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Switch From Smoking to Vaping Could Save Over 6 Million U.S. Lives

As many as 6.6 million cigarette smokers could live a combined 86.7 million more years under policies that encourage them to swap their smokes for e-cigarettes, according to "optimistic" projections from cancer researchers at Georgetown University in Was
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 3, 2017 16:49
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[Indiana] Celebrating World Heart Day

Sept. 29 is World Heart Day...24 percent of coronary heart disease deaths among U.S. adults age 35 and older are due to smoking, and about 34,000 heart disease deaths nationwide are due to secondhand smoke.
Washington (IN) Times-Herald
added Sep 30, 2017 21:36
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[California] Cali. Court Affirms $765,000 Fine For Tax-Free Cigarettes

A California appeals court on Thursday held up a $765,000 fine given to a member of the Alturas Indian Rancheria tribe for selling tax-free cigarettes at two of his shops in Indian Country, ruling that federal law and tribal sovereignty do not trump stat
Law360
added Sep 30, 2017 01:37
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Sri Lanka to receive new international support on tobacco control

Sri Lanka has been selected to receive dedicated international support through the United Nations to take action to reduce tobacco use. Tobacco use is extremely harmful for health and is one of the world’s leading causes of premature death. Tobacco use i
Lanka Business Online (lk)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:33
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[Asia] Full Text: Development of China's Public Health as an Essential Element of Human Rights (4)

the government is continuing to tighten control on the use of tobacco and implement the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control. In 2014, Shenzhen began to activate the Regulations of the Shenzhen Special Economic Zone on Smoking Control; in 2015, Bei
Xinhua Newswire
added Sep 30, 2017 01:17
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] CSC wants bigger Ombudsman role vs tobacco industry interference

THE Civil Service Commission (CSC) on Friday pushed for the inclusion of the Office of the Ombudsman in the effort to protect the government against interference from the tobacco industry. In a press conference launching the Tobacco Industry Interference
Cebu City Sun Star (ph)
added Sep 30, 2017 01:15
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[Asia, India] Licence Mandatory For Selling Tobacco Products: Health Ministry

As per the fresh orders of the Union Health ministry, only shops with a licence or shops authorised through municipal authority will be able to sell tobacco products and not other items like candies, chips etc. A letter by the ministry in this regards wa
india.com (in)
added Sep 28, 2017 20:44
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Smoke-free Air Laws

What if we extend and enforce smoke-free air laws in all venues? ...Estimate the impact of implementing and enforcing laws that would increase coverage to 100% in all venues at the beginning of 2017.
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:12
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[UK] Models of delivery for stop smoking services: Options and evidence (PDF)

This briefing is intended to support directors of public health ... In it we: • describe interventions to support smokers to stop and evidence of effectiveness (service components) • set out the different models for delivering these interventions cur
GOV.UK
added Sep 27, 2017 22:52
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[Asia, India] Licensed tobacco shops barred from selling non-tobacco items

To keep children from getting drawn to smoking and other tobacco products, the Health Ministry has ordered shops licensed to sell tobacco products to immediately stop sale of non-tobacco products such as soft drinks, and toffees, among others, reports M
Moneycontrol.com / Television Eighteen (in)
added Sep 27, 2017 16:33
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