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[Africa, South Africa] Experts, policy makers head to Cape Town to battle 'Big Tobacco'

Some 3,000 anti-tobacco experts and policy makers are convening this week in Cape Town to confront an industry flush with profits and determined to expand the market for its deadly product. The 17th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, meeting from Ma
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 5, 2018 15:49
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[South Africa] High-level participants announced

WCTOH is pleased to announce the participation of WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, South Africa Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Michael R. Bloomberg, a leading actor on tobacco control and WHO Ambassador for Noncommunicable
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:40
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE considers harsher warnings on cigarette packs

senior health officials are considering making these warnings even more real to dissuade residents from tobacco use. In fact, these warnings, which currently cover 50 per cent of each cigarette pack, could soon feature actual pictures of the damage cause
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:00
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Hubbly bubbly can be more harmful than cigarettes: experts

"A single puff from a water pipe is nearly equal to the volume of smoke inhaled from an entire cigarette," said The Tobacco Atlas launched at the World Conference on Tobacco OR Health in Abu Dhabi. And World Health Organszation tobacco expert Edouard Tu
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 20, 2015 21:48
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] AUDIO: Australia's plain packaging of cigarettes commended at world conference

One of the authors of the study is Kylie Lindorff from Cancer Council Victoria. KYLIE LINDORFF: Australia's plain packaging has absolutely had its intended effect. So we've found that plain packaging has delivered on its aim to reduce the appeal of pac
Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:35
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2015 Luther L Terry Awards presented

Jonathan Samet / United Kingdom Department of Health’s Tobacco Program / Eduardo Bianco, MD, from Uruguay / Smoke Free Partnership… Belgium / Geoffrey Fong, PhD, from Canada…and Frank Chaloupka / Patti White, from the UK, and Tariana Turia, from New Zeala
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:12
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Youth conference targets tobacco marketing

Youth conference delegates called on ministries of health and tobacco control experts to declare zero tolerance for tobacco industry marketing targeting young people, during the Inaugural Ceremony of the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH)
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:09
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"Don't be a maybe," urges WHO D-G Margaret Chan

keynote speech on tobacco control and non-communicable diseases at WCTOH, with the words of a current Marlboro campaign: ‘Don’t be a maybe’ -- urging decisive action against the tobacco industry. Warning countries against the ‘wavering of resolve’ that c
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:07
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[Ireland, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Industry ‘spent millions’ to scupper cigarette-pack plan

A single tobacco company employed 161 lobbyists and spent millions of euro in an “unprecedented” attempt to shoot down a key EU directive behind Ireland’s groundbreaking plain-packaging cigarette laws. Children’s Minister James Reilly revealed the exten
Irish Examiner (ie)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:52
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[Mid-east, Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco will kill one person every second by 2100

Taking into consideration the seriousness of the issue, a couple of thousands of delegates from various parts of the world have gathered in Abu Dhabi for the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, being held for the first time in the Middle East. T
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:31
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