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59% Indians believe Ban on Sale of Loose Cigarettes will Discourage Smoking - Business Insider India;

59% Indians believe Ban on Sale of Loose Cigarettes will Discourage Smoking - Business Insider India

Business Insider India59% Indians believe Ban on Sale of Loose Cigarettes will Discourage SmokingBusiness Insider IndiaA majority of Indians (59%) feel banning the sales of loose cigarettes will discourage smoking according to the "Pulse of the Nation Poll", conducted by Inshorts, with global research firm, Ipsos - on the 'World No Tobacco Day'. Given how prevalent ...and more »

Tobacco use kills 7 million a year, poisons environment, WHO says - WPXI Pittsburgh;

Tobacco use kills 7 million a year, poisons environment, WHO says - WPXI Pittsburgh

WPXI PittsburghTobacco use kills 7 million a year, poisons environment, WHO saysWPXI PittsburghThe World Health Organization is highlighting the dangers of tobacco use as one of the biggest public health threats in the world. More than 7 million people die every year due to tobacco use, costing households and governments more than $1.4 trillion ...and more »

Nigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST) - Premium Times;

Nigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST) - Premium Times

Premium TimesNigeria introduces 9 new regulations to limit tobacco use (FULL LIST)Premium TimesThe UN health agency warned that tobacco's killer toxins also wreak havoc on the environment. [Photo: ITV.com]. Related News. Why implementation of Nigeria's Tobacco Control Act is slow - Health Minister. "There are several challenges; the most ...and more »

WHO says tobacco kills 7 million a year - Jamaica Observer;

WHO says tobacco kills 7 million a year - Jamaica Observer

Jamaica ObserverWHO says tobacco kills 7 million a yearJamaica ObserverThis file photo taken on February 28, 2017 shows a man grinding out his cigarette in an ashtray at a railway station in Shanghai. (Photo: AFP). GENEVA, Switzerland (AFP) — Smoking and other tobacco use kills more than seven million people each year ...and more »

69 percent of Indians believe that warning images on tobacco packs don't work - India TV;

69 percent of Indians believe that warning images on tobacco packs don't work - India TV

India TV69 percent of Indians believe that warning images on tobacco packs don't workIndia TVThere are about 59 percent of Indians who believe that banning the sale of loose cigarettes will discontinue smoking but 69 percent of them think that warning images on the tobacco packs play a little role in controlling tobacco addiction. It was ...and more »

Tobacco consumption is one of the biggest public health threats the world is facing - Biotechin.Asia;

Tobacco consumption is one of the biggest public health threats the world is facing - Biotechin.Asia

Biotechin.AsiaTobacco consumption is one of the biggest public health threats the world is facingBiotechin.AsiaTobacco kills up to half of its users. Yes, you read that right! But the good news is, if you quit smoking, even later in life, it can considerably reduce the risk of mortality associated with smoking, a finding that many studies corroborate. It is ...and more »

Government to begin enforcement of tobacco control laws - Guardian (blog);

Government to begin enforcement of tobacco control laws - Guardian (blog)

Guardian (blog)Government to begin enforcement of tobacco control lawsGuardian (blog)As the world marks World Tobacco Day, the Federal Government has announced plans to begin the immediate enforcement of key sections of the 2015 National Tobacco Control Act (NTC). • To ban sale of cigarettes to persons under 18 years • WHO, NHF ...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

FirstpostSurvey says 69 percent Indians feel warning on cigarettes packs doesn't matterFirstpostNew 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 »

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

Moneycontrol.comSurvey says 69 percent Indians feel warnings on cigarette packs will not reduce smokingMoneycontrol.comAbout 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 »

Bend, state health leaders mark tobacco prevention efforts - KTVZ;

Bend, state health leaders mark tobacco prevention efforts - KTVZ

KTVZBend, state health leaders mark tobacco prevention effortsKTVZBEND, Ore. - Bend-area health leaders and the Oregon Health Authority marked 20 years of tobacco prevention successes in Central Oregon and the state Wednesday by announcing their strategies for the future, including raising the price of tobacco, ...and more »

World No Tobacco Day Encourages People to Stop Smoking - WICZ;

World No Tobacco Day Encourages People to Stop Smoking - WICZ

WICZWorld No Tobacco Day Encourages People to Stop SmokingWICZMay 31, marks "World No Tobacco Day." The day is meant to draw attention to the negative effects of tobacco use and encourage people globally to stay away from tobacco for 24-hours. It was created in 1987 by the World Health Organization who intended ...and more »

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

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

China.org.cnReport: More urban Chinese smokers quitChina.org.cnMore 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 »

Adewole Announces Ban of Sale of Cigarettes to Anyone Below 18 Years - THISDAY Newspapers;

Adewole Announces Ban of Sale of Cigarettes to Anyone Below 18 Years - THISDAY Newspapers

THISDAY NewspapersAdewole Announces Ban of Sale of Cigarettes to Anyone Below 18 YearsTHISDAY NewspapersThe Minister of Health, Prof. Isaac Adewole, has announced the enforcement of ban on sale of cigarettes to persons under 18 years in Nigeria, and in units among others. This is coming as the World Health Organisation (WHO) disclosed that over 4.5 ...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

South China Morning PostMost of China's huge number of smokers don't want to quit, survey suggestsSouth China Morning PostMost 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 »

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

Stringent laws on sale & highest GST tax slab on cigarettes at 28% to stall tobacco-related diseasespharmabiz.comHigher 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 »

Smoking claims 2200 Indians each day - Deccan Chronicle;

Smoking claims 2200 Indians each day - Deccan Chronicle

Deccan ChronicleSmoking claims 2200 Indians each dayDeccan ChronicleAccording 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 Urged to Fully Implement National Tobacco Control Act - THISDAY Newspapers;

FG Urged to Fully Implement National Tobacco Control Act - THISDAY Newspapers

THISDAY NewspapersFG Urged to Fully Implement National Tobacco Control ActTHISDAY NewspapersThe federal government has been urged to fully implement the National Tobacco Control Act (2015) restricting smoking in public places and people from taking to tobacco as eight million people are presently at risk. The Chief Medical Director of ...and more »

Tompkins County Law to Raise Smoking Age Has Mixed Reviews - TWC News

Tompkins County Law to Raise Smoking Age Has Mixed ReviewsTWC NewsSPECTRUM NEWS VIDEO: "World No Tobacco Day," when people are encouraged to quit smoking, was recognized Wednesday. Tompkins County has already been making moves to restrict the sale of tobacco. But as our Gabrielle Mediak shares, some are ...and more »

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

FG May Increase Taxes On Tobacco – Adewole - Leadership Newspapers

Leadership NewspapersFG May Increase Taxes On Tobacco – AdewoleLeadership NewspapersThe 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 »

NDACC celebrates World No Tobacco Day - Breaking Belize News (blog);

NDACC celebrates World No Tobacco Day - Breaking Belize News (blog)

Breaking Belize News (blog)NDACC celebrates World No Tobacco DayBreaking Belize News (blog)By BBN Staff: The National Drug Abuse Control Council (NDACC) and the Belize Cancer Society, held joint health fair today in honor of World No Tobacco Day. The event was held at the Cancer Soceity's headquarter on Mercy Lane, and attended by several ...and more »