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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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[Canada] Crowdspeaking platform will blast a message for the need for plain and standardized tobacco packaging

World No Tobacco Day--Oxford public health’s What the Health advocacy youth group is joining a Thunderclap on social media at noon...The Thunderclap campaign is entitled Plain. Simple. Standard. “Thunderclap links all of a person’s social media accounts
Woodstock (Ontario) Sentinel Review (ca)
added May 30, 2017 22:36
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[Asia, Israel] CANCER ASSOCIATION MARKS, HEALTH MINISTRY IGNORES WORLD NO-SMOKING DAY

The Israel Cancer Association (ICA) has given the Health Ministry and the government a grade of only 43.5 out of 100 points for its policies to minimize smoking... The Israel Cancer Association (ICA) has given the Health Ministry and the government a gra
Jerusalem Post
added May 30, 2017 22:25
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[Africa, South Africa] SA's strides in lowering tobacco use must be safeguarded

South Africa has affirmed that strides are being made in lowering national tobacco use. This is based on the third South Africa Demographic and Health Survey (SADHS) conducted in 2016... “A large proportion of adult South Africans continue to use tobacc
South African Government News Agency (za)
added May 30, 2017 22:24
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[Africa, Namibia] USE WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY TO STOP SMOKING OR DIE TRYING

On this day, for one day only, the Cancer Association of Namibia is asking all smokers to quit for one day, with a view to quit for life. Issuing a stern warning about the inherent health risks of tobacco, the Cancer Association said earlier this week, t
Namibia Economist (na)
added May 30, 2017 22:20
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[Asia, Iraq, Mid-east] Low taxes, easy availability behind high smoking rates in Kurdistan

ERBIL, Kurdistan Region — As the world observes World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, Kurdish health officials plan to restrict cigarette availability to minors and raise existing tobacco taxes to confront an increase in the number of smokers in the Kurdist
Rudaw (The Happening) (iq)
added May 30, 2017 22:20
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Smoking-related illnesses kill 20,000 M'sians annually

Consumers Association of Penang (CAP) vice-chairman, Mohideen Abdul Kader said tobacco continued to be the world’s main cause for such deaths. “If Malaysians smoke a 20-cigarette pack a day each, this will come to 4.6 million sticks per day. Imagine the
New Straits Times (my)
added May 30, 2017 22:19
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[Asia] China is the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes

China remains the world's biggest consumer of cigarettes, with an average 4,124 cigarettes smoked each year by adults in the country (11-12 per day), according to the latest data from the World Health Organization (WHO) published ahead of World No Tobacc
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added May 30, 2017 22:18
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7 million people die of tobacco use each year — how much is tobacco costing Georgians?

In Georgia, approximately 11,700 adults die from smoking-related illnesses every year, according to CDC data. In 2015, 17.7 percent of adults in Georgia smoked cigarettes and the state spent about $3.2 billion on healthcare costs due to smoking in 2009.
Atlanta (GA) Journal-Constitution
added May 30, 2017 22:17
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