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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 15:15

[Asia] India among top 4 countries in death caused by smoking

50% of these occurring in just four countries - China, India, USA, and Russia, according to latest estimates from the Global Burden of Disease study published in The Lancet. India is also among the top 10 countries together accounting for almost two-third
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2017 18:58

[UK] Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]t

demographic forces are poised to heighten smoking's global toll, unless progress in preventing initiation and promoting cessation can be substantially accelerated. Greater success in tobacco control is possible but requires effective, comprehensive, and a
The Lancet (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 02:06

Global smoking deaths up by 5% since 1990: study

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, a consortium of researchers reported Thursday. Mortality could rise even further a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:13

The Lancet: The war on tobacco: Latest estimates show need for 'renewed and sustained' efforts on control policies

Worldwide, nearly one billion people smoked daily in 2015, including one in four men and one in 20 women - a reduction from one in three men and one in 12 women, respectively, since 1990. While smoking prevalence has decreased, deaths attributable to smo
added Apr 6, 2017 01:08

6.4 million deaths blamed on tobacco in 2015

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, according to a consortium of researchers. Mortality could rise even further as maj
RTÉ Online [Radio Telefís Éireann] (ie)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:05

[Asia-pacific, Philippines] MACABENTA: Cigarettes: The macho killers

Some years ago, I was asked to create an ad campaign to debunk the argument that a non-smoking section in restaurants and other public places could spare non-smokers from the hazards of second-hand smoke. I depicted a public swimming pool where someone
Business World (ph)
added Apr 5, 2017 09:45

Smoking causes one in ten deaths globally, major new study reveals

One in 10 deaths around the world is caused by smoking, according to a major new study that shows the tobacco epidemic is far from over and that the threat to lives is spreading across the globe. There were nearly one billion smokers in 2015, in spite o
The Guardian (uk)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:09

15 Most Expensive Cigarette Brands In The World

around one billion smokers...with some 80% of them living in low- and middle-income countries. In this way, among the 10 countries with the highest percentage of smokers, the top three are North Korea, Greece and Nauru.
Insider Monkey
added Apr 4, 2017 20:58
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Correction: Fitch Upgrades Altria's Ratings to 'A-'; Outlook Stable

This is a correction of a press release published April 3, 2017. It clarifies that Phillip Morris USA, not Altria, is subject to litigation...Fitch Ratings has upgraded Altria Group, Inc.'s (Altria) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and long-term debt ratings t
Fitch Ratings
added Apr 4, 2017 17:34
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