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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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Tobacco and its environmental impact: an overview (PDF) (72pp)

This overview opens the lid on a Pandora’s Box containing the quieter but shockingly widespread impacts of tobacco from an environmental perspective. The tobacco industry damages the environment in ways that go far beyond the effects of the smoke tha
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2017 17:10
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BLOOMBERG: Small Steps Can Save Millions of Lives

We’re helping these governments stand up for their people through the Anti-Tobacco Trade Litigation Fund, which we created with the Gates Foundation. The fund supports governments such as Uruguay, which last year fended off a tobacco-industry lawsuit arg
Bloomberg News
added May 31, 2017 17:03
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[Asia] Study: China Struggles to Kick World-Leading Cigarette Habit

A decade-long study has found that most smokers in China, the world's largest consumer of tobacco, have no intention of quitting and remain unaware of the damaging health effects.
AP - Associated Press
added May 31, 2017 16:47
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[South Africa] Thank you for not smoking

The South African Health Department has joined the rest of the world in marking World No Tobacco Day (WNTD). The day falls within a month-long crusade, which is held under the banner ‘Anti-Tobacco Campaign Month’. Its aim is to raise awareness and educa
South African Government News Agency (za)
added May 31, 2017 16:41
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[Africa, South Africa] SA sees reduction in tobacco consumption: Council

South Africans have reduced tobacco consumption over the years especially post 1994. As the world observes World no Tobacco Day, the dangers of smoking have again been highlighted. Executive Director at the National Council Against Smoking, Savera Kalid
South African Broadcasting Corp. (SABC) (za)
added May 31, 2017 15:47
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[Canada] On World No Tobacco Day, Nunavut urges people to go tobacco-free

More than two in three Inuit living in Nunavut and aged 15 and older are daily smokers, according to Statistics Canada. To lower the numbers of smokers in Nunavut, the department’s Tobacco Reduction Program wants organizations, associations and hamlets
Nunatsiaq News (ca)
added May 31, 2017 15:45
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[Asia, India] Tobacco: The Silent Killer Of Meghalaya

the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India launched the National Tobacco Control Programme (NTCP) in 2007- 08. To curb the use of tobacco, warnings are also flashed on cinema and TV screens against its harmful effects across the countr
Shillong Times (in)
added May 31, 2017 15:22
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] MYDIN: Non-smokers must speak up

It is high time the rest of us highlight the health and economic consequences of smoking in public. It is only when the silent majority remain silent no longer that there will be more compulsion to protect our right to clean air.
New Straits Times (my)
added May 31, 2017 15:01
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