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Tobacco - China’s addiction to an outdated and impoverishing economy

Smoking-related diseases are on track to claim more than 200 million lives in China this century, a new joint WHO/UNDP report warns. The majority of these deaths will occur in China’s poorest and most vulnerable communities unless critical steps are take
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25

The Bill China Cannot Afford / The Health, Economic, and Social Costs of China’s Tobacco Epidemic

This groundbreaking report provides an analysis of the current health, social and economic costs and impacts of tobacco use and policies in China. It highlights the impact of tobacco use on development, focusing particularly on poverty and inequality and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 18, 2017 14:25

[Canada, New York] Reality Check: We Want A Smoke-Free Scene

After a two-hour bus ride and careful Customs and Border check-in, they demonstrated loudly and proudly outside ScotiaBank movie theaters, TIFF Lightbox Theatre and Ripley’s Aquarium. They joined 100 youth from the Youth Advocacy Training Institute (YATI)
Tobacco-Free Western New York
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24

WellCare Announces $20,000 in Grants to Help Reduce Tobacco Use and Promote Smoke-Free Environments in Kentucky

The investment, announced at today's annual Kentucky Center for Smoke-Free Policy conference hosted by the University of Kentucky College of Nursing's BREATHE team, marks the first time WellCare, the state's largest Medicaid managed care organization, ha
PR Newswire
added Apr 18, 2017 14:24

[Asia] Despite anti-smoking campaign, smoking in China on rise

While the Chinese government has been working to reduce smoking for the past 40 years — including issuing smoking regulations, anti-tobacco advertisements, and public smoking bans — smoking continues to rise. The Chinese internet company Tencent asked 1
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Apr 17, 2017 23:23

[South America/Caribbean] Compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement [FREE FULL TEXT]

Overall, compliance with Uruguay’s single presentation requirement was good. In addition to the current restrictions, future single presentation requirements could expand to include packs in more than one stick count and packaging type.
Tobacco Control
added Apr 17, 2017 22:22

[Asia, India] Bidis more harmful than cigarettes; stricter norms needed to control smoking

Severe respiratory impairment, significant cardio-respiratory conditions and follow-up mortality were found among bidi smokers as against cigarette smokers and non-smokers, said a study in Lancet Global Health journal. The largest-ever prospective inter
Hindustan Times (in)
added Apr 17, 2017 19:15

The Activism Of Millennials Will Be What Ends Smoking, According To The Truth Initiative CEO

Robin Koval has never been afraid of a challenge....The Truth Initiative advocates and works for a tobacco-free society. Earlier this year, Truth petitioned Walgreens to stop selling tobacco products in its pharmacy and conv
added Apr 17, 2017 17:31

[Asia] Smoking keeps China’s poor mired in poverty, global agencies say

From buying cigarettes to paying hospital bills and losing a breadwinner, the economic burden of tobacco use is crippling, says UN and WHO
South China Morning Post
added Apr 16, 2017 19:48

President Aims for Tobacco-Free Turkmenistan by 2025

Turkmenistan's president has signed a program aimed at pushing forward his goal of making the Central Asian country tobacco-free by 2025.,,,the program orders measures to be taken over the next five years, but did not give details.
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 16, 2017 19:18
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