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Plain cigarette packaging

1 History of plain packaging 2 Evidence and criticisms 3 Opposition 4 Plain packaging around the world 4.1 Australia 4.1.1 Tobacco industry response
added Mar 11, 2015 11:19

[Australia] Visualizing the booming business of big tobacco

Oliver notes that the tobacco industry is booming thanks to growing demand from developing countries. The screen grabs from IHME’s tobacco visualization tool, below, illustrate these trends... Number of smokers in developed countries, males (green), and f
added Mar 7, 2015 13:14

Academy Awards Breakout 2015

Acting speaks loudest -- Actors smoking in their Oscar®-nominated roles, 2015 / Is Oscar® an ashtray? -- 57% of nominated films include tobacco imagery in 2015 / Compare Oscar® noms -- Films by rating and tobacco presence, 2010-2014
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 19, 2015 17:39

Cost of Smoking Can Exceed $2 Million Over Lifetime

The average financial cost of smoking is about $1.4 million.  That's the estimated amount one person will spend during their lifetime as a smoker, according to a new report. Social network WalletHub calculated the potential monetary losses associated w
Physicians News Digest
added Jan 20, 2015 22:34

[UK] Statistics on NHS Stop Smoking Services in England April 2014 to September 2014 (PDF)

. 207,883 people set a quit date through NHS Stop Smoking Services and at the 4 week follow-up 103,899 people had successfully quit (self-reported)b, 50 per cent of those setting a quit date. . 70 per cent of successful quitters (self-reported)b had t
added Jan 16, 2015 17:36

[New York] Excellus report finds CNY smokes more than state, national average

A new Excellus BlueCross BlueShield report has found smoking rates in upstate New York to be higher than state and national averages. The report, issued during the 50th anniversary year of the first surgeon general's report linking smoking to lung cance
Auburn (NY) Citizen
added Jan 5, 2015 16:28

[New Zealand] Stats show fall in Māori smoking rates

Māori health professionals are calling on the Government to change the way nicotine products are marketed and cut the amount of nicotine in them. National Māori Tobacco Control manager Zoe Hawke said New Zealand had the second highest level for nicotine
Radio New Zealand - Te Reo Irirangi o Aoteoroa (RNZ) (nz)
added Dec 2, 2014 07:41

[UK] Nation's smoking habits revealed

Only a tiny proportion of people who use e-cigarettes had never smoked before, latest figures published by the Office of National Statistics...proportion of people in Great Britain who smoke cigarettes now standing at 19%, a fall of more than half in the
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 26, 2014 11:22

[North Carolina] Survey shows less smoking among N.C. teens

State health officials said Friday that smoking levels among public high school and middle school students reached a historic low rate during 2013. But they also expressed concern that a small but increasing number of students are willing to experiment wi
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Sep 22, 2014 03:48

Prevalence of Smokefree Home Rules — United States, 1992–1993 and 2010–2011

Despite this progress, during 2007–2008, approximately 88 million U.S. residents aged ≥3 years were exposed to SHS, and disparities in exposure exist across subpopulations (5).
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:52
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