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World No Tobacco Day: These 22 ads will make you quit smoking now!

Hindustan Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
In India, over one million annual deaths are the result of smoking-related illnesses, not to mention the fact that smoking dramatically increases the risk of getting all kinds of cancer. (Okay, we'll spare you the lecture. Seriously though, stamp out ...
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World No Tobacco Day: Smoking has negative effects on fertility and health of women, studies suggest

Merinews - ‎10 hours ago‎
Scientifically speaking, passive smoking (PS), also called second-hand smoke (SHS) or environmental tobacco smoke (ETS), is inhaling of tobacco smoke by persons who are in the vicinity of an actual or active smoker. It has been found that the exposure ...
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More women take to smoking under the garb of being modern and independent

Firstpost - ‎8 hours ago‎
Gory pictures on cigarette packets depicting the dangers of smoking have helped people kick the butt. But despite all the images of the diseased lungs and heart, the number of girls taking to the habit of smoking is on the rise. One of the prime ...
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Tobacco cessation: Gaps in efforts to get Medicaid recipients to quit smoking

Journalist's Resource - ‎May 27, 2016‎
State and federal policymakers strive to reduce the number of low-income adults who use tobacco because of the serious health consequences but also because treatment for smoking-related illnesses is expensive, costing the American public billions of ...
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Raahgiri says no to smoking, tobacco

The New Indian Express - ‎22 hours ago‎
"Tobacco kills prematurely. On an average, smokers lose 15 years of life and up to half of smokers will die of tobacco-related causes. With proper counselling and will power, one can overcome the problem," Dr Mohapatra said during a street campaign.
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E-cigarettes remain unlicensed for import and sale

The National - ‎3 hours ago‎
ABU DHABI // E-cigarettes remain unlicensed for import and sale, despite growing evidence that they are much safer than tobacco and are a valuable aid in helping smokers to quit. A review of e-cigarette safety by Public Health England last year found ...
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Health prof: Tobacco tax rise racist

New Zealand Herald - ‎18 hours ago‎
Dr Marewa Glover, who has spent 23 years in tobacco research and supported further tax increases as recently as last year, says she has changed her mind because the tax increases of 10 per cent a year since 2010 have had no significant effect on ...
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Plain cigarette packaging has arrived, but will it reduce smoking?

The Guardian - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Standardised packaging is part of the UK's comprehensive tobacco control strategy which includes tax increases, point of sale display bans, smoking bans and other advertising bans. Together, these strategies are expected to reduce the prevalence of ...

Tobacco smoking cessation in adults and pregnant women

Pharmacy Today, American Pharmacists Association, - ‎May 17, 2016‎
The negative effects of smoking while pregnant are well documented, but 10% of women still report using tobacco during the last 3 months of pregnancy.
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World No-Tobacco Day 2016: Doctors' bodies, health groups demand ban on sale of tobacco products on May 31

Daily News & Analysis - ‎May 28, 2016‎
Tobacco use is responsible for nearly 6 million deaths each year worldwide, 600,000 of which are the result of non-smokers being exposed to second-hand smoke. According to the recently-released Global Adult Tobacco Survey, about 35 per cent of the ...

Grow your own, just don't start, or harden up - smokers react to tobacco tax hikes - ‎May 25, 2016‎
One of the most controversial items in Thursday's Budget announcement was news that smokers were going to continue to be hit in the pocket by an increase on the tax on tobacco of 10 per cent a year for the next four years. The move will take the price ...
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E-cigarettes to be treated like tobacco in Victoria, banned in restaurants, enclosed workplaces

ABC Online - ‎May 20, 2016‎
E-cigarettes, or vaping, is set to be banned in all areas where cigarette smoking is prohibited in Victoria, under new laws to come into effect next year.
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Axa move threatens to stub out Big Tobacco's smoking returns

News.Markets - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Axa says that tobacco investments clash with its position as a health insurer. But one fund manager, who doesn't wish to be named, tells News.
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The importance of the cigarette pack, in the tobacco industry's own words

The Press - ‎May 29, 2016‎
Tobacco control strategies are important, because of the harm to society from smoking tobacco, documented by a massive volume of medical literature and research.
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Is Smoking Shisha Harmful? - ‎May 24, 2016‎
On average, shisha smokers seem to absorb a higher concentration of toxic smoke than cigarette smokers. This is partially due to characteristics in the way that shisha smoking is practiced such as the frequency of puffing and depth of inhalation ...
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Budget 2016: Tobacco tax hike announced

New Zealand Herald - ‎May 25, 2016‎
"[She] oversaw four annual 10 per cent rises in tobacco excise. She worked tirelessly to put a stop to whanau dying needlessly from smoking-related diseases," Mrs Fox said. Today's tax hikes are part of measures designed to make New Zealand smoke-free ...
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Cigarette Smoking During Pregnancy Associated With Schizophrenia in Offspring

Psychiatry Advisor - ‎May 24, 2016‎
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report, an estimated 19% of adults in the United States smoked cigarettes in 2011.3 Prenatal nicotine exposure, even with maternal smokeless tobacco use, has been related to numerous ...

Doctors canvass end to smoking

The Nation Newspaper - ‎May 26, 2016‎
The Association of General and Private Medical Practitioners of Nigeria (AGPMPN) and the Society of Family Physicians of Nigeria (SOFPON) have said tobacco smoking pose a danger to health. They are seeking ways to stop smoking in Nigeria. AGPMPN's ...
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California Undermines Public Health By Treating E-Cigarettes Like The Real Thing

Forbes - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Among other things, the change means that vaping will be banned everywhere that smoking is prohibited and, since another bill signed by Brown raises the age for buying tobacco products from 18 to 21, adults younger than 21 will no longer be allowed to ...

Smoking Ban Fiasco Boosting Best Tobacco Stock in Europe: Chart

Bloomberg - ‎May 26, 2016‎
Investors in Europe's best-performing major tobacco stock got a further lift after Czech lawmakers on Wednesday rejected a bill banning smoking in bars and eateries. Philip Morris Czech Republic AS, a unit of Philip Morris International Inc., jumped as ...