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[Asia-pacific, Papua New Guinea] Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law in PNG

The most anticipated Tobacco Control Act 2016 is now a law ...Smoking has devastated families especially young people in a big way so the government of Papua New Guinea (PNG) has resolved to passed the Act convincingly in Otober, 2016, according to the N
PNG facts
added Feb 25, 2017 18:05
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Indonesian students fight back against tobacco industry with #TolakJadiTarget (Refuse To Be a Target) campaign

child advocacy NGO Lentera Anak. According to Lentera, the way that cigarette manufacturers are marketing to children is by specifically buying advertising around schools. They recently did a study of 90 schools around Indonesia and found that cigarette a
Coconuts Media (hk)
added Feb 25, 2017 17:49
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Students participate in anti-tobacco forum

Scores of high-school students participated in the Jamaica Cancer Society’s seventh annual Anti-Tobacco Youth Forum, held on February 23 under the theme: Mek Wi Talk Round 2. The forum, held at the Courtleigh Auditorium in Kingston, formed part of the So
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:46
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Seizing the opportunity: the future of tobacco control in Canada

The Government of Canada is committed to significantly reducing this unacceptable burden. In partnership with all Canadians, we will take action to drive down tobacco use in Canada to less than 5% by the year 2035. Deaths, illnesses and costs from toba
Canada.ca (ca)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:30
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[Africa] BAT Uganda profits drop by 65 percent

BATU is also faced with the challenge of complying with the Tobacco Control Act 2015 that came into force in May 2016.
Daily Monitor (ug)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:07
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[Africa, Kenya] Government wins Tobacco War in Protecting Public Health

The Court of Appeal yesterday ruled that the Ministry of Health has an obligation in safeguarding the health interests of Kenya by implementing regulations under the Tobacco Control Act. The regulations which come into effect with immediate effect follow
Office of the Attorney General and State Department (ke)
added Feb 25, 2017 00:06
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Avoiding "a massive spin-off effect in West Africa and beyond": The tobacco industry stymies tobacco control in Nigeria.

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 24, 2017 23:15
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GLANTZ: How the tobacco industry manipulated public health policy in Nigeria

This bit of history highlights the importance of strong implementation of FCTC Article 5.3, which commits parties to the treaty to keep the tobacco companies from infiltrating the government’s policy making process. We also illustrate how the industry i
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 24, 2017 22:02
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answers to five common questions about smoking and heart health

During American Heart Month, we are highlighting five important facts about heart health from BecomeAnEX, Truth Initiative’s digital quit smoking program.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Feb 24, 2017 19:11
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[North Dakota] Senate votes to defund BreatheND

Voters created the agency with an initiated measure requiring money the state receives from tobacco lawsuit settlements go towards prevention. The bill transfers the tobacco prevention authority to the Health Department. "We've had this agency for eigh
KFYR-TV-Ch.5 (Bismark, ND)
added Feb 23, 2017 13:55
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