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[Asia] NINE OUT OF 10 CHILDREN IN BANGLADESH EXPOSED TO SECONDHAND SMOKE

Bangladesh outlawed smoking in public places in 2013. However, our survey of primary school children in the capital, Dhaka, found that 95 per cent had recently been exposed... Unfortunately, social norms around smoking are not showing a similar trend in
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:18
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Price elasticity of demand of non-cigarette tobacco products: a systematic review and meta-analysis

There is sufficient evidence in support of the effectiveness of price increases to reduce consumption of non-cigarette tobacco products as it is for cigarettes. Positive substitutability between cigarette and non-cigarette tobacco products suggest that ta
Tobacco Control
added Jan 25, 2018 01:08
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Russians cut back on drinking, smoking as fitness trend grows

government policies were the major factor but suggested a general trend towards healthy living was also behind the cut back in smoking and drinking, especially in larger cities. "We never had this idea of 'healthy for the sake of being healthy.' You go t
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Jan 17, 2018 08:52
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Origins of tobacco harm reduction in the UK: the ‘Product Modification Programme' (1972–1991)

1972 to 1991, the British government sought to investigate safer smoking...Current tobacco harm reduction premises and policies supported...and leading British public health organisations may reflect the historical influence of the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 16:00
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[Oklahoma] GLANTZ: The passing of Richard Barnes

He went to war against big tobacco and was instrumental in getting the clean indoor air policy passed in Oklahoma that eliminated smoking in restaurants and public buildings in 2003
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:53
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Impact on British American Tobacco of new US tax legislation

notes the approval of the US Tax Cuts and Jobs Act. We continue to work through the full impact of these changes on British American Tobacco and will give more detail in our preliminary announcement for the year ended 31 December 2017 in February.
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Jan 11, 2018 02:28
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Graphic Point-of-Sale Cigarette Warnings May Encourage Teen Smoking

RAND researchers constructed a one-of-a-kind laboratory resembling a convenience store to test their hypothesis that viewing posters depicting the ravages of smoking at retail, point-of-sale, locations would serve as a smoking deterrent to vulnerable teen
MedPage Today
added Dec 15, 2017 03:13
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco products too accessible in PH – Ubial

“In the Philippines, it’s less than a dollar (P50); in other countries, like in Singapore, it is $9, in Australia, its $15… We still have one of the lowest tobacco prices in the entire region,” she disclosed. Due to the affordable price, it is difficul
Manila Bulletin (ph)
added Nov 22, 2017 04:54
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ARCHIVE: 'Not a Shred of Evidence' Graphic Labels Reduce Smoking

A U.S. appeals court on Friday struck down a law that requires tobacco companies to use graphic health warnings, such as of a man exhaling smoke through a hole in his throat. The 2-1 decision by the court in Washington, D.C., contradicts another appeals
CSP News (Convenience Store/Petroleum)
added Nov 18, 2017 16:13
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West Virginia included in Truth Initiative’s ‘Tobacco Nation’

West Virginia and 11 other states make up what the Truth Initiative is calling “Tobacco Nation” in a new report which finds smoking rates in that part of the United States are among some of the highest in the entire world. The Truth Initiative identifies
West Virginia Metro News Network
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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