Sort by: Date added | Date Published | Most Viewed

Headlines Tagged with Tobacco Control 41,651 headlines found

11 Views

[Asia] The Bill China Cannot Afford: HEALTH, ECONOMIC AND SOCIAL COSTS OF CHINA’S TOBACCO EPIDEMIC (PDF)

China is the epicentre of this epidemic, and thus lies at the heart of global efforts to stop it...through implementation of a comprehensive package of strong tobacco control policies, China could avert many millions of preventable deaths, as well as mi
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 16, 2017 14:39
5 Views

[Asia] UN calls for total tobacco ban in China's public places

While congratulating Shanghai on becoming the latest Chinese city – following Beijing and Shenzhen – to enforce a total smoking ban in public places, the UN remains hopeful that more cities following their examples. "The Bill China Cannot Afford: Health
China Internet Information Center (cn)
added Apr 16, 2017 13:41
15 Views

[New York] FDA awards $625m tobacco-education contract to FCB-Rescue partnership

has awarded an advertising contract for up to $625 million to True North Communications, a partnership between FCB New York and Rescue. The contract, which went into effect on Monday, will run for five years, according to the award notice. The account re
PR Week US
added Apr 15, 2017 19:37
5 Views

LEE: State senator: North Dakota remains committed to anti-smoking efforts

BreatheND has been the source of a great deal of misinformation. A 2008 initiated measure resulted in establishment of BreatheND to use the additional money given to states who had participated in the lawsuit against tobacco companies. Those extra funds
Grand Forks (ND) Herald
added Apr 15, 2017 19:19
6 Views

how african-american leaders are taking on menthol

“The NAACP and all of its units are committed to the health and well-being of African-Americans and are particularly concerned about preventing tobacco use among youth,” states the resolution, which also notes that the tobacco industry “has perniciously
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 15, 2017 17:03
9 Views

[Asia] Azerbaijani parliament passes bill restricting tobacco use

The bill restricting tobacco use was discussed at the plenary session of Azerbaijan’s Milli Majlis (parliament) on Friday... The bill which consists of 3 chapters and 17 articles lists non-smoking places, anti-tobacco measures, etc. The bill was put to
News.az
added Apr 14, 2017 23:18
8 Views

Smoking ban countdown: THIS is the date 10 packs of cigarettes will be BANNED in UK

The new laws are set to crackdown on young people taking up smoking by targeting smaller packs of fags and rolling tobacco. Packaging will also change dramatically, with all brands forced to stick to standardised, plain designs. The rules come into
Daily Star (uk)
added Apr 14, 2017 00:39
5 Views

Inside Turkey’s Purge

On April 16, Turks will vote on a referendum that would give the president vast powers...The government’s distribution of antismoking leaflets was stopped, as if the presence of the word “No” might exert subliminal influence on voters.
New York Times
added Apr 13, 2017 17:13
7 Views

Ten years in public health 2007-2017

Today we launch a report that chronicles the evolution of global public health over the decade that Dr Margaret Chan has served as Director-General at WHO. The report opens with a letter from Dr Chan who offers her reflections on some of the highlights an
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:35
4 Views

[Asia-pacific, Taiwan] Civil organizations urge gov’t to step up tobacco control regulations

More than 72 civil organizations in Taiwan submitted a petition to lawmakers to update the decade-old Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act ahead of the World No Tobacco Month in May, following latest international studies indicating a rise in smoking related de
Taiwan News (tw)
added Apr 13, 2017 15:18
Sign up for daily headlines All Headlines Featured Headlines U.S. Headlines International Headlines