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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37

Alberta most like­ly in Canada to sell tobacco to min­ors, study finds

Alberta re­tail­ers sell to­bac­co prod­ucts to min­ors more fre­quent­ly than any­where else in the coun­try, a Health Canada-com­mis­sioned study says. The re­sults are “troub­ling,” es­pe­cial­ly after the prov­ince added a ban to sell to­bac­co to mi
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Jun 30, 2015 15:02

INTERACTIVE: Making Tobacco’s Case

Letters from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington to governments all over the world / Letters and documents from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce’s foreign affiliates / Letters from the U.S. Chamber with other business groups
New York Times
added Jun 30, 2015 08:41

Canada's Largest-Ever Health Data Portal Opens to Global Researchers

"I would like to congratulate the Canadian Partnership for Tomorrow Project for creating one of the largest, most expansive cancer research databases in the world. This landmark study offers a wealth of information that will be opened to researchers, whi
PR Newswire
added Jun 29, 2015 11:31

[Canada] Evaluation of Retailers' Behaviour Towards Certain Youth Access-to-Tobacco Restrictions – 2014 - Key Results

Although the high level of compliance is encouraging, approximately one in seven retailers did not check for ID and would allow a minor to buy cigarettes. High retailer compliance over time has contributed to the record low cigarette smoking prevalence a (ca)
added Jun 26, 2015 11:26

CDC: States should spend more on anti-tobacco efforts

has admonished South Carolina, Texas and Kentucky for failing to provide enough money from tobacco tax revenue or tobacco prevention efforts. The three were among 13 states that spent less than 10 percent of the CDC-recommended level of funding for tobac
McClatchy Newspapers
added Jun 26, 2015 09:03

As U.S. Smoking Rate Drops, Smokers More Likely to Quit: Study

those who still light up are becoming less attached to the habit and more likely to try quitting, a new study has found. These findings run counter to the theory of "hardening," which has held that as smoking rates decline those who still smoke will be i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jun 25, 2015 20:11

[UK] Latest Statistics

This section provides a summaries of useful national statistics for the current year, including information on smoking prevalence, motivation to stop, quit attempts, what people use when they try to quit, actual quit rates, regional differences, use of t
Smoking in England (uk)
added Jun 23, 2015 10:43
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[UK] North East has highest proportion of women who smoke during pregnancy

Statistics published today (Thursday, June 18) by the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) show that while the national average of pregnant women smoking is 11.4 per cent, in the North East it is 18 per cent.
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jun 20, 2015 20:04

Cigarettes linked to half of deaths from 12 common cancers

While the largest proportion of deaths associated with smoking were for cancers of the lung, bronchus, trachea and larynx, about half of fatalities from tumors of the oral cavity, esophagus and bladder were also tied to cigarettes...estimated that out of
added Jun 16, 2015 07:17
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