districts in two months

Even as five districts of Punjab, including Jalandhar, have been declared as total Cigarette and Other Tobacco Products Act (COTPA) compliant on the basis of a study by School of Public Health PGI, Chandigarh, the same does not support the challans being
Chandigarh Tribune (in)
added May 31, 2017 00:30
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[Asia, India] WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY - Oral cancer scourge in urban Ahmedabad

Estimates from the national cancer regist ry and city-based oncologists suggest that Ahmedabad has the highest incidence of oral cancer ca ses, accunting for 56% of cancer cases. Worse, more than half of these oral cancer cases are detected at late stages
Times of India
added May 31, 2017 00:03
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[Asia, India] DAS: Tobacco - A Threat to the Nation

Tobacco control has been protected in the Sustainable Development Agenda, one of other aims of which is to ensure that “no one is left behind”. Through implementation of this framework we may expect a tobacco-free world as well as a death of a threat whi
The Sentinel (in)
added May 31, 2017 00:02
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Stronger Tobacco-control Measures Vital, WHO Warns

WHO calls tobacco a threat to development. Besides the heavy toll in lives lost, global estimates show that "tobacco costs the global economy $1.4 trillion a year," or 1.8 percent of global gross domestic product. The WHO notes this estimate takes into c
Voice of America (VOANews.com)
added May 30, 2017 23:59
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[Asia, Pakistan] Protest held against govt for lowering cigarette prices

the finance ministry has reduced the Federal Excise Duty (FED) on pack of 20 cigarettes from Rs32.98 to Rs16 by introducing third tier. There is almost no change in the FED on upper slab. The protesters, while criticising the government for lowering the
The Nation (pk)
added May 30, 2017 23:51
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia] Cigarette problems cloud SDGs targets

However, During the 4th Indonesian Conference on Tobacco or Health 2017 that kicked off on Monday in Jakarta, government officials and academics raised concerns about cigarette smoking, which they feared could hamper the government’s efforts to achieve t
Jakarta Post (id)
added May 30, 2017 23:49
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