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[Asia, UK] Judith Longstaff Mackay: The art of war on tobacco

In 1984 Judith Mackay gave up clinical practice in Hong Kong to devote herself to tobacco control in low and middle income countries—unpaid and virtually alone, but driven by her rage at the industry’s lies and misrepresentations. Now 74, she has advised
British Medical Journal
added Nov 3, 2017 00:19
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[UK] Councils defend spending on public health interventions

Council chiefs have defended using taxpayer’s money to tackle harmful lifestyle choices against ‘flawed’ study which accuses them of restricting individual freedom. The anti-taxation, right-wing libertarian think tank TaxPayers’ Alliance (TPA) has publi
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 3, 2017 00:17
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‘Tobacco Nation’ Left Behind

Smoking rates have plummeted nationwide over the past 20 years, but a stretch of 12 states ranging from the upper Midwest to the South has been left behind, with disastrous health consequences, according to an October report.
U.S. News & World Report
added Nov 3, 2017 00:01
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[Korea - South] Smoking has been found to trigger Crohn’s disease according to new research

Scientists have shown for the first time that cigarette smoke causes intestinal inflammation, increasing risk of Crohn’s disease
The Mirror (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:56
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[Korea - South] Cigarette Smoking Triggers Colitis by IFN-γ+ CD4+ T Cells [FREE FULL TEXT]

The increased incidence of Crohn’s disease in smokers has been recently reported, suggesting a strong association of cigarette smoke (CS) with colitis.... Here, we demonstrate that CS exposure is sufficient to induce colitis in mice.
Frontiers Journals (cz)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:55
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[UK, UK-Scotland] Increase in smoking quitters reported

The Western Isles are delighted to report that they have had the highest percentage increase in the number of supported smoking quit attempts between 2015/16 and 2016/17. The percentage of successful quit attempts at 12 weeks in the Western Isles was 55%,
Stornoway Gazette (uk)
added Nov 1, 2017 15:51
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[UK-Scotland] Cancer Mortality in Scotland (2016) (PDF)

Lung cancer is the most common cause of death from cancer in Scotland (4,035 deaths). A quarter of all deaths from cancer in Scotland are attributed to lung cancer. The number of deaths due to lung cancer is more than double that of colorectal cancer, the
Scottish Health Statistics / ISD Scotland
added Nov 1, 2017 15:48
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish cancer death rates 61% higher among poor

NHS Scotland found living in a poor area affected your chance of survival...the lung cancer death rate for men had dropped by 23%, compared with 6% for women, reflecting "historical trends in the prevalence of smoking".
BBC Online
added Nov 1, 2017 15:44
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[UK] Illegal Tobacco Means Underaged Smokers Are Getting Hooked

Illegal tobacco has helped over half of underage smokers in the North East get hooked on smoking, a new survey released today suggests. 55% of children aged 14 and 15 who smoke say they buy illegal tobacco from sources like "tab houses" and shops - whil
Rathergood Radio
added Nov 1, 2017 02:37
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Behind this Battle of the Sexes, a Philip Morris brand

displays or mentions the Virginia Slims brand thirteen times, among its eighty tobacco incidents....delivered more than 100 million tobacco impressions...Philip Morris (now Altria) and Fox (formerly News Corp.) have many corporate connections: • Fox's C
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 31, 2017 18:14
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