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[Asia, India] World No Tobacco Day: From Hrithik Roshan to Aamir Khan,Bollywood actors talk about how they kicked the butt

As we celebrate World No Tobacco Day, here are a host of Bollywood celebrities talking about their struggle to stop smoking.
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 31, 2017 14:59
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Study reveals high environmental cost of tobacco

From crop to pack, tobacco commands an intensive use of resources and forces the release of harmful chemicals in the soil and waterways, as well as significant amounts of greenhouse gases. Its leftovers linger, as tobacco litter is the biggest component
CNN
added May 31, 2017 14:45
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[Asia, India] Cough, cough: Women smokers have come a long way baby

The percentage of female smokers above the age of 15 years has shown no difference from 1980 to 2012. But India has the second largest number of female smokers just behind USA. A study titled Smoking Prevalance and Cigarette consumption in 187 Countries
New Indian Express (in)
added May 31, 2017 14:18
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Russian showpieces to be tobacco-free events

This year’s FIFA Confederations Cup and next year’s FIFA World Cup™ will be tobacco-free events. FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) announced the news this Wednesday 31 May... Here, FIFA.com highlights the key dates in FIFA’s work towards smoke
FIFA (Fédération Internationale de Football Association) (ch)
added May 31, 2017 14:16
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ARNOTT: Some reflections on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco Control Plan for England expired at the end of 2015 and to date there is no sign of its successor...On 1 July 2017 it will be the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smokefree legislation in England. A worthy date for publication of the next
Medium
added May 31, 2017 13:46
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] EDITORIAL: The time to stop is now

In Saudi Arabia, the Abeer Medical Group is spearheading the drive for people to adopt a healthier lifestyle... Smoking is on the rise among the young around the world, perhaps because they cannot envisage their painful deaths but perhaps also because sm
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added May 31, 2017 00:43
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[Africa] 600 Died Of Tobacco-Smoking In Gambia In 2014 – WHO

health authorities in The Gambia have issued a grim warning about the devastating consequences of tobacco smoking. Speaking to journalists on Tuesday, the press and information officer of the World Health Organization’s Banjul office, Alhaji Momodou Gass
APA - African Press Agency (sn)
added May 31, 2017 00:41
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[Asia, Pakistan] Billowing tobacco terror

Lahore General Hospital arranged a seminar one day prior to the event to highlight the importance of quitting tobacco use. Addressing the participants, Principal Post Graduate Medical Institute Prof Ghiyasun Nabi Tayyab said that smoking was the major c
The Nation (pk)
added May 31, 2017 00:40
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[Asia, Pakistan] CTC calls for immediate implementation of pictorial health warning

This is the call of the Coalition for Tobacco Control Pakistan (CTC-Pak) on World No Tobacco Day. While the world is going for stricter tobacco control policies, the people of Pakistan are still waiting for the government to fulfill its two year-old comm
The News (pk)
added May 31, 2017 00:39
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[Australia] WALSBERGER: We need to reduce the retail availability of tobacco in NSW

The two most burning problems in NSW tobacco control that we should highlight today are the widespread availability of tobacco, as well as unregulated marketing practices that the tobacco industry employs to maximise their sales through NSW retailers.
The Age (au)
added May 31, 2017 00:38
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