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[Saudi Arabia] KSA signs pact to stamp out illicit tobacco trade

World Health Organization has announced that the Kingdom has become the first Arab country and the tenth internationally to join the protocol to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products. The announcement was made by the director general of the executiv
Arab News (sa)
added Nov 27, 2015 23:23

[Asia, China] WHO Kicks Off #RUFREE Smoke-Free Drive in Beijing

The campaign released 19 posters showing the adverse effects of second-hand smoking and thanking smokers for abiding the rule. Bearing the "#RUFREE?" (Are you smoke-free? and do you support smoke-free environments?) slogan, the public has been urged to s
China Topix
added Nov 27, 2015 10:25

Revealed... the 116 things that cause CANCER - according to World Health Organization experts

IARC's group one, carcinogenic to humans category - those that definitely cause cancer: 1. Tobacco smoking / 13. Secondhand smoke / 37. Smokeless tobacco products
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 29, 2015 13:48

Industry set to reject WHO’s processed meat carcinogens ruling

The global meat industry has reacted with fury to the prospect of its products being declared carcinogenic...In an attempt to undermine the IARC findings in advance, The North American Meat Institute (Nami) accused the body of “dramatic and alarmist over
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 25, 2015 18:34

[UK] Bacon, ham and sausages 'as big a cancer threat as smoking', WHO to warn

Global health experts are to warn that bacon, ham and sausages are as big a cancer threat as cigarettes, it has been reported. "The WCRF advises that people can reduce their bowel cancer risk by eating no more than 500g (cooked weight) per week of red me
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 24, 2015 03:43

[USA] SATEL: Keep Vaping China, Don't Listen To The World Health Organization On E-Cigarettes

When it comes to smoking and vaping, the world of public health seems more like Oceania, 1984, every day. In that Orwellian realm, Big Brother issued nonsense statements such as “war is peace, slavery is freedom, ignorance is strength.”
added Oct 22, 2015 14:42

[Turkmenistan] Muslim Country Atop World's Non-Smokers: WHO

Health-obsessed Central Asian country of Turkmenistan is the nation with the world's lowest proportion of smokers, World Health Organisation chief Margaret Chan said during a visit to the Muslim republic. Chan said that just 8 percent of the population
onislam (eg)
added Oct 21, 2015 15:12

[Asia-pacific] States could be sanctioned for public health failings -WHO boss

Countries must "walk the talk", she said, noting that health ministers in several states had signed up to the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a landmark anti-smoking treaty, only to have their trade ministers launch legal action to prevent other
added Oct 20, 2015 23:26

[Asia, China] Wide support seen for nationwide smoking ban

Even some smokers in China support a nationwide smoke-free law, particularly in workplaces, according to a report released on Monday by the World Health Organization and other health agencies.
China Daily (cn)
added Oct 20, 2015 09:23

[Asia, Mid-east, Qatar] HMC and WHO Workshop to Mull Tobacco Addiction

A regional workshop opening here Sunday will probe health issues arising due to tobacco addiction. Hamad Medical Corporation's (HMC) stop smoking clinic is organising the workshop jointly with World Health Organization's (WHO) Eastern Mediterranean Regi
Qatar News Agency (QNA) (qa)
added Oct 12, 2015 17:25
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