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[Asia, Qatar] HMC launches anti-smoking campaign in local schools

Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has announced that its Tobacco Control Centre has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. This comes as part of the efforts undertaken to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qat
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:46
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[Asia, Qatar] Dissuades them young: Schools witness anti-smoking campaign

As part of efforts to discourage young people from taking up the habit of tobacco use in Qatar, Hamad Medical Corporation’s (HMC) Tobacco Control Center has launched an anti-smoking campaign in local schools. Recently, students at Khalifa Independent Se
Gulf Times (qa)
added Mar 10, 2018 20:44
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[Australia] OBIT: Bill Snow

Bill Snow, known by many as "BUGAUP Bill", or "Billy" passed away on the 8th of March 2018. He was a founding member of BUGAUP...in the 1980s, and continued to engage in activist activity right to the end using his distinctive hand-printed letterpress si
BUGA-UP (Billboard Utilising Graffitists Against Unhealthy Promotions) (au)
added Mar 10, 2018 19:59
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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco use and illness on rise among women, girls

An estimated 13 million women in 37 sub-Saharan countries use tobacco in various ways, including snuff, which is common in South Africa. Moeti, who was speaking at the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, said enforcing existing tobacco control la
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 10, 2018 17:32
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[Asia-pacific, Latin America] The Pacific Alliance, a threat to tobacco control? Analysis of an “under the radar” trade pact

The PA (currently PA countries are Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru), representing a market of over 200 million people, is actively engaged in exploring trade partnerships with TPP countries... Tobacco control community needs to take the offensive in mon
Tobacco Induced Diseases (de)
added Mar 10, 2018 16:15
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NOEL: Nonprofit director: Secondhand smoke hits close to home for Oklahoma blacks

More than one in five black residents allows smoking in their homes, compared with fewer than one in six white citizens...iding Right Inc., an Oklahoma City-based nonprofit that addresses health and socioeconomic disparities involving African-Americans,
The Oklahoman
added Mar 10, 2018 15:54
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[South Africa] CAPE TOWN DECLARATION ON HUMAN RIGHTS AND A TOBACCO-FREE WORLD

We, participants in the 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting in Cape Town, South Africa, on 7-9 March 2018, and civil society organizations as well as individuals from across the globe, are firmly committed to promoting and protecting publ
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Jul 26, 2018 00:26
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[Africa, South Africa] 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health Declarations announced at conference close

We call on governments to unite with civil society to stop tobacco industry interference and accelerate implementation of the WHO FCTC using a whole of government approach. We urge governments, scientists, research entities, foundations, and civil socie
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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[South Africa] Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-free World

we reaffirm the value of the preamble of the WHO [FCTC], in which the Parties express their determination “to give priority to the right to protect public health,” and to respect the right of everyone to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standa
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Mar 13, 2018 04:36
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[China, South Africa] Taiwanese anti-tobacco delegates blocked from joining the 17th WCTOH due to political interference from the WHO

We, registered NGO delegates from Taiwan to the 17th WCTOH in Cape Town, South Africa, were blocked from attending the World Conference. In addition, all peer-reviewed accepted scientific posters/presentations from Taiwan were first removed, and then som
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Mar 10, 2018 19:00
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