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[Africa, South Africa, USA] Why more Americans are kicking the smoking habit

The decline in smoking rates in the USA didn't happen overnight – it took time for anti-smoking campaigns and policies to unfold. 0
Health 24 (za)
added Sep 19, 2018 19:58
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[Europe] OLAF: Up to France to request help on genuine cigarettes smuggled from Algeria

The European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF) stands ready to assist member states, such as France, in the fight against illicit tobacco trade with third countries, but it’s up to the national authorities to make a request, OLAF told EURACTIV.com.
EurActiv
added Sep 19, 2018 19:20
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[Europe] while less harmful than cigarettes, e-cigarettes pose several risks

review of e-cigarette science by the European Public Health Association, a network of public health associations in Europe. Here are some highlights from the association’s assessment of the current state of e-cigarette research. While e-cigarettes don’t
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Sep 19, 2018 18:51
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[UK] Number of vapers tops 3 million for first time in Britain

Action on Smoking and Health (ASH) found an estimated 3.2 million adults in Great Britain are using electronic cigarettes, up from 700,000 just six years ago. Vaping remains a popular choice for those looking to quit tobacco cigarettes in 2018, with 62
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 19, 2018 18:41
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Smoking caused 2 trillion yen in damage in fiscal 2015: study

mainly in the form of treating cancer and other tobacco-related conditions, a health ministry survey showed. “Tobacco has various effects not only on people’s health but also all aspects of society,” said Ataru Igarashi, an associate professor of medical
Asahi Shimbum (jp)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:22
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[Africa, Kenya] Cigarette smoke residue risky for children

Children who breathe second-hand smoke have an elevated risk of developing ear infections, coughs and colds, bronchitis and pneumonia, and tooth decay. Long term, children exposed to second-hand smoke may go through life with poorly developed lungs and b
Daily Nation (ke)
added Sep 19, 2018 17:14
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[UK] Dementia Incidence Tied to Air Pollution

Older people living in areas with higher air pollution were more likely to be diagnosed with dementia in subsequent years, an observational study in England found. Adults living in areas of London with the highest levels of nitrogen dioxide (NO2) had a
MedPage Today
added Sep 19, 2018 16:59
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[Pakistan] Anti Smokers' Laws Go Unchecked

Despite existence of non-smokers' health ordinance, the residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti tobacco laws that deprive the right of citizens from taking breathe in fresh air.
Urdu Point (pk)
added Sep 19, 2018 16:37
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[UK] ARCHIVE: CHAPMAN/DAUBE/PETERS: Supplementary Submission to the Inquiry into the Use and Marketing of Electronic Cigarettes and Personal Vaporisers in Australia (PDF)

PHE in their #336 submission stated: “It is also untrue to suggest that the UK was “very slow to catch on”. They support this statement by referring to (1) the tobacco control policies advocated by the Royal College of Physicians of London Report
Parliament of Australia (au)
added Sep 19, 2018 16:30
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[Canada] InventHelp Inventor Develops Household Smoke Ventilator (KOC-944)

the INDOOR SMOKE ERADICATOR, an integrated system that will ventilate cigarette or marijuana smoke from the interior of a residence. "With Canada's upcoming legalization of marijuana, landlords are concerned about second hand smoke. In addition, non-smok
PR Newswire
added Sep 18, 2018 22:11
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