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[India] Mizo people highest tobacco consumers in country

Mizoram has the highest rate of tobacco consumption in the country with a record of 67.2 per cent of its population using different kinds of tobacco products, Dr Jane R Ralte, Nodal Officer of Mizoram State Tobacco Control Society said, while quoting the
Assam Tribune (in)
added Dec 13, 2015 20:17
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law passed

National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day... the law contains 13 chapters and 49 articles intended to “educate and reduce tobacco u
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:51
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[Texas] Lawmakers fume over e-cig sales

– Peddlers of electronic cigarettes may claim their products only release harmless vapors, but a number of lawmakers are unconvinced and now working to quench sales to young people. Texas is one of nine states that don't limit sales of e-cigarettes to you
Jacksonville (TX) Progress
added Apr 2, 2015 13:42
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[Asia] Qatar marks progress in fight against smoking

with close to 57% of male smokers having tried to quit the habit during the last 12 months, a survey has revealed. "The percentage of men who tried to quit smoking was 56.9%, with higher proportion being among those aged 18-44 years (58.3%) than those ag
Gulf Times (qa)
added Apr 18, 2013 11:43
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Scientists create new tools for battling secondhand smoke

Dartmouth researchers have taken an important step in the ongoing battle against secondhand tobacco smoke. They have pioneered the development of a breakthrough device that can immediately detect the presence of secondhand smoke and even third-hand smoke
EurekAlert
added Mar 21, 2013 16:13
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[Canada, India] Second Hand Smoke: Creepy Dual-Smoker Ads (PHOTOS)

A recent ad campaign commissioned by cancer care network Health Care Global Enterprises, is sending a creepy, yet powerful message to those who smoke around children: If you smoke they smoke.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Mar 21, 2013 00:10
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Dr. C. Everett Koop: His 5 Most Principled Stands

1. In 1986, Koop issued a landmark report that offered the first official government warning that secondhand cigarette smoke was linked to cancer in nonsmokers. He was among the first to call for bans on smoking in the workplace and public spaces, which t
AARP
added Feb 26, 2013 15:20
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Highlights from the American Journal of Public Health: November 2012 issue

1) Secondhand smoke exposure is attributable to health and economic burden . . . 3) Tobacco use patterns differ across U.S. states and subpopulations
Newswise
added Sep 20, 2012 17:45
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[Slovenia] Tobacco Ban Cuts Exposure to Smoke, Fails to Convince Smokers

Five years have passed since Slovenia introduced tough anti-smoking law, banning tobacco smoke from indoor public and work places. While the legislation helped reduce exposure to smoke, it failed to reduce the number of smokers. Caterers meanwhile say the
Slovenian Press Agency (STA) (si)
added Aug 4, 2012 13:26
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[Belize] Crackdown on smoking! Health Ministry gets serious

The Reporter Press (bz)
added Oct 29, 2010 00:00
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