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ARENDT: So what would happen if tobacco products simply disappeared tomorrow?

many positive impacts on the environment. ...more than $156 billion a year of productivity is lost due to deaths from tobacco and diseases caused by second hand smoke. Another $170 billion goes to direct medical costs for smokers. If tobacco vanished, so
Winchester (TN) Herald-Chronicle
added Dec 21, 2016 20:54


World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 21, 2016 19:38

[Korea - South] KT&G set to break annual overseas sales record

KT&G has become a global company. As the world’s fifth-largest tobacco company, KT&G exports cigarettes to over 50 countries. Its performance is the result of aggressive expansion to overseas markets and development of customized products tailored to the
Joong Ang Ilbo (kr)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:18

More Africans at risk of chronic illness: WHO

A World Health Organization (WHO) survey of 33 countries has shown that most adults in Africa have at least one risk factor increasing their chance of developing deadly lifestyle diseases such as heart disease, cancer and diabetes. These include smoking,
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 28, 2016 18:10

When the tax stamp covers the health warning label: conflicting ‘best practices’ for tobacco control policy [FREE FULL TEXT]

Ministries of Health and Finance appear to face competing interests with regard to placement of HWLs and tax stamps. Health officials seek the prominent display of HWLs at the top of the PDA. Conversely, Ministries of Finance seek to prevent the reuse of
Tobacco Control
added Dec 21, 2016 19:20

Europe must do more to stamp out lung cancer stigma

Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) is a non-profit pan-European organisation...we call upon all stakeholders to support...The promotion of effective prevention policies, which encourage smoking cessation, reduce exposure to carcinogens and control;
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17

TOC: December 2016, Volume 25, Issue e2: Kids and Tobacco

Qualitative study of Singaporean youths’ perception of antismoking campaigns: what works and what does not / Effects of plain package branding and graphic health warnings on adolescent smokers in the USA, Spain and France / Early symptoms of nicotine d
Tobacco Control
added Dec 20, 2016 16:46

[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] PH backs e-cigarettes restrictions

THE Philippines is supporting World Health Organization (WHO)-backed proposals to regulate Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes—the use of which is popularly known as “vaping”—presented during the seventh biennial Conference of Pa
Manila Times (ph)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10

Research shows higher risk of developing Non-communicable diseases in Africa

most adults in Africa have at least one risk factor that increases their chances of developing a life-threatening NCD, including heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes and chronic obstructive lung disease.... Much can be achieved through lifestyle changes
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:10

‘A Billion Lives’ Review

These are some strong claims in anyone’s book, but you must admire Biebert’s boldness to take a swipe at such powerful and influential sectors. Great food for thought for both the avid vaper and even the e-cigarette sceptic, A Billion Lives is certainly
The Global Dispatch
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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