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[UK] Smokers at increased risk of depression and anxiety

New research released ahead of our No Smoking Day (11 March) campaign suggests that smokers have a 70% increased risk of anxiety and depression when compared with non-smokers, despite the commonly held perception that lighting up is a stress reliever.
British Heart Foundation (uk)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:41
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[UK] Quitting smoking improves mental health: Habit makes you 70% more susceptible to anxiety and depression

The British Heart Foundation released study results today ahead of No Smoking Day on March 11
The Mirror (uk)
added Feb 24, 2015 14:44
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Obesity, smoking cause half of cancer cases in Turkey

health officials, who released figures on World Cancer Day yesterday. Overall, 159,000 cases were diagnosed last year in the country. Officials from the Ministry of Health and non-governmental organizations held a press briefing on the occasion. Figures
Daily Sabah (tr)
added Feb 4, 2015 14:16
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[Canada] Cancer: Now available in strawberry

During National Non-Smoking Week 2015 the Canadian Cancer Society BC and Yukon is trying to get B.C.'s smoking rate from 13 per cent to nine. B.C. has Canada's lowest tobacco use rates but youth are still experimenting with flavoured tobacco.
Prince George (BC) Citizen (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:08
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[Canada] A Decade of Progress Toward A Smoke-Free Ontario: Helping Ontarians Lead Healthier, More Active Lives

This week is National Non-Smoking Week, and today is Weedless Wednesday. To mark the occasion, Ontario is recognizing the top 10 achievements of its Smoke-Free Ontario Strategy:
Ontario, Canada (ca)
added Jan 25, 2015 01:07
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[Canada] Message from the Minister of Health - National Non-Smoking Week - January 18 - 24, 2015

during this year's National Non-Smoking Week, the Government of Canada is renewing its commitment to amend the schedule to the Tobacco Act to further restrict the use of additives, including flavouring additives, which are used to market cigars that appea
Health Canada
added Jan 25, 2015 01:06
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[Canada] Vaping helps to kick cigarette habit: Barrette

Trying to kick cigarettes? Quebec Health Minister Gaétan Barrette recommends “vaping.” “Electronic cigarettes are a means to quit smoking that is clearly extraordinarily efficient,” he told reporters after a legislative committee on Tuesday, on the occas
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 23, 2015 14:59
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Ontario Convenience Retailers Recognize Canada's Non-Smoking Week

Convenience store association emphasizes role of retailers in preventing underage tobacco sales.
National Association of Convenience Stores (NACS)
added Jan 20, 2015 22:38
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[Canada] Non-Smoking Week brings attention to high youth smoking rate in N.B.

Youth smoking is a big problem in the province. The province’s youth smoking rate is at seven per cent and one of the highest in the country. And last year, the New Brunswick Health Network reported that number is on the rise. Outside Moncton High Scho
GlobalTV (ca)
added Jan 19, 2015 17:48
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[Canada] Canadian Cancer Society urges British Columbians to know the risks of flavoured tobacco, reduce BC’s smoking rates

to know the risks of flavoured tobacco in an effort to bring down BC’s smoking rate from 13 per cent to 9 per cent. While BC has Canada’s lowest tobacco use rates, youth are especially susceptible to experiment with flavoured tobacco products which can le
Canadian Cancer Society
added Jan 19, 2015 17:47
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