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[Latin America] Regional Report on Tobacco Control, 2016

In the ten years since the entry into force of the FCTC, the Region of the Americas has advanced significantly in implementing tobacco control policies. Approximately half of the Region's population is protected by measures such as smoke-free environment
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:04
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] More government action needed to reverse the smoking epidemic in the Americas

The report provides the most up-to-date picture of the smoking epidemic in PAHO's 35 Member States 10 years after the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) took effect. According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:02
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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] PAHO: More government action needed to reverse smoking epidemic in region

According to the report, only half the population of the Americas (the inhabitants of 17 of 35 countries) is fully protected from the harmful effects of tobacco smoke by laws requiring smoke-free environments in all enclosed public places and workplaces
Caribbean360 (bb)
added May 20, 2016 22:53
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[Asia, Mid-east] Jordanian physician honoured for tobacco control advocacy

Feras Hawari, the director of the cancer control office and chief of pulmonary and critical care at the King Hussein Cancer Centre (KHCC), has been recognised by a leading international public health organisation for his work to reduce tobacco use in Jord
Jordan Times (jo)
added May 20, 2016 18:36
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[Europe] Smoking in the EU - revised tobacco directive in force

The new directive, which enters in force in all EU countries on Friday 20 May, sets more stringent rules regarding tobacco and related products. Some of the new rules aim to make smoking less attractive for young people by banning cigarettes and rollin
EUbusiness
added May 20, 2016 18:35
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[Australia, UK] MAYNARD: Plain cigarette packaging has arrived, but will it reduce smoking?

Together, these strategies are expected to reduce the prevalence of smoking, and ultimately reduce the burden of disease caused by tobacco. It may not be a silver bullet, but it may be one more nail in the coffin.
The Guardian (uk)
added May 20, 2016 15:15
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[Europe] Only 11 of 28 EU nations meet anti-smoking reform deadline

The European Union says that only 11 of 28 nations have fully adopted tough anti-smoking rules that were approved two years ago and have a Friday deadline. Legislation was supposed to be enacted at national level following the long transition period, but
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 20, 2016 13:37
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[Australia] Marrin Weejali aims to cut smoking rates in western Sydney

SMOKING rates in western Sydney have more than halved since 2002, falling from 24.1 to 10.2 per cent in 2015 – the third lowest in NSW. However, smoking continues to be a major problem among Indigenous communities in the region.
St Marys/Mt Druitt (NSW) Star (au)
added May 19, 2016 23:28
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[Korea - North] North Korea’s anti-smoking campaign may have finally reached Kim Jong Un

There are plenty of reasons to be suspicious about the idea that the North Korean leader may have given up his beloved smokes, however. South Korean media reports on the North are often unreliable. Additionally, Kim's relationship with cigarettes goes ba
Washington Post
added May 19, 2016 23:22
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truth initiative youth advocates honored

three Truth Initiative® youth activists were honored at the 2016 Campaign for Tobacco Free Kids Youth Advocates of the Year Gala Tuesday, including Bryce Moore... Truth Initiative is currently accepting applications for 2016-2017 Youth Activism Fellows
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 19, 2016 21:39
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