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[Canada, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Waterloo researcher wins top award for tobacco control efforts

Prof. Geoffrey Fong, shown here in 2006 at the University of Waterloo, has received an award from the American Cancer Society for his outstanding research in tobacco control.
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:07
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[Mid-east, Uae] The long read: smoking kills so why is Big Tobacco’s toxic business thriving in the Middle East?

Thirty-five years ago this month, worried executives at British Ame­rican Tobacco flew the company’s commercial partners in the Arab world to London for an urgent conference to discuss “Smoking and Health in the Middle East”.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Jul 31, 2015 13:11
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[South Africa] NICHOLSON: World Conference on Tobacco or Health: keeping the focus on the tobacco industry

The conference closed with the announcement that South Africa had won the bid for the 17th WCTOH, the first time the conference will be hosted by an African nation. The challenge was set with the words of Nelson Mandela: “I have walked that long road to
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added Apr 15, 2015 09:00
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Nepal leading tobacco control in South Asia: Will it spiral domino effect on other nations?

Nepal received the Bloomberg award for advancing ahead with biggest-ever pictorial graphic health warnings on all tobacco packs from15th May 2015. Beginning May 15, 2015, picture and text warnings must be placed on 90 percent of the front and back of all
Media for Freedom
added Mar 22, 2015 16:07
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] India may delay bigger pictorial warnings on cigarette packs

The "rethink" on implementing the government's notification in this regard was discussed when civil society representatives, along with MP Supriya Sule, met Union health minister J P Nadda on March 18. The minister reportedly conveyed that the governm
Times of India
added Mar 21, 2015 22:00
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking out the evidence on water pipe use

The Middle East has the world’s highest prevalence of water pipe smoking, with the greatest concentration in Lebanon, Jordan and Palestine, according to Gemma Vestal from the WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative, which took part in a meeting at the World Confer
Nature Middle East (uk)
added Apr 6, 2015 12:46
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Endgame or ENDs game?

The contentious issue of e-cigarettes or ENDs [electronic nicotine delivery systems] was tackled in several sessions at this week’s World Conference on Tobacco or Health. In a plenary chaired by WHO’s Dr Douglas Bettcher and Dr Vera Da Costa e Silva o
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:18
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Bloomberg & Gates Create Fund to Defend Nations from Big Tobacco Litigation

In light of our coverage of The Lancet’s series of articles on ridding the world of tobacco, we take note of the announcement from Bloomberg Philanthropies... seems that the tobacco industry has internationalized the SLAPP suit—a strategic lawsuit again
The Nonprofit Quarterly
added Mar 20, 2015 12:55
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[Africa, Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Billionaires start Sh364 million global fund to defend nations like Kenya against tobacco lawsuits

Kenya can now access a Sh364 million ($4m) fund to defend itself....Cigarette maker BAT last month sued Kenya’s Ministry of Health for threatening to stop the circulation of its Dunhill Switch cigarette brand. Dunhill cigarette packs contain the taglin
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 19, 2015 12:09
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health

Kahlee Times (ae)
added Apr 7, 2012 00:00
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