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Cost-effectiveness of a smokeless tobacco control mass media campaign in India

This study suggests that tobacco control mass media campaigns can be cost-effective and economically justified in low-income and middle-income countries. It holds significant policy implications, calling for sustained investment in evidence-based mass me
Tobacco Control
added Jul 8, 2018 14:47
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[UK] SPARKS FLY Shocking moment mums brawl in playground in front of stunned children after row over one refusing to put out cigarette

She said: "As I got it, the fat woman was smoking at the children's playground when the other woman asked her to put out the cigarette. “The fat woman started shouting and insulting the other one.
The Sun (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 03:17
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Would placing pictorial health warnings on waterpipe devices reduce waterpipe tobacco smoking? A qualitative exploration of Egyptian waterpipe smokers’ and non-smokers’ responses [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusions Our exploratory study suggests that PHWs featured prominently on waterpipe devices could potentially deter experimentation with waterpipe tobacco products and promote cessation, especially among non-established users.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 8, 2018 03:13
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[South Africa] Illegal cigarette trade costing S.Africa $510 mln a year - study

* Illegal trade spiked under former president Zuma * Investigation into illicit trade dropped by tax agency * Tax boss suspended amid ongoing graft inquiry
Reuters
added Jul 8, 2018 03:01
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] Restaurant chains are taking the smoking ban into their own hands

Smoke-free is slowly but surely becoming the new norm for Japanese chain dining. The past six months have seen a handful of prominent family restaurants and fast-food establishments take steps toward banning tobacco from their stores. Italian-themed ea
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:36
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[Asia, Israel] After 25 days MK calls off anti-tobacco hunger strike

Likud MK Yehuda Glick announced Saturday that he would end a 25-day hunger strike that he launched to press the finance minister to raise the tax on loose tobacco to match that of cigarettes.
Times of Israel (is)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:33
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[UK] Revealed: Five more holiday destinations ban vaping, with tourists who flout the rules risking fines and even prison

India, the Philippines, Lebanon, Cambodia and Vietnam have all banned vaping / In the past four years there has been a 48 per cent rise in vaping in the UK 2.8m Brits regularly use e-cigarettes, but the WHO doubts their effectiveness
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 8, 2018 02:26
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[India] Vijay's Sarkar lands in trouble for - promoting' smoking in poster

saw a dapper Vijay brandishing a black cigarette with a skyscraper backdrop. However, it received criticism for ‘promoting’ smoking. Earlier ex-health minister Anbumani Ramadoss had criticised the poster in a tweet. “You’ll look more stylish without that
Indian Express (in)
added Jul 7, 2018 14:08
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[Canada] Vaping, medical marijuana backers say apartment renter's total smoking ban is 'ridiculous' w/Photo

"I think it's somewhat ridiculous," said Mike Francis, a spokesperson for Best Buds, a group that links people with doctors that prescribe medical marijuana. "How can you ask them to leave their place of residence, especially in a place like Saskatchew
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 7, 2018 13:59
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[Asia, India] Comic booklet on tobacco addition released by Gujarat University

The workshop was a part of 'Save The Youth - Win Over Tobacco' campaign aimed at sensitising students about the ill-effects of tobacco. Over 100 MSc students and faculty participated in the workshop. The campaign is aimed at telling people about the effe
DNA India (in)
added Jul 7, 2018 13:50
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