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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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[Africa] Tanzania to formulate law to control tobacco related diseases

The government of Tanzania said on Wednesday plans were afoot to formulate and implement a law aimed at controlling tobacco related diseases in the east African nation. Ummy Mwalimu, the Minister for Health, said the legislation will aim at controlling to
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 1, 2017 02:34
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] ‘Firm implementation’ of anti-smoking laws pledged

On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, health sector stakeholders pledged “firm implementation” of the Public Health Law as of July 1. Amendments to the law were endorsed earlier this month, imposing further restrictions on violators,
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:33
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[Canada] AHS pushes prevention and supports on World No Tobacco Day

Alberta Health Services wants you to butt out, that is to say put out your cigarette and seek help with quitting. May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, observed annually in conjunction with the World Health Organization. AHS staff were at Bower Ponds in Re
rdnewsNOW (ca)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:31
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[Africa, Kenya] Free medical aid for smokers who are trying to quit

About 50 per cent of Kenya’s estimated three million smokers are struggling to kick the deadly habit, the Health ministry says. Health PS Julius Korir yesterday urged smokers to seek free medical help, instead of trying to stop the habit on their own. “
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26
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[UK-Northern Ireland] World No Tobacco Day: Poor almost three times more likely to smoke

People in the most deprived areas of Northern Ireland are almost three times more likely to smoke than their better off counterparts according to the Public Health Authority NI....said it is currently estimated that around 320,000 people aged 16 and over
Belfast Live
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26
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[Asia, India] Even after a partial ban on smoking

Despite ban on smoking by the government in public places, offices, educational institutions, etc. it seems smoking is on a rise, which can be justified by the fact that lung cancer in Kashmir is rapidly rising which is directly related to smoking in 80%
Greater Kashmir (in)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:21
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VIDEO: Patrick Reynolds addresses anti-smoking policies around the world

For more on the fight against tobacco, CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Patrick Reynolds, executive director at Foundation for a Smokefree America.
You Tube
added Jun 1, 2017 02:14
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