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Tobacco Control Act under review

The Government is currently reviewing the Smoking Control Act of 1992 so as to enact a much stronger Tobacco Control law which shall be compliant with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Convention on Tobacco Control.
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:16
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[UK] FT Health: Funding the fight against disease: WHO resources, Mark Dybul, controlling tobacco

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Financial Times (uk)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:10
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[Africa, Nigeria] Time To Flee From Coffin Nails

Prof Isaac Adewole said, tobacco was the only approved drug that kills its users even when used as intended by its manufacturers. Adewole also noted that the continuous use of tobacco without regulation has affected the country’s economy through increased
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:20
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Mt. Province observes World No Tobacco Day

BONTOC, Mountain Province – Officials led the campaign on urging the smokers to quit or stop from smoking during the observance of the World No Tobacco Day last May 31. With this year’s, “Tobacco - a threat to development”, employees from national governm
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:10
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[Bosnia-herzegovina] World No Tobacco Day observed: Effective tobacco control important for all

opened the Event Exhibition “Tobacco – a threat to development in BiH“ today at the Historical Museum of Bosnia and Herzegovina.” On this occasion, Head of the EU Delegation to BiH and EU Special Representative in BiH Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, toge
European Western Balkans (Centre for Contemporary Politics) (rs)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:30
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[Greece] Survey: Greeks are heaviest smokers in European Union

Thirty-seven percent of Greeks are smokers, according to the report, which also showed that Greece had the smallest proportion of people, 44 percent, who said they’ve never smoked a cigarette. The survey showed a wide range of smoking rates among countr
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:23
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Russia's Confed Cup, World Cup matches & fan areas to be 'tobacco-free'

Stadiums and fan areas at the FIFA 2017 Confederations Cup and 2018 World Cup will be "tobacco-free" zones, it has been announced. FIFA and the Russian Local Organizing Committee (LOC) confirmed the news on Wednesday, which was World No Tobacco Day, FIF
RT TV / TV Novosti (ru)
added Jun 2, 2017 17:58
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[Burundi] SOCIETY No Tobacco Day: “Two patients out of five are hospitalized due to smoking”

According to the recent studies conducted by the Ministry of Health, 20% of residents of Kirundo province are smokers, 14.5% of students in primary and secondary schools in the capital Bujumbura are smokers while between 9% and 10% of them in the country
IWACU English News (bi)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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MARQUEZ: World No Tobacco Day 2017: Why Does It Matter?

those of us working at the World Bank Group should also reaffirm our commitment to “walking the walk and not only the talk” to help countries control the development threat posed by tobacco use... To advance the tobacco control agenda into the future, we
World Bank blogs
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Africa] Nigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST)

Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government. The National Tobacco Control Act was signed into law in 2015 by former President Goodluck Jona
Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:29
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