Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world's leading killers, it said, marking World No Tobacco Day.
Seven out of 10 smokers in India are aware of the consequences, but 53% among them failed in their efforts to kick the cigarette butt, new data released by the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World (FSFW) showed.
Since 2016, the Tobacco Consequences Prevention Fund under the Ministry of Health has assisted the operation of free hotlines supporting cigarette addicts at Bach Mai hospital in Hanoi and Gia Dinh People's Hospital in Ho Chi Minh City, while helping eight other health facilities run consultations for people who want to quit smoking.
Tobacco use is a major cause of non-communicable disease, not only in Myanmar but also worldwide.
Jeff Stephens with the American Cancer Society Cancer Action Network says bringing parity between cigarettes and chewing tobacco, e-cigarettes and cigars will help keep young people from ultimately smoking.
"WHO has estimated that tobacco use (smoking and smokeless) is now responsible for the death of about six million people across the world each year with numerous deaths occurring prematurely". According to doctors, passive smokers have a 25-30% added risk of developing heart diseases. Tobacco use is the second leading cause of CVD, after high blood pressure.
"It is shocking that with just a puff of cigarette, a smoker breathes more than 4,000 chemicals including arsenic which is used in rat poison and formaldehyde used to embark dead bodies". Let us choose health, not tobacco, Moeti advised.
More than 104 million people in India continue to put their health at risk by using combusted tobacco every day. "We've seen a decline in cigar smoking, and lately, we have started to see a decline in smokeless tobacco".
Questioned about how to reconcile a robust tobacco initiative with the introduction of legal recreational cannabis by late summer, Petitpas Taylor said marijuana rules are necessary given Canada has the highest number of cannabis users among youth in developed countries. This inquiry followed a 2015 review published by Public Health England suggesting that vaping was around 95% less harmful than smoking tobacco. Women and children are most vulnerable and at risk from the health effects of second-hand smoke. A policy which prohibits tobacco and tobacco-like consumption, including cannabis in or on all grounds, facilities, property or vehicles in an area owned, operated leased or funded by AHS.
On the back, the device comes with vertically-placed dual cameras, a design approach which seems heavily inspired by Apple . Xiaomi recently introduced a bunch of new products in the market including Mi8, Mi8 SE, TV and a VR headset among other.
The US is preparing to send a trade delegation back to Beijing later this week to continue talks aimed at easing trade tensions. If the new tough approach by the US trade team is a negotiating tactic, China is warning it won't back down.
According to the Times , Jorginho has already agreed personal terms on a five-year contract worth about £75,000 a week. Guardiola has indicated that, after City's stunning league-winning season, he was only searching for two top signings.
Others who found social media harmful cited the potential for online bullying , spreading of false information and addiction. Thirty-one percent say it has a mostly positive effect, 24 percent say it's mostly negative and 45 percent say it's neither.
In the United States , growth would accelerate by 2.9 percent in 2018, then inch down to 2.8 percent in 2019, it said. Procyclical fiscal easing exacerbates these risks, it said. "In the short term, it will add to growth", Pereira said.
Buffet took time to note that much of the discussion surrounding his potential deal with Uber is rife with disinformation. Aside from the ambitious plans, the CEO also said Uber has "turned over a new leaf" since his arrival.
The Security Council has been deeply divided and paralyzed over dealing with the decades-old Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Israel and Hamas are bitter enemies and have fought three wars since the group seized control of Gaza in 2007.
Mr Trump says his meeting with the most senior North Korean to visit the White House in 18 years lasted longer than expected. Asked about the North's willingness to abandon their nuclear weapons program, Trump said Pyongyang was open to the idea.
A USA -drafted resolution condemning Hamas for the violence in Gaza also failed on Friday, with only Haley voting in favor of it. Only the United States voted in favor of the second draft resolution, while there were three negative votes and 11 abstentions.
This is the largest outbreak of its kind since a deadly E.coli outbreak in 2006 that was linked to spinach, CNN reported. Symptoms of E. coli vary, but include may include stomach cramps, fevers, bloody diarrhea and vomiting among others.
It's unclear at this juncture if Fortnite Switch would include Save the World mode along with Fortnite Battle Royale . The filing was submitted in late May as " Fortnite Nintendo Switch" and was made public Friday morning.
Moses ruled out of 2018 World Cup
Cape Town - Wilfred Ndidi says he will be fit to play for Nigeria at the upcoming 2018 Soccer World Cup in Russian Federation . The NFF boss also lauded Vice-President Yemi Osinbajo for inviting the NFF to the Economic Management Team to present a paper.
What is China's A-share MSCI inclusion on June 1?
Foreigners could already buy shares of big-name Chinese that listed overseas, such as Alibaba, Baidu and Tencent. The propensity to suspend trading was one of the reasons MSCI had previously rejected China-listed shares.
Serena keeps ´Black Panther´ catsuit despite questions
The three-time French Open champion and 23-time Grand Slam victor will next take on Australia's Ash Barty in the second round. But Sharapova rediscovered her game in the nick of time to reel off half a dozen games for a 6-1 4-6 6-3 victory.
Singapore Airlines announces 19-hour ultra-marathon to NY
Singapore Airlines had a flight for a similar route between 2004 and 2013 but they scrapped it following a dip in revenues. With the new non-stop services, there will be 72 weekly passenger services between Changi Airport and the United States.
Cavaliers big man Tristan Thompson avoids suspension
I mean, he's great on the o-boards (offensive rebounds). "That was very uncalled for, especially if two guys are just talking". And to make matters worse, Draymond Green was right there to clap in his face and taunt him about it.
Vermont will offer $10K to remote workers who move there
Under the terms of the bill, a new remote worker is eligible for this grant if their expenses do not exceed $5,000 per year. How much is Vermont going to spend on this? About 25 remote workers each year will be able to benefit.