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Vietnam wins int’l award on tobacco control

The Health Ministry of Vietnam has won an award of the Bloomberg Philanthropies for its efforts in monitoring tobacco use and prevention policies. The ministry is among six winners of the Bloomberg Philanthropies Awards for Global Tobacco Control, which w
Vietnam News Agency (VNA)
added Mar 8, 2018 15:10
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Hold Tobacco Industry Liable: Turn The Cost-Benefit Ratio Upside Down

tobacco industry interference and how it intimidates and harasses governments" said Matthew Allen, who is the lead author of Article 5.3 Toolkit: Guidance for Governments on Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference", of the International Union Against Tub
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:47
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[Virginia] VCU experts, colleagues explain dangers of hookah smoking

In an upcoming special supplement to the journal Tobacco Control, researchers from around the world will explain the past decade of research on waterpipe tobacco smoking — or what is commonly known as hookah, narghile or arghile smoking.
Augusta Free Press (Waynesboro, VA)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:33
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE losing fight against smoking

and across the Middle East. At the World Conference on Tobacco or Health at Adnec, it was revealed the growing popularity of shisha in the region was a major reason for the increase.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:27
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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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[Africa, Nigeria] Tackling big tobacco’s menace towards a smoke-free generation

He explained that although smoking does not directly cause any known disease, 50 per cent of smokers would die prematurely from a smoking related disease and roughly 14 years earlier. According to him, this is because smoking compromises tobacco users’ i
Lagos Guardian (ng)
added Apr 2, 2018 04:46
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[Africa, South Africa, Tanzania] Farmers better off after ditching tobacco growing

FARMERS in Ruvuma Region have significantly improved their livelihood and health after abandoning tobacco growing which trapped them in vicious cycle of poverty and escalate deforestation and adopted more profitable crops...said at the 17th World Confere
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Mar 13, 2018 17:02
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