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[Canada] Supreme Court rules B.C. doesn't have to disclose health records to cigarette maker

Province argues tobacco firms should be compelled to help pay the cost of treating smoking-related diseases
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 14, 2018 13:35
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs [productivity-adjusted life years], which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the
Tobacco Control
added Jul 18, 2018 00:53
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[New Zealand] MOORE: The costly business of losing the post-smoking weight gain

if I add up the cost of not smoking, it gets expensive real fast. First cost: breakfast. I've spent two decades having little more than a couple of butts and a coffee to get my day started and now I find myself eating pretentious granola. Second: a new
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Jul 16, 2018 14:21
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[UK] Providing smoking cessation for patients in hospital will save lives

Giving smokers the help they need to quit smoking while in hospital will save lives, improve quality of life as well as increasing life expectancy for all smokers, and help to reduce the current £1 billion per year cost to the NHS of smoking by patients
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 13, 2018 23:57
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[Canada] Supreme Court to rule on whether B.C. has to give health data to cigarette maker

will rule tomorrow on whether British Columbia has to hand millions of patients' health information over to tobacco giant Philip Morris International. A ruling in B.C.'s favour could clear the way for the province to take cigarette makers to court to rec
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 12, 2018 21:22
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Egypt's Eastern Co raises cigarette prices

will raise prices by 10 to 15 percent, or 1.5-3 Egyptian pounds ($0.0840-$0.2521), starting on Thursday, Chairman Mohammed Othman Haroun said. Prices have soared in import-dependent Egypt ever since it floated its pound currency in late 2016 as part of I
Reuters
added Jul 12, 2018 16:35
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[UK] Associations between tobacco control mass media campaign expenditure and smoking prevalence and quitting in England: a time series analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Conclusion Between 2008 and 2016, higher monthly expenditure on tobacco control mass media campaigns in England was associated with higher quit success rates.
Tobacco Control
added Jul 12, 2018 13:29
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BLACK/FEIJO: How tobacco control can boost sustainable development

The inclusion of a specific target on tobacco control in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development has underlined the wider contributions that can be made to sustainable development at both a national and global level. Sustainable Development Goal Targ
Devex
added Jul 11, 2018 13:59
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[Asia-pacific, Japan] ‘Life or death’: Tokyo pub owners fear impact of tougher smoking laws

Under an anti-smoking ordinance adopted by the Tokyo Metropolitan Assembly last month, the 73-year-old owner of a small udon (wheat noodles) restaurant in the Takadanobaba district will soon have to make a choice: declare the entire interior nonsmoking o
Japan Times (jp)
added Jul 19, 2018 21:17
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[UK] More smokers in Poole admitted to hospital this year - but numbers decline across the country

THE number of hospital admissions attributed to smoking increased in Poole last year, bucking the regional and national trend. Figures published by the NHS show that there were 1,665 hospital trips across the borough for diseases that are either wholly
This is Bournemouth: The Bournemouth Daily Echo (uk)
added Jul 11, 2018 15:44
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