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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction

shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
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[Saudi Arabia] Smoking kills 23,000 every year

said Ahmed Albualli, chairman of the supervisory board at the Anti-Smoking Society (Naqaa), who expressed deep concern about the high incidence of smoking-related deaths in the Kingdom... Saudi Arabia is the largest market for tobacco in the Middle East a
Arab News (sa)
added Sep 19, 2014 15:05
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[Malaysia] Is Asia too slow when it comes to fighting the tobacco epidemic?

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect of no-smoking policies in Asia, where both high- and low-income countries are belatedly waking up to a growing tobacco-related health epidemic. Researchers say inadequate public awarene
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Sep 19, 2014 12:02
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[Africa, Uganda] Students push for Tobacco Control Bill passing

Students from five universities are petitioning parliament to pass the Tobacco Control Bill, arguing that it has stayed too long on the shelf. John Paul Nuwe, a student of Makerere University and also an official of Africa Tobacco Control Alliance said
The New Vision (ug)
added Sep 18, 2014 18:07
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Asia’s rising tobacco epidemic a result of anti-smoking policy neglect

Smoke-filled bars and packed cancer wards reflect decades of neglect ... Researchers say inadequate public awareness of smoking risks, coupled with aggressive tobacco marketing, has left Asian nations with some of the highest smoking rates in the world a
Malay Mail (my)
added Sep 17, 2014 23:19
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[New York] ROSS: A relentless battler for real science

She saw through the mis- and disinformation campaigns promulgated by poseurs of many stripes, from the Big Tobacco spin on the “cancer epidemic” — which she rightly saw as an attempt to distract from the real culprit, cigarettes
New York Post
added Sep 17, 2014 22:33
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VIDEO: A tribute to Dr. Elizabeth Whelan, 1943-2014

It is with deep and profound sadness that we announce that Dr. Elizabeth M. Whelan, the founder and president of the American Council on Science and Health since its beginnings in 1978, passed away yesterday.
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Sep 17, 2014 22:18
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Elizabeth Whelan, Who Challenged Food Laws, Dies at 70

it has also argued for controls on handguns and tobacco sales...the council... has disparaged critics of smokeless tobacco... She wrote a total of 27 books. Several attacked the tobacco industry for lack of openness
New York Times
added Sep 17, 2014 22:16
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[District of Columbia] Federal Cancer Research Funding Crisis Threatens Nation's Mortality Rate, Assert Top Cancer Researcher Patricia Berg, Ex-White House Spokesman Robert Weiner & Policy Analyst Tom Sherman Article in Baltimore Sun

"thousands of cancer scientists -- not your usual political activists -- are expected to 'Rally for Medical Research' on Capitol Hill Thursday to bring attention to dwindling federal support."
PR Newswire
added Sep 17, 2014 21:34
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Call in Saudi Arabia to hike cigarette prices in anti-smoking drive

A Saudi anti-smoking society, Naqa, has called for hiking the prices of cigarettes to help reduce the numbers of smokers in the kingdom. “Saudi Arabia is witnessing alarming rise in the number of smokers, particularly among male and female students,” Mo
Zawya.com (ae)
added Sep 17, 2014 17:53
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