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The Global Adult Tobacco Survey reveals an overall decline in the number of tobacco users in India in the past seven years, especially among the 15-24 age group. more

Jul 18, 2017 12:00 AM News

The Africa Region Office of the World Health Organization has called upon its member states to include tobacco control in their national policies, plans and SDG implementation frameworks as a way of reducing tobacco-related diseases. more

Jul 17, 2017 12:00 AM News

Turkey is the only country in the world in which all six tobacco control criteria advised by the World Health Organization’s Framework Convention on Tobacco Control are enacted, says an associate professor. more

May 19, 2017 12:00 AM News

Jamaican Ministry of Health advises that portfolio minister Dr. Christopher Tufton and his team are actively evaluating the World Health Organization’s call for heavy taxation on tax tobacco industry. more

Mar 10, 2017 12:00 AM News

May 1, 2015 12:00 AM News


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Sales prohibition
in San Francisco

San Francisco now bans all flavored cigarettes, vaping and e-cigarette liquids. That includes much safer menthol cigarettes. It's a misguided move, we think. 

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