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[Asia, India] WHO honours Health Minister Nadda with Award

for his leadership and commitment to advancing tobacco control, while also selecting health ministers of Maldives and Bhutan among five individuals and institutions from the WHO South-East Asia Region for this year’s World No-Tobacco Day Award.
The Statesman (in)
added May 30, 2017 22:12
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[Asia] India lost 1700 hectares forest annually from 1962-2002 due to tobacco cultivation: WHO

In its first-ever report, ‘Tobacco and its environmental impact: an overview’, WHO said that the impact of tobacco cultivation on forests since the mid-1970s was a “significant cause for concern”. The global health body said there was evidence of “subst
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added May 30, 2017 22:09
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[Europe] World No-Tobacco Day: Bulgaria remains among EU countries with highest rate of smoking – Eurobarometer

Bulgaria has the second-highest percentage of smokers in the European Union, 36 per cent, while the average Bulgarian smoker puffs away just less than 16 cigarettes a day. Bulgaria is second only to Greece, which the March 2017 poll found to have 37 per
Sofia Globe (bg)
added May 30, 2017 22:06
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[Asia, India] 90% of tobacco users suffer from lung cancer: Study

On the eve of World No Tobacco Day on Tuesday, doctors at SN Medical College said about 80-85% cases of lung cancer are caused due to smoking. Citing a study by his department, Dr Ashok Kumar Arya (radiotherapy) said, “In 2016, 1,300 lung cancer patients
Times of India
added May 30, 2017 22:04
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[Europe] Smoking is a vice for poor people

Globally, around 226 million adult tobacco users live in poverty. In low-income countries, sometimes more than 10% of household income is spent on tobacco products, meaning less money for food, education and healthcare. These are some of the data report
West Journal - Welfare Society Territory (it)
added May 30, 2017 22:01
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[Africa, South Africa] Smoking down due to government restrictions

Smoking rates in South Africa have declined following the years-long ban on cigarette advertising‚ high taxes on cigarettes and the banning of smoking indoors in public places. SAVE & SHARE EMAILPRINT The latest data from Stats SA released this mon
Times LIVE (za)
added May 30, 2017 21:24
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[Africa] Kenyans smoke more than 22 million cigarettes a day

Kenyans and Nairobians in particular are smoking their way to sickness and early graves. Official World Health Organisation data found that in 2013 about 6.4 billion cigarettes were smoked in Kenya. In 2015, the figure had climbed to over 8 billion. We ar
The Standard (ke)
added May 30, 2017 21:23
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[Asia-pacific, Thailand] ‘Stop smoking’ plea as habit kills 50,000 Thais every year

“These deaths mean the loss of breadwinners for so many families too,” Action on Smoking and Health Foundation Thailand secretary-general Prof Dr Prakit Vathesatogkit said at an event marking World No Tobacco Day, which falls tomorrow. The theme of thi
The Nation (th)
added May 30, 2017 21:21
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[Asia, Pakistan] Rights groups, civil society hold picket outside NPC

rights groups, health organizations and civil society are gathering outside the National Press Club tomorrow (Tuesday) to call upon the government to take tangible measures against tobacco industry. The industry, they says is spreading disease and death i
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added May 30, 2017 21:18
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[Africa, Kenya] Rising cigarette prices fail to reduce smoking

The cheap cost of cigarettes in Kenya —sold as a single stick instead of by the pack as required by law — is keeping smokers on a habit... “Young people, the less-educated and people with lower incomes are paying more for cigarettes and spending a greate
Daily Nation (ke)
added May 30, 2017 21:17
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