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[UAE: Abu Dhabi, UK] Department of Health awarded American Cancer Society "Exemplary Leadership" award for tobacco policy achievements

In the week that the standardised tobacco packaging regulations passed into law, the UK Department of Health has been recognised as an International Tobacco Control Leader by the American Cancer Society. During the 2015 Luther L. Terry Awards ceremony a
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Mar 20, 2015 11:53
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[Australia] Cigarette plain packaging laws reduced smoking's appeal to teenagers – research

Comprehensive research shows a year after being introduced, Australia’s legislation is a success and has prompted smokers to think about quitting plain packaging... ‘consigns the tobacco industry’s desperate counter-arguments to the scrap heap where they
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 19, 2015 14:28
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[Africa, Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Billionaires start Sh364 million global fund to defend nations like Kenya against tobacco lawsuits

Kenya can now access a Sh364 million ($4m) fund to defend itself....Cigarette maker BAT last month sued Kenya’s Ministry of Health for threatening to stop the circulation of its Dunhill Switch cigarette brand. Dunhill cigarette packs contain the taglin
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 19, 2015 12:09
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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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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Bloomberg lauds PH for sin tax law

The Department of Finance and Department of Health receive the 2015 Awards for Global Tobacco Control from Bloomberg Philanthropies
Rappler (ph)
added Mar 19, 2015 11:20
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] New tobacco atlas details scale, harms of tobacco epidemic

The Tobacco Atlas, Fifth Edition ("The Atlas"), and its companion mobile app and website TobaccoAtlas.org, were unveiled today by the American Cancer Society and World Lung Foundation at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health. The Atlas graphical
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 19, 2015 10:35
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[Uae, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Smoke fills conversation vacuum, says minister

The youth are picking up cigarettes and shishas due to the lost art of conversation, according to Shaikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Culture, Youth and Community Development. “We should find other means of conversation than (just) burning to
Khaleej Times (ae)
added Mar 18, 2015 16:32
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New Global Fund to Help Countries Defend Smoking Laws

The fund is modest, at least so far, with a total of $4 million from the two charities.... The fund was set up to counter what health experts say has been a strategy by tobacco companies to block smoking laws in poorer countries through legal means. In a
New York Times
added Mar 18, 2015 14:37
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[Africa, Kenya, UAE: Abu Dhabi] WHO calls tobacco firms 'cockroaches' after failed MPs retreat

(WHO) has ridiculed plans by cigarette manufacturers in Kenya to fly some local politicians to a beach resort for a “sensitisation retreat”. The cigarette makers are fighting stiff anti-smoking regulations that the ministry of health has proposed. Head
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:07
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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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