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Slightly more than half of men in Greece smoke

On 27 January 2014, Greece released its Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) results. GATS surveyed adults 15 years of age or older. Highlights from the 2013 GATS Greece survey are as follows: * 51.2% of men, 25.7% of women, and 38.2% overall (3.5 million
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 30, 2014 10:59
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14 Percent of Girls in Mainland China May Smoke

A Shanghai-based health research team has found that up to 14 percent of girls in mainland China may smoke, which is much higher than a figure announced earlier by Chinese authorities.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jan 17, 2013 15:28
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Current Cigarette Smoking Among Adults — United States, 2011

19.0% of adults smoked cigarettes in 2011 and no statistically significant change in current adult smoking prevalence occurred from 2010 (19.3%) to 2011 (19.0%). Among daily smokers, the proportion who smoked ≥30 cigarettes per day (CPD) declined signific
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 9, 2012 11:04
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Tobacco Use in Canada: 2017 Edition now available!

You can download a PDF version of the report, or use the menu on the left to navigate the four main section of the report: adult tobacco use, quitting smoking, youth tobacco use, and e-cigarette use.
University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 8, 2017 20:21
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[Canada] A $4.9 Billion Decrease in Health Care Expenditure: The Ten-Year Impact of Improving Smoking, Alcohol, Diet and Physical Activity in Ontario (PDF)

current heavy smokers (one or more packs of cigarettes per day) had the highest level of health care costs followed by former heavy smokers, light smokers, former light smokers and non-smokers. The three other risk factors—alcohol, diet and physical
Institute for Clinical Evaluative Services (ICES)
added Apr 7, 2016 21:20
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Tobacco Product Use Among Middle and High School Students — United States, 2011 and 2012

The findings in this report indicate that during 2011–2012 significant increases occurred in current use of nonconventional tobacco products, such as electronic cigarettes and hookahs, among middle and high school students; in addition, an increase in c
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 15, 2013 02:19
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[South Africa] Smokers take note: current and future tobacco regulation

Tobacco legislation in South Africa is constantly changing, and ignorant smokers may find themselves on the wrong side of the law with fines of up to R100 000. Here's what smokers should know, and new changes thay can expect in future.
Health-E (za)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:49
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A New Death Toll for Smoking

Smoking is involved in 22.9 percent of cancer deaths in women and 33.7 percent in men. In all, the authors estimate that 167,133 people died of cancers associated with smoking cigarettes in 2014. (This number does not include deaths from many other disea
New York Times
added Oct 31, 2016 21:18
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Plain packaging of tobacco products: EVIDENCE, DESIGN AND IMPLEMENTATION (PDF) (86pp)

this publication is divided into four parts. Part 1 first defines the concept of plain packaging and distinguishes it from other packaging and labelling measures. In doing so, it also identifies those provisions of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2016 21:06
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[North Carolina] New Study Finds the Use of Multiple Tobacco Products Is Popular Among Teenagers

“This study illustrated how much of a problem poly-tobacco use really is...Adolescents are not just using cigarettes. They are using cigarettes and other tobacco products – some of which are new and unregulated. We need to be thinking about how to tackle
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Public Health
added Dec 31, 2015 14:49
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