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[Australia] Teens unaware of 'social' smoking dangers

Research has found two in three teenagers wrongly believe 'social' or occasional smoking is harmless, prompting concern from public health experts. Analysis of the Victorian Secondary Students' Alcohol and Drug survey of 4500 12 to 17-year-olds conducte
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 20:21
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This Japanese company is giving employees who don’t smoke 6 extra vacation days

After a non-smoking employee submitted a complaint about how smoke breaks were affecting productivity, marketing firm Piala Inc. made a change to its paid time-off policy. The company granted non-smoking staff an additional six days off each year to mak (au)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:43

[Asia-pacific, Japan] EDITORIAL: Measures against secondhand smoke insufficient

tobacco also imposes a heavy financial burden on the nation. In 2014, for example, medical expenses for smoking-related illnesses reached ¥1.49 trillion, accounting for 3.7 percent of the nation’s total medical bills that year. Financial stakes should not
Japan Times (jp)
added Mar 19, 2018 19:41

[Russia] In Greece’s Thessaloniki, club owner who invaded pitch is king

In just six years, he acquired ...state tobacco company SEKAP... It was reported on Friday that Savvidis had sold his Russian tobacco conglomerate Donskoy Tabak, which includes SEKAP, to Japan Tobacco
AP - Associated Press
added Mar 19, 2018 17:56
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[Jersey, UK] La Moye prison to become smoke-free by the end of the year

It's all part of the Minister for Home Affairs plan to help inmates quit smoking. It follows the release of a new consensus statement for Jersey in which top health professionals have signed up to about the use of e-cigarettes, which means e-cigarettes
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 15:11
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[UK] Oldham teacher face of campaign to make smoking history in Greater

Anna Swailes, Head of Expressive and Performing Arts, at The Hathershaw College, is part of the Make Smoking History movement which is particularly targetting Oldham where almost one in five people smoke. The shocking statistic is significantly worse th
Oldham Times (uk)
added Mar 19, 2018 15:10

China takes millions in aid from the UK, then hands it to... Russia

A £133,584 grant for the project was handed over by the publicly funded Medical Research Council in 2015-16 to scientists at Sun Yat-Sen University for a study into smoking habits. It included 400 workers being given ‘intensive tobacco-related education’
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:38

[UK] ASH welcomes new Public Health England Report on E-Cigarettes

E-cigarettes are likely to be helping at least 20,000 people to quit smoking every year. Those smokers who switch completely to vaping are likely to substantially cut health risks. The report concludes that the evidence does not support concerns that e-c
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:35

[UK] New study suggests two-way association between experimenting with e-cigarettes and experimenting with smoking among young people

“This study provides reassurance that the UK policy approach is sensible. We have prohibited the sale of e-cigarettes to under 18s as a precaution. However, it remains the case that it is much more common that smoking will lead a young person to try vapi
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 18, 2018 02:13

[Asia, Mid-east] Doctors call for 'minimum pricing' plan for tobacco after introduction of UAE's sin tax

Doctors have urged the government to look at bringing in 'minimum pricing' for tobacco to lift the prices of the cheapest cigarettes on the shelves. The move would put an end to low quality brands being sold for as little as Dh3. Tobacco producers clai
The National Newspaper (ae)
added Mar 18, 2018 01:23
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