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[Asia, India] Health ministry launches national campaign to warn against dangers of second-hand smoke exposure

The Union health ministry has launched national tobacco control mass media campaign to warn people about the deadly harms of exposure to second-hand tobacco smoke (SHS). It is the first national tobacco control mass media campaign to promote the quitline (in)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:42
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[UK] Northumbria NHS signs smokefree pact

Berwick Advertiser (uk)
added Mar 22, 2018 15:23

[New Zealand] Uncertainty in the race for Smoke-free 2025…

NZ Smokeless Tobacco Co is appalled by the lack of solutions from the Government to fast track outcomes to achieve this uncertain goal. Miles Illemann, Co-Founder of NZSTC, said, “our organisation has approached both health ministers regarding National
Scoop (nz)
added Mar 22, 2018 14:05

Changes in smoking cessation assistance in the European Union between 2012 and 2017: pharmacotherapy versus counselling versus e-cigarettes [FREE FULL TEXT]

These findings highlight the need for approaches that ensure that smokers get support to quit smoking across the EU. The question of whether the availability of e-cigarettes will displace other methods, and the impact of such a displacement, should be clo
Tobacco Control
added Mar 21, 2018 23:29

[Africa] NTIABANG: ILO Fails to Cut Ties with Tobacco Industry – Yet Again

the ILO must keep the tobacco industry at arm’s length. When the long-standing cooperation agreements between the ILO, the tobacco industry and organisations it funds expire this year, the ILO can finally align itself with the international framework, dev
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Mar 21, 2018 13:44
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Africa: Turning the Tide On Avoidable Deaths in Africa

Public health leaders showed promising signs of tackling these at the recent international tobacco control conference in Cape Town, but UN meetings later this year will test leaders' real commitment
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 22, 2018 13:47

Two decades of tobacco reduction saves Hawaii $1 billion in health costs

Hawaii has saved an estimated $1 billion in health care costs thanks to 20 years of tobacco prevention and control policies and programs, according to the Hawaii Department of Health. The savings are due to a reduction in the number of youth, adult, and
West Hawaii Today
added Mar 21, 2018 04:04
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Youth Across New Mexico Join National Day of Action by Advocating for Tobacco-Free Schools

youth leaders at nine schools across New Mexico are hosting "Kick Butts Day" events to raise awareness about their schools' tobacco- and e-cigarette-free policies. Increased awareness of tobacco-free school policies helps students, staff, and visitors com
PR Newswire
added Mar 20, 2018 19:39
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[UK] Protect your children from poisons: Warning as Fresh campaign reminds parents to take smoking right outside

CARBON monoxide, lead, arsenic and benzene are poisons that most of us go out of our way to avoid. But this is the toxic cocktail in tobacco smoke inhaled by smokers and potentially their families in the home and car. That’s the warning from Fresh as th
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Mar 20, 2018 15:37

Over half a million children in India are smoking cigarettes everyday

For all the government’s efforts to discourage smoking, it remains a common sight across India. What’s worse is that the deadly habit can begin incredibly early, affecting children as young as 10 years old. There are over 625,000 Indian children (pdf) a
added Mar 20, 2018 22:18
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