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Tobacco

A crackdown on heated tobacco products

"Tobacco use should not be renormalised, but should continue to be denormalised as a socially acceptable behaviour."

UN treaty cracks down on heated tobacco products...

"Tobacco use should not be renormalised, but should continue to be denormalised as a socially acceptable behaviour," FCTC chief Vera Luiza da Costa e Silva...

UNCDA joins the world in fight against tobacco...

Despite the high unemployment rate (about 15%) among this group, tobacco unfortunately takes up a big chunk of their money.

Global pact against illicit tobacco trade...

About 10 percent of the global cigarette market is estimated to go through illicit trade

Empower communities to fight tobacco industry...

African health ministries were urged to focus on controlling tobacco advertisement in their nations

'Heart attack risk high with one cigarette...

Smokers should not be fooled into thinking that a few cigarettes a day, or even just one, carries little or no long term harm, says Prof. Allan Hackshaw....

In US, one in five use tobacco

"Too many Americans are harmed by cigarette smoking, which is the nation's leading preventable cause of death and disease," said CDC director Brenda Fitzgerald....

Media asked to join tobacco fight

Statistics from World Health Organisation show there are one billion smokers worldwide and Tobacco kills seven million people annually.

Police told to enforce Tobbaco Control Act...

Uganda adheres to the World Health Organisation standards but the problem is with monitoring

Tobacco's cost to our country

The single most effective way of reducing tobacco use is to make this deadly product less affordable

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