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suggests research published online in Tobacco Control. Pictorial warnings work better than text alone, but if positioned on the back of the pack are less visible and less effective, say the researchers. In 2008 the UK became the third European Union cou
Sep 4, 2013 Rochdale Online (uk)
added Sep 4, 2013 12:40
more than 1.6 million followers on Instagram, a photo-sharing app recently acquired by Facebook … Snoop Dogg is using social media—Instagram, in particular—to promote cigars. During the three-day Coachella music festival in 2012, where approximately 85 0
Jun 7, 2013 Tobacco Control
added Jun 9, 2013 16:21
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.
Aug 22, 2012 Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
the growth of the tobacco industry is ensured by the enormous number of smokers in Asia and first of all in China. The WHO blames the Chinese authorities for the failure of the global anti-smoking campaign.
Jul 17, 2012 Voice of Russia RUVR (ru)
added Jul 17, 2012 12:29
Polaris Health Directions' oncology distress management system includes a tobacco screener and referral generator to encourage cancer patients to quit smoking. Dropping the habit may help improve the body's ability to heal and respond to treatment.
Jul 17, 2012 PR Worldwide, Inc.
added Jul 17, 2012 05:27
This report contains country-specific estimates1 for four indicators: current and daily tobacco smoking and current and daily cigarette smoking, for males and females for the years 2000, 2005, 2010, 2015, 2020 and 2025. Estimates were not calculated fo
Mar 20, 2015 World Health Organization (WHO)
added Mar 20, 2015 12:28
Four substances have been added ...cumene, used to make phenol and acetone, and also found in fuel products and tobacco smoke...ortho-Toluidine Known to be a human carcinogen... found in tobacco smoke
Oct 2, 2014 Environmental Health Perspectives (NIEHS)
added Oct 3, 2014 02:00
New Study Finds 17.4 Million U.S. Adults Smoke Cigars, Showing Need For FDA to Regulate All Cigars to Protect Public Health
These trends come as tobacco companies have exploited regulatory and tax loopholes to promote cigars, often in ways that appeal to kids... It is imperative that the FDA and Congress take action to address the health risks posed by cigar smoking and preve
Jul 31, 2014 Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 31, 2014 17:18
Nobody lights up like Eastern Europe, where average annual consumption can exceed 2,000 cigarettes per person. The very highest rate is in Serbia (2,861 cigarettes per person per year), according to data from 71 countries compiled by the World Lung Found
Oct 19, 2012 Washington Post
added Oct 19, 2012 15:33
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
Jul 30, 2012 Smart Planet (CBS Interactive)
added Jul 31, 2012 12:22