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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] Tobacco output seen falling below 50,000 MT

Philippine tobacco output this year may not reach 50,000 metric tons (MT), as the decline in the demand for cigarettes discouraged farmers from planting the cash crop, the National Tobacco Administration (NTA) said on Wednesday.
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:58
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[Asia-pacific, Hong Kong, Taiwan] Cigarette warnings lack scare factor, experts say

The difference in the number of people who smoke in Taiwan (3 million) compared with Hong Kong (640,000) might be due to the difference in the sizes of warning labels on packaging, they said at the Tobacco Hazard and Prevention Forum for Cross-strait Loc
Taipei Times (tw)
added Sep 7, 2017 01:05
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[Korea - South, USA] Differences in adolescent e-cigarette and cigarette prevalence in two policy environments: South Korea and the United States

In Korea, where e-cigarettes are extensively regulated, adolescent e-cigarette use remained stable at a low level, whereas in the United States, where e-cigarette regulation has been limited, e-cigarette use increased. Combined e-cigarette plus cigarette
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Sep 7, 2017 00:56
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Smoking bans linked to drop in child hospital admissions

Childhood chest infections needing hospital care may have dropped by as much as 20 per cent since anti-smoking laws were introduced, research suggests. The findings add to previous evidence that tobacco control policies are associated with reductions in
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:53
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Smoking Bans Help Kids Breathe Easier

The researchers reviewed 41 studies from North America, Europe and China, and found that anti-smoking measures were linked to a more than 18 percent decrease in childhood chest infections requiring hospital care, a nearly 10 percent decline in severe ast
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 6, 2017 15:52
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Why Smoking Rates in the Military Are So High

Big Tobacco deliberately targeted young servicemen and women...Truth Initiative Chief Operating Officer Dave Dobbins. "Then we figured out that they gave away samples in the past to the military, used military people in ads, held special events on bases.
How Stuff Works
added Sep 6, 2017 15:31
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[UK] Effect of tobacco control policies on perinatal and child health: a systematic review and meta-analysis [FREE FULL TEXT]

Smoke-free legislation is associated with substantial benefits to child health. The majority of studies on other MPOWER policies also indicated a positive effect. These findings provide strong support for implementation of such policies comprehensively a
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:26
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[UK] Smoking bans are having positive impact on child health

Child health has improved significantly since the introduction of public smoking bans in many countries, concludes a large-scale global study* published today in The Lancet Public Health journal. Researchers led by the University of Edinburgh and the E
OnMedica Group (uk)
added Sep 6, 2017 15:25
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[UK-Scotland] Further action needed to reduce smoking inequalities, say experts

POOR Scots are still three times more likely to smoke than their more affluent counterparts despite a slew of anti-tobacco strategies, experts have said. However, the number of children exposed to second-hand smoke in Scottish homes has been cut from in
Herald Scotland (The Herald and Sunday Herald) (uk)
added Sep 1, 2017 13:10
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[Asia-pacific, Malaysia] LETTER: Tobacco convention bans sale of kiddie packs

THE Malaysian Council for Tobacco Control (MCTC) is a non-governmental organisation which aims to consolidate and coordinate tobacco control ... The proposal to reintroduce kiddie packs was mooted by lobbyists...to reintroduce the kiddie pack will be regr
The Star (my)
added Sep 1, 2017 01:58
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