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Declarations of the 16th World Conference on Tobacco OR Health, Abu Dhabi, UAE, March 17-21, 2015

recognizes that: All tobacco products are harmful, that they are a leading cause of disease and death worldwide, that they pose an especially heavy burden on low- and middle-income countries and should be de-normalised worldwide, Addressing the tobacco
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:30
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Youth Resolution calls for No More Tobacco in 21st Century

WE, the 74 youth delegates from 40 countries got together at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health, with a vision for ‘No More Tobacco in the 21st Century’ and to identify youth-led strategies to end the use of tobacco and recommend global actio
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:30
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Tobacco and non-communicable diseases: Abstract Book (PDF)

TABLE OF CONTENTS 4 Thursday, 19 March 2015… 4 01. Innovative ways for achieving tobacco free generations, ENDS 7 02. Post 2015 development agenda, economic arguments 10 03. Illicit trade, access by minors 12 04. Globalisation of tobacco interference
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:29
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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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[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, 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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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoking kills 27 people in UAE each week

At least 26 men die each week in the UAE due to tobacco use, an average, though lower than other high-income countries, needs action from policy-makers, according to the fifth Tobacco Atlas launched in Abu Dhabi on Thursday.
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:02
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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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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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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tasmania may ban tobacco sale from 2018

Under the legislative proposals, Tasmania would then lift the age at which people can legally buy cigarettes – currently 18 – a year at a time to achieve a “tobacco-free generation”. “Tuesday is the vote in the legislative council (upper house) of the Ta
Rakyat Post (my)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:30
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