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Smoking wanes in Uzbekistan

The number of male smokers in Uzbekistan has decreased from 30% in 2002 to 22% today, according to the World Health Organisation (WHO). Only 3% of its female population smokes, Health Ministry spokesman Furkat Sadykov said.
CentralAsiaOnline.com (USCENTCOM--U.S. Department of Defence)
added Oct 3, 2013 15:45
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[Malaysia] IDRIS: CAP: Gov't must say no to tobacco companies

The health and well-being of its citizens is priceless. The government has to walk its talk since it became a Party to the World Health Organization (WHO) Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) in 2005.
Malaysiakini (my)
added Aug 16, 2012 02:27
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Pakistan signs convention on tobacco control

Farmers in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa are bracing for yet another attack on their livelihood but this time by the World Health Organisation (WHO) as Pakistan has signed a Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), squeezing the already thin field for tobacco
The News (pk)
added Jul 1, 2012 18:53
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[UK] Tobacco Industry's Tactics Against Anti-Tobacco Policies

In this week's issue of PLoS Medicine, UK public health experts write that it is fair to say that the tobacco industry's comprehensive and huge response to the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control is adopting a 'globalizatio
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Jun 28, 2012 06:15
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Health Warnings Loud and Clear on Cigarettes in Argentina

This month, Argentina will join the growing list of Latin American countries that compel tobacco companies to display health warnings about the dangers of smoking on cigarette packs, illustrated with graphic images.
IPS (Inter Press Service)
added Jun 16, 2012 07:33
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European Tobacco Growers Worry About the WHO's Last Recommendations on Tobacco That Would Have a Dramatic Impact on the European Growers With no Effect on Consumption

In its latest report, the WHO has stepped out of its field of specialisation - health - into that of agriculture, of which it has no understanding. Its objective, which is thoroughly irresponsible, is to jeopardize still further the position of the tobac
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2012 15:21
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[Malaysia] Drastically Raise Cigarette Prices in Our Next Budget

The Government should raise cigarette prices to RM30 from the current RM10 for a pack of 20 sticks if it is really serious about curbing the smoking scourge.
Consumer Association of Penang (my)
added Jul 26, 2012 08:27
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[Philippines] Help fight vs. tobacco, Bacolod. Negros urged

The Department of Health is challenging the Negros Occidental and Bacolod governments to aim for 100 percent tobacco-free environments.
Visayan Daily Star (ph)
added Jun 21, 2012 09:57
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[China] Chinese smokers make tobacco companies feel fine

the growth of the tobacco industry is ensured by the enormous number of smokers in Asia and first of all in China. The WHO blames the Chinese authorities for the failure of the global anti-smoking campaign.
Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 17, 2012 12:29
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] SHUKLA: APACT Urges Indonesia To Ratify FCTC And Shun The Tobacco Industry.

The 2013 Asia Pacific Association for the Control of Tobacco (APACT) Conference was held in August, 2013 in Chiba, Japan to address the prevention and control of tobacco use worldwide, with a special focus on the Asia Pacific region
Pakistan Christian Post (pk)
added Sep 25, 2013 08:21
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