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[Senegal] Smoking: Africa Fights Back

"This is clearly the goal: Africans younger than 25 years of age represent a market of 700 million people," says Oumar Ndao. Recognizing the threat, the Senegalese government took action, voting in 2014 for anti-smoking legislation that is among the stri
International Development Research Centre (IDRC)
added Jun 2, 2017 21:40
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[Australia] Parents and grandparents are BIGGER drug-takers than teenagers, according to new research (and they are smoking and drinking more too)

those who have never smoked rising from 95 per cent in 2013 to 98 per cent in 2016. In comparison, Australians aged 40-49 years old are the highest age bracket for daily smokers, at 22 per cent. The age when young people are trying alcohol and cigarett
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 2, 2017 20:05
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[Greece] Survey: Greeks are heaviest smokers in European Union

Thirty-seven percent of Greeks are smokers, according to the report, which also showed that Greece had the smallest proportion of people, 44 percent, who said they’ve never smoked a cigarette. The survey showed a wide range of smoking rates among countr
Kathimerini (gr)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:23
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what’s the harm in hookah? how risk misperceptions relate to rising use

Truth Initiative® researchers surveyed more than 7,500 young people, ages 15 to 21 years old, over two years to examine the role hookah harm perceptions and other factors have in increasing hookah use over time. Participants answered questions about hooka
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Jun 2, 2017 19:21
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[Georgia] Councilor Walker Garrett calls Breathe Easy smoking poll very unreliable

Garrett says the results of a Breathe Easy Columbus smoking poll are unreliable because the questions are too leading...The release stated that 69 percent of Columbus voters support a city ordinance to prevent smoking in public places and
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jun 2, 2017 17:57
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[Asia] Smoking cost Israeli economy NIS 13b in 2016

A report by the Minister of Health about smoking in 2016 was published today, shedding light on the extent of smoking in Israel among various population groups. The report also addresses the economic aspects of smoking. According to the report, 22.7% of
Globes/Israel's Business Arena
added Jun 2, 2017 03:30
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[Burundi] SOCIETY No Tobacco Day: “Two patients out of five are hospitalized due to smoking”

According to the recent studies conducted by the Ministry of Health, 20% of residents of Kirundo province are smokers, 14.5% of students in primary and secondary schools in the capital Bujumbura are smokers while between 9% and 10% of them in the country
IWACU English News (bi)
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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[Georgia] Breathe Easy poll results, ‘69 percent of voters support Columbus smoking ban’

Breathe Easy Columbus, an organization pushing for a citywide smoking ban, released results from a poll Wednesday that supports its position. The poll was conducted by Landmark Communications Inc., a company based in Alpharetta, Ga., to determine public
Columbus (GA) Ledger-Enquirer
added Jun 1, 2017 02:28
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[Australia] 2016 ndshs key findings: Tobacco smoking

little or no improvement was made among people aged 30 or older between 2013 and 2016... Tobacco contributes to more drug-related hospitalisations and deaths than alcohol and illicit drug use combined. However the proportion of people who perceive
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Jun 1, 2017 02:03
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