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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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[Africa] Kenya launches guidelines to reduce tobacco use

Kenya's health ministry on Wednesday launched guidelines to help in the reduction on the use and treatment of tobacco in the East African country. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2017 18:53
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National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health.
Canada.ca (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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VIDEO: smoking and mental illness: meet the doctor helping patients quit

when Dr. Steven Schroeder founded the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center in 2003, he knew smoking rates were high among people with mental illness and substance use disorders. “I called around to some of the experts and said, ‘Why aren’t you worki
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 31, 2017 18:50
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[Africa] Why implementation of Nigeria’s Tobacco Control Act is slow – Health Minister

Mr. Adewole told PREMIUM TIMES he was not satisfied with the progress made thus far in implementing the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act.... “But the Regulations, which cover about 70 per cent of implementation needs of the Act, need National Assembly approval
Premium Times (ng)
added May 31, 2017 18:19
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Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day by sharing the What We Heard report from the National Forum on the Future of Tobacco Control in Canada

Forum brought together more than 150 stakeholders to set the groundwork for achieving aggressive target to drive down tobacco use in Canada to less than 5% by 2035
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:13
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[Europe] Campaigners push to hitch tobacco control onto sustainable development agenda

Anti-tobacco campaigners from across Europe today (31 May) called on their national governments to use the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals to drive forward tobacco control legislation. Although the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directi
EurActiv
added May 31, 2017 17:56
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World No Tobacco Day 2017: how different countries are celebrating

This page brings together coverage from around the world of World No Tobacco Day. It will be updated regularly with tweets, photos and links to news coverage.
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 31, 2017 17:48
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World No Tobacco Day Highlights Health and Economic Benefits of Reducing Tobacco Use

Globally, tobacco companies remain the greatest obstacle to ending the tobacco epidemic once and for all. From threatening governments to suing countries, the tobacco industry leaves no stone unturned in efforts to delay, stop and weaken the proven polici
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 31, 2017 17:31
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