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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 19:53

[Australia] WHAT DO YOU THINK?: Push for a ban on smoking in apartments

Queenslanders have stepped up the call for a smoke-free state, with a total of 321 submissions made to the Property Law Review...shows 70% of Queenslanders support a total ban on smoking in multi-unit dwellings, including balconies.
Fraser Coast Chronicle (au)
added Apr 9, 2017 16:10

Regretting Ever Starting to Smoke: Results from a 2014 National Survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

This study provides updated prevalence data on regret using a national sample, and confirms that regret is associated with perceived risk. The findings from this study can be used to inform smoking intervention programs and support the inclusion of smoker
International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
added Apr 7, 2017 20:44

[UK] Vaping shops selling to non-smokers

Knowingly or unwittingly preparing to sell e-cigarettes to people who have never smoked or vaped breaks a voluntary code. Almost nine in 10 e-cigarette shops in the UK are selling vaping products to non-smokers against the industry's code of conduct, an i
BBC Online
added Apr 7, 2017 16:34

[Asia] Do you know how most of the people in India die? Smoking takes the breath away

As per a recent survey, India has been found to be among top four nations for highest number of deaths by smoking. According to a recent study, over 50 percent deaths caused due to smoking in 2015 took place majorly in four countries and India is one of
Zee News (in)
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
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[Kentucky] Public support growing for state smoking ban

Even in a state with a long history of tobacco culture and a high percentage of smokers, public support for a statewide smoking ban is growing. A poll of 1,580 Kentucky adults by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky found 71 percent of respondents favo
Ashland (KY) Daily Independent
added Apr 6, 2017 01:38

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

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

[Louisiana] Poll shows strong support for Hub City smoke-free ordinance

A poll released Tuesday by Healthier Air for All finds that nearly three-quarters of respondents favor a city-wide smoke-free policy that includes bars and bingo halls. Under the umbrella of the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living, Healthier Air f
The Independent Weekly (Lafayette LA )
added Apr 5, 2017 12:29
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