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[Asia, China] Beijing's smoking population drops by 200,000

The number of smokers in Beijing has dropped by about 200,000, three years after the city adopted its strictest tobacco control regulation, the municipal health authority said Wednesday. The adult smoking rate in Beijing is 22.3 percent, or 3.99 million
Xinhua Newswire
added Jun 7, 2018 16:04
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[South Africa] VIDEO: A tobacco-free Tshwane can be a reality – MMC

A tobacco-free Pretoria and smoke-free generation cognisant of the harms associated with tobacco can only start at grassroots, the Tshwane MMC for health has said. Sakkie du Plooy recently told a tobacco-free generation workshop led by Filipino and worl
Pretoria Rekord (za)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:13
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[Japan] Smoking during pregnancy can cause hearing loss in baby: Study

In the study of 50,734 children aged 3 years who were born between 2004 and 2010, researchers at Kyoto University in Japan exposed 3.8 per cent children to smoking only during pregnancy while 15.3 per cent were exposed in utero to only maternal past smok
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:10
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[Japan] Here's why parents shouldn't expose kids to cigarette smoke

According to the Paediatric and Perinatal Epidemiology study conducted in Japan, exposure to tobacco smoke prenatally and postnatally was associated with hearing impairment in toddlers. In the study of 50,734 children aged three years, who were born betw
ANI (in)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:09
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[South Africa] Jury still out whether vaping is less harmful long term than cigarettes

SA’s Department of Health has proposed the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill to clamp down on availability and marketing; and restrict smoking (and vaping) in all public areas to mitigate the known health risks associated
BusinessLive (za)
added Jun 7, 2018 06:06
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Invisible smoke: third-party endorsement and the resurrection of heat-not-burn tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

Endorsement by high-impact medical journals and health authorities may be critical in helping heat-not-burn’ products succeed where previous attempts have failed. Conflicts of interest influenced these endorsements in the past. Health leaders and academic
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 06:00
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Public smoking ban and socioeconomic inequalities in smoking prevalence and cessation: a cross-sectional population-based study in Geneva, Switzerland (1995–2014)

We aimed to characterise the socioeconomic status (SES)-related inequalities in smoking prevalence... Implementation of a public smoking ban coincided with a short-lived decrease in smoking prevalence and increase in quit ratio but also with a widening in
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 05:59
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A tale of two cities: exploring the retail impact of flavoured tobacco restrictions in the twin cities of Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota

Policies that restrict the sale of flavoured tobacco to adult-only tobacco shops are associated with decreased availability of flavoured tobacco in convenience and grocery stores and increased proportion of tobacco inventory that is unflavoured.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 7, 2018 05:58
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Prostate cancer survival odds worse for smokers

Prostate cancer patients who smoke are more likely to have tumors return, spread to other parts of the body, and become fatal than nonsmokers, a new study suggests. Researchers examined data from previous studies with a total of 22,549 men with prostate
Reuters
added Jun 6, 2018 15:06
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[California] Health Highlights: June 6, 2018: SF Voters Support Ban on Flavored Tobacco Products

The company is concerned that other cities will follow San Francisco's lead, according to Patrick Reynolds...His grandfather started the tobacco company. "Big tobacco sees vaping as their future," Reynolds told CNN. "They are very afraid this is going t
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 6, 2018 13:13
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