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Big tobacco's big profits

Without nicotine addiction, there would be no tobacco industry. The tobacco industry knows this and has diversified to develop other nicotine products like E-cigarettes. The electronic cigarette market has grown from just $50m in 2005 to an estimated $7.
Al-Jazeera (qt)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:39
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[Africa, Nigeria] Time To Flee From Coffin Nails

Prof Isaac Adewole said, tobacco was the only approved drug that kills its users even when used as intended by its manufacturers. Adewole also noted that the continuous use of tobacco without regulation has affected the country’s economy through increased
Leadership (ng)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:20
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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development

by adopting UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but tobacco triggered pandemics threaten to stall or even reverse the progress made. Tobacco is a major risk factor of killer non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vascular diseases, cancers,
E-Pao.net (in)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:17
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[Asia, India] RAMAKANT: Tobacco endgame is critical 'cog in the wheel' for sustainable development

by adopting UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but tobacco triggered pandemics threaten to stall or even reverse the progress made. Tobacco is a major risk factor of killer non-communicable diseases (NCDs) such as cardio-vascular diseases, cancers,
E-Pao.net (in)
added Jun 3, 2017 16:17
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EDITORIAL: How to cut smoking in poor countries

Globally, tobacco-tax revenues are about $270bn a year, but less than $1bn of that is spent on anti-smoking policies. It is time for governments to help their citizens kick the habit—and earn some useful cash while they do it.
The Economist
added Jun 2, 2017 16:58
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[Asia, Mid-east] Lebanon ranked third globally in smoking

Lebanon has been ranked poorly despite Law 174, which was approved by Najib Mikati’s Cabinet in 2012, and that intended to limit cigarette consumption, at least in public places like restaurants. Although the antismoking law remains in effect, it is ver
Gulf News (ae)
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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What smoking cigarettes means for the future of our planet

Tobacco is a monocrop, meaning that farmers only grow tobacco plants on a set amount of land each year. That matters because many monocrops are regularly treated with chemicals — insecticides, fungicides, fumigants, herbicides, growth inhibitors and ripe
Mic
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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MARQUEZ: World No Tobacco Day 2017: Why Does It Matter?

those of us working at the World Bank Group should also reaffirm our commitment to “walking the walk and not only the talk” to help countries control the development threat posed by tobacco use... To advance the tobacco control agenda into the future, we
World Bank blogs
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Africa, UK] Tobacco use among people living with HIV: analysis of data from Demographic and Health Surveys from 28 low-income and middle-income countries [FREE FULL TEXT]

Tobacco use leads to substantial morbidity and mortality among HIV-positive individuals. Countries with a high prevalence of tobacco use among HIV-positive populations, as highlighted by our study, should prioritise introduction of tobacco cessation in t
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 1, 2017 22:27
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Smoking and mortality in Eastern Europe: results from the PrivMort retrospective cohort study of 177,376 individuals

confirm previous indirect estimates and show that more than 20% of all deaths in Eastern European men can be attributed to tobacco. The study also confirms the increasing trend in smoking-related deaths among women. These findings emphasize the importance
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 1, 2017 20:49
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