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[Mexico] Cigarette smoking up between 2011, 2016

Smoking rates in Mexico increased over the past five years despite campaigns, initiatives and laws to discourage tobacco use, a national survey reveals. The 2016-2017 National Drug, Alcohol and Tobacco Consumption Survey (Endocat) showed that smoking pr
Mexico News Daily (mx)
added Dec 12, 2017 03:21
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[UK] 'Too much smoking probably': BBC guest is accidentally broadcast live to the nation sharing his views on the death of Keith Chegwin aged 60

Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is a condition in which the lungs become scarred...instead of the weatherman's voice, viewers heard a man saying: 'too much smoking probably'. Social media users were quick to spot the distasteful blunder. Phillip God
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] LGUs reminded to strictly enforce smoking ban

With the abundance of merriment and parties this yuletide season, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) reminded the local government units (LGUs) to strictly enforce the smoking ban in government offices, schools, hospitals and othe
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:06
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Lung health: a costly omission

Lung disease is the third biggest killer in the UK, but is also a global issue. According to the latest 2015 Global Burden of Disease data, 3·2 million people died from COPD worldwide, and with the legacy from tobacco smokin...Unfortunately, in the UK, t
The Lancet (uk)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:05
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Health advocates flood social media to oppose ‘measly’ P5 hike in tobacco tax in bicam

Health advocates have flooded the twitter and social media accounts of members of the bicameral committee deliberating on tax reform to oppose the increase of tobacco tax rate by a rate they deem measly – P5 pesos per pack, reportedly proposed by Marikina
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Asia, India] More smokers in Rajasthan than national average, but overall tobacco use has declined: Survey

The number of smokers in Rajasthan is more than the national average, but the overall tobacco use by adults has declined in the state over the past more than five years, revealed Global Adult Tobacco Survey
Hindustan Times (in)
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes, hookah bars on radar of health department

The selling of e-cigarettes and hookah bars' operating in Mohali are now on the radar of health department following strict orders of chief minister Amarinder Singh. The Punjab government has initiated a campaign to eradicate tobacco use to save children
Times of India
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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Smoking prevalence among elementary school-age children in Sirnak province in Turkey

smoking prevalence can be high and nicotine addiction can be common among elementary school-aged children (age interval: 6-14 years) in Sirnak in Turkey, in addition to demonstrating that these children can easily access tobacco without experiencing any d
Allied Academies (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 22:33
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Austria to drop impending smoking ban, bucking Western trend

Austria passed a law banning smoking in bars and restaurants as of May 2018. But that will now be overturned under a deal between the conservative People’s Party (OVP) led by Sebastian Kurz and the far-right Freedom Party (FPO) reached during their ongoi
Reuters
added Dec 11, 2017 21:08
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[New Zealand] Big tobacco's plans to film on Auckland's pink Lightpath rejected by Auckland Transport

Auckland Transport (AT) has rejected...Philip Morris New Zealand had an approved application to film on the cycleway... AT had originally granted permission but withdrew its consent after learning it would be for a cigarette advertisement, to be broadcast
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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