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[Ireland] Smoking costs €200000 over lifetime

According to anti-smoking group, ASH Ireland, a 20-a-day habit costs almost €3,500 a year, or €200,000 over the course of a lifetime. "Much of this cost is on taxes and the remainder enhances the profits of the tobacco industry. I encourage smokers, the
IrishHealth.com (ie)
added Mar 9, 2014 23:50
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[UK-Scotland] LETTER: Smokers ignore plain packaging

I HAVE to question whether chief executive Sheila Duffy personally believes the propaganda she promotes on behalf of Ash Scotland (Letters, 12 January). Yet again she quotes unidentified research evidence to claim that children far too young to purchase
The Scotsman (uk)
added Jan 26, 2014 06:19
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[USA] Public Health Groups Agree: Carve Tobacco Out of Trade

Dear Ambassador Froman: We seek your explicit commitment that the U.S. will not propose or agree to any provisions in the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement (TPP) that would undermine the domestic sovereign rights of participating countries to adopt or
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Dec 6, 2013 01:23
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LETTER: Better than tobacco

the regulations pertaining to medicines are the most appropriate as these would bring about suitable product standards, require the vetting of advertisements and provide a means to act quickly against abuses of the market.
The Economist
added Oct 14, 2013 06:48
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[UK-Scotland] '20,000 child smokers every year' - Dumfries and Galloway Standard

Young people aged 11 to 15 are picking up the habit at a rate of 19,900 each year, figures released by Cancer Research UK show. The charity has called on the Scottish Government to act quickly on its pledge to introduce legislation on plain packaging f
Dumfries and Galloway Standard (uk)
added Aug 29, 2013 01:14
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[UK] Love Island and other shows 'encourage teenagers to smoke'

They cited a rise in smoking in Oscar-nominated films and research that showed cigarettes appeared in Love Island every five minutes on average, with the Lucky Strike brand appearing 16 times. This year, 86% of Oscar-nominated films contained someone smo
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 15, 2018 18:22
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95 Health Groups to Philip Morris International: Stop Selling Cigarettes

published an open letter to Philip Morris International (PMI) demanding that they immediately cease the production, marketing and sale of cigarettes. The move was prompted by a similar recommendation from the Danish Institute for Human Rights, which had b
PR Newswire
added Sep 15, 2017 17:48
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TOBACCO IN AMERICA Leaving the Vulnerable Behind (PDF)

The lack of progress in reducing tobacco use in the U.S. is particularly alarming when the overall statistics are broken down along geographic, ethnic, education and socio-economic lines. Over the last half century, the tobacco epidemic has been transform
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added May 30, 2017 23:15
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[UK] World No Tobacco Day is Wednesday 31st May

“Tobacco – a threat to development”, a threat the UK government has acknowledged by providing £15 million over the next five years to help poorer countries implement the comprehensive tobacco control policies set out in the international tobacco treaty, t
ASH London (uk)
added May 27, 2017 23:30
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[UK, USA] As Washington cracks down on e-cigarettes, a new study is showing their health benefit

As the United States cracks down on rules governing e-cigarettes, a wide-ranging study in Britain has revealed how the technology is helping smokers to give up harmful tobacco. Last week, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced that produc
CNBC
added May 9, 2017 17:31
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