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[Asia, India] Anti-cancer activist raises alarm over young smokers

Serving hookahs in bars or restaurants with poor fire safety standards and no separate fire exits continue to be a grave safety hazard. He has pointed to its health hazards for youngsters and has asked for its ban under the Cigarettes and Other Tobacco
Asian Age (in)
added Jan 12, 2018 04:19
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[UK] Hard-hitting TV advert reveals how cigarettes cause damage to major organs within SECONDS, as experts warn one person is admitted to hospital every minute due to smoking

A hard-hitting new TV advert shows how poisons from the tar in cigarettes enter the bloodstream and flow through the body within seconds, causing damage to major organs. The campaign also highlights how smoking can lead to elevated levels of cadmium - a
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 03:26
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[Australia] 'It was a staggering success but I was a drug dealer': Paul Hogan goes from selling smokes to pushing cancer research - and you won't believe his first cigarette TV commercial

WARNING: CONTAINS TOBACCO ADVERTISING MATERIAL Paul Hogan, who introduced Australians to Winfield cigarettes in a wildly successful television advertising campaign, is now asking his countrymen to donate money for cancer research.
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:59
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Cancer Deaths Fall to Lowest Rate in Decades

26 percent fewer Americans died of cancer in 2015 than in 1991 / Disparities in death rates between races caused by wealth gaps
Bloomberg News
added Jan 10, 2018 23:54
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Cancer Deaths Continue a Steep Decline

First, there has been a decline in male lung cancer because fewer men are smoking... “But prevention is the low-hanging fruit. We still have 40 million adult smokers in the U.S., which accounts for nearly a third of cancer deaths.”
New York Times
added Jan 9, 2018 02:53
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The cancer death rate has dropped again. Here's why.

While the reduction in cigarette smoking has pushed down mortality rates, “tobacco remains by far the leading cause of cancer deaths today, responsible for nearly 3 in 10 cancer deaths.”
Washington Post
added Jan 6, 2018 18:20
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U.S. Cancer Deaths Steadily Dropping: Report

Better cancer detection and treatments, not to mention lots of people quitting smoking, have fueled a 20-year drop in deaths from the disease, a new report shows. That means more than 2 million lives have been saved, the American Cancer Society statistic
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jan 6, 2018 18:17
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Anti-tobacco, oral cancer awareness campaign held

Awareness campaigns on the harmful effects of tobacco consumption and oral cancer were organized at Yigi-Kaum village and at the government secondary school in Pobdi in West Siang district by the District Tobacco Control Cell on 3 and 4 January.
Arunachal Times (in)
added Jan 5, 2018 21:20
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Cancer death rates continue to fall as more Americans quit smoking, new report reveals

Cancer death rates in the US continued to fall between 2014 and 2015, extending a 24 year decline, according to the latest figures from the American Cancer Society. The 1.7 percent decrease means that nearly 2.4 million fewer people died of the disease
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 5, 2018 12:39
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[Asia] Karnataka HC order reverses India’s world-leading attempt of 85% pictorial warnings on tobacco products

In the Karnataka HC judgment one of the judges, Justice Nagarathna, stated that it is unnecessary to have pictorial and textual warnings suggestive of cancer particularly when the contents of the said warnings are not universally accepted as medically pro
DNA India (in)
added Jan 4, 2018 07:42
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