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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] UAE youth smoking more, experts say

According to health experts who gathered in the capital on Tuesday, tobacco use is growing in the country as younger individuals continue to adopt other forms of tobacco such as shisha (waterpipes) and midwakh (pipe tobacco).
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 14:01
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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, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Cheap cigarettes take heavy toll on health

UAE is among the countries where cigarettes are so affordable that a worker earning an average salary can buy six packs with hourly wages, health experts revealed at the 16th World Conference on Tobacco or Health being held in Abu Dhabi.
Gulf News (ae)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:56
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[Asia, UAE: Abu Dhabi] Global conference declares all tobacco products harmful

A global anti-tobacco conference that ended on Saturday (Mar 21) urged countries to take steps to reduce the consumption of tobacco, which it said was a leading cause of disease and death worldwide. In its final declaration, the 16th World Conference on
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Mar 21, 2015 13:51
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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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[UAE: Abu Dhabi] Hold Tobacco Industry Liable: Turn The Cost-Benefit Ratio Upside Down

tobacco industry interference and how it intimidates and harasses governments" said Matthew Allen, who is the lead author of Article 5.3 Toolkit: Guidance for Governments on Preventing Tobacco Industry Interference", of the International Union Against Tub
Citizen News Service (CNS) (in)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:47
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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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[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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