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[Asia, Canada] Death toll among smokers in China will surge if government doesn't take action, study shows

Details of China’s tobacco epidemic were presented in a report released today by the University of Waterloo’s International Tobacco Control Policy Evaluation Project (ITC) and China’s Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) at a World No Tobacco
Daily Exchange (ca)
added Jun 1, 2017 22:20
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Law amendment critical

Several civil organisations, united under the banner of tobacco control are calling on the National Department of Health to finalise amendments to the Tobacco Products Control Act. In a joint statement released this morning, the National Council Against
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:50
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[Asia, India] TV celeb’s talk about No Tabacco Day!

Dalljiet Kaur – I had a maid who was sixty years old at least. She used to chew tobacco all the time. I used to get very upset with her and tried really hard to educate her about the side effects of it. Recently I heard she had cancer eventually and did
Free Press Journal (in)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:50
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[Asia, Vietnam] VIDEO: More secondhand smokers suffer from serious diseases

Doctors from the National Hospital for Cancer and Tumor said 30-35 percent of cancer patients are female. Most of them are non-smokers but have relatives who smoke. Statistics in 2015 showed that in Vietnam, 28.5 million non-smokers were exposed to smoke
Vietnam Net
added Jun 1, 2017 18:27
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[Asia, China] Report: More urban Chinese smokers quit

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
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:06
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[Australia] Tamworth Regional Council to improve CBD smoking ban

It has been one year since council enforced its smoking ban in the CBD and while it’s yet to write a single fine for non-compliance, feedback received has called for more-visible signage. “It’s just to hammer home the point,” TRC manager of regulatory s
Tamworth (NSW) Northern Daily Leader (au)
added Jun 1, 2017 18:06
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tobacco hollows you out, warn experts

There is a dire need to establish 15 cancer hospitals in the country for the treatment of rapidly increasing number of patients while 40% cancers diagnosed in the world may have a link to tobacco use. Pakistan has the highest consumption of tobacco in Sou
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:55
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[Asia, Pakistan] Use of tobacco a barrier to development: Saira

The Minister of National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar Wednesday said that use of tobacco has devastating consequences and it also turns out to be a major barrier to development. The minister said this while addressing a seminar conducted by Ministry
The Nation (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 17:55
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[Asia] Tobacco kills over 100,000 people every year in Pakistan

"This figure is predicted to grow to more than 8 million a year by 2030 without intensified action," said Shifa International Hospital (SIH) Consultant Pulmonologist Dr Sohail Naseem during a campaign to mark World No Tobacco Day. The campaign was organ
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 03:12
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[Asia, China] Indoor smoking ban makes an impact though not in stairwells

Smoking was found in 31 percent fewer indoor public places after the ban was introduced, the city’s Health Promotion Commission said in a report released yesterday — which was also World No Tobacco Day. Restaurants and entertainment venues remained the
Shanghai Daily (cn)
added Jun 1, 2017 03:09
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