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[Asia] Report of China City Adult Tobacco Survey 2013–14 (PDF)

male adult smoking prevalence and adult SHS exposure in public places are still high. The full implementation of WHO FCTC articles can reduce the harms caused by tobacco use. Therefore, we propose the following in accordance with the WHO FCTC and the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:09

[Asia, China] Make all Public Places 100% Smoke-free to Protect Public Health / New tobacco survey results released in Beijing today

there is very strong public support for making public places smoke-free in China. Strong laws are needed - and where they exist and are rigorously enforced, they work. These are the key findings from the results of the China City Adult Tobacco Survey, rel
PR Newswire
added Aug 19, 2015 11:00

Passive smoking

A WHO inquiry, conducted after the release of the tobacco-industry documents, found that this controversy was generated by the tobacco industry as part of its larger campaign to cut the WHO's budget, distort the results of scientific studies on passive sm
added Aug 6, 2015 13:21

[Asia, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka] Pakistan outdoes India in Tobacco control: WHO

Pakistan along with Bangladesh and Sri Lanka has implemented superior strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco in comparison with India, according to a World Health Organisation (WHO) report.
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Jul 11, 2015 10:41

[Asia, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka] Neighbours outdo India in tobacco control, says WHO

Three of India’s next door neighbours — Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka — adopted better tobacco control strategies to curb deaths caused by tobacco, according to the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) report released on Tuesday.
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jul 10, 2015 11:15

[France] French tobacco sales rise for first time in years

reported a 7 per cent increase in cigarette sales in March 2015 compared to the same month last year. There was also an increase of 12 per cent in sales of rolling tobacco – which have reached a record high. The figures come days after the World Health
The Local France (fr)
added Jul 10, 2015 10:07

New WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic should spur governments to action

is a resounding call for governments to take action to reduce tobacco use by implementing proven policies to reduce tobacco use, the world’s leading cause of preventable death...raising tobacco taxes is the most effective way to reduce tobacco use and sav
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 8, 2015 15:20

[Philippines] PH cited for raising tax to curb smoking

World Health Organization has hailed the Philippines as a world model in implementing a tax measure that greatly reduced demand for tobacco at the launch of the WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic 2015 on Tuesday in Manila.
Manila Times (ph)
added Jul 8, 2015 15:03

WHO REPORT On THE GLOBAL TOBACCO EPIDEMIC, 2015: Raising taxes on tobacco (PDF)

presents a country-level examination of the epidemic and identifies countries that have applied effective tobacco control measures. The number of people worldwide protected by effective tobacco control measures continues to grow, and countries that
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:26

Higher tobacco taxes will save lives – new WHO Report

Raising tobacco tax is a proven, low-cost measure to curb demand for tobacco, save lives and generate new funds for building stronger health services. These are the key messages from the World Health Organization’s Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic-20
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:16
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