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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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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health experts defend e-cigarettes despite concerns (Update)

Most experts agreed, however, that use of the devices, about which research warns that not enough is yet known, should be regulated. Konstantinos Farsalinos, researcher from Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre in Athens, told AFP that in a study of nearly 19,
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 22, 2015 11:49
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco conference highlights cancer link

The call to quit the use of tobacco and other related products like shisha and electronic cigarettes resonated in Dubai on Thursday, when medical practitioners and healthcare providers discussed the global and regional incidence rates of colorectal or col
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:03
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking kills 27 people in UAE each week

At least 26 men die each week in the UAE due to tobacco use, an average, though lower than other high-income countries, needs action from policy-makers, according to the fifth Tobacco Atlas launched in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:02
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Hubbly bubbly can be more harmful than cigarettes: experts

"A single puff from a water pipe is nearly equal to the volume of smoke inhaled from an entire cigarette," said The Tobacco Atlas launched at the World Conference on Tobacco OR Health in Abu Dhabi. And World Health Organszation tobacco expert Edouard Tu
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 20, 2015 21:48
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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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[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] 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] Tobacco Atlas, 5th edition, launched at WCTOH

The Tobacco Atlas finds industry tactics are creating a future of missed opportunity to improve global health, wealth, and equality The Tobacco Atlas, Fifth Edition (“The Atlas”), and its companion mobile app and website TobaccoAtlas.org, were unveiled
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:02
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