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[Kentucky] Communities with Strong Anti-Smoking Laws Seeing Fewer Lung Cancer Cases

fewer new cases of lung cancer were found in communities with strong smoke-free workplace laws. ... "Lung Cancer Incidence and the Strength of Municipal Smoke-free Ordinances" was published in Cancer
SurfKY News
added Nov 28, 2017 18:42
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[UK-Scotland] Minimum price for tobacco could cut smoking and improve health, experts say

The research highlighted that while the percentage of adults who smoke has dropped from 28% in 2003 to 21%, the proportion has remained static since 2013. Smoking rates remain highest in poorer areas, with 35% of adults in the least well off parts of Sc
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:11
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[UK-Scotland] Support for minimum tobacco price plan to stub out smoking

HEALTH experts have suggested a minimum price for tobacco to cut smoking in poorer parts of Scotland. Further steps are needed to make tobacco more expensive and less available, according to a report bringing together the views of 10 specialists in the
Evening Times (uk)
added Nov 25, 2017 01:05
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Cigarette Companies Will Air Anti-Smoking Ads Starting This Sunday / They've been lying for decades and now they have to come clean.

“I think the fact that the very people who are the replacement smokers for the tobacco industry are less likely to see this is a perfect indication of how the tobacco industry works,” Koval says. She believes the ads would be much more effective if they
Vice.com
added Nov 23, 2017 20:07
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Smoke-Free Policies in the World’s 50 Busiest Airports — August 2017

What are the implications for public health practice? Broader implementation of smoke-free policies at the national, city, or airport authority levels can protect employees and travelers of all ages from secondhand smoke inside airports.
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 23, 2017 02:48
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[UK-Scotland] Increased or minimum tobacco price 'could cut number of smokers'

Increasing the price of tobacco or setting a minimum price could be used as part of a government campaign drive down the number of smokers in Scotland. Public health experts also say reducing the availability of tobacco and incentivising retailers not to
BBC Online
added Nov 23, 2017 02:24
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[North Carolina] SALOMON: Selling candy – or cancer?

the tobacco industry is using sweet flavors, fun names, and bright packaging to make its deadly products more appealing to young people...the North Carolina General Assembly should move to ban the sale of flavored tobacco products. Preemption precludes lo
Raleigh (NC) News & Observer
added Nov 23, 2017 02:17
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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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Health Canada report calls for big tax hike on cigarettes

Ottawa needs to hike tobacco taxes significantly to meet its long-term target of reducing smoking to just five per cent of the Canadian population, says a report for Health Canada. The internal report, obtained by CBC News under the Access to Informatio
CBC News (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:44
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Health Canada Wants To Make Cigarettes Even More Expensive

Bad news for smokers: a report from Health Canada is urging the federal government to raise taxes on cigarettes. If the Trudeau government wants to reduce the number of Canadians who smoke, a promise made in March, then a tax hike on cigarettes is the
MTL BLog (ca)
added Nov 22, 2017 03:43
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