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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Editorial: What will it take to create a tobacco-free world?

This week, The Lancet launches a campaign for a tobacco-free world by 2040. A three-paper Series marks the 10-year anniversary of the coming into force of the FCTC, and is published to coincide with the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health taking p
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 13, 2015 10:58

[UAE: Abu Dhabi] SKMC's Smoking Cessation Clinic Treating Record Numbers of Tobacco Users

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) has treated a record number of tobacco addicts at its Smoking Cessation Clinic since the initiative began in late 2010. Dr. Abdul Razzak Alkaddour, a consultant cardiologist at SKMC is running the Smoking Cessation Cli
Emirates News Agency (WAM) (ae)
added Jul 14, 2013 11:33

[Jordan, UAE: Abu Dhabi] KHALAF: After Amman, Abu Dhabi is a non-smoker's paradise

The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jan 12, 2012 00:00
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE youth smoking more, experts say

According to health experts who gathered in the capital on Tuesday, tobacco use is growing in the country as younger individuals continue to adopt other forms of tobacco such as shisha (waterpipes) and midwakh (pipe tobacco).
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:01
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Cheap cigarettes take heavy toll on health

UAE is among the countries where cigarettes are so affordable that a worker earning an average salary can buy six packs with hourly wages, health experts revealed at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health being held in Abu Dhabi.
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:56
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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Campaign hopes for Tasmanian tobacco-free generation law

"Tuesday is the vote in the legislative council (upper house) of the Tasmanian parliament... I'm certainly hopeful," Jon Berrick, a professor at Yale-NUS College in Singapore who launched the initiative a decade ago, told an anti-tobacco conference in Ab
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:29
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Department of Health awarded American Cancer Society "Exemplary Leadership" award for tobacco policy achievements

In the week that the standardised tobacco packaging regulations passed into law, the UK Department of Health has been recognised as an International Tobacco Control Leader by the American Cancer Society. During the 2015 Luther L. Terry Awards ceremony a
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:53
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[Europe, UAE: Abu Dhabi] REILLY: Ireland refused to be bullied by Big Tobacco

We learn to stand together. Despite their billions of euros and hidden connections, the tobacco industry can be defeated. We must rise to the challenge to protect our children from a killer addiction that ends the lives of half of those who become addi
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:50
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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] ‘Tobacco or Health’ question to be highlighted at capital global meet in ‘15

The Gulf Today (ae)
added Apr 6, 2012 00:00
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