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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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[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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