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[Spain] Opinions and beliefs held by Spanish teenagers regarding tobacco and alcohol consumption: a descriptive study

Teenagers possess an acceptable level of knowledge and information about the negative effects of tobacco and alcohol on health; however, many of them do not consider these substances to be drugs.
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Feb 1, 2015 17:13
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[Kansas] Sam Brownback reverses course, proposes new taxes

In a stark turnaround, the Republican called for higher taxes on cigarettes and liquor as part of his annual budget while proposing to make future tax cuts contingent on revenue projections.
Politico
added Jan 17, 2015 20:20
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Gene mutations put some smokers at pancreatitis risk

"Our new study identifies gene variants, which when combined with lifestyle factors make people susceptible to chronic pancreatitis and may be useful to prevent patients from developing it," said David Whitcomb, chief of gastroenterology, hepatology and
IANS - Indo-Asian News Service (in)
added Jan 11, 2015 04:10
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[Asia] Turkey expects 1.8bn lira in 2015 from tobacco, alcohol tax hikes

Turkey expects an additional 1.3 billion ($560 million) in 2015 from an increase in tobacco tax and 500 million lira from a tax hike on alcoholic beverages, Finance Minister Mehmet Simsek said on Wednesday.
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 7, 2015 16:16
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Since 2000, states have enacted about 5 times as many tax hikes on tobacco as alcohol

Tobacco taxes over that period were hiked 111 times and cut just four times. ... according to the National Association of State Budget Officers. All told, 45 states have bumped up tobacco taxes at least once, while only 16 states have done the same to alc
The Washington Post
added Jan 2, 2015 21:43
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] Education Ministry prohibits smoking, alcohol drinking in schools

The directive said that tobacco-use is prohibited in premises of university, institute, and education management facilities as well as preschools, senior and junior high schools, IT and language teaching centers.
Sai Gon Giai Phong (vn)
added Dec 23, 2014 21:57
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[USA] Allowances for U.S. Travelers on Cuban Cigars and Rum

The $100 limit will certainly restrict the amount of each product brought back by travelers, as a box of 25 high-quality Cohiba cigars ranges from about $100 to as much as $500 in Havana currently. Prices for other Cuban cigars vary.
New York Times
added Dec 18, 2014 00:00
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Smoking May Make It Tougher to Quit Problem Drinking: Study

"The data suggest that smoking is associated with difficulties in alcohol treatment. Tobacco smokers had shorter treatment durations and were less likely to have achieved their alcohol-related goals at discharge relative to their nonsmoking counterparts,
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Dec 16, 2014 06:40
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Correlates of Ever Having Used Electronic Cigarettes Among Older Adolescent Children of Alcoholic Fathers [FREE FULL TEXT]

Results suggest that ever having used e-cigarettes in LA [late adolescence] is a risk marker for substance use. Interventions to promote parental monitoring may be effective in curbing use of e-cigarettes and other substances in LA.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Dec 4, 2014 13:26
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[Asia, Taiwan] Oral cancer risk rockets with combined use of betel nut, tobacco and alcohol

According to Health Promotion Administration figures, about 2,300 people die of oral cancer in Taiwan every year, and last year it was ranked as fifth in the top 10 most fatal cancers. As many as 90 percent of patients habitually chew betel nut. Doctors
Taipei Times (tw)
added Dec 4, 2014 06:08
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