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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
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[New Zealand] Unregulated e-cigs and smoking cessation

“As far as we’re aware, there is no good evidence demonstrating that using e-cigarettes will reduce the incidence of smoking normal tobacco cigarettes,” says Letitia O’Dwyer, Chief Executive of the Asthma and Respiratory Foundation NZ (ARFNZ).
Scoop (nz)
added Nov 17, 2017 21:09
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[Europe] Huge inequality in access to cancer care across EU

A harmonised approach is required to tackle lung cancer, according to experts.... also stresses the importance of smoke-free policies in bars for the health of customers and workers, and points out that smoking bans in Ireland and Scotland have improved
EurActiv
added Nov 18, 2017 03:06
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[Asia, Pakistan] Tier III taxation promoting tobacco consumption: Survey

‘Impact of Price Increase/Decrease over Tobacco Consumption’, show that the recent introduction of Tier III taxation which has resulted in price decrease of some premium brands has actually led to an increase in tobacco consumption, which kills approxima
Pakistan Today (pk)
added Nov 11, 2017 21:02
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CDC pegs national smoking rate at 21 percent; Iowa’s is lower

“In Iowa, our news is even better,” said Garin Buttermore... Iowa’s smoking rate has been declining and was 18.5 percent when it was last measured in 2014...rmore credits the 2008 state law that banned smoking in most workplaces and public places for gre
Radio Iowa
added Nov 11, 2017 21:01
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how companies control where you see tobacco products and what policy can do about it

tobacco companies spent over $8.47 billion on marketing in retail establishments, also called point-of-sale marketing, in 2015 (the most recent figures available). This article is part of a series highlighting ways that states and localities are counteri
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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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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Low smoking tax contributes to high smoking rate in Missouri

CEO of Truth Initiative was a guest on the FOX 4 Morning Show on Thursday to discuss the reasons Missouri has a high smoking rate..."Tobacco Nation," adults are more likely to smoke than the average adult in the rest of the U.S., with over 22 percent of T
WDAF-TV Fox 4 (Kansas City, MO)
added Nov 9, 2017 20:31
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tobacco use in these 12 u.s. states is on par with a number of developing countries. why?

Why has Tobacco Nation been left so far behind the rest of the country? Three key areas play a big role. Policy More than 66 million people live in Tobacco Nation, roughly 20 percent of the U.S. population. Compared with the rest of the country overall
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Nov 9, 2017 03:56
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Working towards a smoke-free England

Our central forecast is for the Government to meet its smoke-free target – to reduce smoking prevalence to 5% or below of England’s adult population – around 2040. This forecast is based on a continuation of current above-inflation excise increases and k
Frontier Economics
added Nov 8, 2017 17:25
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