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[India] Noida village bans gutkha, fine on sellers

A Noida village panchayat has passed a bizarre order to make its area tobacco-free. On Sunday, a panchayat was held in Sarfabad village wherein the elders discussed how youth in their 20s have been suffering from critical diseases.
Times of India
added Jul 22, 2012 19:48
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[China] Gates spearheads anti-smoking push

the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation has launched the first-ever anti-smoking social media campaign in China to raise public awareness, particularly of secondhand smoking. . . . "Say No to Forced Smoking"
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 9, 2012 11:40
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[Malta] 20,000 Maltese in Ex-Smokers Campaign

On the occasion of an event at the smoke-free children playing field in Ħaż-Żebbuġ Malta, European Commissioner for Health and Consumer Policy John Dalli said that “I am delighted with the response to date” said Commissioner Dalli. “I am particularly ple
maltastar.com (mt)
added May 23, 2012 05:58
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[Ethiopia] When the smoke clears: new tobacco directive

Ethiopian Food, Medicine and Health Care Administration and Control Authority (EFMHACA) ...has drafted a directive which is expected to enter into force in the next three months....prohibits indoor smoking in public places such as hotels, bars, nightclubs
The Reporter (et)
added Jan 12, 2015 00:34
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[China] Anti-tobacco lobby protests cigar-smoking robot in Transformers

. The campaigners asked the administration to "examine and limit" the number of smoking shots, and require all cinemas to run anti-smoking advertisements before the movie.
Xinhua Newswire
added Jul 8, 2014 06:28
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Smoking wanes in Uzbekistan

The number of male smokers in Uzbekistan has decreased from 30% in 2002 to 22% today, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Only 3% of its female population smokes, Health Ministry spokesman Furkat Sadykov said.
CentralAsiaOnline.com (USCENTCOM--U.S. Department of Defence)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:45
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[Connecticut] Blumenthal Statement On CDC's New Report About Youth Smoking

"Today, the CDC has released new evidence that proves we must redouble our efforts against big tobacco. Declines in cigarette smoking among our youth are only buffered by increases in other forms of tobacco use - like flavored cigars,"
US Senator Richard Blumenthal (D-CT)
added Aug 12, 2012 17:24
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[Pakistan] Bar associations offer support in tobacco control efforts

Rawalpindi and Islamabad Bar Associations have offered full support in tobacco control measures and saving the health’s rights of non-smokers
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Jul 6, 2012 08:54
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[Washington] US surgeon general joins effort to reduce smoking in youths

Despite efforts to reduce smoking in Washington state, 70,000 youths smoke cigarettes and 50 start every day, according to state officials...
Seattle (WA) Times
added Jun 16, 2012 08:14
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Proposed Cuts to North Carolina's Highly Successful Tobacco Prevention Programs Will Hurt Kids and Increase Health Care Costs

We urge the North Carolina General Assembly to reject a legislative committee's proposal to slash funding for the state's highly successful tobacco prevention programs and instead maintain funding at the current level of $17.3 million a year. It would be
PR Newswire
added May 28, 2012 14:28
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