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[Asia] Some 8,000 Israelis Die Every Year From Smoking-related Illnesses, Report Says ($$)

20.5% of Israelis smoked in 2017, according to Health Ministry's annual report. Sales of tobacco for water pipes rose 28% while cigarette consumption fell
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added Aug 8, 2018 12:44
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National and State-Specific Unit Sales and Prices for Electronic Cigarettes, United States, 2012–2016

US e-cigarette unit sales generally increased as product prices decreased. These findings demonstrate the rapidly evolving landscape of US e-cigarette retail marketplace. Ongoing surveillance of e-cigarette unit sales and price is critical for informing a
Preventing Chronic Disease (National Center for Chronic Disease Prevention and Health Promotion, CDC)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:22
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E-cigarette sales soared as prices fell, CDC study finds

Sales of e-cigarettes and similar vaping products have soared over the past five years as prices for them have fallen, federal health researchers reported Thursday. Taxes help keep sales down, the team at CDC’s Office on Smoking and Health reported in t
NBC News
added Aug 5, 2018 06:18
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Health Highlights: August 3, 2018: E-Cigarette Sales in U.S. Climb as Prices Fall

"average monthly prices significantly decreased in 39 states for rechargeables, in 31 states for disposables, in 20 states for pre-filled cartridges, and in eight states for e-liquids," according to the study published Thursday in the journal Preventing
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 5, 2018 06:13
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More in U.S. Say Drug Abuse Has Caused Family Trouble

Forty-three percent now say smoking has caused health problems. Gallup has asked this question eight times beginning in 1999, and the results have varied little -- ranging between 39% and 45% -- even as the overall rate of smoking in the population has de
Gallup Organization
added Aug 2, 2018 18:35
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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, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk f
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 15:57
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Productivity burden of smoking in Australia: a life table modelling study [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study highlights the potential health and productivity gains that may be achieved from further tobacco control measures in Australia via application of PALYs, which are a novel, and readily estimable, measure of the impact of health and health risk
Tobacco Control
added Jul 31, 2018 22:33
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[New York] AUDIO: HORNER: An Anniversary Of A Public Health Achievement

Last week was the 15th anniversary of a law that has helped to dramatically improve the public’s health. Despite the intense opposition from the tobacco industry and its front groups, on July 24, 2003 a state law was approved that prohibited smoking in m
WAMC/Northeast Public Radio (Albany, NY)
added Jul 31, 2018 20:45
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Letter: Ban on smoking by Corrections good for all West Virginians

The West Virginia Division of Corrections’ Jim Rubenstein needs to be applauded for having the ethical fortitude to ban the dangerous drug tobacco in 2008. He moved our state into the 21st century with his progressive forward thinking. The cost to taxpa
Charleston (WV) Gazette
added Jul 31, 2018 20:36
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As if being poor was not enough…

When a family breadwinner gets sick or dies prematurely due to tobacco use, the entire family is devastated and further impoverished. This cycle of tobacco use and poverty is vicious and will perpetuate through generations without intensified tobacco cont
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 27, 2018 21:45
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