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Smoking kills more than 32 people per day in Portugal: report

a report released on Tuesday by the Portuguese Directorate General of Health (DGS). While the number of smokers decreased in Portugal, smoking was the leading cause of death and 11 percent of the country's total deaths were caused by tobacco. Around 12,
Xinhua Newswire
added Mar 2, 2016 20:13
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[Portugal] MAJOR DIFFERENCES FOUND IN SYMPTOMS AND PROGNOSES BETWEEN NON-SMOKERS AND SMOKERS WITH THE MOST COMMON FORM OF LUNG CANCER

increasing in many countries. Now a group of Portuguese researchers has found significant differences in clinical particularities and survival between smokers and non-smokers who develop NSCLC.
European Lung Foundation (uk)
added Sep 27, 2015 11:15
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[Portugal] Differences Found in Smokers, Nonsmokers Who Develop Lung Cancer

non-small cell lung cancer, but nonsmokers can get it too and rates of the disease among nonsmokers are rising...compared more than 1,400 Portuguese patients with this type of lung cancer and found that nonsmokers were more likely than smokers to be women
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 27, 2015 10:36
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[Europe, Portugal] New law bans smoking in closed public spaces, nicotine in e-cigarettes

Portugal's government has approved amendments to the law on tobacco that foresee the prohibition of electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and of smoking in all closed public spaces, according to a statement released after the weekly cabinet meeting. T
Portugal News (pt)
added Apr 28, 2015 08:28
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Portugal amends laws on alcohol sale and indoor smoking

The new law on smoking bans electronic cigarettes containing nicotine and smoking in areas with service in all types of restaurants, cafes and bars, including in concert venues and cinemas, casinos, bingo halls, games rooms and other places that host non-
SpyGhana.com (gh)
added Apr 25, 2015 13:05
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[Portugal] Smokers could be paid to stop

Instead of subsidising medication and consultation fees for smokers to quit, Portugal’s Health Ministry officials are this morning reportedly ready to pay ex-smokers the money that would have been spent on them.
Portugal News (pt)
added Mar 1, 2015 12:06
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Are physicians aware of their role in tobacco control? A conference-based survey in Portugal

The findings suggest that Portuguese physicians are not aware of their role in tobacco control. Poor engagement of physicians in TC may contribute to the current lack of comprehensive policies in Portugal and Europe and undermine social norm change. Medi
BioMed Central (uk)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:31
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Are physicians aware of their role in tobacco control? A conference-based survey in Portugal

The crucial role of physicians in tobacco control (TC) is widely recognized. In 2008, Portugal implemented a non-comprehensive smoke-free policy (SFP). In 2009, a conference-survey was carried out to explore Portuguese physicians'engagement in tobacco c
7thSpace Interactive (portal)
added Sep 20, 2014 13:30
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[Portugal] Millions fewer cigarettes sold since January

Cigarette consumption is falling and since the beginning of this year, in just two months, 59.43 million fewer cigarettes have been sold than during the same period of 2012. Cigar and cigarillo sales are also dropping, according to the Tax and Customs A
Portugal News (pt)
added Apr 5, 2013 14:07
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Trends in the prevalence of smoking in Portugal: a systematic review

Conclusions This study provides robust evidence to place Portuguese women at stage II and men at the later stages of the tobacco epidemic.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:23
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