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[Arizona] FACTCHECK: Can e-cigarettes cause an incurable disease?

As the NIDA notes, much remains unknown about the health risks of e-cigarettes, including whether or not they are safer than conventional cigarettes. There also isn’t enough evidence to say definitively they’re effective at helping people to quit smoking
Green Valley (AZ) News
added Jun 1, 2017 03:08

[Canada] AHS pushes prevention and supports on World No Tobacco Day

Alberta Health Services wants you to butt out, that is to say put out your cigarette and seek help with quitting. May 31 is World No Tobacco Day, observed annually in conjunction with the World Health Organization. AHS staff were at Bower Ponds in Re
rdnewsNOW (ca)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:31

[Africa, Kenya] Free medical aid for smokers who are trying to quit

About 50 per cent of Kenya’s estimated three million smokers are struggling to kick the deadly habit, the Health ministry says. Health PS Julius Korir yesterday urged smokers to seek free medical help, instead of trying to stop the habit on their own. “
Nairobi Star (ke)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26

[UK-Northern Ireland] World No Tobacco Day: Poor almost three times more likely to smoke

People in the most deprived areas of Northern Ireland are almost three times more likely to smoke than their better off counterparts according to the Public Health Authority NI....said it is currently estimated that around 320,000 people aged 16 and over
Belfast Live
added Jun 1, 2017 02:26

[Germany] VIDEOS: New tobacco regulations being implemented in China / Campaign signals bleak future for Zimbabwe's tobacco farmers / Patrick Reynolds on the global no smoking campaign

The global anti-smoking campaign could adversely affect tobacco growers like Zimbabwe. / In Germany, people find that traveling can help them resist the urge for nicotine / CCTV's Susan Roberts spoke to Patrick Reynolds. He is a tobacco free advocate and
CGTN America (China Global Television Network)
added Jun 1, 2017 02:11

Every third Russian smokes

Seventy-nine percent of smokers in Russia want to give up their bad habit. Unfortunately, the number of smokers in Russia is very high. Every third Russian citizen is a smoker, a study said. The study conducted by All-Russian Public Opinion Centre (WCIOM
Pravda Online
added Jun 1, 2017 01:34

[Africa] Kenya launches guidelines to reduce tobacco use

Kenya's health ministry on Wednesday launched guidelines to help in the reduction on the use and treatment of tobacco in the East African country. Principal Secretary in the Ministry of Health Julius Korir said the deaths due to tobacco use in the country
Xinhua Newswire
added May 31, 2017 18:53

National forum on the future of tobacco control in Canada: What we heard

The expiry of the current Federal Tobacco Control Strategy (FTCS) in March 2018 presents an opportunity to modernize the federal approach, reduce the burden of tobacco use on all Canadians and strengthen Canada's role as a world leader in public health. (ca)
added May 31, 2017 18:50

VIDEO: smoking and mental illness: meet the doctor helping patients quit

when Dr. Steven Schroeder founded the Smoking Cessation Leadership Center in 2003, he knew smoking rates were high among people with mental illness and substance use disorders. “I called around to some of the experts and said, ‘Why aren’t you worki
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 31, 2017 18:50

[Asia] Study: China Struggles to Kick World-Leading Cigarette Habit

A decade-long study has found that most smokers in China, the world's largest consumer of tobacco, have no intention of quitting and remain unaware of the damaging health effects.
AP - Associated Press
added May 31, 2017 16:47
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