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[Europe] How African countries lose Sh1tr to illicit tobacco trade

The firms, which are subsidiaries of big tobacco multinationals, are reportedly selling cigarettes to their sister companies in markets where tax rates are low, which in turn sneak the now contraband cigarettes into high tax regime markets for sale in bla
The Standard (ke)
added Apr 9, 2017 19:32

[Australia] When travelling by air was the height of luxury: Throwback photos from the time before cattle class show airline passengers smoking on board, drinking from an open bar and with PLENTY of leg room

Smoking has been banned on flights for almost 30 years, however passengers used to freely light up cigarettes while at 35,000ft. Planes were divided into smoking... 'The whole place reeked of smoke. You'd get off and all your clothes would smell like sm
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Apr 9, 2017 17:50

VIDEO: There are more smokers right now than any other time in history

Close to a billion people smoke cigarettes daily, meaning there are more smokers today than at any other time in history. This startling figure is easily accounted for: As the global population rises, so too does the number of smokers. In the past 25 ye
San Francisco (CA) Chronicle
added Apr 8, 2017 00:18

Nearly 1 Billion People Still Smoke Every Day

told MedPage Today that while tobacco control programs have greatly contributed to global smoking declines, population growth has led to an increase in the number of smokers worldwide. Gakidou and colleagues culled data from nearly 3,000 different sources
MedPage Today
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59

The war on tobacco is far from over, with control policies needing renewal, warn experts

The latest estimates on smoking prevalence from the Global Burden of Disease collaboration show that although tobacco control programmes have been effective, the ever increasing population has meant worldwide smoking prevalence is still on the increase.
added Apr 9, 2017 19:53

WHO: Japan needs anti-smoking law before Tokyo Olympics

Douglas Bettcher, WHO director of non-communicable diseases prevention, said Japanese smoking restrictions are far behind global standards and need to be updated because foreign visitors expect clean air while in Japan. He said partial anti-smoking measu
AP - Associated Press
added Apr 7, 2017 17:32

Bill Gates sponsored study finds smoking responsible for one in 10 deaths globally

Smoking is the root cause of one in 10 deaths worldwide – and half occur within just four countries, according to a new study. Tobacco-related deaths accounted for 11.5 percent of all deaths in 2015, despite on-going campaign efforts to convey the nega
added Apr 6, 2017 21:06

Smoking causes one in 10 deaths worldwide, study shows

Despite decades of tobacco control policies, population growth has seen an increased number of smokers, it warned. Researchers said mortality could rise further as tobacco companies aggressively targeted new markets, especially in the developing world.
BBC Online
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia] India Is A Major Contributor To The 6.4 Million Deaths That Take Place Due To Smoking Worldwide

India is a major contributor to the 6.4 million deaths that take place due to smoking worldwide Over 11% of 6.4 million deaths worldwide was caused by smoking in 2015, and 52.2% of them took place in China, India, USA, and Russia, according to the latest
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[Asia] ‘Smoking causes over 11% deaths; India among top 4 countries’

Over 11 per cent of 6.4 million deaths worldwide was caused by smoking in 2015 and 52.2 per cent of them took place in China, India, USA, and Russia, according to the latest estimates in the Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study published in medical jour
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:26
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