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[Asia] China's business leaders take on tobacco

Today, Baidu Inc., one of the largest Internet companies in the world founded and headed by Robin Li, joins the WHO in encouraging China's corporate community to offer employees 100 percent smoke-free workplaces. Baidu committed to smoke-free office envi
China Daily (cn)
added May 30, 2017 23:34
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NEW REPORT: TOBACCO IN AMERICA

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) unveils report results, demonstrating that large disparities in tobacco use hamper health efforts
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:09
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Americans' Health Ranks 43rd Globally, Despite Spending Most on Healthcare

While national smoking prevalence has been driven down over the past two decades, specific communities like the poor and less educated bear a disproportionate share of the costs of tobacco. Partly as a result, the U.S. now ranks 43rd in the world, despite
PR Newswire
added May 30, 2017 23:08
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Beat tobacco to save lives and reduce poverty

In Bangladesh, tobacco shapes the ill-health of many people. More than 22 million Bangladeshis smoke, most being men. While very few Bangladeshi women smoke, 18.7 million women use smokeless tobacco and are at risk of cancer. The deaths and the sufferi
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 30, 2017 22:50
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[Asia, Mid-east, Uae, Uae: Dubai] It's not just smoke, cigarette butts kill, too

The theme for this year is "Tobacco - a threat to development." Despite a fine of Dh500, volunteers collect thousands of kilos of cigarette waste around Dubai each time a clean-up campaign is carried out. Recently, the Dubai Municipality gathered 30kg of
Khaleej Times (ae)
added May 30, 2017 22:48
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[Australia] Call for total ban on smoking in presence of children

THE Cancer Council has today called for a ban on smoking around children. Hundreds of thousands of Queensland kids live with a smoker, and attempts to protect them from toxic drift by puffing in the back yard or in another room are pointless. And light
Perth (WA) Sunday Times (au)
added May 30, 2017 22:47
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[Australia] EGAN: Talking Point: Perfect day to plan giving up smoking for good

Only 10 days ago, Cancer Council Tasmania and Quit Tasmania launched their new television campaign, Quit Stalling, focused on encouraging young male smokers to give up now rather than have their health affected as they become older. We were lucky enough
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added May 30, 2017 22:46
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[Africa, Mid-east] Twenty percent of Egyptians over 15 are smokers, reveals CAPMAS ahead of no-smoking day

Of Egypt's total population of 93 million, an estimated 12.6 million are smokers, according to the data. The over-15 age group represents approximately 62 percent of the total population. The World No Tobacco Day was launched by the World Health Organiz
Al-Ahram (eg)
added May 30, 2017 22:44
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[New Zealand] What you can do to support World Smokefree Day

Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 is all about whanau, which the theme of this year's World Smokefree Day in New Zealand. What does Smokefree Aotearoa 2025 really mean? It means that by 2025 less than 5 per cent of New Zealanders will choose not to smoke. Choice i
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:43
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[New Zealand] Celebrating World Smokefree Day

Associate Health Minister Nicky Wagner is encouraging New Zealanders to help their friends and family quit smoking this World Smokefree Day. “More than 5000 New Zealanders die of smoking-related illnesses each year. Nearly 1500 of those people die betwe
Scoop (nz)
added May 30, 2017 22:42
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