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Tobacco is a deadly threat to global development - World Health Organization

When I reflect on my tenure as Director-General of the World Health Organization, there are many areas where the agency played its unique role as the guardian of health for all people. Dr Margaret Chan, the Director-General of WHO. WHO. But I am ...and more »

World No Tobacco Day 2017: Beating tobacco for health, prosperity, the environment and national development - World Health Organization

30 May 2017 | Geneva - Action to stamp out tobacco use can help countries prevent millions of people falling ill and dying from tobacco-related disease, combat poverty and, according to a first-ever WHO report, reduce large-scale environmental ...and more »

Lower Your Risk for Lung Cancer By Quitting Smoking - U.S. News & World Report

Even if you've already been diagnosed with lung cancer, giving up the cigarettes can help with treatment and recovery. By Kathleen Hall, Contributor |May 30, 2017, at 9:23 a.m.. Lower Your Risk for Lung Cancer By Quitting Smoking. Share. ×. Share on ...and more »

7 Million Die in Tobacco-Related Deaths Annually. Here's How India Is Tackling the Burning Issue - The Better India (blog)

There's a good side to everything, goes a popular saying in many languages. Truth to be said, it would be hard to apply this to tobacco. Cigarettes have been the perennial super villains in healthcare, and for good reason. From lung cancer and falling ...and more »

Senators' Letter To FDA Commissioner Gottlieb Perpetuates Misconceptions About E-Cigarettes - Forbes

Clive Bates, Director of Counterfactual Consulting (UK), co-authored this article. In a letter to Dr. Scott Gottlieb, the new commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, eleven Democratic senators previewed the pressure that he will face as he ...and more »

World No Tobacco Day 2017 - PLoS Blogs (blog)

Dear Tobacco Industry Executives,. We share a dream that this World No Tobacco Day will be a day like no other. Usually the focus of World No Tobacco Day is based on the fact that 7 million of your most loyal customers will die this year from tobacco ...and more »

World must stop investing in tobacco say fund managers in charge of $3.8 trillion - The Independent

Fund managers in charge of $3.8 trillion of assets have called on the world to stop investing in tobacco companies. Four of the largest funds in the group, Axa, Calpers, Scor and AMP Capital, have already sold their tobacco investments. The group ...and more »

World No Tobacco Day: Tobacco kills more than 7 million people a year - TRT World

May 31 is the World Health Organization's annual World No Tobacco Day. This year the UN agency called for tougher measures to reduce risks associated with tobacco use. A photo illustration shows restrictive tobacco packaging on cigarettes in Australia ...and more »

America The Vulnerable: The Forgotten Casualties Of The Tobacco Epidemic - HuffPost

May 31st is World No Tobacco Day (WNTD), the day we dream of a world where millions of people don't die needlessly from an intentionally addictive product. “Dream” is the correct word, because we are still heading the wrong way in terms of global ...and more »

World No Tobacco Day: Why tobacco remains a global threat - Cancer Research UK (blog)

This World No Tobacco Day 2017, we're taking a look at how tobacco poses one of the most urgent challenges of our time, and what can be done to curb the epidemic. Smoking is still the biggest preventable cause of cancer worldwide. Unlike any other ...and more »