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Cost of substance use in Canada tops $38 billion, with booze and tobacco on top

their study concluded that two-thirds of substance use costs are associated with alcohol and tobacco. It found the four substances related to the largest costs are alcohol at $14.6 billion, tobacco at $12 billion, opioids at $3.5 billion and marijuana at
Canadian Press
added Jul 4, 2018 16:29
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Trade challenges at the World Trade Organization to national noncommunicable disease prevention policies: A thematic document analysis of trade and health policy space

Policy makers appear to face significant pressure to design food, beverage, and tobacco regulations that other countries will deem consistent with trade rules. Trade-related influence on public health policy is likely to be understated by analyses limite
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:00
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[Virginia] CASEY: Bike fix-it man mixes cycling with anti-smoking advocacy

John Smiley, 75, doubts he'd be with us today if he hadn't quit a three-pack-a-day habit in 1983. He spreads his anti-tobacco fervor at Smiley's Bikeworks, behind The Green Goat bar and grill in Wasena, where rehabbed two-wheelers are very affordable. Re
Roanoke (VA) Times & World News
added Jun 21, 2018 13:49
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Delaware Alcohol Tobacco Enforcement Equips Officers With Intellicheck’s Law ID Officers Gain Instant Access to Vital Information

Law ID® is being used by Delaware Division of Alcohol and Tobacco Enforcement (DATE) agents across the state to enhance enforcement capabilities with instant access to essential information. DATE enforcement agents are using the leading SaaS technology so
Business Wire
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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[Africa, South Africa] HECTOR: Public place smoking ban a disaster for black-owned township businesses

Government’s proposal to ban all indoor smoking, to remove closed off indoor smoking sections, and to introduce outdoor smoking restrictions was designed without any recognition of the reality of township life
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Jun 20, 2018 13:49
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It Was Supposed to Be an Unbiased Study of Drinking. They Wanted to Call It ‘Cheers.’

Kenneth J. Mukamal, the lead investigator of the trial, was in close, frequent contact with beer and liquor executives while designing the study. Buried in that document are disturbing examples of the coziness between the scientists and their industry p
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2018 19:55
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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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