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[UK] Smoking: Broadcasting Code - Question – in the House of Lords at 3:22 pm on 11th October 2017.

To ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to strengthen the broadcasting code in relation to smoking on reality TV shows, particularly those aimed at young people.
TheyWorkForYou.com (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:06
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[UK] Booker Group on Thursday reported a rise in revenues in the six months to September, despite a tumble in tobacco sales induced by changes to legislation. The food wholesaler that serves everything from convenience stores to restaurants said its sales ro

Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:04
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[UK-Scotland] SMOKE SCREEN There’s a new, apparently ‘healthier’ way to smoke – and it’s NOT e-cigarettes

Heat-not-burn devices have been hailed as a “healthier” alternative to regular fags, by the giant tobacco companies that make them And they urged public health officials who were “caught off guard” by e-cigarettes, to get clued up now and set the agenda
Scottish Sun (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:03
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[Japan] They’re heating up: Internet search query trends reveal significant public interest in heat-not-burn tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Public health practitioners should expand heat-not-burn tobacco product surveillance, adjust existing tobacco control strategies to account for heat-not-burn tobacco products, and preemptively study the health risks/benefits, popular perceptions, and heal
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Oct 12, 2017 17:01
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[Australia] Indigenous smoking deaths on the rise despite people butting out

Lead researcher Dr Ray Lovett said the study found the lag between smoking and the onset of smoking-related diseases such as lung cancer means the number of smoking deaths was likely to keep climbing. "We have seen significant declines in smoking among I
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:57
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[Australia] The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander smoking epidemic: what stage are we at, and what does it mean?

we expect tobacco-related cancer mortality to remain high, but peak within the next decade; however, there is a critical need for improved evidence to make an accurate assessment. The continuation and expansion of comprehensive tobacco reduction measures
Public Health Research & Practice (au)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:32
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Thailand bans smoking on 20 popular tourist beaches

Thailand is to ban smoking on some of the country’s most popular tourist beaches, with the prospect of up to a year in prison for those caught lighting up... “Cigarettes have a direct effect on the natural environment,” director general Jatuporn Buruspat
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 12, 2017 16:31
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[Canada] Tobacco legislation implementation demanded by health organizations

Health groups want to see the full implementation of tobacco legislation passed in 2013 as the cannabis framework is rolled out by the province.
Lacombe Globe (ca)
added Oct 12, 2017 00:28
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[Canada] Smoking Is A Leading Cause Of Fatal Residential Fires In CK

Fire Prevention Week runs until Saturday in Chatham-Kent ...the health unit’s goal during this week-long campaign is encourage more smoke-free homes and multi-unit buildings. According to a news release, smoking is a leading cause of fatal residential fir
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Oct 11, 2017 20:05
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[Canada] Thunder Bay landlords pushed to go smoke-free

The Thunder Bay District Health Unit is calling on multi-unit housing providers in the area to adopt smoke-free policies for their buildings. In a news release issued in conjunction with the start of Fire Prevention Week, the TBDHU noted that, currently
TBNewsWatch (TBTV) (ca)
added Oct 11, 2017 20:03
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