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[Greece] Majority of Greeks are would appreciate smoking ban enforcement, says expert

e Hellenic Thoracic Society (HTS) said Thursday, appealing to the government to crack down on violations. Speaking at an event ahead of World No Tobacco Day on May 31, HTS president Michalis Toumpis, said the number of smokers in Greece appears to be dec
Kathimerini (gr)
added May 25, 2017 21:13
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how can a disney star and a compatibility quiz combat tobacco industry profiling?

the tobacco industry has its eye on you. That’s the message that brought together the truth® campaign, DoSomething.org and Coco Jones, the 19-year-old star of Disney’s “Let it Shine”, for a compatibility quiz called “Who Has Their Eye on You?” The emoji
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 25, 2017 21:02
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[Africa] Malawi: WHO Urges Member States to Include Tobacco Control in Their Policies

According to a press statement issued by WHO ahead of the World No Tobacco Day which falls on 31 May every year, tobacco kills more than 7.2 million people per year with over 80 percent from low or middle income countries. In the statement, WHO Regional
All-Africa.com
added May 25, 2017 21:01
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[Ethiopia] World Health Assembly elects Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus as new WHO Director-General

He has also served as chair of the Board of the Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria; as chair of the Roll Back Malaria (RBM) Partnership Board; and as co-chair of the Board of the Partnership for Maternal, Newborn and Child Health. As Min
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 25, 2017 01:17
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BRIANT: Association Expands Focus on Local Tobacco Ordinances

Every tobacco retailer, wholesaler and manufacturer reading this article needs to understand the gravity of the movement by advocates to propose and lobby for the adoption of local retail tobacco ordinance restrictions. While the three states with the mos
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added May 25, 2017 00:16
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[Europe] Andriukaitis: Anti-smoking laws are of little value if they are not implemented

Vytenis Andriukaitis is EU Commissioner for Health and Food Safety. He responded in writing to questions by EURACTIV’s Sarantis Michalopoulos ahead of World No Tobacco Day on 31 May.
EurActiv
added May 25, 2017 00:00
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[Europe] World No Tobacco Day

According to the European Commission, tobacco consumption is considered the largest avoidable health risk and the most significant cause of premature death in the EU. Approximately 700,000 deaths every year are attributed to tobacco, while around 50% of
EurActiv
added May 24, 2017 23:50
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[Asia, Bangladesh] Proceeds from tobacco surcharge remain unused

The health development surcharge collected on all tobacco products has remained unused, although nearly three years have passed since the government levied it. The government imposed a 1 percent surcharge on all domestically produced and imported tobacc
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added May 24, 2017 17:27
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[UK] North East councils run £1.3m alcohol and tobacco 'de-normalisation' campaign

PR is at the heart of a new push to reduce levels... Existing government-funded programmes Fresh and Balance, which work to reduce rates of drinking and smoking respectively, will drive the new project, now underway and scheduled to run until 2020.
PR Week US
added May 24, 2017 15:32
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President’s Budget Devastates Nation’s Efforts to Reduce Tobacco Use and Save Lives

This budget would eliminate the CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health, which helps lead the nation’s efforts to reduce tobacco use, and dedicates no funds specifically for tobacco control. While the budget provides funding for a block grant to states for chr
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 24, 2017 03:12
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