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VIDEO: Cancer Research UK's awareness roadshow heads to Preston

“The roadshow is a chance for us to talk to people about steps they can take to help reduce their risk of cancer through changes like stopping smoking, reducing alcohol intake or being more active. “As well as leaflets, we have lots of props so visitors c
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:25

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco products sold in Singapore must have plain packaging from 2020, should law be passed

TODAYonline (sg)
added Nov 7, 2018 23:29

[UK] Daily e-cigarette users 'twice as likely' to suffer heart attack, finds study

The findings come after a Government report released in August recommended that patients should switch to e-cigarettes if it was not possible to quit smoking altogether. The new study, carried out by researchers at George Washington University in Washin
Pulse (uk)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:15

[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] Hike in cigarette prices won't lead to more smokers turning to illicit cigarettes, says Health Minister

While cigarette prices will go up, it will not be so drastic as to make smokers turn to illicit cigarettes to satisfy their addiction, says Health Minister Datuk Seri Dr Dzulkefly Ahmad. "In our assessment, we are not only looking at increasing duties bu
The Star (my)
added Nov 2, 2018 20:14
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[Asia] Singapore to introduce plain packaging, larger graphic warnings for all tobacco products

All tobacco products in Singapore may soon be required to be sold in plain packaging with graphic health warnings covering at least 75 per cent of the packet. Michelle Teo with more.
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:46


As part of ongoing efforts to promote healthy living and discourage tobacco consumption, the Ministry of Health (MOH) will introduce standardised packaging with enlarged graphic health warnings (collectively, the “SP Proposal”) and to apply the SP Propos
Singapore Ministry of Health (sg)
added Nov 2, 2018 07:43

[UK] UP IN SMOKE Budget documents reveal tobacco tax shake-up for smokeless cigarettes

[PMI] told The Sun: “We welcome this announcement by HM Treasury of a new category for heated tobacco and the rate that is significantly lower than cigarettes. This will help smokers to understand that there is a difference between cigarettes and heated t
The Sun (uk)
added Oct 31, 2018 18:34

Cancer warning on every cigarette? Canada's considering it

Canada could soon become the first country in the world to require cigarette manufacturers to include warnings about the dangers of tobacco on individual cigarettes. The federal government has launched a consultation process looking at regulations aroun
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Nov 7, 2018 20:47

[Canada] Canadian Tobacco, Alcohol and Drugs Survey (CTADS): summary of results for 2017

The prevalence of current cigarette smoking in 2017 was 15% (4.6 million smokers), an increase from 13% (3.9 million smokers) in 2015. A higher percentage of males (17% or 2.5 million) than females (13% or 2.1 million) were current smokers. Eleven percen (ca)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:39

Health Canada Says Older Canadians Are Smoking More Marijuana AND Tobacco

The prevalence of cigarette smoking among those 25 and up was 16 per cent in 2017, an increase from 13 per cent two years earlier. And 13 per cent of people aged 25 or older reported having used cannabis in the last year, up from 10 per cent in 2015.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Nov 2, 2018 06:33
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