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Public smoking ban and socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and cessation: a cross-sectional population-based study in Geneva, Switzerland (1995–2014)

We aimed to characterise the socioeconomic status (SES)-related inequalities in smoking prevalence... Implementation of a public smoking ban coincided with a short-lived decrease in smoking prevalence and increase in quit ratio but also with a widening in
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 05:59
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[Africa, Zimbabwe] $400 million worth of tobacco sold

NEARLY $400 million worth of tobacco has so far been sold at the auction floors since the beginning of the marketing season in March, official figures show
Chronicle (zw)
added Jun 7, 2018 05:37
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[UK] England forward Jamie Vardy reveals he's stopped using snus after last season's backlash

Asked when he had decided to stop using snus, the Leicester striker added: "Literally when it started to be plastered all over the papers. They made a big thing of it, don't know why. There's nothing wrong with them.
The Independent (uk)
added Jun 7, 2018 05:36
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[Asia-pacific, Vietnam] 100 smokers die a day, could double by 2030

The data is reckoned by the Vietnam Tobacco Control Fund under the Ministry of Health. According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS), conducted by the ministry and the General Statistics Office in 2015, 53.5
Viet Nam News (vn)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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Indonesia to impose excise tax on liquids for e-cigarettes

Indonesia will impose an excise tax of 57 percent on tobacco essences used for electronic cigarettes starting July 1 as part of efforts to curb consumption of tobacco products, a senior official said late on Monday. Southeast Asia’s largest economy impos
Reuters
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[UK] 'This was definitely a mistake': Model shares his embarrassment at posing for impotence warning on the back of a packet of tobacco

Marley Bennett, from Easton, Bristol, tweeted a snap of a packet of tobacco, claiming to be the model used for the warning that smoking can cause impotence. He said it was 'definitely a mistake' to have posed for the image in a tweet that has since gone
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:41
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[Pakistan] ONE person dies every FIVE seconds from smoking, reveals scientist

A total of three million people have died due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung disorder caused by smoking, according to the most recent statistics from 2016. This accounted for six per cent of global deaths.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[UK] ONE person dies every FIVE seconds from smoking, reveals scientist

A total of three million people have died due to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, a lung disorder caused by smoking, according to the most recent statistics from 2016. This accounted for six per cent of global deaths. Furthermore, the respirator
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[New Zealand] ESR visitor warns of vaping concerns

Michelle Peace, who is in New Zealand as the International Vision Fellow of the Institute of Environmental Science Research (ESR), says a whole culture has grown up around the use of e-cigarettes, which many people regard as being safer than tobacco. Bu
Scoop (nz)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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[Canada] GLANTZ: More evidence that cigs are bringing low risk kids into the nicotine addiction/cigarette market; Canadian govt needs to close the ecig advertising

This longitudinal study followed Canadian high school students for two years and found that never cigarette smoking kids who used e-cigarettes at baseline were much more likely to be smoking cigarettes two years later. Most important, the gateway effect
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 6, 2018 01:40
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