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Smoke-Free Certified Hotels Announced

Global Wellness Council (GWC) announces... "Travelers around the world are becoming more conscious about their accommodation. Staying in a completely smoke-free hotel is fast-becoming a must, even among smokers. Via the Smoke-Free Certified™ program, we a
Business Insider
added Apr 2, 2018 22:43
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[Asia, Pakistan] elimination of third slab on cigarette price proposed

The official said that ministry has raised its concerns on the third slab introduced by Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) last year for specific tobacco brands which reduced their price and increased the consumption. “Pakistan is moving towards adopting ‘T
The Nation (pk)
added Apr 1, 2018 17:42
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[Ghana] Group Pushes For Ban On Shisha, Sale Of Cigarettes To Children

The Vision for Alternative Development (VALD) is calling on the Ministry of Health and FDA in line with Article 16 of the (FCTC) and the national tobacco control laws and regulations, to ensure that the sale of single sticks of tobacco product is prohibit
Modern Ghana (gh)
added Mar 31, 2018 20:56
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[Africa] Nigeria: 17,500 Deaths Yearly Linked to Smoking-Related Diseases

Chukwuka added that tobacco taxation had proven to be the most effective tobacco measure and that CSEA’s study on the Economics of Tobacco Control which is the first of such study in Nigeria was aimed at strengthening advocacy efforts for tobacco control
This Day (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 17:19
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[Africa] Review of tobacco tax puts Nigeria closer to treaty compliance

Sonny Kuku, president, Nigeria NCD Alliance has said that the recent review of tobacco and alcohol taxes has put Nigeria in better position to comply with the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (WHO/ FCTC) guideline.
BusinessDAY (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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[Africa, Nigeria] CISLAC Backs New Govt Regulation on Tobacco

The Civil Society Legislative Advocacy Centre (CISLAC), a non-governmental organisation with head office in Abuja has backed the Federal Government on the new regulations on tobacco; just as it condemned the aversion of Manufacturers’ Association of Nige
This Day (ng)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:15
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Make cleanliness part of holiness, Holy Week pilgrims urged

Limpin said that having a smoke-free environment would lessen the threat of smoke-related diseases to second-hand smokers. “Tobacco smoke contains toxic and poisonous chemicals, including cancer-causing substances, which can pose harm and death to both
Philippine Daily Inquirer (ph)
added Mar 26, 2018 15:11
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[Asia-pacific, Australia, Malaysia] Plain packaging: Five years of failure! — IDEAS

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr Tedros Ghebreyesus... * IDEAS is a Malaysian think-tank dedicated to promoting market-based solutions to public p
Malay Mail (my)
added Mar 23, 2018 19:46
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Reuters receives five Overseas Press Club Award honors

‘The Philip Morris Files,’...won the Malcolm Forbes Award for Best International Business News Reporting...OPC Award judges said that “this eye-opening series shows just how sophisticated and determined the tobacco industry has been in fighting anti-toba
Reuters
added Mar 22, 2018 17:44
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[South Africa] CASTRO / DAIN: Africa: Turning the Tide On Avoidable Deaths in Africa

Public health leaders showed promising signs of tackling these at the recent international tobacco control conference in Cape Town, but UN meetings later this year will test leaders' real commitment
Daily Maverick (za)
added Mar 22, 2018 13:47
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