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[Asia-pacific] The struggle against smoking and the growing threat of e-cigarettes in Hong Kong

Dr Ning Fan, Chairman of Health In Action (HIA)...shared in an interview with MIMS the struggle in anti-smoking efforts and the growing threat of electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) behind the low smoking prevalence.
MIMS (hk)
added Nov 9, 2017 18:35
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[UK] Dentists `perfectly placed´ to give healthy living advice - report

Dentists are “perfectly placed” to deliver health promotion and prevention advice to their patients, according to new report from the Nuffield Trust and the Health Foundation. They could deliver advice on healthy eating, alcohol consumption and giving u
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 17:11
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‘Tobacco Nation’ Left Behind

Smoking rates have plummeted nationwide over the past 20 years, but a stretch of 12 states ranging from the upper Midwest to the South has been left behind, with disastrous health consequences, according to an October report.
U.S. News & World Report
added Nov 3, 2017 00:01
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[Michigan] Social Justice and Tobacco Control: Impact on Underserved Populations

When: Tuesday, November 14, 2017, starting at 5 p.m. Location: U-M School of Public Health... Leading up to the American Cancer Society’s Great American Smokeout, MHealthy Tobacco Consultation Service (TCS) will host the panel discussion, “Social Justic
University of Michigan
added Nov 1, 2017 10:26
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ILO under pressure to limit relationship with big tobacco

The agency has been receiving funding from the Eliminating Child Labour in Tobacco Growing Foundation, a nonprofit funded by tobacco companies, since 2002, and has a standing agreement with the foundation that runs until June 2018. In 2011, the ILO also
Devex
added Nov 3, 2017 02:52
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[UK] Tobacco companies using pricing tactics to 'keep smokers hooked', research suggests

More smokers are switching to cheaper products, so while total sales of tobacco fell, sales of the cheapest and roll-your-own cigarettes increased. Prices are also being altered to minimise the shock of tax increases, the authors write in the journal To
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 31, 2017 02:23
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[UK] Tobacco firms using 'clever tactics' to target poorest smokers, study finds

Cheaper brands, price-marking and smaller pack sizes are thwarting attempts to reduce UK smoking rates, researchers say
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 30, 2017 14:40
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[UK-Scotland] Sheila Duffy: Unequal society helps push people into smoking – it’s time for change

ASH Scotland signed the recent joint letter calling on Scotland’s political parties to give robust support to the new Poverty and Inequalities ­Commission, and to guarantee its independence by giving it secure legal status and having it report only to the
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 27, 2017 15:01
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[New York] ‘Coming Out of a Cloud’ After Drug Abuse and Mental Illness

Within a few months of kicking her drug habit, she joined a weekly smoking-cessation group through Brooklyn Community Services. “I quit cold turkey,” she said. Most in the group used nicotine patches to transition, but not Ms. Ramirez. “I didn’t want to
New York Times
added Oct 26, 2017 05:02
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Most Northern Ireland adults obese or overweight

The drop in smokers continues the overall downward trend since the 1980s. Further analysis of the figures shows that those in deprived areas are three times more likely to smoke than those in affluent areas. However, according to a leading charity, the
Belfast Telegraph (uk)
added Oct 26, 2017 17:59
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