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[Africa, Kenya] You're Killing People, Tobacco Firms Told

THE World Health Organisation has put cigarette makers on the spot for flouting anti-tobacco laws like the ban on advertising. Last week, health officials from Africa met in Nairobi to mark 10 years of the WHO's framework convention on tobacco control (
All-Africa.com
added Mar 3, 2015 14:08
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[Asia] Smoking kills 2.5 lakh a year in Bangladesh

Every year 2.5 lakh Bangladeshis die due to tobacco and the rate of death is 28 per hour, according to a report of World Health Organization (WHO) that was presented in a seminar yesterday.
Dhaka Daily Star (bd)
added Jan 12, 2015 23:36
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Interactive: W.H.O. Report on E-Cigarettes

A report on the use of electronic cigarettes, and the health risks they pose.
New York Times
added Aug 26, 2014 13:16
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[Canada] Letter: SHATENSTEIN: E-cigarettes are not innocuous

The Gazette notes that a group of 53 leading medical experts wrote the World Health Organization (WHO) extolling the virtues of e-cigarettes but neglects to mention that a second group of 129 public health and medical authorities also wrote to WHO Direct
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jul 5, 2014 19:05
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Azerbaijan celebrates World No Tobacco day

Azerbaijan celebrates World No Tobacco day 04-07-2014 On 31 May 2014, the second "No Smoking Film Festival" was launched in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. There were many prominent people that participated in the event - the Ministry of Health, the mem
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 4, 2014 11:02
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[South Africa] SA signs tobacco smuggling treaty

South Africa has signed a new international treaty that aims to stop the smuggling of tobacco, the National Council Against Smoking said on Friday.
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jan 12, 2013 11:29
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Tobacco and the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control

Online Q&A / Q: What is the global impact of tobacco use? A: Tobacco consumption is the single largest preventable cause of death, killing more than 7 million people each year, of which more than 6 million are users or ex-users of tobacco, and around 89
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 20, 2017 15:34
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

ยท The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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GLANTZ: WHO issues new report on e-cigs; contains cautious read of science and sensible policy recommendations

the single most important statement is "The magnitude of these risks is likely to be smaller than from tobacco smoke, although there is not enough research to quantify the relative risk of ENDS/ENNDS over combustible products. Therefore, no specific figur
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 8, 2016 20:38
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[Asia, Asia-pacific] Despite smokers decrease, Vietnam listed in 15 nations with most smokers

Though the number of Vietnamese smokers reduced, the country is still one of nations who have high rate of smokers in the world, said the Ministry of Health at a meeting held yesterday in response to the No Tobacco Week and the World No Tobacco Day
Vietnam Net
added May 27, 2016 22:21
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