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[Africa] Sierra Leone News: Smoking claims six million lives each year -WHO

during a meeting held in Makeni, on Friday February 3rd 2017. Health Education Manager, Ministry of Health and Sanitation, Lansana Conteh described tobacco epidemic as devastating but preventable. The CDC said, “Cigarette smoking is responsible for more t
Awoko Newspaper (sl)
added Feb 10, 2017 17:57
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[Korea - South] Passive Smoking Still a Real and Present Danger

"Some 30 percent of lung cancer patients in Korea are non-smokers, and passive smoking is being blamed," said Paek Yu-jin of Hallym University Medical Center...A study of 1,000 people in Seoul in 2013 showed eight out of 10 people being exposed to secondh
Chosun Ilbo (kr)
added Mar 21, 2016 01:41
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As New Zealand looks to join plain packaging ranks, World Health Organisation steps up global awareness efforts

the world continues to wait for the World Trade Organisation’s decision over challenges to Australia's plain packaging regime. This is the most significant challenge to plain packaging and could yet determine just how quickly other countries adopt any rel
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Feb 24, 2016 11:19
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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
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WHO European Region Member States commit to denormalizing tobacco

The roadmap was presented to the 65th session of the Regional Committee for Europe in Vilnius, Lithuania, "The generation growing up now cannot comprehend that people used to smoke on airplanes, buses, in restaurants or in offices. The achievements of th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Sep 17, 2015 12:55
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[Asia] Report of China City Adult Tobacco Survey 2013–14 (PDF)

male adult smoking prevalence and adult SHS exposure in public places are still high. The full implementation of WHO FCTC articles can reduce the harms caused by tobacco use. Therefore, we propose the following in accordance with the WHO FCTC and the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Aug 19, 2015 11:09
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Passive smoking

A WHO inquiry, conducted after the release of the tobacco-industry documents, found that this controversy was generated by the tobacco industry as part of its larger campaign to cut the WHO's budget, distort the results of scientific studies on passive sm
Wikipedia
added Aug 6, 2015 13:21
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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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