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[Sri Lanka] Smoking deaths to reach 40000 per year in SL-WHO

Sri Lanka will see a possible drastic increase in smoking related deaths in the next two decades if preventive measures are not taken, WHO officials said. Smoking related deaths could reach 40,000 per year in Sri Lanka in the next two decades, Health Se
Daily News (lk)
added Jul 28, 2013 20:54

[New York] NY indoor smoking ban has changed much in 10 years

Business returned quickly, but most operators didn't get the bump in business that anti-smokers predicted. ... "People lost their jobs and lost their businesses," said association Executive Director Scott Wexler. "But in the long term, it did not have th
AP - Associated Press
added Jul 22, 2013 03:20

Do People Serve as Cues to Smoke?

Results suggest that the people around whom smokers regularly smoke (PS) can alone function as cues capable of eliciting patterns of reactivity similar to that evoked by proximal and environment smoking cues, namely, increased craving to smoke, negative a
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 21, 2013 05:52

ZELLER: Reflections on the ‘endgame’ for tobacco control

Any evaluation of endgame strategies must start from the premise that there is a continuum of risk associated with nicotine-delivering products. Strategies should be pursued that encourage the use of the cleanest and safest form of nicotine delivery. P
Tobacco Control
added May 8, 2013 23:51

Do Electronic Cigarettes Really Help Smokers Quit?

Two e-cig trials will report results this year. The first is a study of 300 smokers in Italy. It is a follow-up to a similar study in which 22 of 40 hard-core smokers had after six months either quit or cut cigarette consumption by more than half. Nine ga
Scientific American
added May 7, 2013 09:03

Is Indonesia, one of big tobacco's last frontiers, closing?

Not fast enough for anti-smoking campaigners. But Indonesia is slowly taking steps to end its status as one of the great growth markets for tobacco companies
Christian Science Monitor
added Mar 4, 2013 06:07

Smoking out tobacco: The rise of the e-cig

But there are concerns that these battery-driven alternatives, officially called electronic nicotine delivery systems (ENDS), may pose health hazards we are not even aware of yet -- just like cigarettes before their ill-effects became clear. "The safety
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Feb 11, 2013 10:43

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
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