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National Non-Smoking Day

Today is the National Non-Smoker Day, an event created with the aim of congratulating all Portuguese people who do not smoke and who thus contribute to their health. It is common knowledge that tobacco has numerous harms and a negative…

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Today marks the World Ex-Smoker Day

We celebrate this date remembering all that can be gained by giving up smoking. More energy, more money, more beauty, more family, more health. Above all, more life! Watch the testimonies of five ex-smokers on the link below, with messages…

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The 1st of August is World Lung Cancer Day

Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer death in Portugal The most effective preventive measure is to eliminate tobacco consumption Data from the World Health Organization (WHO) estimate about 5,415,000 new cases of lung cancer in 2020, representing the…

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Campaign “The only safe way to smoke … is not to smoke!” launched on World No Tobacco Day

Tobacco is the main risk factor for lung cancer. Between 85% to 90% of new cases are detected in smokers. Only with a reduction in the population’s smoking habits can a reduction in lung cancer cases be achieved. On the…

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World No Tobacco Day, marked May 31, 2021

As part of the World Health Organization (WHO) campaign – Commit to quit – GECP joined several scientific societies and health entities, launching the challenge for all smokers to commit to quitting. ? Around here, we are all committed to…

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Attitudes of Europeans towards tobacco and electronic cigarettes

On February 3, the European Commission launched the results of a survey which monitors Europeans’ attitudes towards tobacco, electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) and heated tobacco. This survey is the most recent in a series that has been carried out since 2003,…

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November 17 | non smoking day

Today is the day of the non-smoker! Tobacco is a major cause of illness worldwide, accounting for 7 million deaths annually. In addition to lung diseases such as COPD and lung cancer, tobacco is related to the development of neoplasms…

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May 31 is World Tobacco Day

  World Tobacco Day was created by WHO Member States in 1987 and is celebrated each year on May 31. The purpose of the date is to raise awareness of the harmful effects of tobacco exposure in any of its…

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