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[Australia] EDITORIAL: State government must target vulnerable

News at the weekend that Tasmania was runner-up in the Australia Medical Association’s Dirty Ashtray Award shows the state still has a long way to go. Tasmania has the second highest prevalence of smoking in Australia at 18.5 per cent, however there ha
examiner.com.au
added May 30, 2017 02:37
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[Greece] Kids to illustrate smoking dangers on World No Tobacco Day

The Hellenic Society of Cardiology will be marking World No Tobacco Day Wednesday by launching a competition coordinated by the Education Ministry whereby students from across Greece will submit drawings to do with smoking and its consequences.
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 29, 2017 19:27
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Adhunik demands ban on tobacco cultivation

Adhunik (We Prevent Smoking) has demanded that the government should move from tobacco control to a total ban on its cultivation and banish tobacco companies in phases to achieve a tobacco-free Bangladesh by 2040 as envisioned by Prime Minister Sheikh Ha
Financial Express (bd)
added May 29, 2017 19:24
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[Asia, Bangladesh] ISLAM: Shoddy information on packets of tobacco products

The packets of tobacco products marketed in Bangladesh contain...virtually no information on the proportion of harmful constituent elements. Thus, a consumer of tobacco products has no means to choose a less harmful tobacco product, even if she/he wishes
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 29, 2017 19:13
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Celebrating 20 years of tobacco control in Europe

The European Network for Smoking and Tobacco Prevention ... To find the answers to those questions, we probably do not need to go very far. Just one generation back in time and there you are. Remember the way we all used to put up with tobacco smoke, de
EurActiv
added May 29, 2017 18:54
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[Denmark] TOBACCO PRODUCTION, MARKETING VIOLATE BASIC HUMAN RIGHTS

ASH and Unfairtobacco are fully aligned with the DIHR conclusion that tobacco production and marketing is deeply harmful and irreconcilable with the human right to health, meaning that PMI and other tobacco companies must stop selling harmful products im
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 29, 2017 17:24
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[Africa] World No Tobacco Day: What's the situation in Rwanda?

There is a need to raise more awareness about the dangers of tobacco use, especially among the youth, according to Habiyeremye. He explains that the young generation should understand that when processing tobacco products, the tobacco companies add fou
The New Times (rw)
added May 29, 2017 17:20
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Threat of second-hand smoke remains high due to inaction of LGUs

[FCTC] on Sunday said the inaction and passiveness of many local government units (LGUs) in the country is the main reason why the threat of second-hand smoke (SHS) remains high. FCAP executive director Dr. Maricar Limpin said many LGU officials have con
PNA (Philippine News Agency) (ph)
added May 29, 2017 15:06
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[West Virginia] ‘Joe Too Cool to Smoke’

“Joe Too Cool to Smoke” Snoopy marks its 10th birthday with Ohio County health officer Dr. William Mercer, who uses the character as an anti-smoking educational tool.
Wheeling (WV) Intelligencer
added May 28, 2017 14:07
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[UK] World No Tobacco Day is Wednesday 31st May

“Tobacco – a threat to development”, a threat the UK government has acknowledged by providing £15 million over the next five years to help poorer countries implement the comprehensive tobacco control policies set out in the international tobacco treaty, t
ASH London (uk)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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