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[Asia, India] DAS: Tobacco - A Threat to the Nation

Tobacco control has been protected in the Sustainable Development Agenda, one of other aims of which is to ensure that “no one is left behind”. Through implementation of this framework we may expect a tobacco-free world as well as a death of a threat whi
The Sentinel (in)
added May 31, 2017 00:02

da COSTA e SILVA: A hazard to global development

UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)...If there’s a single key point to emerge from this document, it’s that by accelerating the implementation of the WHO FCTC, the global tobacco control treaty, we can help meet the SDGs on schedule by 2030 and so
Huffington Post (blog)
added May 30, 2017 23:48

[Europe] STOBIE: Industry should take lead on TT&A governance

The EU wants to tackle counterfeit pharmaceuticals and tobacco. Tracking, tracing and authentication (TT&A) has a big role to play in this. But who should be tasked with implementing and monitoring it? Craig Stobie explains how the problem should be hand
added May 30, 2017 23:23

[Australia] EGAN: Talking Point: Perfect day to plan giving up smoking for good

Only 10 days ago, Cancer Council Tasmania and Quit Tasmania launched their new television campaign, Quit Stalling, focused on encouraging young male smokers to give up now rather than have their health affected as they become older. We were lucky enough
Hobart (Tas) Mercury (au)
added May 30, 2017 22:46

[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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[Asia, Bangladesh] ISLAM: Shoddy information on packets of tobacco products

The packets of tobacco products marketed in Bangladesh contain...virtually no information on the proportion of harmful constituent elements. Thus, a consumer of tobacco products has no means to choose a less harmful tobacco product, even if she/he wishes
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 29, 2017 19:13

[Africa, Nigeria] ANYEBE: NGOs and the culture of self-aggrandizement

it appears the NGOs in Nigeria have tactically ignored the [FCTC], which was adopted over a decade ago “to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic consequences of tobacco consumption and expos
BusinessDAY (ng)
added May 29, 2017 01:03

[Asia, India] PATEL: The State-tobacco industry collusion is responsible for the deaths of millions

tens of millions of lives had been lost to tobacco, the vast majority of which could have been saved had governments not colluded with the tobacco industry. The tobacco industry’s tactics have now been copied to perfection by many other industries.
Hindustan Times (in)
added May 29, 2017 01:00

[Colorado] WOLK: Don't vape; more research is needed

But people are not holding off. Widespread marketing to young people -- and the unproven notion that e-cigarettes are not harmful -- has led to increasing sales. More young people are now vaping than smoking.
Pueblo (CO) Chieftain
added May 28, 2017 14:47

BALASEGARAM: This nasty habit is killing Malaysian men

On TV, actors smoked on screen, and images of cigarette brands even infiltrated sports broadcasts, as major sponsors. As a young journalist at The Star in the early 1990s, I remember our own smoky newsroom. One night, when working late, I looked up to se
Menara Star (my)
added May 27, 2017 23:34
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