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[Africa] Shocking statistics on tobacco smoking in Kenya

Over 8 billion sticks of cigarettes are smoked in Kenya every year, according to recent statistics from the World Health Organization ( WHO). This represents an increase given the statistics indicate that over 6.4 billion sticks of cigarettes smoked in
The Standard (ke)
added Jan 3, 2015 12:19
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The New Demographics of Anti-Smoking Campaigns

in places where there are more kids, there’s also greater poverty. Which may make campaigns against tobacco use aimed at children more important than ever.
The Atlantic Monthly
added Oct 3, 2013 15:35
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Big tobacco and anti-cancer activists agree: Health provision goes too far

Big tobacco companies and anti-cancer activists are standing in opposition to a part of the Affordable Care Act that allows insurance companies to charge smokers 50 percent more than patients who do not use tobacco.
Washington Post
added Feb 18, 2013 22:08
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[Wyoming] Editorial board: Increase the tobacco tax

It’s too early to say exactly how much we should increase the tax, but it has to be enough to make a difference, both in preventing smoking and in our state’s bank accounts. We must examine our priorities as a state – and both physical and financial heal
Casper (WY) Star-Tribune
added Oct 28, 2015 16:20
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Economic evaluation of a hospital-initiated intervention for smokers with chronic disease, in Ontario, Canada [FREE FULL TEXT]

We modelled the cost-effectiveness of the Ottawa Model for Smoking Cessation (OMSC)...appears to be cost-effective from the hospital payer perspective. Important consideration is the relatively low intervention cost compared to the reduction in costs rela
Tobacco Control
added Aug 20, 2015 13:33
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Ohio Statehouse can help snuff out disturbing trend 50 years after Surgeon General's landmark smoking report: Toby Cosgrove and Michael F. Roizen

But Ohio has now sullied itself by being one of the few states -- if not the only state -- with increased tobacco use since 2009. Why?... We need leadership in Columbus; we in the United States, and in Ohio especially, can’t afford for additional progre
Cleveland (OH) Plain Dealer
added Jan 12, 2014 04:00
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[Asia, Australia, China] PESEK: Tobacco a drag on world growth

Asian nations should protect their economies and follow Australia's example, William Pesek writes
Canberra (ACT) Times (au)
added Aug 22, 2012 14:52
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[North Carolina] Senator asks FDA for clarity on consequences of new e-cig rules

A Republican Senate committee chairman has sent a letter to the Food and Drug Administration asking “for assistance in understanding the consequences” of its new rules on electronic cigarettes and vaporizers. Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., and chairman of the
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added May 27, 2016 11:41
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[UK] SHRIMPTON: Editor's comment: Preparing for the tobacco display ban

But in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, where 1.5sq metres can be exposed, it may well be legal, if not particularly elegant. ...While staying legal is the most important immediate consideration, independents must continue to project a professional im
Talking Retail (uk)
added Jan 9, 2015 13:35
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[Botswana] Stringent tobacco control vital - Mbongwe

Millennium Development Goals (MDG) will remain unattainable as long as the government does not control the use of tobacco, Anti Tobacco Network Interim Executive Director Bontle Mbongwe has said. Speaking during a media workshop this week, Mbongwe argu
Mmegi (bw)
added Aug 29, 2013 15:59
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