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This Plugin Helps You Quit Smoking By Showing You How Much Money You've Saved

If you’re a Mac user and cigarette smoker, you can ditch one of these expensive habits with the help of a new plugin. The Quit Smoking OSX App, a $5 plugin available for Macs, is a lightweight tool for quitters looking for motivation on their journey to
Vice.com
added May 15, 2018 15:03
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Global statistics on alcohol, tobacco and illicit drug use: 2017 status report

In 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between them cost the human population more than a quarter of a billion disability‐adjusted life years, with illicit drugs costing a further tens of millions. Europeans proportionately suffered more but in absolute terms t
Addiction
added May 11, 2018 20:34
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Alcohol, Tobacco Cause More Health Harm Than Illegal Drugs

It's smoking tobacco and drinking alcohol -- and not taking illegal drugs -- that pose the greatest risks to people's health, a new international study contends. Researchers found that alcohol and tobacco use combined cost more than a quarter of a billio
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added May 11, 2018 20:30
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VIDEO: Alcohol, Tobacco Pose Greater Threat To Global Health Than Illicit Drugs: Study

Impact on human welfare was measured by calculating the loss of disability-adjusted life years (DALY). The World Health Organization defined one DALY as one lost year of "healthy" life. Based on analysis of global statistics for the year 2015, tobacco c
Medical Daily
added May 11, 2018 20:23
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Alcohol and tobacco are by far the biggest threat to human welfare of all addictive drugs

A new review published online today in the journal Addiction has compiled the best, most up-to-date source of information on alcohol, tobacco, and illicit drug use and the burden of death and disease. It shows that in 2015 alcohol and tobacco use between
EurekAlert
added May 11, 2018 19:29
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[UK] Availability and Use of Cheap Tobacco in the United Kingdom 2002–2014: Findings From the International Tobacco Control Project [FREE FULL TEXT]

Options exist driving UK smokers to minimize their tobacco expenditure; smokers do so largely by purchasing cheap tobacco products from UK stores....Wide price ranges allowed smokers in 2014 to easily obtain cigarettes at prices comparable to 12 years pr
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 7, 2018 21:54
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[Australia] BIG TOBACCO’S ‘DIRTY PRICE TRICK’ ($$)

(BATA) combined revenue per pack has grown from $5.22 to $12.83...Philip Morris International is now seizing on the stalling cessation rate to push for the legalisation of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine, ...
Daily Telegraph/Sunday Telegraph (au)
added May 6, 2018 17:58
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[Africa, South Africa] SA loses big as smuggling accounts for 23% of cigarettes smoked

In a report entitled Illicit Tobacco Trade in South Africa, released in March 2018, Japan Tobacco says this is because of the illicit industry’s high profit margins due to the non-payment of taxes, relative ease of production and movement and low detecti
News24 (za)
added May 5, 2018 19:30
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[UK] A Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Stop Smoking Interventions in Substance Use Disorder Populations undergoing treatment

Smoking cessation interventions were found to be cost-effective when applied to the SUD population, particularly when grouped-based behavioural support is offered alongside pharmacological treatment.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added May 5, 2018 19:04
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[Ireland] Number of Irish teenagers smoking has dropped dramatically since 1995 - study finds

The number of teenagers aged between 15 and 16 years old has dramatically dropped since 1995, a new study revealed on Wednesday. It said 41% of teens in that age bracket would fond of a fag over 20 years ago, compared to just 13% in 2015. Nine out of 2
Irish Daily Mirror (ie)
added May 3, 2018 19:33
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