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[Eastern Europe] Smoking has risen 50% in Africa over 35 years even as it drops in high-income regions

Big Tobacco’s fastest growing markets are in Africa and the Eastern Mediterranean where regulations are lax and populations are growing, according to the latest edition of the Tobacco Atlas. Smoking has declined in high-income countries, which the repor
added Mar 23, 2018 21:46

[UK] User requested data: Smoking inequalities in England, 2016

contains three tables: Proportion of current smokers by sex and national deciles of area deprivation, England, 2012 to 2016 Distribution of current smokers across national deciles of area deprivation by sex, England, 2012 to 2016 Likelihood of smoking
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:42

[UK-Scotland] Is vaping when pregnant harmful to your baby? - Know the facts

Especially popular with expecting mums trying to quit smoking while pregnant, vaping has become the go-to to kicking the habit for good... Medical advice suggesting that vaping is healthier than cigarette smoking does not necessarily mean it is safe for
Daily Record and Sunday Mail (uk)
added Mar 16, 2018 14:40

[Japan] Smoking tied to higher risk of hearing loss

Smokers may be more likely to develop hearing loss than nonsmokers, and the risk increases with each additional cigarette people smoke on a typical day, a Japanese study suggests. Researchers examined data on almost 50,000 Japanese workers, ages 20 to 64
added Mar 16, 2018 14:36

[UK] NHS should prescribe e-cigarettes, according to boss of Plymouth's newest vape shop

The director of Plymouth's latest vaping store says it's a 'no brainer' that GPs should prescribe e-cigarettes to patients who want to give up fags. Ex-smoker Richard O'Connell, 40, is one of two directors who set up Vape Town over four years ago and ha
Plymouth Herald / This is Plymouth (uk)
added Mar 15, 2018 17:00

E-Cigarettes Doing More Harm Than Good: Study

HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Mar 15, 2018 16:26

E-Cigarettes May Lead More to Smoke Cigarettes Than to Quit

The number of adults who quit smoking by using e-cigarettes will be far lower than the number of teenagers and young adults who develop a regular smoking habit after trying these products, according to a first-of-its-kind study published Wednesday i
Consumer Reports
added Mar 15, 2018 15:47

[Florida] World Vapor Expo 2017: e-cigarette marketing tactics

A newly emerging public health issue is the surge of ‘vaping conventions’...Guests were encouraged to socialise and try new flavours. Conventions such as the World Vapor Expo are becoming increasingly popular. More …
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:27

[UK] Philip Morris International: a New Year’s resolution

In January 2018, Philip Morris International (PMI) placed ads in UK newspapers explaining that their New Year’s resolution was ‘to stop selling cigarettes in the UK’...refer to four commitments for 2018:... While the second commitment is contrary to Artic
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:26

Measuring illicit cigarette trade in Colombia

e low overall penetration of illicit cigarettes in Colombia indicates that the industry’s warnings against tax increases are not justified. The limited importance of tax levels as determinant of consumption of illicit cigarettes is also suggested by the d
Tobacco Control
added Mar 15, 2018 15:23
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