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[Africa] KAGAME FOLLOWS MAGUFULI’S LEAD, BANS SHISHA SMOKING IN RWANDA

Recently, World Health Organisation (WHO) in an advisory note to regulators revealed that smoking shisha posed grave health risks as shisha smokers in a single session would inhale smoke of 100 or more cigarettes.
Nation Media (ke)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:30
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[Africa, Uganda] Rwanda bans shisha

Uganda ostensibly banned shisha in 2015, but the toxic product is still sold, promoted and used openly around the country. . . . In Kampala, there are bars whose primary selling point is shisha, also known as hookah.
The Observer (ug)
added Dec 15, 2017 17:17
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[Asia, India] Exclusive: Philip Morris Funded Anti-Smoking Foundation Targeting Public Health Leaders With Grants

A leaked email from an anti-smoking foundation funded by tobacco major Philip Morris International has revealed that the foundation is targeting prominent figures in global health and encouraging them to apply for grants for projects that can “reduce deat
The Wire (in)
added Dec 15, 2017 03:16
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LEE: Are Food And Beverage Companies Re-Running The Big Tobacco Playbook?

Vital Strategies is asking about various multi-national food, soda, and alcohol companies in its just released report entitled Fool Me Twice. Their report presents evidence that certain giant companies are repeating what Big Tobacco companies did for over
Forbes
added Dec 7, 2017 22:13
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[Asia-pacific, Korea - South] “Korea should adopt plain packaging to lower smoking rate"

Kerstin Schotte, a medical officer at WHO’s Department of Prevention of Non-communicable Diseases speaks at a global forum on tobacco control held in Conrad Seoul on Friday. Korea Health Promotion Institute
Korea Herald (kr)
added Dec 4, 2017 15:27
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[Kansas] PELLIKAAN: Tobacco companies hold too much power

The best the government and the public can do is inform, tax and push tougher punishments on companies that knowingly lied to millions of people.
The Baker Orange (Baker U., KS)
added Dec 4, 2017 02:00
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Tobacco industry admissions should strengthen global resolve on tobacco control

“But by being ordered by the courts to issue these corrective statements in American newspapers and on TV stations, the industry itself has been forced to come clean and acknowledge once and for all that its tobacco products kill.”
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 29, 2017 17:12
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[Asia, Jordan, Mid-east] AUB Launches the WHO Center for Hookah Smoking Research

A ceremony to launch the World Health Organization (WHO) Knowledge Hub for Waterpipe Research was held at AUB's West Hall in Bathish Auditorium during the “Third International Conference on Waterpipe Tobacco Smoking Research,” which was organized by AUB’s
Al Bawaba.com (jo)
added Nov 17, 2017 20:38
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[UK] Nigel Farage dismisses 'clever people' who say that smoking kills

Nigel Farage has dismissed medical experts who warn that smoking kills millions of people every year as “clever people” who should be ignored. The former UKIP leader urged his Twitter followers to ignore a warning from the World Health Organisation that
Business Insider
added Nov 13, 2017 15:40
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[Thailand] New WHO FCTC Knowledge Hub opens to help Parties counter tobacco industry interference

The Secretariat of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) launched a new Knowledge Hub to track tobacco industry interference in public policy-making. The new center will be located in Bangkok at the Thammasat University’s School of Globa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Nov 7, 2017 23:17
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