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40,000 die of smoking-caused diseases every year in Vietnam

Vietnam is one of 15 countries with the highest numbers of smokers in the world, and around 40,000 Vietnamese people die of smoking-caused diseases every year – or more than 100 people per day, the health ministry has warned.
Tuoi Tre Newspaper (vn)
added Dec 1, 2014 06:41
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TAN: Smoking In Asia: A Looming Health Epidemic

After a spate of tobacco-related policy changes in China and across Asia, governments can only hope that these will be enough to stem the looming health epidemic that threatens to reverse the socioeconomic gains of the past decade.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
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[UK] Ten-year jump in life expectancy for rich nations across the world - but the US lags far behind

Tobacco intake showed a surprising variation across nations. Iceland is the only country in which more women smoked than men, but the overall rate of tobacco consumption was among the lowest among rich countries. The largest disparity among OECD nations
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 7, 2015 02:11
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[Asia-pacific, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand] The Smoking Truth about electronic cigarettes

The ongoing debate rages on with governments, medical experts and health practitioners weighing in on the use of electronic cigarettes. Entirely safe or not, smokers and/or non-smokers make a conscious decision to purchase them, but choosing to do so not
The Establishment Post
added May 16, 2014 10:44
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[India] Anti-tobacco activists move to strip cigarette packs

A study published in The Indian Journal of Public Health says that more uneducated users in India find current pictorial warnings don’t motivate them to quit. But cigarette sellers in Delhi don’t see much difference between their educated and uneducated
Smart Planet (CBS Interactive)
added Jul 31, 2012 12:22
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[Australia] Victorian smoking rates hit record low

VICTORIA is close to realising a "smoke-free generation", the head of the state's Cancer Council says.
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Jul 18, 2012 03:42
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Heartland Institute And Tobacco

Led by president and CEO Joseph Bast, the Heartland Institute has a long and disgraceful track record of misleading the public . . . Heartland's scientifically and morally indefensible advocacy on smoking is no surprise given that a significant portion o
Forecast the Facts.org
added Jun 14, 2012 20:14
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CAMPBELL: ACSH Invited to White House to Advise on Tobacco Harm Reduction

Dr. Gil Ross...visited the White House to talk with officials from the FDA, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), and its Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) group, which was seeking guidance on how the new regulations might impact ha
American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)
added Nov 21, 2015 20:08
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[Canada] E-cigarettes rise in popularity as regulation stalls

Two businessmen, an IT manager and a retired electrician weren't friends before, but "vaping" has brought them together. "We don't have to be here, we don't have to do this together, but it is what brings us together and gives us all common ground," sai
Kitchener-Waterloo (ONT) Record (ca)
added Nov 8, 2014 12:06
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GLANTZ: FDA inappropriately discounts health benefits of regulating ecigs and cigars by 70% because of lost pleasure of smoking

Anna Song, a professor of psychology, Paul Brown, a professor of economics, and I have submitted a public comment detailing why the FDA's decision to discount the health benefits of regulating ecigs, cigars, and other tobacco products by 70% is inconsist
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jun 3, 2014 14:53
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