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[UK] British American Tobacco enters electronic cigarette market in Britain with the 'Vype'

raising fears that it could eventually boost its profits with public money should the NHS begin prescribing ecigarettes as a smoking-cessation tool. The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) announced earlier this year that it plans
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 02:55
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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week - January 18 - 24, 2015

during this year's National Non-Smoking Week, the Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act to further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives, which are used to market cigars that appea
Health Canada
added Jan 25, 2015 01:06
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[Canada] GIFFORD-JONES: Mortality rate grim for lung cancer

lung cancer kills more women than breast and colon-rectal cancer combined. But there's hope for both sexes.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:56
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Polaris Oncology System Encourages Smokers to Quit

Polaris Health Directions' oncology distress management system includes a tobacco screener and referral generator to encourage cancer patients to quit smoking. Dropping the habit may help improve the body's ability to heal and respond to treatment.
PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Jul 17, 2012 05:27
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[Asia] Smoking survey shows alarming trends in Qatar

Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
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[Canada] Could Facebook or Twitter help you quit smoking? Using social media to kick the habit means you're 'TWICE as likely to succeed'

After 3 months, 32% of people using social media-based support had quit This was compared to 14% of people given phone-based support Experts said social media sites are a good way of reaching people who may not use more traditional smoking cessation meth
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 11, 2015 14:02
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Australia's Possible Nationwide Smoking Ban Will Be World's First

Australia is considering a ban on smoking to prohibit people from using "cancer sticks" which only endanger public health and safety. However, the Australian government will give smokers the option of using e-cigarettes to ease them into quitting the ris
International Business Times (au)
added Sep 16, 2013 11:41
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[North Carolina] Reynolds enters smoking cessation market

Tobacco company asks for smokers’ trust in helping them quit
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Aug 26, 2012 20:32
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[Oman] E-cigarette users flout law to import device

Most GCC countries have banned the import and sale of e-cigarettes since 2008 as there are still doubts over its effectiveness and safety. However, some smokers in Oman smuggle the devices into the country.
Muscat Daily (om)
added Sep 4, 2012 08:11
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[Malta] E-cigarettes - ‘My addiction has practically gone’

‘No studies have shown health effects of electronic cigarettes’
Times of Malta (mt)
added Aug 13, 2012 15:48
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