Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with No Smoking Day/Week 3,130 headlines found

3 Views

[UK] Highest number of smokers kicking habit in over a decade

MORE smokers in Hampshire are kicking the habit new research has revealed. Data released by the University College of London has shown that the number of smokers quitting in the county is at its highest rate for at least a decade. The report shows that
Southern Daily Echo (uk)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:04
4 Views

Graffiti seen in Yemen ahead of World No Tobacco Day

A man walks near a graffiti which is against smoking and advise people to be away from tobacco, a day before the World No Tobacco Day, at a street in Sanaa, Yemen, on May 30, 2018. (Xinhua/Mohammed Mohammed)
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 2, 2018 00:03
3 Views

[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Black market cigarettes make it harder to quit smoking

A University of Cape Town study has found that there was a decline in excise tax revenue from tobacco products. This, the study found, indicated a large increase in the illicit cigarette market. Cigarettes acquired via the illegal market are cheaper, ma
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2018 23:58
7 Views

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] 'E-cigs not the solution to tobacco epidemic' - WHO representative

Dr. Gundo Weiler said there is still no sufficient data that electronic cigarettes have become an effective tool for the reduction of smoking. “The rise of e-cigarettes and other devices very carefully is still fairly young… there is not really sufficien
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:27
8 Views

Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day with launch of Canada's Tobacco Strategy

Canada's Tobacco Strategy will take focused action to help Canadians quit smoking, including groups of Canadians with the highest rates of tobacco use. It will also take a pragmatic and compassionate approach to supporting Canadians who already use tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
12 Views

[Asia] Sharp drop in smoking tobacco in India, says WHO report

“The prevalence of tobacco use has decreased more slowly in low and middle-income countries than in high-income countries, because the introduction of strong tobacco control policies by low and middle-income countries is impeded by relentless lobbying fr
The Hindu Online (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
2 Views

[Brunei] Coronary heart disease on the rise: Minister

This year, 65 patients sought treatement up to April this year, said Minister of Health Dato Paduka Dr Haji Mohd Isham bin Jaafar, in his message for World No Tobacco Day, which falls annually on May 31. “We often hear that ‘Smoking is a health hazard’,
Borneo Bulletin (bn)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
4 Views

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH: Smoking can break your heart

Health officials and anti-smoking advocates urge the public to quit smoking and choose a healthy lifestyle on World Tobacco Day on Thursday, May 31, 2018. (Photo from DOH’s Facebook page) Tobacco use and secondhand smoke could lead to heartbreak.
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
15 Views

[Asia] Tobacco use kills over 0.16m in Pakistan each year: Tarar

In Pakistan, tobacco use is a cause of death of around 160,100 persons every year, Federal Minister for National Health Services Saira Afzal Tarar said on Thursday. “Tobacco use is an important factor for the development of coronary heart disease, strok
Express Tribune (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
3 Views

[Asia] Tobacco kills 100,000 every year in Pakistan

The global tobacco epidemic kills more than seven million people each year, of which close to 9,00,000 are non-smokers dying from breathing smoke, said Shifa International Hospital consultant cardiologist Dr Yusuf Hasan on Thursday, adding that around 80
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:24
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines