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[Africa] Reason Foundation (Washington, DC): The Vapour Revolution - How Bottom-Up Innovation Is Saving Lives

Vaping may replace smoking within 30 years, extending the lives of a billion people, says new paper from Reason Foundation...The authors are particularly concerned about the possibility that regulation advocated by the [WHO] could kill innovation and ther
All-Africa.com
added Aug 19, 2016 20:04
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[Asia, China] Beijing rakes in 2.2 million yuan in fines with 'toughest' smoking ban

Both the number of people smoking and tobacco sales have decreased since Beijing implemented its toughest ban on smoking one year ago, local officials said. More than 2.2 million yuan ($330,000) in penalty fees have been charged by Beijing's health inspe
China Daily (cn)
added Jul 22, 2016 15:49
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[Minnesota] Quitting smoking could be responsible for rise in cases of Parkinson's disease

Incidence rates of parkinsonism increased in men from 38.9 per 100,000 person-years between 1976 and 1985 to 55.9 between 1996 and 2005. Rates of Parkinson’s disease increased in men from 18.2 between 1976 and 1985 to 30.4 between 1996 and 2005 and the
The Mirror (uk)
added Jun 21, 2016 11:08
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[UK] WARNING: Charities say 250,000 people will DIE from preventable conditions by 2025

“This report shows how maintaining a strong focus on public health – which has led to important breakthroughs like salt reduction in processed foods, banning smoking in public places and the introduction of front-of-pack food labelling over the last fift
The [London, UK] Express
added Jun 8, 2016 18:02
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Addiction Potential of Cigarettes With Reduced Nicotine Content in Populations With Psychiatric Disorders and Other Vulnerabilities to Tobacco Addiction

Reducing the nicotine content of cigarettes may decrease their addiction potential in populations that are highly vulnerable to tobacco addiction. Smokers with psychiatric conditions and socioeconomic disadvantage are more addicted and less likely to qui
JAMA Psychiatry (Archives of General Psychiatry)
added Nov 17, 2017 15:27
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[UK-Scotland] Alert over smoking link to bladder cancer

Experts on bladder cancer believe more needs to be done to highlight the strong link between the disease and smoking. Robert Jones, Professor at the Glasgow Institute of Cancer Sciences, said the link with smoking had gone largely unrecognised. About 830
The Scotsman (uk)
added Oct 17, 2017 13:25
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[Ireland, UK-Northern Ireland] Raising legal age to 21 ‘would deter teenage smokers’

Increasing the legal smoking age from 16 to 18 had a “significant positive impact” on reducing smoking among young teenagers in Ireland, according to a study conducted by the Economic and Social Research Institute (ESRI).
Times Of London (uk)
added Oct 10, 2017 14:51
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[South Dakota] BENSON: My Voice: Tobacco tax must be increased

The recent opinion piece (“My Voice: Why sin taxes fail”) published by the Sioux Falls Argus Leader, erroneously claims that raising the state’s excise tax on tobacco would fail to produce significant benefits. Nothing could be further from the truth.
Sioux Falls (SD) Argus-Leader
added Oct 5, 2017 12:54
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[UK] Quitting at ‘decade high’ as smokers prepare for Stoptober

New data published in a University College of London (UCL) report shows quitting success rates are up to 19.8% for the first 6 months of this year, significantly higher than the average for the last 10 years (15.7%). The figures show, in particular, tha
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:23
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Perioperative and Long-Term Smoking Behaviors in Cosmetic Surgery Patients

The authors have shown a positive association between smoking cessation and cosmetic surgery. Requesting a period of cessation before cosmetic surgery may promote long-lasting smoking cessation.
Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
added Aug 31, 2017 15:29
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