Tobacco: Whiff of death on a stick - Nigeria Today

Cardio-vascular diseases and some cancers have been linked to tobacco consumption, in both developed and developing countries. In Nigeria the case is not different, as cigarette and non-smoking tobacco products are sold openly to even under aged ...

Don't let tobacco hinder your development : Dr. Prashant Saxena - ETHealthworld.com

Tobacco smoke contains a deadly mix of more than 7,000 chemicals; hundreds are harmful, and about 70 can cause cancer. By Dr. Prashant Saxena, HOD (Pulmonology & Sleep Medicine) & Principal Consultant (Critical Care Medicine), Max Super Specialty ...

Tanzania to formulate law to control tobacco related diseases - Xinhua

DAR ES SALAAM, May 31 (Xinhua) -- The government of Tanzania said on Wednesday plans were afoot to formulate and implement a law aimed at controlling tobacco related diseases in the east African nation. Ummy Mwalimu, the Minister for Health, said ...

Free medical aid for smokers who are trying to quit - The Star, Kenya

About 50 per cent of Kenya's estimated three million smokers are struggling to kick the deadly habit, the Health ministry says. Health PS Julius Korir yesterday urged smokers to seek free medical help, instead of trying to stop the habit on their own.

China struggles to kick world-leading cigarette habit: study - The Daily Star

BEIJING: Most smokers in China, the world's largest tobacco consumer, have no intention of kicking the habit and remain unaware of some of its most damaging health effects, Chinese health officials and outside researchers said Wednesday. An estimated ...

'Firm implementation' of anti-smoking laws pledged - Jordan Times

AMMAN — On the occasion of the World No Tobacco Day on Wednesday, health sector stakeholders pledged “firm implementation” of the Public Health Law as of July 1. Amendments to the law were endorsed earlier this month, imposing further restrictions ...

KFL&A Public Health calls for standardized packaging for cigarettes - CKWS

Public Health is advocating for the federal government to make good on their promise for legislation for plain and standardized packaging for cigarettes. Darryn Davis has more… Smoking tobacco has a direct health care cost of over 2 billion dollars a ...

'World No Tobacco' day observed - Pakistan Observer

“World No Tabacco” day observed here on Wednesday besides the globe to highlight health and additional risks associated with tobacco use, and advocating for effective policies to reduce tobacco consumption. The theme for World No Tobacco Day 2017, ...

Study reveals high environmental cost of tobacco - fox6now.com

Details of the environmental cost of tobacco are revealed in a study released by the World Health Organization, adding to the well-known costs to global health, which translate to a yearly loss of $1.4 trillion in health-care expenses and lost ...

Even after a partial ban on smoking - Greater Kashmir

Despite ban on smoking by the government in public places, offices, educational institutions, etc. it seems smoking is on a rise, which can be justified by the fact that lung cancer in Kashmir is rapidly rising which is directly related to smoking in ...

Residents vow to shun tobacco - The Tribune

A rally against consumption of tobacco being carried out on World No Tobacco Day in Ludhiana on Wednesday. Tribune Photo. Tribune News Service. Ludhiana, May 31. The district Health Department observed World No Tobacco Day by taking out a rally ...

What's being done to repair damage done by smoking? - Aljazeera.com

World Health Organization warns cigarettes kill millions annually and tobacco causes massive harm to the environment. 31 May 2017 19:20 GMT Health, Environment · Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social ...

World No Tobacco Day: How many U.S. adults, Ohioans still smoke? - MyDaytonDailyNews

The World Health Organization (WHO) is using this year's World No Tobacco Day to urge people and governments to cease use of the plant that harms human health and chokes the economic growth of people and societies. Today's observance comes as use ...

Theatre artistes scream their lungs out against smoking - The Shillong Times

New Delhi: When the god of death, Yamraj, finds that he is being saddled with too much work, he decides to look for the reason on earth. He finds the answer — and it leaves him coughing in a cloud of smoke. The Hindu deity of death and Chitragupta ...

PRESS RELEASE: World No Tobacco Day observance - St. Lucia News Online (press release)

tobacco2 Today, May 31st 2017, the world observes world no tobacco day under the theme Tobacco, a threat to development. Today's observation is intended to encourage a 24-hour period of abstinence from all forms of tobacco consumption around the ...

On World No Tobacco Day, Dept urges smokers to kick habit for 24 hours - Eyewitness News

The Health Department says even though the number of smokers in SA has reduced since 2000, smoking remains the leading cause of deadly respiratory illnesses. Picture: Pixabay.com. Smoking · World No Tabaco Day. Email; Print ...

7 million deaths, but Nigeria is doing nothing to curtail Tobacco smoking - TheNewsGuru

Data presented by The Tobacco Atlas has shown Nigeria is doing virtually nothing to curtail Tobacco smoking in the country. According to the data available on The Tobacco Atlas website, the country has done practically nothing in the years under review ...

DIPR organizes awareness, cultural progs to mark World No Tobacco Day - Rising Kashmir

Department of Information and Public Relations today organized various programs to mark the World No Tobacco Day . According to an official spokesman ,awareness cum cultural programmes were organised to spread awareness about harmful effects of ...

The WHO wants you... To butt out - 570 News

A smoker puts out a cigarette in a public ash tray in Ottawa on Tuesday, May 31, 2016. Primary-care doctors need to take a more active role in preventing young Canadians from starting smoking and helping those who have already taken up the habit to ...

Vellore officials target smokers - The Hindu

A strong message: Students taking out a rally as part of the World No Tobacco Day in Vellore on Wednesday. | Photo Credit: C_VENKATACHALAPATHY. Staff Reporter. Vellore, May 31, 2017 23:04 IST. Updated: May 31, 2017 23:04 IST. more-in ...