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IN THE PRESS

Tobacco Free Initiative’s campaigns and achievements were featured in several articles and newspapers. Board members and representatives of TFI also received the opportunity to spread their message on many TV shows and news bulletins.

ARTICLES

L’Orient Le Jour

L’absence de volonté politique, principal obstacle au Liban à la lutte antitabac

Près de cinq ans après l’entrée en vigueur de la loi 174 de lutte antitabac, le 3 septembre 2012, son application fait défaut.

النهار

منع التدخين لا يطبق ولبنان في طليعة المستهلكين

في اليوم العالمي لمنع التدخين ما زالت ارقام الذين يتضررون من التدخين ترتفع خصوصا في الدول التي لم تلتزم تطبيق القوانين، وابرزها لبنان اذ يعتبر في المراتب المتقدمة عالميا للدول المستهلكة للتبغ!

L’Orient Le Jour

Tobacco Free Initiative lance ses clips antitabac

Le combat continue pour TFI (Tobacco Free Initiative). L’ONG a dévoilé hier, au ministère de la Santé, ses vidéos de prévention contre les dangers du tabac.

لبنان ٢٤

بالفيديو: بالمختصر المفيد.. كلّ البلد عم بأرغل

“مختصر مفيد… هرغل البلد!”، “بلدنا صار مهرغل عالآخر..”، “كلّو عمّ بأرغل وكلّ شي عمّ بهرغل”..! هي صرخة، كان لا بدّ من اطلاقها حول قانون منع التدخين في لبنان، ورسالة ارادت “المؤسسة اللبنانية للإرسال”

NHS

How smoking affects your body

Smoking is the biggest cause of preventable deaths in England, accounting for nearly 80,000 deaths each year. One in two smokers will die from a smoking-related disease.

World Health Organization

Worldwide burden of disease from exposure to second-hand smoke

Smokers are not only putting themselves at risk, but also 1.8 billion non-smokers. In 2004, 40% of children, 33% of male non-smokers and 35% of female non-smokers were exposed to SHS worldwide.

Medical News Today

What are the health risks of hookah smoking?

A hookah is a water pipe that allows a person to smoke tobacco, often combining it with sweet flavors, such as apple, chocolate, coconut, licorice, or watermelon.

COSH Hong Kong

Third-hand Smoking

“Third-hand Smoke” means the chemical residual of tobacco smoke contamination that clings to clothing, wall, furniture, carpet, cushions, hair, skin and other materials after the cigarette is extinguished.

Mental Health Foundation

Smoking and mental health

Most adults in the UK are aware of the physical health risks of smoking tobacco, but research shows that smoking also affects people’s mental health.

World Health Organization

Health effects of smoking among young people

Among young people, the short-term health consequences of smoking include respiratory and non respiratory effects, addiction to nicotine, and the associated risk of other drug use.

Gulf News

Lebanon ranked third globally in smoking

Law to curb smoking is very difficult to enforce in a country where smoking is somewhat of a cultural tradition

HUFFPOST

Quit Smoking Tips: 5 Ways To Cut The Habit Once And For All

With February declared Heart Month, many countries and organizations around the world are encouraging us all to start good habits now that will improve heart health not just for February but for life.

TV programs & broadcasts

MTV

Prime News

May, 31st, 2017

LBCI

نهاركم سعيد

LBCI

نصف سكان لبنان “يؤرغلون”…”هرغل البلد”