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International Updates Archive

WHO urges Pacific businesses to go smoke-free

8 August 2018: The World Health Organisation (WHO) has launched a campaign to crackdown on smoking in the Pacific by engaging with businesses, while accusing governments of being swayed by tobacco lobbyists. The organisation’s Western

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China promotes tobacco-free Olympics

31 May 2018: Smoking will be not be allowed, even in Olympic village bars and restaurants, during the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. This was announced at a World No Tobacco Day-themed program on May

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Loophole allows cigarettes to be sold on Facebook

8 April 2018: Tobacco companies and vendors are making use of Facebook to market and sell their products, including to children under 18, a study has found. The research by Stanford University’s Medical School found tobacco and e-cigarette

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