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[Denmark] Smokers with low education 'may have greater risk of stroke'

Approximately 16% of men and 11% of women are at high risk of stroke due to low education level, smoking and high blood pressure, according to a new multicenter Danish study. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention state by living a healthy lifes
Medical News TODAY(UK)
added Aug 15, 2014 14:26

Cross-country comparison of waterpipe use: nationally representative data from 13 low and middle-income countries from the Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS)

GATS data provide the ability to analyse waterpipe use within a country and across countries. Monitoring of waterpipe use at a national level will better enable countries to target tobacco control interventions such as education campaigns about the negati
Tobacco Control
added Aug 14, 2014 03:18

[Africa, South Africa] Young, smoking and black drive cigar sales

ALTHOUGH it is still a small market, women and young, aspiring, black middle-class people are fuelling a spike in the growth of cigar consumption in the country. Cigars are perceived as a sign of status and wealth in South Africa, to be enjoyed socially
Business Day (za)
added Aug 14, 2014 01:39

[UK] Illegal cigarette plea as dodgy tobacco found on the streets

Two brands manufactured specifically for the black market, called Jin Ling and L&M are suspected to be being sold. In 2012 the Evening Post launched a campaign to tackle the county’s deadly black market tobacco trade, with 40 illicit tobacco dealers pro
Lancashire Evening Post (uk)
added Aug 11, 2014 15:04

[UK] Cigarette branding ban ‘would give £60m boost to region’

cutting branding from cigarette packets could save families £64 million in Yorkshire every year and give a boost to local economies, health chiefs claim today. The calculations by Public Health England come in the wake of evidence from Australia where
Yorkshire Post (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 07:59

[UK] Standardised packaging of tobacco products draft regulations consultation: PHE response

PHE consultation response sets out latest evidence on the impact of standardised packaging of tobacco products.
added Aug 6, 2014 07:58

[UK] Standardised packaging can save lives and boost local economies

New Public Health England (PHE) figures reveal the potential benefits that standardised packaging of tobacco products could bring, not only for health, but in savings of around £500 million – providing a real economic boost to the most deprived communiti
added Aug 6, 2014 07:57
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[UK] Standardised tobacco packaging could boost the North East economy by more than £30m

Public Health England has shown the potential benefits...“An addictive product that keeps smokers trapped in poverty and condemns half to an early death should not be gift wrapped in glossy colours and shiny holograms.Freeing up the money spent on smokin
The Journal (uk)
added Aug 6, 2014 07:32

KOH: The Tobacco Fight Is Far From Over

As I conclude more than five years of service as the Assistant Secretary for Health, it is my fervent hope that we can someday relegate the tobacco epidemic to the history books. Let us stop this suffering once and for all and give our kids a fighting cha
Huffington Post (blog)
added Aug 4, 2014 11:35

AUDIO: Amid Smoking Decline, Look Who's Still Lighting Up

So Legacy trains educators and targets its anti-smoking message to these populations. But Koval says companies like Reynolds and Lorillard know their market well. "I think this merger, for instance, is very much about menthol," she says. "While mentho
National Public Radio (NPR)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:09
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