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Relationship between smoking and health and education spending in Chile [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strong significant statistical relationship found between tobacco consumption and resources allocated to healthcare and education consumption may be indicative of the existence of a crowding out effect of tobacco. This effect, in turn, may increase th
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:31
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Tobacco policy reform and population-wide antismoking activities in Australia: the impact on smoking during pregnancy [FREE FULL TEXT]

The declining prevalence of smoking during pregnancy between 2003 and 2011, while encouraging, does not appear to be directly related to general population antismoking activities or a pregnancy-specific campaign undertaken in this period.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 12:30
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[Africa, South Africa] Professionals co-opted to back tobacco giants

Over the past three months, the tobacco industry has mounted a massive campaign against government’s proposed legislation to clamp down on smoking and to control electronic cigarettes – and a key part of this has involved co-opting journalists, health pr
Daily Maverick (za)
added Aug 21, 2018 12:21
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Economic cost of tobacco-related cancers in Sri Lanka f[FREE FULL TEXT]

Burden of tobacco smoking and ST-related cancers as reflected in these economic costs is enormous: affecting the healthcare system and country’s economy. Policymakers should take note of this burden and address tobacco consumption control as a priority.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 21, 2018 11:55
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[Europe] SALTER: UK Vape Entrepreneurs Could Help Save A Million Years Of Life

Despite scare stories, the rise of vape culture and the entrepreneurs supporting it should be celebrated... The UK’s model is already relatively positive in its embrace of harm reduction, but after Brexit there will be new opportunities that will allow t
Forbes
added Aug 21, 2018 11:02
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[Spain] Kate Moss nails airport chic as she sparks up a cigarette in the rain ahead of flight to London following Mallorca break with daughter Lila

Kate, 44, was seen getting out of their car and standing in the Spanish drizzle, lighting a cigarette ahead of the two and a half hour plane journey back to the UK.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:57
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[UK] E-cigarettes are a health risk, says James Brokenshire

A cabinet minister who developed lung cancer has expressed concern about the long-term effects of vaping after an influential report recommended relaxing restrictions on e-cigarettes. James Brokenshire, the communities secretary, who has never smoked b
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:43
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[UK] AUDIO: Are ecigarettes bad for your health?

Darren Dodd discusses different attitudes towards e-cigarettes and vaping in the US and Europe with the FT’s Camilla Hodgson and Linda Bauld, an expert in cancer prevention and tobacco control.
Financial Times (uk)
added Aug 21, 2018 10:41
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MoFo stars in $1.5 bln Japan-Bangladesh tobacco deal

Morrison & Foerster, Dr. Kamal Hossain & Associates and DFDL Bangladesh have represented Japan Tobacco on its $1.5 billion agreement to buy the tobacco business of Bangladesh’s Akij Group, which was advised by Rouf & Associates.
Reuters
added Aug 21, 2018 10:23
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[Asia, Pakistan] PMPK: flying high

the second-ranked tobacco player is on a roll this year. During the half-yearly period ended June 30, 2018, Philip Morris (Pakistan) Limited (PSX: PMPK) has undergone a massive expansion in its top-line and bottom-line on a year-on-year basis. As work a
Business Recorder (pk)
added Aug 20, 2018 17:21
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