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Two-year trends and predictors of e-cigarette use in 27 European Union member states [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ever use of e-cigarettes increased during 2012–2014. People who started using e-cigarettes to quit smoking tobacco were more likely to be current users, but the trends vary by country. These findings underscore the need for more research into factors infl
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 21:01
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[Europe, UK] Labelling of electronic cigarettes: regulations and current practice [FREE FULL TEXT]

E-liquids and e-cigarettes (21 and 9 brands, respectively) were evaluated. Evidence of non-compliance was found in relation to the CHIP/CLP toxic (13%) and environmental (37%) pictograms, tactile warning (23%), nominal amount of solution (30%), supplier c
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 21:00
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TOC: January 2017, Volume 26, Issue 1

Secondhand hookah smoke: an occupational hazard for hookah bar employees / Estimating the size of illicit tobacco consumption in Brazil: findings from the global adult tobacco survey / More tobacco is used in cigarette tubes than is taxed as roll-your-own
Tobacco Control
added Jan 11, 2017 13:54
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Why getting farmers to switch from tobacco crops is a struggle

Crop diversification in the world’s top tobacco producers can lower smoking rates in low-income countries, but infrastructure limitations and industry subsidies make it a hard pitch to sell to farmers, according to the World Health Organization (WHO).
CNBC
added Jan 11, 2017 12:45
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Emerging economies buck trend for decline in smoking

Tobacco use is becoming increasingly concentrated in low- and middle-income countries that are home to 80 per cent of the world’s 1bn smokers, according to the World Health Organisation. According to a study out today from the National Cancer Institute
Financial Times (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 12:40
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Poorer countries fail to act on smoking due to big tobacco threats, says WHO

Many low- and middle-income countries are too scared by the threats and misinformation of big tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes, even though it would hugely benefit both health and the economy, according to a major new report.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 12, 2017 21:57
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Poorer countries fail to act on smoking due to big tobacco threats, says WHO

Many low- and middle-income countries are too scared by the threats and misinformation of big tobacco to raise the price of cigarettes, even though it would hugely benefit both health and the economy, according to a major new report.
The Guardian (uk)
added Jan 11, 2017 13:07
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NCI-WHO Report: Tobacco Use Costs Countries Over $1 Trillion Annually, Making Fight Against Tobacco a Public Health and Economic Priority

The report underscores that tobacco use disproportionally harms the world’s most vulnerable populations. In the United States and around the world, tobacco use is increasingly concentrated among the poor and other vulnerable groups and accounts for a sig
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jan 10, 2017 17:05
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Monograph 21: The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control (PDF) (688pp)

Conclusion 1: The global health and economic burden of tobacco use is enormous and is increasingly borne by low- and middle-income countries. As chapter 2 shows, the number of smokers age 15 years and older in the world—about 1.1 billion—has changed
Cancer Control and Population Services (NCI)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:25
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NCI Tobacco Control Monograph Series 21 - The Economics of Tobacco and Tobacco Control

This monograph, a collaboration between the National Cancer Institute and WHO, examines the current research and evidence base surrounding the economics of tobacco control—including tobacco use, tobacco growing, manufacturing and trade, tobacco product t
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 10, 2017 16:21
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