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[Canada] Quebec Resident Sentenced to Jail for Possession of Unmarked Fine-Cut Tobacco

On June 6, 2017, based on an investigation by the Cornwall Regional Task Force, a vehicle was searched under the Excise Act, 2001. The search revealed 872,000 grams of unmarked fine-cut tobacco. All tobacco products were seized and forfeited.
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jun 8, 2018 19:15
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More than half of adolescent E-Cigarette users had never smoked a cigarette: findings from a study of school children in the UK

Many young people were unaware that ECs contain nicotine and are, therefore, addictive. • Further research is needed to establish whether EC users are at risk of smoking initiation. • Education regarding the risks of experimentation may be warranted.
Public Health
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[Asia] Exposure to second-hand smoke down in India, but remains major concern, says survey

Exposure to second-hand smoke remains a major concern in India even though there has been a reduction in such exposure at home and public places since 2009-10, as per the Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS 2), released here by the Health Ministry. Howev
Outlook India Magazine (in)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[Thailand] The simple life: Stunning 1970s images reveal how indigenous Thai hill tribe survived before tourism took over

While black and white shots from the same region show kids smoking hand-rolled cigarettes made from fresh tobacco grown outside their homes.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[Poland, South Africa] #GFN18: The Michael Russell Memorial Oration

The Michael Russell Oration has been established as an annual event, delivered to honour the work and memory of Professor Michael Russell, one of the pioneers in the study of smoking behaviour, clinical interventions and public policy action, who died in
Global Forum on Nicotine
added Jun 8, 2018 17:11
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Cause-oriented groups urge youth to avoid smoking, adopt healthy lifestyle

The HealthJustice and Millenials PH groups recently conducted a conference at the University of the Cordilleras in Baguio City and discussed the dangers of tobacco consumption. According to the 2015 Global Youth and Tobacco Survey, 16 percent of 13 to 1
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] June is National No Smoking Month

The celebration of World No Tobacco Day on May 31 ushered in the observance of June as National No Smoking Month in the Philippines. With the aim to raise public awareness on the ill effects of smoking as well as to encourage smokers to give up the habit
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Jun 8, 2018 17:10
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[New Zealand] Vaping industry rejects child nicotine juice poisoning concerns

while researchers knew what was in cigarettes, the same could not always be said for their R18 vaping counterparts, which are legal to buy under the Smoke-free Environments Act. That unknown, coupled with the bright juice and enticing packaging, was conc
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jun 8, 2018 15:20
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[UK] SMOKE SCREEN Vaping ‘stronger e-cigarettes means ex-smokers inhale FEWER cancer-causing toxins’

Vapers using low nicotine e-cigarettes puff harder, for longer and more often - so inhale more cancer-causing chemicals
The Sun (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:41
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[UK] SUSTAINED EFFORTS TO ENSURE MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ARE SMOKE FREE ARE REAPING REWARDS FOR PATIENTS, VISITORS AND STAFF

New research published today shows that the number of patients in mental health hospitals who smoke in the North East is falling thanks to a sustained approach by partner organisations. The evaluation report looks at the work undertaken to drive down sm
North East Connected (uk)
added Jun 8, 2018 13:41
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