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[Japan] Philip Morris's Next Challenge: Get Grandpa Stoked to Vape

iQos, is big in Japan, with a 16 percent share of the country’s tobacco market. But 40 percent of Japanese adult smokers are age 50 and older, and they’ve been more leisurely about changing habits. Sales growth slowed in the first quarter and company rev
Bloomberg News
added Apr 20, 2018 17:30
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The maker of Marlboros desperately wants older Japanese smokers to start vaping

According to the company’s most recent earnings report, the plan is not going swimmingly. Shipments of heated tobacco products—devices that release flavors and nicotine without combustion—have dragged since December. And shipments of cigarettes are down
Quartz
added Apr 20, 2018 17:29
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[Korea - South] In daytime discos, South Korea's elderly find escape from anxiety

“What else would I do all day? My family is busy with work. I hate going to senior centers cause all they do there is smoking,” said Kim
Reuters
added Apr 16, 2018 21:15
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[Asia, China] Pulmonary disease a big health threat

China has nearly 100 million people with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, or COPD, placing the respiratory condition among the country's biggest public health challenges...more than 40 percent of smokers over 60 have COPD.
China Daily (cn)
added Apr 15, 2018 00:04
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[Australia] Age no barrier to lung cancer survival

A person's chance of surviving lung cancer doesn't depend on age - getting diagnosed early is what counts. Research presented at the Australian Lung Cancer Conference in Sydney on Tuesday shows there is no correlation between age and lung cancer surviva
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 10, 2018 17:40
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[Czech Republic] Smoking ban in restaurants reduces smoking-related diseases

The statistical data of the Czech Institute of Health Information and Statistics (UZIS) on the number of hospitalised persons over smoking-related diseases show its fall after smoking ban in restaurants was enacted last May, Ondrej Majek, an UZIS expert,
Prague Daily Monitor (cz)
added Apr 10, 2018 16:05
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State Medicaid Coverage for Tobacco Cessation Treatments and Barriers to Accessing Treatments — United States, 2015–2017

State Medicaid programs can help Medicaid enrollees quit smoking by covering all evidence-based cessation treatments, removing barriers that make it difficult for enrollees to access these treatments, and promoting covered treatments to increase their us
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 6, 2018 19:24
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Former Gallaher factory worker wins case over 'ageist' payout

A man excluded from an enhanced severance package when the Gallaher tobacco factory in Ballymena closed was the victim of age discrimination, a tribunal has ruled. Bernard Barlow (66) worked for Gallaher Limited, once a major employer in north Antrim
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Mar 31, 2018 14:14
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[UK] Men will live as long as women by 2032 because far fewer men are now smoking

Men have given up smoking quicker than women with 16 per cent now smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 29, 2018 03:14
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[UK] Men will live as long as women by 2032 because far fewer men are now smoking

Men have given up smoking quicker than women with 16 per cent now smoking
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 26, 2018 14:05
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