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Factors associated with smoking cessation success in Lebanon [FREE FULL TEXT]

we believe that health authorities could utilize these results when implementing upcoming smoking cessations programs. All attempts at cessation should have a goal of reducing the number of packs smoked per year to improve the chances of ceasing into the
Pharmacy Practice News
added Apr 8, 2018 17:42
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Zimbabwe tobacco farms: Child labour, abuse rife, HRW says

In a report launched in the Zimbabwean capital, Harare, on Thursday, Human Rights Watch...child workers are exposed to nicotine and toxic pesticides, and many suffer symptoms consistent with nicotine poisoning from handling tobacco leaves. Adults working
Al Jazeera
added Apr 8, 2018 16:03
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[India] DIPP Calls Meeting Of Stakeholders On FDI In Tobacco Sector

The commerce and industry ministry has convened a meeting on April 11 of all stakeholders...upon issues pertaining to foreign direct investment in the tobacco sector. Currently, FDI is prohibited in manufacturing of cigars, cigarettes and tobacco substit
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 8, 2018 15:38
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[Australia] Taking the pressure off the spring: the case of rebounding smoking rates when antitobacco campaigns ceased [FREE FULL TEXT]

demonstrated that the withdrawal of mass media was associated with a disruption in achieving smoking prevalence targets. There was an absence of a downward monthly smoking prevalence trajectory during the period of no campaign. Moreover, there was a signi
Tobacco Control
added Apr 8, 2018 15:31
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] EDITORIAL: Second-hand smoke is lethal too ($$)

The preference for gradualism in dealing with the problem of smoking here must give way to a bolder approach, in the light of statistics released recently by The Tobacco Atlas... Such needless and highly preventable deaths are bad enough, but what makes i
Straits Times (sg)
added Apr 8, 2018 15:28
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[Australia] Illegal tobacco seized from Koonoomoo farm

The Australian Taxation Office has seized 17.6 tonnes of illegal tobacco and 44 kilograms of seedlings from a farm in Koonoomoo. The tobacco seized on Thursday has an estimated excise value of more than $16 million. The warrant action is in addition to
Shepparton (VIC) News (au)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:42
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[Asia, Laos] Imperial Brands PLC subsidiary violates law and exploits Lao PDR

Imperial-controlled LTL and local Lao-China Hongta Good Luck Tobacco Company Ltd. have been violating Lao PDR’s Pictorial Health Warnings (PHWs) Regulation issued by the Ministry of Health in May 2016 requiring all tobacco companies to print 75% health wa
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:16
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[Asia-pacific] Tobacco Companies Making a Fortune in Southeast Asia

About 10 percent of the world’s one billion smokers live in the member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN). Indonesia and the Philippines have some of the world’s largest smoking populations. In the low and middle-income count
News Lens (hk)
added Apr 7, 2018 20:14
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France e-Cigarette Consumer Report 2018: Based on 2017 Survey Results

The "France Consumer Survey: Home is Where the Heart is for E-Liquids" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering. A survey of French e-cigarette users finds vape stores are a very popular retail channel for e-liquids, while hardware pur
PR Newswire
added Apr 7, 2018 18:30
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VIDEO: Australia’s vaping restrictions labelled as ‘outrageous’

Vaping is used around the world to reduce smoking deaths but it is illegal to smoke them without a prescription in Australia. NSW Liberal MP Peter Phelps tells Ben Fordham his fellow politicians are being cowardly by refusing to legalise the safer alter
Radio 2GB (Pyrmont) (au)
added Apr 7, 2018 18:29
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