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Why Women Keep Lighting Up Despite China's Anti-Smoking Campaign

Many women get away with China's anti-smoking campaign and laws because the Chinese society tolerates female smokers as they no longer see them as "strange," even if the public understands the health risks, the market research that published female smoke
iSchoolGuide
added Jun 2, 2015 21:50
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SWEDA: Under An Hour: My Time at the 2015 Altria Group, Inc. Annual Shareholders Meeting

my question is ‘Why shouldn’t Altria’s shareholders and investors expect the company to continue to pay judgments in the hundreds of millions, if not billions, of dollars in the years to come?’” Mr. Barrington answered that litigation “presents risks to
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jun 1, 2015 15:31
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[Asia, India] Use of tobacco glorified in visual media, says judge

Lack of proper role models who can caution against the side-effects of glorification of vices such as smoking and drinking in the visual media is having a cascading effect on youth in the impressionable age.
Times of India
added Jun 1, 2015 11:02
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[Asia] More Women Smoking In China, Despite Aggressive Anti-Tobacco Campaigns

The proportion of Chinese who “smoked in the past 12 months” dropped from 28.3% in 2005 to 21.3% last year...But for women, the trend was the opposite. Although female smokers are significantly fewer than male, the number nearly tripled to 3.3% over the p
Forbes
added Jun 1, 2015 08:53
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[Asia] Tobacco costs Israel 8,000 lives, NIS 12.8 billion annually

Until MK Yael German became health minister, the issue of the Smoking Report was always marked with a press conference attended by ministry experts, representatives of the Israel Cancer Association and others. But in her two years in the job, she cancele
Jerusalem Post
added May 31, 2015 09:49
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The GATS Atlas Global Adult Tobacco Survey (PDF)

The global tobacco epidemic has now assumed pandemic proportions, with about 1.3 billion tobacco users and 6 million annual deaths from tobacco use. The epidemic also involves substantial healthcare, social, and economic costs across high-, middle-, an
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 31, 2015 19:57
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[Ireland] Disadvantaged women more likely to smoke

Women living in poorer communities are more than four-and-a-half times as likely to smoke than those in more affluent communities, according to the latest figures from the HSE. The Irish Cancer Society revealed the figures as it launched the 'We Can Qui
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Jun 3, 2015 22:04
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Surveys in 22 Countries Underscore Scope of the Tobacco Epidemic and Urgent Need for Action

Tobacco use surveys conducted in low- and middle-income countries underscore the severity and scope of the global tobacco epidemic and should spur strong action by nations to reduce tobacco use and save lives. The results of the Global Adult Tobacco Surv
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added May 30, 2015 12:50
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Continued implications of taxing roll-your-own tobacco as pipe tobacco in the USA [FREE FULL TEXT]

states will continue to lose revenue, and smokers who would otherwise quit will continue to have a low-cost alternative product available for purchase. Potential solutions include: (1) US Treasury Department distinguishing between RYO and pipe tobacco bas
Tobacco Control
added May 29, 2015 09:57
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[UK] Smoking not only kills, it plunges children into POVERTY because parents 'prioritise cigarettes over food'

The addiction places a financial burden on low-income families, causing parents to choose between buying cigarettes and putting food on the table. Researchers fear parents are likely to forgo basic household and food necessities in order to fund their hab
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 29, 2015 09:21
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