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Bhutan tops tobacco and marijuana users in South East Asia

Bhutan has the highest number of (24.6 percent) smokers in the region, a report on mental health status of adolescents in South-East Asia states. Despite complete ban on tobacco sales, tobacco use remains high among 13 to 17 year-old which constitutes 9
Kuensel Online (bt)
added Jul 5, 2017 04:45
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[Czech Republic] Beer-loving Czechs stub out cigarettes as pubs go smoke-free

Pubs in the Czech capital Prague filled up on Tuesday night and some held special events as smokers lit up for the last time before a ban on smoking in bars and restaurants took effect. The ban, which started at midnight, gives the beer-loving nation so
Reuters
added May 31, 2017 17:53
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The 3 deadliest drugs in America are legal

As America debates drug policy reforms and marijuana legalization, there's one aspect of the war on drugs that remains perplexingly contradictory: Some of the most dangerous drugs in the US are legal.... When it comes to deadliness, no single substance c
Vox Media
added Jan 17, 2017 22:06
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[Malawi, South Africa] The price of Africa's puff SPECIAL REPORT

“With nearly 80 percent of the world’s one billion smokers living in low- and middle-income countries, this is a very real public health care problem for us in Africa. Making nicotine addiction prevention and treatment readily accessible to the youth cou
CNBCAfrica
added Jan 6, 2017 01:09
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[Germany] Red Wine Prevents the Acute Negative Vascular Effects of Smoking

Pretreatment with red wine was preventive. The findings underscore the magnitude of acute damage exerted by cigarette smoking in “occasional lifestyle smokers” and demonstrate the potential of red wine as a protective strategy to avert markers of vascular
American Journal of Medicine
added Nov 16, 2016 17:41
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Smoking and Drinking Rates Among U.S. Teenagers Fall to New Lows

Just 9.6 percent of adolescents, ages 12 to 17, reported using alcohol in 2015, down from 17.6 percent in 2002, according to the data. Far fewer American adolescents smoke every day: about 20 percent in 2015, down from 32 percent in 2002.
New York Times
added Sep 8, 2016 18:08
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[Asia, India] Youngsters addicted to drugs, alcohol or smoking are more likely to commit violent crimes like murder and rape, medical study finds

Youngsters addicted to tobacco, drugs and alcohol are more likely to commit violent crimes such as rape and murder, a medical study has found. The claim underscores a major concern in a country with perhaps the highest number of street children in the w
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 17, 2016 15:08
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Cocktails inspire new e-cigarettes for complementing drinks

A new brand of e-cigarettes has been launched by a team including bartenders, designed to be paired with cocktails, wines and beers. London Fox initially features two flavours: Silver, tasting of classic tobacco, and Refresh, a sophisticated blend of pep
Bar Magazine (uk)
added Jun 24, 2016 16:24
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Slippery slope with alcohol health warnings, tobacco firm warns

JTI Malaysia expressed concern today that Putrajaya could impose “tobacco-style” regulations on other industries after Putrajaya mandated health warnings on alcohol products. JT International Berhad managing director Guilherme Silva said the regulatory r
Malay Mail (my)
added May 30, 2016 19:25
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How Bud-Miller deal would enrich Big Tobacco (while drinkers, brewery workers share $100B cost)

Altria, the U.S. tobacco giant formerly known as Philip Morris...will walk away with many of the benefits of the proposed acquisition of London-based SABMiller (they own Miller Beer) by Belgium-based AB InBev (they own Budweiser, Michelob, Rolling Rock a
Philly blogs
added Oct 12, 2015 21:26
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