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Share of Smokers Falling, Quarter of Slovenians Still Smoke ($$)

shows the latest survey of the Public Health Institute (IVZ), carried out in 2011 and 2012. Almost a fifth of all deaths above the age of 30 in Slovenia are attributed to tobacco-related reasons.
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Jan 31, 2013 13:35

[Europe] Tobacco - Revision of the Tobacco Products Directive

The revision addresses the following main issues: * how to regulate products which do not contain tobacco, but which are closely linked to smoking or tobacco consumption, for example electronic- and herbal cigarettes, * labelling and packaging of tobac
European Commission on Health & Consumer Protection (be)
added Dec 20, 2012 11:41

Are Electronic Cigarettes A Safe Alternative For Smokers?

In reality, limited conclusions can be drawn from the preliminary findings of the small study presented in this article. However, data from this study does add to growing evidence of the harmful effects of e-cigarettes. Well-established methods that can
added Oct 31, 2012 19:50

[UK] Smoking will 'kill up to a billion people worldwide this century'

Governments must do far more to control the global tobacco industry, say cancer experts
The Independent (uk)
added Oct 29, 2012 15:38

[Argentina, Delaware] Tobacco Class Action

Dozens of Argentinean tobacco workers claim their children suffered birth defects because Altria and other Big Tobacco companies sprayed their crops with toxic chemicals made by Monsanto, in Superior Court.
Courthouse News
added Oct 29, 2012 14:15

[Korea - South] Cigarettes found to contain addictive substances

The finding by the Korea Institute for Health and Social Affairs is a head-on clash with the company’s long-running claim that its products do not contain chemical addictives that help boost tobacco’s addictive nature. The report based on various tests
Korea Times (kr)
added Oct 18, 2012 09:14

FEINBERG: Cigarette Price Increases Don't Burden Low-Income New Yorkers, Smoking Does

High cigarettes taxes are not punitive; they save lives. New York State's high cigarette tax ($4.35 per pack, the highest in the country, with another $1.50 per pack in New York City) is only one element of a comprehensive strategy that has effectively r
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 3, 2012 08:00

[Canada] The Effect of Graphic Cigarette Warning Labels on Smoking Behavior: Evidence from the Canadian Experience

Conclusion: This study adds to the growing body of evidence on the effectiveness of graphic warnings. Our findings suggest that warnings had a significant effect on smoking prevalence and quit attempts in Canada.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 20, 2012 14:48

[Asia-pacific] Where the Marlboro man is still king

According to the latest Tobacco Atlas, . . . Pacific islanders are the world's heaviest smokers, with rates of 58 percent in Kiribati, 52.9 percent in Nauru, and 44 percent in Palau and Papua New Guinea.
Foreign Policy Magazine
added Aug 23, 2012 14:52

Through tobacco industry eyes: civil society and the FCTC process from Philip Morris and British American Tobacco's perspectives

PM and BAT articulated a global policy-making environment in which NGOs are key, non-state stakeholders, and as a result, internationalised some of their previous national-level strategies. After both companies failed to prevent the FCTC, their strategies
Tobacco Control
added Jun 25, 2012 13:22
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