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[China] Hundreds of millions of Chinese men could die from tobacco related diseases

The Tobacco Atlas, and its companion website, TobaccoAtlas.org graphically detail the scale of the tobacco epidemic, progress that has been made in tobacco control, and the latest products and tactics being deployed by the tobacco industry – such as the
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2013 14:13
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[New Zealand] Maori smoking rate drops

the rate of smoking among Maori dropped almost 10 points from 42.2 percent to 32.7 percent. But Ms Snowden says to reach the target of a smoke-free New Zealand by 2025, which means a prevelance of under 5 percent, there needs to be more initiatives inclu
Waatea News (nz)
added Dec 10, 2013 12:45
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[New Zealand] Minister welcomes Census figures showing decline in smoking

Associate Minister of Health Tariana Turia is extremely pleased at the 2013 Census results that show that the number of smokers in New Zealand has dropped by nearly a quarter since the 2006 Census. Statistics New Zealand released the results today
Scoop (nz)
added Dec 10, 2013 12:44
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[New Zealand] Census 2013: More Kiwis stub out smoking habit

Adults' rate of smoking has declined to 15 per cent in the latest census, down from 20.7 per cent in 2006. Census 2013 counted 463,000 adults who smoked one or more cigarettes a day, compared with 598,000 at the previous census.
New Zealand Herald (nz)
added Dec 10, 2013 12:41
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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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