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[Africa] Tanzania to formulate law to control tobacco related diseases

The government of Tanzania said on Wednesday plans were afoot to formulate and implement a law aimed at controlling tobacco related diseases in the east African nation. Ummy Mwalimu, the Minister for Health, said the legislation will aim at controlling to
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 1, 2017 02:34
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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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[Australia] 2016 ndshs key findings: Tobacco smoking

little or no improvement was made among people aged 30 or older between 2013 and 2016... Tobacco contributes to more drug-related hospitalisations and deaths than alcohol and illicit drug use combined. However the proportion of people who perceive
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Jun 1, 2017 02:03
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[Asia, India] EDITORIAL: On World No Tobacco Day

When it comes to the state of Manipur tobacco items which were smuggled from the Neighbouring country Myanmar don’t bother to mark the health hazard labelled. Manipur today joined the world community in observing the World no tobacco day. For the state
E-Pao.net (in)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:56
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[Africa] Rwanda moves to toughen anti-smoking measures

Rwandan health authorities are working to tighten anti-smoking measures in a bid to reduce health risks, said the ministry of health. Rwanda on Wednesday joined the rest of the world to mark "World No Tobacco Day" with a major focus on implementing strong
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 1, 2017 01:34
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[Africa, Nigeria] World No Tobacco Day: Group urges action against exposure to second-hand smoking

The Centre for Communication Programs Nigeria (CCPN) has called on the federal government to implement effective health policies that would reduce the use of tobacco products in Nigeria. In a statement on Wednesday to mark this year’s World No Tobacco D
Premium Times (ng)
added Jun 1, 2017 01:33
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Armenia Looks to Ban Smoking in Public Places

Armenia’s Health Minister Levon Altunyan told reporters on May 31 that he had received instructions from the country’s leadership to declare a war on tobacco and to reduce the number of smokers in Armenia by 30-40 percent. An Armenian advertisement disco
Armenian Weekly
added May 31, 2017 18:57
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