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The Lancet: Global Burden of Disease study 2015 assesses the state of the world's health

Whilst exposure to smoking fell by over a quarter worldwide, it is still ranked among the top five risks associated with health loss in 140 countries claiming 289000 more lives in 2015 (total deaths 6.4 million) than 2005 (table 4), and is the leading ris
added Oct 17, 2016 04:19

[Afghanistan, Iraq] Blowing Bureaucratic Smoke / An FDA rule threatens to stop donations of cigars to U.S. troops. ($$)

The FDA’s bureaucrats are happy to have U.S. soldiers, sailors, airmen and Marines dodge bullets overseas but they’re horrified they might relax by lighting up a stogie. Maybe we should send Mr. Califf and his colleagues who wrote this rule to Helmand pr
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Oct 8, 2016 19:50

Trademark associations should take ‘less dogmatic approach’ to plain packaging, expert urges

, a co-author of the work says that the tobacco industry’s fight against plain packaging is on the verge of defeat, and that IP associations must rethink their lobbying approach against similar measures. Published last week, “The New Intellectual Propert
World Trademark Review (uk)
added Oct 8, 2016 16:19

[Europe] Non-smoking planet: Clues for tipping from vicious to virtuous behavior identified

analyzed unexpected and rapid changes in social norms that buck this trend. These include rapid changes in average family size, smoking indoors, foot binding in China, or littering the streets. Unraveling the causes of such tipping points might help find
added Oct 10, 2016 03:14

U.S. Life Expectancy Lags Behind Other Wealthy Nations

The health of U.S. citizens is specifically challenged by smoking, diabetes, high blood pressure, drug abuse and gun violence, said study co-author Dr. Mohsen Naghavi. He's a professor with the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation at the Universit
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 7, 2016 01:22

[UK] Pupils join global call for tougher smoking rules

Primary school pupils in Llantwit Major have been picking up cigarette butts from a local beach to mark World Environmental Health Day. World Environmental Health Day, run by the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, is calling for tougher smoking
Bridgend & Portheawl GEM (uk)
added Oct 6, 2016 15:57

[India] da Costa e Silva: Will tobacco industry interference cause lack of transparency at global event?

We cannot sit at the negotiating table with the people who caused this global disaster because one thing is crystal clear - this industry lies.... COP7 will, I believe, send an unequivocal message to the tobacco peddlers. The world understands who you are
Huffington Post (blog)
added Oct 5, 2016 20:19

[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco -related deaths on the rise

conference of the World Environmental Health, that was held on Monday at Ingwenyama Lodge. Ehlanzeni District Municipality hosted the event. The theme this year was: “Tobacco control: A response to a global pandemic”. The conference was graced by delegat
Mpumalanga News (za)
added Oct 5, 2016 19:42


While both Republican nominee Donald Trump and Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton have promised to protect the country from terrorism, they have yet to speak out against terrorists using the sale of contraband cigarettes and other tobacco products to fund
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Oct 5, 2016 16:32

Madvapes opens its first location in the Republic of Ireland

Madvapes Holdings has signed a master franchise agreement to expand into the Republic of Ireland. This growth is part of their international expansion strategy to provide premium e-liquids and vaping equipment into the global market. Over the past six ye
PR Newswire
added Oct 5, 2016 01:48
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