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[Africa, Nigeria] Enforce tobacco laws, NGO tells FG

IPPA’s Executive Director, Mr Thompson Ayodele, who made the call in a statement in Abuja, said Nigeria had made substantial progress with the enactment and passage of National Tobacco Control Act (NTCA, 2015). He said “This Act is a customised version o
Pulse.ng (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:51
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[Africa, Nigeria] IPPA: FG should implement laws on tobacco control

Thompson Ayodele, executive director of Initiative for Public Policy Analysis, a non-governmental organisation, has urged the federal government to implement laws on tobacco control instead of leaving the task to the private sector.
The Cable Newspaper (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 16:50
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] AHMAD: Changing tack on smoking

LAST week Minister of Health Dr. Tawfiq Al-Rabiah in a surprise announcement canceled an anti-smoking campaign that was to have taken place shortly...As innocent non-smoking people, we should not tolerate anyone smoking in public and we should pressurize
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:19
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Tobacco Control Act under review

The Government is currently reviewing the Smoking Control Act of 1992 so as to enact a much stronger Tobacco Control law which shall be compliant with the World Health Organisation (WHO) Convention on Tobacco Control.
Weekend Post (bw)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:16
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[Burma/Myanmar] Officials consider ways to halt rise in smoking, tobacco use

Dr Thein Sein, president of the People’s Health Foundation, said that the number of smokers started to increase in 2014. “Today, young people and students are smoking. They can buy cigarettes in the market easily and cheaply”. According to a 2014 surve
Myanmar Times (mm)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:13
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] 27 people die from tobacco-relates diseases in UAE each week

Abu Dhabi: Every six out of ten Emiratis are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, and this increases their risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer by 30 per cent, a top doctor said in the capital on Monday. In fact, an average o
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:12
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[Africa, Nigeria] Enforce tobacco laws, NGO tells FG

Initiative for Public Policy Analysis (IPPA), a Non-Governmental Organisation (NGO), on Monday called on the Federal Government to enforce its laws on tobacco production, marketing and consumption.
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:04
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[Africa, Nigeria] JEGA: Puffing away 20bn cigarettes

20 billion cigarette sticks are smoked in Nigeria every year. Twenty billion! If all these cigarette sticks were to light up at the same time, I think Nigeria will not be visible to the Hubble space telescope because this is more smoke than Amazon bush bu
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:01
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[New Zealand] EDITORIAL: No smoke without fire

Our latest claim to fame? Ours will be the first military in the world to be smoke-free....But the last cohort - and those choosing to start smoking - is likely to provide the greatest challenges. People should not get lost in the ``meeting targets'' man
Otago Daily Times (nz)
added Jun 5, 2017 14:41
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[Ghana] Ministry of Health outdoors Legislative Instrument on Tobacco control

ealth Minister, who launched the LI on Wednesday, said the Ministry had tasked itself to strengthen health polices especially those related to tobacco, and would ensure that they were included among the key policies on its agenda. The Ministry, she said,
Business Ghana (gh)
added Jun 14, 2017 21:31
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