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One-third of Serbian adults are smokers

including as much as 13 percent of the young, while 63.4 percent of children are still exposed to environmental tobacco smoke in their homes, participants of the conference ‘Twinning project: Improving tobacco control in the Republic of Serbia’ said on Tu
InSerbia (rs)
added Oct 3, 2014 01:29
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Public smoking to be banned in Belize

Caribbean News Now!
added Oct 21, 2010 00:00
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco Meddling With Myanmar’s Government – Report

The report, by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance, finds “high levels” of tobacco industry interference in Myanmar, which has been included in the annual update of ASEAN countries for the first time. The report throws light on Big Tobacco’s so
Myanmar Business Today (mm)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:36
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[France] These new French cigarette packs are designed to dissuade people from smoking

France is the second country to implement this branding-free cigarette packaging; Australia passed the same law in 2012, and Ireland and the UK are expected to do the same. Australia's graphic and uniform packaging has gotten a lot backlash from tobacco
Vox Media
added Apr 8, 2016 17:54
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[Asia] Bangladesh worse than Pakistan in tobacco control

Pakistan has set an example for Bangladesh and many other countries to follow in public health with an announcement that it will implement a new pictorial health warning on tobacco packs next month.
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Feb 11, 2015 22:25
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[Ghana] Tobacco control in Africa to get urgent attention

A new report by the Network of African Science Academies has called for an immediate action to prevent the growing threat of tobacco use in Africa. The report, “Preventing a Tobacco Epidemic in Africa: A Call for Effective Action to Support Health, Soc
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added May 9, 2014 17:11
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[Jamaica] Significant Decline in Asthma Admissions Since Smoking Ban

Minister of Health, Hon. Dr. Fenton Ferguson, says there has been a 20 per cent reduction in asthmatic admissions to hospitals since the imposition of the no smoking policy in specified public spaces. The ban was imposed on July 15, with the implementat
Jamaica Information Service (jm)
added Oct 31, 2013 13:28
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ‘Tobacco lobbyist’s active’

Tobacco companies have appointed ‘powerful lobbyists’ to secure their interests by liaising with the government’s upper echelon, said State Minister for Law Qamrul Islam. “There is a movement to control Tobacco use. Tobacco companies have appointed lobby
bdnews24.com (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 19:32
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[Indonesia, Philippines] Tobacco facing challenges in South East Asia

International tobacco firms are increasingly being forced to look for new markets in South-East Asia, where regulations are weak and smoking rates are steadily climbing. Stricter regulation and the success of anti-smoking campaigns in rich countries hav
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Feb 27, 2013 11:37
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[Africa, Kenya, Korea - South] Anti-tobacco laws gain currency as UN endorses tough control measures

A crucial conference on tobacco in South Korea that proposes serious restrictions in production of the crop could spell death knell the lucrative tobacco farming. Tobacco farmers are closely monitoring outcome of the conference backed by United Nations
The Standard (ke)
added Nov 19, 2012 18:40
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