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[Canada] Montreal police renew programs targeting contraband, money laundering

The Montreal police will renew two programs that give the department a financial incentive to crack down on contraband tobacco and alcohol and follow the money-laundering trail of criminal organizations in the city.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Oct 17, 2016 04:20
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For Problem Drinkers, Experimental Drug Shows Promise / Smokers may also benefit, clinical trial suggests

The drug, called ABT-436, targets a chemical that helps regulate brain circuits involved in emotion... The study also found that ABT-436 reduced smoking among the participants. The drug might target the same brain areas linked with withdrawal and stress
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 6, 2016 16:36
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[UK] Alcohol and smoking issues discussed at health conference

From global to local, is the first national conference of its kind to be held in the region and was hosted jointly by Balance, the North East Alcohol Office, Fresh, the regional tobacco control office, and the UK Centre for Tobacco and Alcohol Studies. Th
Berwick Advertiser (uk)
added Oct 6, 2016 15:59
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[UK] How drinking and smoking epidemics have hit the North East - and what to do about it

A conference held at the Centre for Life by anti-smoking group Fresh and North East alcohol office Balance will explore the twin health dangers Experts are set to examine how the twin ‘man-made epidemics’ of smoking and drinking have hit the North East —
Newcastle Evening Chronicle/Chronicle Live (uk)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:39
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[UK] North-East to host inaugural conference to discuss alcohol and tobacco addiction

The first national conference of its kind will bring together organisations deemed to be leading the way in tackling addictions to smoking and drinking in the region. The conference will be jointly hosed by Balance, the North-East’s alcohol office, and
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Sep 29, 2016 15:37
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[UK] Will you be ditching booze and cigarettes next month? Everything you need to know about Stoptober

Stoptober begins on October 1, with organisers urging nicotine addicts to avoid smoking for 28 days, on the basis that they will then be five times more likely to quit for good.
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 26, 2016 17:52
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[UK] Illnesses associated with lifestyle cost the NHS £11bn

Health problems related to poor diet, drinking and smoking are costing the NHS in England more than £11bn each year, officials say. Public Health England (PHE) says that unless they are tackled more effectively the NHS will become unaffordable. It warns
BBC Online
added Sep 27, 2016 12:06
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SAVE THE DATE: UCSF “It’s About a Billion Lives” annual public symposium will be Friday, February 24, 2017

Children and Tobacco 2017: Who’s Winning‎? Jonathan Klein / “Rather wreck my gums than my lungs:" Smokeless tobacco and California rural adolescent males Benjamin Chaffee / Booze, Butts or Both? Combating young adult tobacco use in bars.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 23, 2016 16:53
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Report: Half of Utah students who report using alcohol are also vaping

Results from the state's biennial Student Health and Risk Prevention survey shows that 56 percent of Utah youths who reported recently drinking alcohol also reported using e-cigarettes or vape products. Just 26 percent of those same students reported u
Deseret News
added Sep 14, 2016 02:07
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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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