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How To Drive Down Smoking In Groups That Still Light Up

“There’s a massive disparity in this country in terms of who’s smoking,” says Jeffrey Drope, a researcher at the American Cancer Society and lead author of a study appearing Wednesday in the journal CA: A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. The highest rates
Oregon Public Broadcasting
added Jan 31, 2018 15:48
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Every second man in Armenia is a smoker, survey reveals

More that half of the male population of Armenia - 51,5% - are smokers, while 1.8% of women are in the country’s smoking community, a new report by the health ministry revealed recently. 94.3% of smokers prefer factory-made cigarettes, the STEPS national
PanArmenian Network (am)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:44
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Japan's revised smoking measures threaten smoky 2020 Olympics, critics say

Two Japanese doctors on Wednesday raised concerns about the government’s latest effort to prevent second-hand smoking, saying it could lead to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo being held in an “extremely smoky environment”.
Reuters
added Jan 31, 2018 15:43
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[Asia, Japan] EDITORIAL: Can new bill help prevent health damage from passive smoking?

While imposing a smoking ban on eating and drinking establishments, in principle, the bill permits them to set up dedicated smoking spaces... The World Health Organization says there would be no effect unless a total ban is imposed on smoking inside such
Yomiuri Shimbun (jp)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:42
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[California, North Carolina] Newport's appeal with millennials chips away at Marlboro's top market share

Marlboro has been the dominant traditional cigarette in California, in part because Newport sales were limited there when the brand was owned by Lorillard...Herzog of Wells Fargo Securities, also said retailers and wholesalers remain optimistic about the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Jan 31, 2018 15:38
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Alternative may be found to harsh prohibition of smoking in Armenia - media

The draft law proposed by the Armenian healthcare ministry which implies prohibition of smoking in public places and big fines for offenders has aroused discord among the cabinet ministers....Many of them were apposed to the draft law. They said enforceme
ARKA NEWS AGENCY (am)
added Jan 31, 2018 15:34
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[California] Sonora man takes on feds over vape product regulations

A Sonora vape shop owner is joining others across the United States to take on the federal government’s 2016 rule that regulates electronic cigarettes and nicotine-infused liquids as tobacco products. Mountain Vapors at 83 S. Stewart St. Suite 206 is one
Sonora (CA) Union Democrat
added Jan 31, 2018 15:26
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[Asia, Israel] SMOKING-CESSATION AIDS EFFECTIVENESS DWINDLES AFTER 1 YEAR OF PRESCRIPTION

Prescription drugs included in the basket of health services to help smokers kick the habit are only mildly effective a year later they're prescribed, and they also may present annoying and even serious side effects. So says a new Tel Aviv University met
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 31, 2018 15:23
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BENTLEY: FDA sued over 'unconstitutional' rule that threatens e-cigarette businesses

argues the deeming rule is unconstitutional and threatens individual liberty. One of PLF's key arguments is that regulations with the force of law can only be signed off by agency executives nominated by the president and confirmed by the Senate. The dee
Washington DC Examiner
added Jan 31, 2018 04:27
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