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UAE doctors warn against e-cigarettes

Doctors have backed a ban on e-cigarettes, saying it was still not proven that the devices were a safe alternative to smoking tobacco. But some former smokers say e-cigarettes, which deliver nicotine into the lungs through a battery-powered vaporiser, ha
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:26
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WHO chief wants tobacco firms pushed ‘out of business’

World Health Organization chief Margaret Chan urged global action Wednesday to drive tobacco companies “out of business” and hailed progress in tackling smoking in many countries. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Abu Dhabi, Chan
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 18, 2015 13:49
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[Singapore] Tobacco-free generation proposal receives praise

Tobacco-Free Singapore (sg)
added May 12, 2012 16:51
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Singapore aims to make smoke-free the norm

Health Minister shares country's experience at summit
Straits Times (sg)
added Mar 21, 2012 00:00
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[South Africa] On World Cancer Day, (4 Feb) Dr Gan Quan, Director of The Union’s Department of Tobacco Control, emphasises the urgent need to tackle tobacco use

4 February 2018, we consider these figures in stark contrast to the clear and ambitious target set out in the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) three years ago – to reduce mortality from non-communicable diseases, which include cancer,
The Union (formerly, the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease) (fr)
added Feb 4, 2018 00:39
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[South Africa] Hoist with his own petard

(WCTOH) has said that anyone affiliated with ‘Philip Morris International’s Foundation for a Smoke-free World’ is ineligible...founder and president-designate of the Foundation, Dr. Derek Yach, was one...responsible for initiating the FCTC.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 20, 2017 18:41
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health experts defend e-cigarettes despite concerns (Update)

Most experts agreed, however, that use of the devices, about which research warns that not enough is yet known, should be regulated. Konstantinos Farsalinos, researcher from Onassis Cardiac Surgery Centre in Athens, told AFP that in a study of nearly 19,
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 22, 2015 11:49
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco use declining but major intensification needed in reduction and control efforts

New data show a declining rate of tobacco use and an increase in numbers of non-smokers. But governments must intensify action to combat the tobacco industry and dramatically reduce consumption of tobacco products to, in turn, protect public health, accor
finchannel.com (The FINANCIAL) (ge)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:10
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[Mid-east, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco-related illnesses on the rise in UAE

The incidence of tobacco-related diseases continues to increase in this country, doctors said at a conference in the capital on Wednesday. Speaking at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health, Dr Wael Al Mahmeed, a cardiologist at Cleveland Clinic Abu D
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:05
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco conference highlights cancer link

The call to quit the use of tobacco and other related products like shisha and electronic cigarettes resonated in Dubai on Thursday, when medical practitioners and healthcare providers discussed the global and regional incidence rates of colorectal or col
The Gulf Today (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 22:03
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