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[Europe, Germany] Helmut Schmidt smoking his way through

93-year-old Helmut Schmidt was prepared. The former German Chancellor had 38,000 cigarettes stored away – enough to keep the life-long smoker puffing away for the rest of his years. Whether the story is true or merely stuff of the blogospehere remains t
Gulf News (ae)
added Aug 17, 2013 13:21

[Germany, UK] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

(BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated in current smokers. It follows an earlier, shorter trial published last month that evaluated th
MedPage Today
added Aug 4, 2013 10:41

[Germany] The association of smoking status with healthcare utilisation, productivity loss and resulting costs: results from the population-based KORA F4 study [FREE FULL TEXT]

excess costs for current and former smokers impose a large burden on society, and that previous top-down cost approaches produced lower estimates for the costs of care for smoking-related diseases. Efforts must be focused on prevention of smoking to achie
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 30, 2013 02:48

[Germany] Health care costs resulting from cigarette smoking are considerably higher than previously assumed

Previous analyses of the effects of cigarette smoking have been based on aggregate calculation models which were unable to take all health-related consequences into account. ... The data analyses showed that the costs of medical care and work absenteeism
added Jul 30, 2013 02:46

[Germany, USA] Tobacco Firm Pursues 'Safer' Cigarette

BAT) said Monday that it would launch a 6-month controlled study of "reduced toxicant" cigarettes in which effects on respiratory function will be evaluated ... The new clinical study, to be conducted in Germany, will enroll 260 healthy volunteers, includ
MedPage Today
added Jul 29, 2013 16:20

[Germany] Bernie Ecclestone indicted by German judge in F1 case

Bernie Ecclestone has been formally served with an indictment from a German judge investigating allegations of bribery, the Formula One chief executive has confirmed.
added Jul 17, 2013 09:06

[Europe, Germany] Former German leader Helmut Schmidt buys 38,000 menthol cigarettes to avoid EU ban

Following the announcement of a proposed ban on menthol cigarettes from the European Union, the former German Chancellor and avid-smoker Helmut Schmidt is reported to have purchased 200 cartons, around 38,000 menthol cigarettes so that he may continue en
The Commentator
added Jul 9, 2013 12:24

[Germany] German Youths Smoking Less, But Tobacco Industry Remains Powerful

Between 2001 and the present, the proportion of adolescents in Germany between the ages of 12 and 17 who smoke plunged from 27.5 percent to 12 percent, the Centre stated. In addition, almost three-fourths (71.7 percent) of that population sub-group -- an
IBT - International Business Times
added Jun 24, 2013 17:09

[Germany] Young Germans stub out cigarettes

The share of young Germans who smoke has dropped by more than half over the past decade, a government report released on Monday revealed. In 2001, 27.5 percent of Germans aged between 12 and 17 identified themselves as smokers – a figure that dropped
The (de)
added Jun 24, 2013 15:50

[Germany] How seeing just 10 tobacco adverts can boost risk of teenagers smoking by 40%

The German led research also found that the same number of sightings increase the chances of teenagers indulging in the habit daily by 30 per cent. They based their findings on more than 1,300 ten to 15-year-old non-smokers. The group was exposed to to
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 21, 2013 10:02
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