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[Latin America, South America/Caribbean] Report on Tobacco Control for the Region of the Americas: WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control: 10 Years Later (PDF) (148 pp)

30 out of the 35 countries of the Region are Parties to the FCTC, only six countries have implemented at least four of the main measures of the FCTC at its highest level...Countries that have implemented comprehensive tobacco control measures have shown i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added May 20, 2016 23:23
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Contribution of smoking to socioeconomic inequalities in mortality: a study of 14 European countries, 1990–2004

In many European countries, smoking has become less important as a determinant of socioeconomic inequalities in mortality among men, but not among women. Inequalities in smoking remain one of the most important entry points for reducing inequalities in mo
Tobacco Control
added Apr 28, 2016 16:26
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READING LIST: Smokeless Tobacco (PDF)

This reading list is a brief selection of journal articles, online reports and other web-based material on the topic of Smokeless Tobacco. Its purpose is to provide readers with an introduction to and overview of available literature on the topic.
Ontario Tobacco Research Unit (ca)
added Apr 14, 2016 21:15
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Federal Trade Commission Cigarette Report for 2013 (PDF)

This report is the latest in a series on cigarette sales, advertising, and promotion that the Federal Trade Commission (“Commission”) has prepared since 1967. The statistical tables appended to this report provide information on domestic sales and adv
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Mar 25, 2016 05:30
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Smoking Costs Americans $326 Billion A Year

tobacco use in the U.S. leads to around 500,000 premature deaths every year and has total societal costs of at least $326 billion annually. Moreover, according to government data, smoking-related illnesses have led to over 20 million deaths in the U.S. s
ValueWalk
added Jan 20, 2016 02:23
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E-cigarette Ads and Youth

About 2.4 million middle and high school students were current (past 30-day) users of electronic cigarettes, or e-cigarettes, in 2014. Most e-cigarettes contain nicotine, which causes addiction, may harm brain development, and could lead to continued tob
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jan 5, 2016 19:00
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Broken Promises to Our Children: A State-by-State Look at the 1998 State Tobacco Settlement 17 Years Later (PDF)

continued progress requires aggressive implementation of proven strategies, including wellfunded, sustained tobacco prevention and cessation programs in every state. Our nation cannot let up in the fight against tobacco because the tobacco industry never
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 8, 2015 16:34
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[Georgia] Statement on smoking rates needs slightly more context

While the smoking rate nationally has fallen, more than 18 percent of Georgians still light up. — Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed's Office... We rate Reed’s statement Mostly True.
PolitiFact (St. Petersburg (FL) Times
added Nov 30, 2015 17:24
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Americans make progress against some health risks, but obesity and smoking cause more deaths

Smoking was the number-one individual risk factor associated with US deaths in 2013 – up from number two in 1990 – contributing to 443,824 American deaths. This increase was largely fueled by changing patterns of behavior among American women. Smoking’s
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
added Sep 11, 2015 00:38
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Global, regional, and national comparative risk assessment of 79 behavioural, environmental and occupational, and metabolic risks or clusters of risks in 188 countries, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013

tobacco smoke for 6.1 million deaths ... For men, high systolic blood pressure or tobacco use are the leading risks in nearly all high-income countries
Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation (IHME)
added Sep 11, 2015 00:36
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