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  • Report: More urban Chinese smokers quit - China.org.cn

    Report: More urban Chinese smokers quit - China.org.cn;

    More smokers in Chinese cities are quitting the habit compared to a decade ago thanks to regional tobacco control regulations and improved public awareness, according to a report released on World No-Tobacco Day on Wednesday. The quitting rate ...and more »

  • Most of China's huge number of smokers don't want to quit, survey suggests - South China Morning Post

    Most of China's huge number of smokers don't want to quit, survey suggests - South China Morning Post;

    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 on Wednesday. China at a Glance.and more »

  • Survey says 69 percent Indians feel warning on cigarettes packs doesn't matter - Firstpost

    Survey says 69 percent Indians feel warning on cigarettes packs doesn't matter - Firstpost;

    New Delhi: About 59 per cent Indians feel banning the sale of loose cigarettes will discourage smoking while 69 per cent debunked the role of warning images on tobacco packs in reducing smoking, according to a survey. Representational Image. AFP.and more »

  • Tobacco-growing Cuba marks World No Tobacco Day - Global Times

    Despite its world-famous tobacco crop, Cuba on Wednesday celebrated World No Tobacco Day with zeal, launching anti-smoking campaigns in the media, at schools and in healthcare centers. "Statistics show that 54 percent of Cuban families, 55 percent of ...and more »

  • Anti-smoking drive features tobacco tax hike - Bangkok Post

    Anti-smoking drive features tobacco tax hike - Bangkok Post;

    Wearing their main sentiments on their heads, activists and volunteers celebrated World No Tobacco Day at Siriraj Hospital's Faculty of Medicine Wednesday, then went into nearby communities to urge smokers to kick the habit. (Photo by Apichart Jinakul ...and more »

  • Survey says 69 percent Indians feel warnings on cigarette packs will not reduce smoking - Moneycontrol.com

    Survey says 69 percent Indians feel warnings on cigarette packs will not reduce smoking - Moneycontrol.com;

    About 59 percent Indians feel banning the sale of loose cigarettes will discourage smoking while 69 percent debunked the role of warning images on tobacco packs in reducing smoking, according to a survey. Survey says 69 percent Indians feel warnings on ...and more »

  • THE QUITTING GAME | New law targets smokers to curtail or cease pricey, harmful habit - Ventura County Reporter

    THE QUITTING GAME | New law targets smokers to curtail or cease pricey, harmful habit - Ventura County Reporter;

    When Gina Lorenzo started smoking around age 14, cigarettes cost 55 cents a pack — and she was spending anywhere from $16 to $20 a month on Salem 100's, which was her mom's brand. “Both of my parents smoked — mom smoked cigarettes and dad ...and more »

  • Smoking claims 2200 Indians each day - Deccan Chronicle

    Smoking claims 2200 Indians each day - Deccan Chronicle;

    According to the World Health Organisation, India rates second in terms of number of smokers and registers 2,200 deaths related to smoking each day. Visakhapatnam: According to the World Health Organisation, India rates second in terms of number of ...and more »

  • FG May Increase Taxes On Tobacco – Adewole - Leadership Newspapers

    FG May Increase Taxes On Tobacco – Adewole - Leadership Newspapers;

    The Federal Government yesterday said it would begin implementation of various prohibition laws guiding the use of Tobacco in the country before the end of 2017. Speaking at the event to mark the World No Tobacco Day, the Minister of Health, Prof Isaac ...and more »

  • Stringent laws on sale & highest GST tax slab on cigarettes at 28% to stall tobacco-related diseases - pharmabiz.com

    Higher GST on cigarettes along with stringent laws are expected to bring down the incidence of tobacco-related diseases. The Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health and the Centre for Disease Control's National Tobacco Survey also indicates a ...and more »