Bangladesh observes World No-Tobacco Day highlighting devastating impact on families

Cigarettes are seen during manufacturing process in BAT Cigarette Factory in Bayreuth

"Tobacco threatens us all", said WHO Director-General Dr. Margaret Chan. Smoke is also harmful to those who breathe second-hand smoke.

According to the data available on The Tobacco Atlas website, the country has done practically nothing in the years under review to warn Nigerians about the dangers of Tobacco smoking in media campaigns.

It is not only governments who could beef up tobacco control efforts; people could also contribute on an individual level to making a sustainable, tobacco-free world.

Ariana Grande concert raised $3.5M for Manchester charity
The Red Cross said Sunday's concert headlined by Grande was shown in 50 nations and streamed via Facebook , Twitter and YouTube. By re-releasing one of her biggest hits, the songstress is making it clear that she has nothing but love for everyone involved.

The stern measures that World Health Organization wants governments to take include banning marketing and advertising of tobacco, promoting plain packaging of tobacco products, raising excise taxes, and making indoor public places and workplaces smoke-free. Smoking during pregnancy can cause a baby to be born prematurely or at low birth weight. "In the absence of strict policies for tobacco control, this figure can be increased", read Thursday's press statement by the Ministry of Health. He called on people to not smoke in the presence of loved ones or to quit smoking entirely.

Smoking tobacco has been found by the organization to contain thousands of chemicals that can wreak havoc on the environment as well as kill the smokers themselves and the people unfortunate enough to get a whiff of the smoke.

Cigarette butts account for 30-40% of all items collected in coastal and urban clean-ups.

Apple iMac gets serious spec boost for 2017
It gives you an incredibly detailed, color-rich image on the front of the display thanks to its 5K display and wider color gamut. In addition to the Pro laptop, the company is delivering Kaby Lake to the newest MacBook (non-pro) and iMac computers too.

The day is further meant to draw attention to the widespread prevalence of tobacco use and to negative health effects, which now lead to almost 6 million deaths each year worldwide, including 600,000 of which are the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke.

"Nigeria is already battling to eradicate malaria which is one of the greatest killer diseases of young children in Nigeria, we must ensure that we do not add to the burden of Nigerians by not taking action against tobacco use", Ms. Fagbemi said. "Tobacco exacerbates poverty, reduces economic productivity, contributes to poor household food choices, and pollutes indoor air".

60% to 70% of tobacco farm workers are women, putting them in close contact with hazardous chemicals.

Introducing Apple's Homepod - will you be purchasing?
This means you can easily access your files at any time, whatever else you're doing, as well as any other apps you use frequently. There are 375 million devices using Siri across the world and for iOS 11 the digital assistant gets a much needed update.

"Smoking remains South Africa's leading cause of preventable illness and deaths from lung cancer, and a major contributor to tuberculosis and heart disease".

Related news:

Hot News

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top UK Police Release All Detained Over London Terror Act Without Charges
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:41
Three attackers drove a white van at high speed, from north to south, into pedestrians walking on London Bridge, police said. A woman also went to local police after she became concerned that Butt was trying to radicalise her children.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top LeBron James, Kevin Durant Reportedly Collaborated on Hip-Hop Song in 2011
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:40
One person who listened to the track told Haynes the lyrics were "surprisingly well-crafted and delivered". Durant, who was with the Oklahoma City Thunder at the time, had been working out with LeBron in Ohio.

Apple's iPad Pro family just got a middle brother
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:40
Also, it will bring in the ability to take notes directly from the lock screen by simply tapping on it with the Apple Pencil. There are 375 million devices using Siri across the world and for iOS 11 the digital assistant gets a much needed update .

Turkey's Erdogan, World Leaders Hold Phone Talks to Discuss Qatar Row
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:37
The decision has plunged Qatar into chaos and ignited the biggest diplomatic crisis in the Gulf since the 1991 war against Iraq. Erdogan's spokesman Ibrahim Kalin reiterated Turkey's sadness over the incident, and said it stood ready help if needed.

Ariana Grande Manchester tribute concert: Everything you need to know
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:37
An eBay spokesperson said: "We don't allow the sale of any type of ticket on eBay so these will be removed automatically". Shocked social media users have hit out at ticket scalpers, labelling them "scum of the earth" and "sickening".

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Apple gives a sneak peek at its upcoming iMac Pro
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:35
There's a new, ultra-powerful 27-inch iMac Pro featuring a procesor line-up with up to 18 cores and up to 16GB of video memory. On Monday at WWDC , Apple is expected to announce an entirely new piece of hardware so it can compete with.

DC's Wonder Woman Director Talks About Her Plans For The Sequel
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:32
Yep, calling all haters: Wonder Woman didn't go through endless reshoots in order to become the iconic movie that it is. And it compares well to similar movies - that is, superhero flicks that aren't sequels or ensemble films.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top New York ballet dancer saves homeless man from subway
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:30
He was on the platform of 72 Street Broadway with his wife when they saw a man falling onto the tracks and looked for help. Watch video of it here: He said was sore from the incident on the tracks but was going to receive some physical therapy.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top What we know about Pakistan-born London attacker Khuram Butt
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:29
Butt is a father of two and had previously worked in KFC and in the customer service for the London Underground as a trainee. The Met have set up a casualty bureau on 0800 096 1233 and 020 7158 0197 for people concerned about friends or relatives.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Jakarta bombings linked to IS
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:28
He ordered police to "thoroughly investigate the networks of the perpetrators and hunt them to the roots". Most of those incidents have been blamed on the now-defunct regional terrorist network Jemaah Islamiyah.

ICC Champions Trophy: England to take on New Zealand today
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:26
In saying that, the deeper we get into the tournament, the higher the pressure and the expectations on the home side. It is Australia's second abandonment and they now need to beat England in order to reach the semi-finals.

Katy Perry Wore Photos Of Manchester Bombing Victims On Her Dress
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:26
Ariana Grande's One Love Manchester gig raised more than £2.35 million on Sunday night (04Jun17). Take That, who are from Manchester, followed with fun energy that the crowd danced to.

Gulf rift raises concerns over Nepali migrant workers
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:25
On its website, the carrier said the suspension of its flights would take effect Tuesday and customers are being offered a refund. He stressed that Qatar's strategic choice was to solve any crisis through dialogue, Qatar News Agency (QNA) reported .

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Google's June OTA Security Update Fixes Mysterious Pixel, Pixel XL Freezing Issue
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:24
Google has finally fixed the Pixel freezing issue by releasing a new update for the handsets. If supply were not an issue, Google would have sold 5 million units around the world.

isis-killer-beheading-video-story-top Your iPhone Will Soon Block Notifications While You're Driving
Jun 06, 2017 - 20:21
The new iPad features a 10.5-inch (2224x1668) LED-backlit Multi-Touch display which is 20 percent larger than the 9.7-inch model. In addition to the iPad, Apple is launching new sleeves and accessories, like a leather sleeve for both that start at $129.