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Happy World No Tobacco Day: with all our heart for already 30 years!

The World No Tobacco Day is celebrating its 30th anniversary today. Initiated by the World Health Organization in 1988, the event has showcased different topics every year, from smoking cessation to second-hand smoke, tobacco industry interference, tobac
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:39
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[Europe] WHO and EU clash with tobacco industry over plain packaging effectiveness

The industry says plain packaging has no visible impact on smoking rates while it opens the door to black markets. On the contrary, the WHO insists on the effectiveness of the measure and rules out any link to illicit trade. From its side, the EU has ad
EurActiv
added Jun 6, 2018 00:28
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VIDEO: This is the devastating toll smoking takes on your heart

This grim video from the World Health Organisation reveals the devastating toll smoking takes on your HEART.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 20:44
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VIDEO: Tobacco breaks hearts - World No Tobacco Day 2018

You Tube
added Jun 4, 2018 15:27
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VIDEO: Watch what cigarettes really do to your HEART: Shocking video reveals how the habit damages the organ

A shocking video has revealed the full extent of the damage caused to the heart by smoking. Released by the World Health Organization (WHO), it aims to raise awareness of the effect of cigarettes on the heart and encourage smokers to quit. The 30-secon
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 4, 2018 15:25
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[Europe] WHO promotes No Tobacco Day, but says smoking rising in poorer nations

Consumption in the developing world is rising fast as companies aggresively market their products there, unhindered by advertising bans or health warnings, and replacing consumers in the West who have given up, or died. "As the report explains, only one
EuroNews
added Jun 4, 2018 14:20
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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease -

Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track... Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world’s leading
Reuters
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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World Health Assembly delegates agree new five-year strategic plan

It sets three targets: to ensure that by 2023, 1 billion more people benefit from universal health coverage; 1 billion more people are better protected from health emergencies; and 1 billion more people enjoy better health and wellbeing. WHO estimates th
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 25, 2018 11:02
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ROEDER: WHO wants to ban trans fats – that's just one reason they should be defunded

declared tobacco control as the organization’s biggest priority. Chan conveniently left out the massive shortcomings of WHO in dealing with Ebola. She also underlined WHO’s ignorance towards harm reduction innovations such as electronic cigarettes by clai
Washington (DC) Examiner
added May 15, 2018 21:47
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Turkey, a new Party to the Protocol:

The Convention Secretariat is proud to count Turkey as a new Party to the Protocol to Eliminate Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products (the Protocol). Turkey being the 36 Party (including the European Union (EU)) [1] to ratify the Protocol, five Parties are n
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 11, 2018 03:02
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