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[Asia, China] HO: A truly smoke-free Shanghai is an unattainable dream

The new smoking ban in Shanghai that started in March was supposed to be the city's strictest-ever smoking ordinance. But that hasn't stopped smokers from blatantly ignoring the law... it will take extremely strict enforcement, very high fines as well as
Global Times (cn)
added May 18, 2017 12:35
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EDITORIAL: Cardiovascular Mortality Differences—Place Matters

The substantial decline in death rates from cardiovascular diseases (CVD) in the United States represents one of the greatest biomedical research and public health achievements of the 20th century.
JAMA Ophthalmology
added May 18, 2017 07:17
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colleges unveil campus art to promote smoke- and tobacco-free policies

students at five colleges and universities created campus artwork that celebrates their school going 100 percent smoke- or tobacco-free with help from Truth Initiative®. The schools, grantees of the tobacco-free college program at Truth Initiative, are t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 17, 2017 23:44
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PAHO Encourages Caribbean Countries to Tax Tobacco, Alcohol and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages to Reduce Burden of Noncommunicable Disease

PAHO/WHO is bringing together health and finance officials from 17 countries and territories for the Caribbean Subregional Workshop on Alcohol, Tobacco, and Sugar-Sweetened Beverages in Barbados May 16-18, to discuss the benefits of adopting such measures
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 17, 2017 20:58
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Economists: Putrajaya going wrong way to stub out smoking habit

The imminent closure of another major cigarette production facility exposes the flawed priorities in the government efforts to lower smoking rates, according to economists. They also said Putrajaya’s focus on the sin tax as well as possibly raising the s
Malay Mail (my)
added May 17, 2017 17:02
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[UK] New director of Public Health in Portsmouth wants to ‘design healthier city’

‘Smoking is still the biggest cause of people dying young. Continuing to work with smokers is important and we are also working with other organisations. ‘We are trying to encourage the hospitals in the city to go smoke-free but we are also looking at th
Portsmouth News (uk)
added May 17, 2017 15:34
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[Asia-pacific, Canada, Philippines] LITERATUS: Flavored tobacco creates a regulatory hole

Since traditional tobacco products are now mandated to be packed with health risk warnings (ours in the Philippines have the gruesome look of darkened lungs transformed by smoking)—which they cannot fight off—Canadian tobacco manufacturers instead joined
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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[Europe, Portugal] EC congratulates Lisbon on smoking debate

European commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis, who is in charge of the health and food safety area, congratulated the Portuguese parliament on Monday for debating more restrictive tobacco measures and said the EC was concerned with the new tobacco products.
Portugal News (pt)
added May 17, 2017 15:30
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North Dakota lawmakers eliminate tobacco prevention agency

The head of North Dakota’s Center for Tobacco Prevention and Control Policy said eliminating the agency could undo several years of work that marked a rapid decrease in youth and adult smoking rates in the state. The agency, also known as BreatheND, is f
AP - Associated Press
added May 17, 2017 13:33
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[Asia] Azerbaijani parliament passes bill restricting tobacco use

The bill which consists of 3 chapters and 17 articles lists non-smoking places, anti-tobacco measures, etc. The bill was put to the vote and adopted in the first reading.
News.az
added May 17, 2017 03:37
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