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Serbia: EUR 1.5 billion spent annually on cigarettes

The number of smokers in Serbia has been declining, by around 7 percent in the last 10 years, but the total of EUR 1.5 billion is still spent on cigarettes on an annual level which almost equals the entire budget of the Republic Fund for Health Insurance,
InSerbia (rs)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:59
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Smoke, the Chief Killer — Strategies for Targeting Combustible Tobacco Use

New approaches must be adopted if we are to dramatically reduce the harms of tobacco use in the United States over the next decade. To achieve this goal requires that we recognize the unequaled dangers resulting from combustible tobacco use.
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 27, 2014 14:52
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[Asia, Israel, USA] A breath of fresh air

Israel was among the first to pass legislation restricting smoking in workplaces and other public places as long ago as the early 1980s. One doesn’t suffer from secondhand smoke in elevators, cinemas, taxis, health-fund clinics, lecture halls or buses an
Jerusalem Post
added Jan 26, 2014 07:06
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[Australia, Malaysia] GILLARD: Tobacco's ugly truth must be uncovered | Julia Gillard

In Australia, 15,000 people die a year due to tobacco use. The fight has not been won yet, but our plain packaging policy works and should be defended ... Free trade equals more jobs and prosperity. Less smoking equals more people alive and healthy. Bot
Malaysia Sun (au)
added Dec 23, 2013 00:03
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Can e-cigarettes help you quit smoking?

research is mixed and preliminary. And even if thety can help you stop, that doesn't mean they are safe for other people. The strongest evidence in support of e-cigarettes' possible ability to help people quit smoking comes from a New Zealand study publi
Consumer Reports
added Dec 15, 2013 09:35
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Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011 and 2012

The findings in this report indicate that during 2011–2012 significant increases occurred in current use of nonconventional tobacco products, such as electronic cigarettes and hookahs, among middle and high school students; in addition, an increase in c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:19
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FOIA Documents: OMB-White House

6/21/12 12:06 PM Drew Perraut-OMB policy analyst Christopher Colburn-FDA, Daniel Gittelson-FDA could we touch base at some point today or tomorrow regarding some upcoming CTP actions? We're interested in any upcoming actions related to menthol.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Nov 12, 2013 15:26
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10 Things E-Cigarettes Won't Tell You

could be safer, cheaper and less taboo than the smokes of the past. But they also threaten to upend decades of antismoking efforts. 1 "We're Big Tobacco in disguise." 2 "We can't promise this won't kill you." 3 "This probably isn't the best way to quit s
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Nov 11, 2013 05:35
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NOVOTNY: Irreconcilable Conflict: The Tobacco Industry and the Public Health Challenge of Tobacco Use

it should never be treated as a stakeholder because it is unlikely that the industry will ever be part of the solution to the public health challenge of tobacco use. The profits from selling cigarettes and alternative tobacco products are simply too great
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Aug 28, 2013 16:45
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Transcript for: Smoking In America Today

MCAFEE10:09:55 We're also seeing in terms of new trends and increasing number of youth and young adults who are using multiple types of tobacco products of particular concern is an increase in the use of cigars, especially flavored cigars, cheaper cigars
The Diane Rehm Show (WAMU 88.5)
added Aug 8, 2013 06:47
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