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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] EDITORIAL: There is a place for e-cigarettes

a global health conference in Abu Dhabi was told that a study of nearly 20,000 e-cigarette users... Increasing the price of cigarettes is a useful option, especially in preventing children taking up smoking, but that will not solve the problem in itself.
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 21:02
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Groups Divided on E-Cigarette Pros and Cons, Agree Regulation Matters

While the vast majority of health experts and public health authorities remain wholly unconvinced as to the apparent ‘safety’ of electronic cigarettes, some influential figures are continuing to throw their support behind the devices. This week, Onassis
Modern Readers (Indianapolis, IN)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:21
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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Health Experts Defend E-Cigarettes Amidst Concerns

Health experts at an Abu Dhabi anti-tobacco conference defended e-cigarettes, in spite of the increasing concerns that the devices are not safe and could lure adolescents into nicotine addiction. However, while experts have come to the defense of e-cigar
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 21, 2015 20:16
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[Jordan, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Tobacco, argileh to kill 1 billion people in 21st century — Princess Dina

Dina Mired has underlined that tobacco and argileh will be responsible for the death of 1 billion people in the 21st century if no radical action is taken in this regard. The princess, who is director general of the King Hussein Cancer Foundation (KHCF),
Jordan Times (jo)
added Mar 21, 2015 19:52
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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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[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] 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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