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Video Q&A: Tobacco-related mortality: past, present and future. An interview with Alan Lopez [FREE FULL TEXT]

Prof Lopez highlights how this epidemic emerged in the past, and how it is likely to progress in the future. He also discusses ways in which countries that currently have few or no tobacco-control policies in place can apply measures to curtail premature
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 8, 2014 14:59

The healthcare costs of secondhand smoke exposure in rural China

The adverse health effects of SHS exposure result in a large economic burden in China. Tobacco control policies that reduce SHS exposure could have an impact on reducing healthcare costs in China.
Tobacco Control
added Oct 22, 2014 09:03

Banning smoking in subsidized housing could save half a billion dollars a year

The savings would be largest in New York, where an annual $125 million would be saved, as the interactive below shows. (The state happens to be home to about 15 percent of all subsidized housing residents.) Wyoming, with its small general population, wou
Washington Post
added Oct 3, 2014 01:44

[West Virginia] Tobacco industry is wiped out

West Virginia once was a producer of burley tobacco, one of several varieties blended to make cigarettes. It was a cash crop that helped farmers get through the winter. But changes in markets and federal price supports wiped out the industry and the mil
Charleston (WV) State Journal
added Sep 16, 2014 04:33

Smoking in the Movies / Youth and Young Adult Data Fact Sheets 

Giving an R rating to future movies with smoking would be expected to reduce the number of teen smokers by nearly 1 in 5...The data show that individual movie company policies alone have not been shown to be efficient at minimizing smoking in movies. Stud
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Aug 24, 2014 13:14

CDC reports annual financial cost of COPD to be $36 billion in the United States

The American College of Chest Physicians (CHEST) announced today the Online First publication of 'Total and State-Specific Medical and Absenteeism Costs of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Among Adults Aged ≥18 Years in the United States for 2010 an
Medical Xpress (
added Jul 25, 2014 10:18

Russia's Tobacco Ban Takes the Buzz Out of Hookah Bars

The bottom line: Russian bar owners logged $600 million annually in hookah sales. New tobacco restrictions put that revenue at risk.
Business Week/Bloomberg
added Jul 3, 2014 17:22

[Ireland] Tobacco company questions how much plain packaging will cost the State

TOBACCO COMPANY JOHN Player has called on the government to reveal how much plain packaging for cigarettes will cost the state. It also warned that it intends to “robustly defend its freedoms of commercial speech”. TDs are due to the debate the Public Hea
The (ie)
added Jun 30, 2014 08:34

[Denmark] Danish public train system smoke-free from July 1, 2014

As of July 1, all outdoor public places, including platforms, of the Danish public train system will be smoke-free. Indoor premises, including trains, have already been smoke-free already for 7 years. A large majority of commuters support a 100% smoke-fr
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 27, 2014 18:30

[Zimbabwe] The untold story of tobacco farming

behind the facade of the success story, lies the untold story of tobacco farming- the cost on the environment, health and food security in the country general. Health and agricultural experts have raised alarm over the dangers of tobacco farming to the f
Bulawayo24 (zw)
added Jun 25, 2014 09:49
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