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Ghana Increases Prices on Cigarettes

Parliament in Ghana passed legislation which increases price on tobacco products in order to reduce use of tobacco products in the country. With this step the officials want to reduce the number of smoking-related...
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24% Smokers in Egypt

Egyptian Health Ministry Undersecretary for Preventive Affairs Amr Kandil told that 24% of people in Egypt are tobacco users. Kandil told that bad news is that 12% of all smokers are young people under...
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Plain Cigarette Packs Discussed on Conference in France

Last week ministers from ten countries came to the anti-smoking conference in Paris, France, to discuss the possibility to introduce plain packs for cigarettes. The measure aims to reduce smoking rates...
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Economic Crisis in Russia Affected Tobacco Market

Past year the economical situation in Russia became quite difficult. The main reason for that are sanctions imposed by Europe and the USA, and drop in oil prices. This resulted in economic problems such...
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Tobacco Use in Zimbabwe

In 2014, Zimbabwe got $773 million from sales of cigarettes which were mainly consumed by smokers in China. The country itself tries to reduce tobacco consumption at home because today thousands Zimbabweans...
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Smoking Rates Reduced in New Zealand

Past 30 years New Zealand puts its efforts to reduce smoking rates and encourage people quit smoking. This was one of major government priorities. For that purpose there were increased taxes on cigarettes,...
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No More Smoking Behind Baclaran Church

Starting from July 31, use of cigarettes will no longer be permitted within the area of the National Shrine of Our Mother of Perpetual Help or Baclaran Church in Paranaque City, Philippines. Fr. Joseph...
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Many Chechs Tolerate Tobacco Use

Scientists were surprised to know that one-third of respondents consider that regular use of tobacco is acceptable. Good news is that the majority of respondents told they do not accept and tolerate the...
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People in Hong Kong Sceptical about Large Warnings

Hong Kong launched a signature campaign to seek support for tougher tobacco control measures. The society showed mixed attitude towards the initiative. The Food and Health Bureau  talks about the necessity...
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Slovenija Working Over New Tobacco Control Plan

Milojka Kolar Celarc, the Minister of Health in Slovenija, during the celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31 told that the country should create a clear tobacco-free plan for next years. Doctors...
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