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Tobacco control protects people from ill effects of smoke

Friday, 21 Jul 2017 17:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- The Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) effectively protects the world's population from the ill effects of tobacco and smoke, the World Health Organization (WHO) stated. WHO's Regional Director for Southeast Asia...

France to become one of priciest countries in Europe for smokers

Friday, 07 Jul 2017 02:01 WIB

PARIS -- France will raise the price of cigarettes to 10 euros ($11.35) a pack within three years, the health minister said on Thursday, confirming a strategy that will push tobacco costs to...

FCTC not to ban smoking but control: Health Ministry

Friday, 10 Feb 2017 07:01 WIB

JAKARTA -- The Health Ministry reiterated that the World Health Organization's Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) is not aimed at banning production or smoking but to control and prevent children from smoking....

Smoking and diet threat health progress in SE Asia

Monday, 10 Oct 2016 22:10 WIB

WASHINGTON -- Fewer people are dying from respiratory infections and tuberculosis in many Southeast Asian nations, according to a new scientific analysis of more than 300 diseases and injuries in 195 countries. However,...

Public Health England issues framework on electric cigarettes consumption

Saturday, 13 Aug 2016 02:10 WIB

JAKARTA  --  On July 6th, 2016, during the National Stakeholder Symposium on Electronic Cigarette in the UK, the British health advocacy executive institute, Public Health England, published a framework for the business and...

Bogor residents enforce one day without smoke

Wednesday, 01 Jun 2016 22:09 WIB

BOGOR -- Residents of Kencana in  Bogor, West Java has committed to supported tobacco control. This is done by imposing a day without smoking."A day without smoking has been in applied since the...

Smoking kills 66,000 people in Mexico each year

Thursday, 26 May 2016 21:40 WIB

MEXICO CITY -- At least 66,000 people die in Mexico each year from diseases related to tobacco consumption, which means that little more than 180 smokers die every day, according to official figures...

Australia to increase smoking age to 21

Monday, 21 Dec 2015 21:55 WIB

MELBOURNE -- An Australian state government has outlined its plan to increase the smoking age well above the national standard of 18.The Tasmanian government is proposing that young adults not be allowed to...

Cigarette smoking kills 600 thousand people every year

Monday, 01 Jun 2015 16:04 WIB

JAKARTA -- Cigarette smoking globally claims more than 600 thousand lives every year, according to the National Commission on Tobacco Control (Komnas PT) in its press release here on Monday.Komnas PT Chairman Dr...

Smoking in cars to become illegal in England

Thursday, 12 Feb 2015 11:00 WIB

LONDON -- British parliament Wednesday approved regulations which will make smoking in cars become illegal when carrying children, the Department of Health said.The Department of Health said the new rules are expected to...

Researchers find why smoking riskier for men than women

Friday, 05 Dec 2014 20:00 WIB

WASHINGTON -- Men who smoke are over three times more likely than nonsmokers to lose their Y chromosomes, according to researchers who have previously shown that loss of the Y chromosome is linked...

Ulama council wants govt to ratify tobacco control convention

Thursday, 09 Oct 2014 20:43 WIB

JAKARTA - The Indonesian Ulama Council (MUI) has called on the government to ratify the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC) to protect Indonesians from the negative effects of smoking, Deputy Secretary General...

Wales to ban smoking in cars with children

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014 09:52 WIB

LONDON -- Smoking in private vehicles with children passengers will be banned in Wales, Welsh government announced Tuesday.Considering the health of people and avoiding children being harmed by second-hand smoke, the government said...

Indonesia rolls out graphic health warnings on cigarette packs

Tuesday, 24 Jun 2014 21:20 WIB

JAKARTA - Cigarette manufactures in Indonesia, one of the world's biggest tobacco markets, began printing graphic health warnings on packets on Tuesday, but they have yet to appear in shops and the companies...

Indonesians the world's top smokers

Monday, 23 Jun 2014 23:58 WIB

TANGERANG - Indonesians are the world's top smokers as statistics record there are 66 millions smokers in the country.  "Currently, Indonesia has the largest number of smokers in the world with a total of...