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[Australia] Smoking patients kick the habit with health service help

A DEDICATED team at Darling Downs Hospital and Health Service is helping increase the numbers of smoking patients to kick the habit. In April last year, dual diagnosis coordinator and tobacco treatment specialist Jenny Minchell and her team introduced a
Toowoomba Newspapers Pty Ltd (au)
added Jul 1, 2017 03:15
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[Africa] Enforcing laws against tobacco use in Nigeria

Despite all these laws and decrees, Nigerians still smoke at public places and there is not yet any court convictions and sentencing to deter the practice. Advocates say Nigeria still operates a 23-year-old tobacco control decree because the failed Nati
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Jun 13, 2017 21:13
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[Senegal] Smoking: Africa Fights Back

"This is clearly the goal: Africans younger than 25 years of age represent a market of 700 million people," says Oumar Ndao. Recognizing the threat, the Senegalese government took action, voting in 2014 for anti-smoking legislation that is among the stri
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:40
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EDITORIAL: How to cut smoking in poor countries

Globally, tobacco-tax revenues are about $270bn a year, but less than $1bn of that is spent on anti-smoking policies. It is time for governments to help their citizens kick the habit—and earn some useful cash while they do it.
The Economist
added Jun 2, 2017 16:58
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[Africa, South Africa] #WorldNoTobaccoDay: Law amendment critical

Several civil organisations, united under the banner of tobacco control are calling on the National Department of Health to finalise amendments to the Tobacco Products Control Act. In a joint statement released this morning, the National Council Against
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 1, 2017 20:50
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[Asia] Tobacco kills over 100,000 people every year in Pakistan

"This figure is predicted to grow to more than 8 million a year by 2030 without intensified action," said Shifa International Hospital (SIH) Consultant Pulmonologist Dr Sohail Naseem during a campaign to mark World No Tobacco Day. The campaign was organ
Daily Times (pk)
added Jun 1, 2017 03:12
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] ‘Firm implementation’ of anti-smoking laws pledged

On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, health sector stakeholders pledged “firm implementation” of the Public Health Law as of July 1. Amendments to the law were endorsed earlier this month, imposing further restrictions on violators,
Jordan Times (jo)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:33
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[Canada] AHS pushes prevention and supports on World No Tobacco Day

Alberta Health Services wants you to butt out, that is to say put out your cigarette and seek help with quitting. May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, observed annually in conjunction with the World Health Organization. AHS staff were at Bower Ponds in Re
rdnewsNOW (ca)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:31
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VIDEO: Patrick Reynolds addresses anti-smoking policies around the world

For more on the fight against tobacco, CGTN's Rachelle Akuffo spoke to Patrick Reynolds, executive director at Foundation for a Smokefree America.
You Tube
added Jun 1, 2017 02:14
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[Germany] VIDEOS: New tobacco regulations being implemented in China / Campaign signals bleak future for Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers / Patrick Reynolds on the global no smoking campaign

The global anti-smoking campaign could adversely affect tobacco growers like Zimbabwe. / In Germany, people find that traveling can help them resist the urge for nicotine / CCTV's Susan Roberts spoke to Patrick Reynolds. He is a tobacco free advocate and
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:11
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