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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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[UK-Northern Ireland] Northern Ireland retailers 'the worst in UK' at asking for proof of age when selling alcohol

we have found that those that introduce regular independent testing programmes see compliance levels improve dramatically which reduces the risk of alcohol, tobacco and other harmful products getting into the hands of children.
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 4, 2017 11:15
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Amy Cohn Webinar 06.15/17-Slides: Tobacco and other substance use among young adults (PDF)

Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:24
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what does using tobacco and other substances together mean for young people?

An original study conducted by Amy Cohn, Ph.D., a research investigator at Truth InitiativeĀ®, reveals how alcohol and marijuana use among young adults are associated with many tobacco products, including cigarettes, little cigars/cigarillos, large cigars
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 22, 2017 21:22
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[Asia, Nepal] Local representatives barred from smoking, getting drunk during duty hours

The local level office-bearersā€™ code of ethics developed by the Ministry of Federal Affairs has prohibited elected representatives from getting drunk or consuming tobacco products, including gutkha and betel leaf, at office or while on duty.
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jun 19, 2017 20:29
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[Finland] Research: Foetus absorbs mother's alcohol, nicotine intake in just two hours

Thesis research at the University of Eastern Finland has revealed that ethanol and nicotine can easily traverse the placenta from a mother to her unborn baby.
YLE24 (fi)
added Jun 16, 2017 17:27
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[Europe] Here's how Ireland's alcohol and tobacco prices compare to the rest of the EU

Of the 28 EU member states, Ireland topped the survey and were 175% of the average EU price for alcohol and tobacco with our neighbours in the UK coming in at second place on 163%...lowest alcohol and tobacco price level in 2016 was registered in Bulgari
Joe.ie (ie)
added Jun 16, 2017 00:14
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Russians cut down on smoking and drinking, says health minister

The level of alcohol and tobacco consumption in Russia has sizably declined, Russian Minister of Health Veronika Skvortsova told a European session on non-infectious diseases of the World Health Organization.
TASS (ru)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:19
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[Switzerland] World Health Assembly Concludes with Focus on Means to Achieve Health-Related SDGs

The 70th World Health Assembly reached a close last week...measures include the possibility of tax increases on tobacco and alcoholic or sugary beverages, in order to limit exposure to factors that raise the risk of developing NCDs. The policy options als
International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development International Environment (ch)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:21
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Regular/occasional teen cannabis use linked to other drug taking in early adulthood

Regular and occasional cannabis use as a teen is linked to a heightened risk of other illicit drug taking in early adulthood... And this pattern is also associated with harmful drinking and smoking, the findings show.
EurekAlert
added Jun 8, 2017 15:54
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