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[Canada] Canadian Student Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey released today

The national survey—which measures tobacco, alcohol and drug use among Canadian students in grades 7 to 12 (secondary I to V in Quebec)—provides valuable information that will inform approaches to addressing complex health and social issues such as the p
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 13, 2018 05:39
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[Canada] Teenage girls who are dieting are more likely to binge on alcohol and cigarettes, new study finds

A study found that trying to lose weight led to a range of harmful behaviours, including skipping meals, which researchers suggest is linked to poor body image. The team at the University of Waterloo in Canada examined data from more than 3,300 high sch
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2018 01:16
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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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Teen drinking and drug use risk higher on Native American reservations

The harms associated with high rates of use and early initiation of drinking, smoking, and using drugs for Native American youth include increasing rates of use in adulthood, higher risk of developing addiction, more alcohol-related problems and higher o
Reuters
added Jun 8, 2018 03:17
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'Sin tax' looms on tobacco and alcohol in Nigeria as fears grow of a public health crisis

Nigeria’s government defied private-sector opposition to impose a new “sin tax” on Monday amid fears that growing tobacco and alcohol consumption could threaten a public health crisis. Ignoring a last-minute legal challenge, the country’s finance minist
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 5, 2018 16:12
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[UK] ‘Tobacco and alcohol are a blight on Sunderland’ - city leaders debate plans to tackle £94.6million smoking problem

Sunderland’s smoking prevalence rate stands at 18% for 2016/17 – slightly higher than the national average of 15.5 per cent. In 2016/17, 487 women in Sunderland were recorded as smoking at the time they gave birth – equating to 17.2% and almost double t
Scarborough Evening News (uk)
added May 29, 2018 14:01
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[UK] The Arguments For and Against Alcohol Warning Labels

the Global Drug Survey (GDS) released details of the biggest ever survey about alcohol labelling in this country. It found that labelling alcohol with warnings regarding its myriad health dangers could help almost half of the survey's participants think a
Vice.com
added May 23, 2018 15:06
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[UK] Shopkeepers punished after illicit tobacco finds

A Leicester shopkeeper has been given a suspended jail sentence after he was caught with more than 50,000 illicit cigarettes and 63kg of illegal hand rolling tobacco, according to a media audit by JTI. The shopkeeper, who ran Shreeji News in Leicester,
Talking Retail (uk)
added May 16, 2018 21:39
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Global statistics on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use: 2017 status report

In 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between them cost the human population more than a quarter of a billion disability‐adjusted life years, with illicit drugs costing a further tens of millions. Europeans proportionately suffered more but in absolute terms t
Addiction
added May 11, 2018 20:34
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Alcohol, Tobacco Cause More Health Harm Than Illegal Drugs

It's smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol -- and not taking illegal drugs -- that pose the greatest risks to people's health, a new international study contends. Researchers found that alcohol and tobacco use combined cost more than a quarter of a billio
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2018 20:30
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