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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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[Australia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Campaign hopes for Tasmanian tobacco-free generation law

"Tuesday is the vote in the legislative council (upper house) of the Tasmanian parliament... I'm certainly hopeful," Jon Berrick, a professor at Yale-NUS College in Singapore who launched the initiative a decade ago, told an anti-tobacco conference in Ab
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:29
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WHO global report on trends in prevalence of tobacco smoking 2015

Non-smoking is becoming the new norm worldwide, according to a new online WHO Global Report on Trends in Tobacco Smoking, launched today during the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health (WCTOH) which opened 17 March in Abu Dhabi and ends on 21 March.
India Environment Portal (in)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:14
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WCTOH survey of global expertise in tobacco control

The Executive Committee of the WCTOH Scientific Programme Committee is conducting a survey to help to document international tobacco control expertise and activities, and to foster communication and collaboration in support of global tobacco control acti
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:13
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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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