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[Asia] New Data Show More Than Half of Smokers in India Have Tried to Quit but Have Been Unsuccessful

Despite nearly seven of 10 smokers in India being aware that smoking is dangerous, 53 percent have been unsuccessful in their attempts to quit, new data released by Foundation for a Smoke-Free World showed. This makes it clear that new cessation and harm
New Kerala.com (in)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:43
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[New Zealand] Shop owners say new cigarette rules are an inconvenience

Palmerston North shop owners say the move away from branded cigarettes to packaging that only shows graphic images of smokers' lungs and body parts won't change customer habits. Instead, they say, the only effect is on shop workers who must now fumble a
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:04
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[Canada] City committee recommends allowing smoking of cannabis on sidewalks

A city committee thinks Edmontonians should be allowed to smoke cannabis in outside public places like parks and sidewalks — as part of the new bylaw governing cannabis use. On Wednesday, the city's community and public services committee agreed to thos
CBC News (ca)
added Jun 10, 2018 23:02
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[California, North Carolina] National Reach of San Francisco Tobacco Flavorings Ban Questioned

It’s uncertain how far-reaching the ripple effect could be nationwide. However, California has a significant track record for creating new voter-driven state regulatory paths. Menthol styles, which are mint-flavored, have been controversial for decades
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:47
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Cost-effectiveness analysis of smoking cessation interventions using cell phones in a low-income population

Discussion Cell phone interventions for low socioeconomic groups are a cost-effective use of healthcare resources. Intensive Care was the most cost-effective strategy both for men and women.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 10, 2018 22:35
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Pregnant Cardi B Asks Critics to Buy Diapers After They Blast Her for Being Around Secondhand Smoke

“SINCE YA CARE AND ARE SO CONCERN about my baby … Hit me in my DM for my registry and send me some [Pampers] and baby formula,” she quipped, adding alongside four crying-laughing emojis, “Don’t just comment like you care about my baby show it!! SEND THEM
People Magazine
added Jun 10, 2018 22:31
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[Connecticut] Vaping: 100 words or less E-cigarette sellers offering essay-based scholarships

A growing number of e-cigarette and vaporizer sellers have started offering college scholarships as a way to get their brands listed on university websites and to get students to write essays about the potential benefits of vaping. The tactic is taken f
AP - Associated Press
added Jun 10, 2018 22:26
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[UK] Yorkshire councils issued just one fine in first two years of ban on smoking in cars carrying children

An investigation by The Yorkshire Post also uncovered confusion among local authorities about just who is responsible for enforcing the legislation. Read more: Barnsley Council accused of hypocrisy over smoking retail policy Barnsley Council became the o
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Jun 10, 2018 22:02
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[New York] Ulster County raises minimum age for buying tobacco to 21

Ulster County joins counties across the state including Orange, Westchester, Albany and New York City that have already raised the minimum age of purchase. “It will help prevent many people from ever experiencing the severe health impacts of smoking in
Poughkeepsie (NY) Journal
added Jun 10, 2018 22:00
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[Africa, Nigeria] OKAFOR: Why tobacco isn’t going away

The bottomline: considering people’s choices, preferences and spending power, tobacco and alcohol aren’t going anywhere soon, and the anti-tobacco fight still has a long way to go in Nigeria. The excise upward review announced by the finance minister Kem
Daily Trust (ng)
added Jun 10, 2018 21:34
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