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[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
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[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
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[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
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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
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[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
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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
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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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WHO: Stepped up government tax action needed to curb tobacco epidemic

Too few governments levy appropriate levels of tax on cigarettes and other tobacco products. They therefore miss out on a proven, low-cost measure to curb demand for tobacco, save lives and generate funds for stronger health services, according to the "WH
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:15
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WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic, 2015

The continued success in global tobacco control is detailed in this year’s WHO Report on the Global Tobacco Epidemic, 2015: substantial progress has been made since the entry into force of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) ten y
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 7, 2015 16:14
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WHO urges governments to raise tobacco taxes to beat smoking

Too few governments make full use of tobacco taxes to dissuade people from smoking or help them to cut down and quit, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday, recommending that at least 75 percent of the price of a pack of cigarettes should be tax.
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2015 16:13
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