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ARCHIVE: Curbing the epidemic - governments and the economics of tobacco control

The report makes two recommendations: strategic action should be taken in a variety of aspects to curb the tobacco epidemic; and international organizations should review existing programs/policies, to ensure due prominence in tobacco control.
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:19
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Risky Behaviors Constitute Growing Threats to Global Health

report warns that risky behaviors –smoking, using illicit drugs, alcohol abuse, unhealthy diets, and unsafe sex— are increasing globally and pose a growing threat to the health of individuals, particularly in developing countries. The report looks at how
World Bank
added Dec 3, 2013 20:13
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Smoking, unsafe sex and alcohol 'pose growing threat in poorer countries'

Nearly 80% of the deaths from smoking in 2010 occurred in poorer countries, says World Bank, as risky behaviour soars
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 30, 2013 12:08
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FLAVOURED TOBACCO USE AMONG CANADIAN YOUTH: EVIDENCE FROM CANADA’S 2010/2011 YOUTH SMOKING SURVEY | Propel Centre for Population Health Impact (PDF)

The main objective of the YSS is to provide benchmark tobacco use prevalence rates at national and provincial levels for students in grades 6 through 12. The 2010/2011 YSS questionnaire (the most recent cycle with released data) included questions about m
University of Waterloo (ca)
added Nov 14, 2013 16:42
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[UK] Fewer smokers trying to kick the habit with NHS help

Despite the number of setters and quitters falling, the overall success rate of those trying to quit with the NHS has increased from 49 per cent in 2011-12 to 52 per cent in 2012-13. The number of setters and quitters is still three times as high as in 2
Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) (uk)
added Oct 30, 2013 15:32
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[UK] Heart attack death rates halve from 2001-12 but cancer mortalities rise

Ischaemic or coronary heart disease was the biggest cause of death, killing 40,557 people in 2012, followed by lung cancer, which caused more than 30,000 deaths ... Better diets, reduced smoking especially after the ban in public areas, and more prompt a
The Guardian (uk)
added Oct 24, 2013 10:00
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SECONDHAND SMOKE, KIDS AND CARS (PDF)

Recent action by several states and territories to prohibit smoking in privately owned vehicles while children are present has brought significant attention to the issue of the risks to children associated with exposure to secondhand smoke, particularly i
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Jul 23, 2013 05:01
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[UK] Fewer than one in five people in England smoke, expert claims

Smoking rates in England are falling by up to one per cent a year and fewer than one in five people now smoke, an expert has claimed. It will be the first time in hundreds of years that less than a quarter of the population smokes, it is claimed Photo:
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 20, 2013 13:59
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[UK] Salford is first council to sign up to a smoke free future

The council has signed up to the Local Government Declaration on Tobacco Control, pledging to reduce the number of smokers in the city and tackle health inequalities. In Salford, 26% of the adult population smokes, but this figure rises to 38% for manua
LocalGov.co.uk (uk)
added Jul 11, 2013 07:20
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Smokefree Lists, Maps, and Data - 1/2/13

1) U.S. 100% Smokefree Laws in Workplaces AND Restaurants AND Bars 2) Municipalities with Local 100% Smokefree Laws 3) Overview List - How Many Smokefree Laws? 4) Summary List of U.S. Population Protected by 100% Smokefree State/Local Laws
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Mar 15, 2013 13:17
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