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[UK] Wholesaler Booker Group says tobacco sales hurt by display ban

Britain's biggest cash-and-carry wholesaler, said tobacco sales for the 24 weeks to Sept. 9 were down 5.6 percent, hurt by a ban on small stores displaying tobacco products.
added Oct 14, 2016 16:44

Financial strain, parental smoking and the Great Recession - an analysis of the UK Millennium Cohort Study. [FREE FULL TEXT]

Increased tobacco use among financially strained families has the potential to widen inequalities and undermine the public health policies which have had positive impacts on tobacco consumption in the UK.
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Oct 7, 2016 17:36

[Australia] AACS State of the Industry Report 2015 (PDF)

• Illicit trade and the prospect of further regulatory burden persist as key threats. Government regulations such as smoking bans and restrictions at public venues, the introduction of plain packaging, numerous excise tax increases, and bans on retail
Australian Association of Convenience Stores (au)
added Sep 30, 2016 02:15

[Asia] Factors that influence attitude and enforcement of the smoke-free law in Turkey: a survey of hospitality venue owners and employees

Conclusions Although the attitude towards the law was positive, interventions are needed to increase knowledge on the health effects of SHS and facilitate enforcement of the law, particularly among subgroups less likely to have a positive attitude and en
Tobacco Control
added Sep 21, 2016 01:26

[UK-Scotland] Tens of thousands fews Scots children exposed to smoking, figures show

The charity ASH Scotland welcomed the release of the Scottish Health Survey 2015 data, which showed a “significant” drop in the number of children breathing in cigarette smoke, from 11% to 6%. The charity said the introduction of a law banning smoking in
Evening Times (uk)
added Sep 20, 2016 15:54

[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
added Aug 19, 2016 20:04

[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

[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

[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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[Europe] Kadenbach MEP: Tobacco warnings should mention chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

Progress has been made on tobacco products health warnings but the next round of graphic labelling should also mention the less-known chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), which happens to be the second cause of death worldwide, MEP Karin Kadenba
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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