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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] The FCTC: 10 Years After

On 27 February 2005, the WHO FCTC first came into force. It remains the only legally binding global health treaty. As part of the WHO day-long symposium on the FCTC and MPOWER, a plenary session on the 10-year-old treaty gave a snapshot of the world pr
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:04
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, New York] From the Emirates: NYUAD goes smoke free

“NYUAD is a smoke-free campus.” NYU Abu Dhabi’s new smoking policy begins with a simple sentence, one ominous to smokers and comforting to non-smokers. Most people are already aware of the risks of tobacco use and tobacco users are arguably the most awar
Washington Square News (NYU)
added Sep 16, 2014 04:12
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] 27 people die from tobacco-relates diseases in UAE each week

Abu Dhabi: Every six out of ten Emiratis are regularly exposed to second-hand smoke, and this increases their risk of suffering from cardiovascular diseases and lung cancer by 30 per cent, a top doctor said in the capital on Monday. In fact, an average o
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 5, 2017 15:12
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Progress made but work remains on firewalling health policy from tobacco industry

"FCTC Article 5.3 has been gaining momentum over the last few years. We are talking more of it at this conference as well as during last COP6 (Sixth Conference of the Parties to the WHO FCTC in October 2014). Everyone is now talking of tobacco industry i
Asian Tribune
added Mar 21, 2015 22:01
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Experts Defend E-Cigarettes Amidst Concerns

Health experts at an Abu Dhabi anti-tobacco conference defended e-cigarettes, in spite of the increasing concerns that the devices are not safe and could lure adolescents into nicotine addiction. However, while experts have come to the defense of e-cigar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:16
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[Jordan, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco, argileh to kill 1 billion people in 21st century — Princess Dina

Dina Mired has underlined that tobacco and argileh will be responsible for the death of 1 billion people in the 21st century if no radical action is taken in this regard. The princess, who is director general of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF),
Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 21, 2015 19:52
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tasmania may ban tobacco sale from 2018

Under the legislative proposals, Tasmania would then lift the age at which people can legally buy cigarettes – currently 18 – a year at a time to achieve a “tobacco-free generation”. “Tuesday is the vote in the legislative council (upper house) of the Ta
Rakyat Post (my)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:30
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO urges tough tobacco control to improve peoples' health

discussed on Wednesday the methods of reducing global cigarette consumption as well as cigars and pipes amid rising smoking habits in emerging markets. According to the Dubai-based daily Khaleej Times, despite various official and private measures agains
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 18, 2015 16:33
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[Asia, China, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO urges tough tobacco control to improve peoples' health

The ongoing 16th world conference on tobacco or health discussed on Wednesday the methods of reducing global cigarette consumption as well as cigars and pipes amid rising smoking habits in emerging markets.
Global Times (cn)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:30
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] New global fund to help countries defend tobacco control

The $4m (£2.7m) fund is a joint effort by Bloomberg Philanthropies and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation. They say tobacco control gains are being put at risk by the industry's use of trade agreements and litigation.
BBC Online
added Mar 18, 2015 14:22
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