International Updates Archive

F.D.A. Targets Vaping, Alarmed by Teenage Use

12 September 2018: By: Sheila Kaplan and Jan Hoffman Source: The New York Times WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday declared that teenage use of electronic cigarettes has reached “an epidemic proportion,” and it put

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Cancers ‘rising around the world’

12 September 2018: By: Smitha Mundasad Source: BBC News There will be 18.1 million new cases of cancer and 9.6 million people will die with the disease this year worldwide, a report predicts. The rise, from

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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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