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[UK] World No Tobacco Day infographic: The numbers behind smoking cigarettes

We will have to wait and see what the impact of these measures will be, but a study earlier this year by Cambridge University estimated that plain packaging in Britain would reduce the percentage of adult smokers here by one per cent. While that may not
Metro Café (uk)
added May 31, 2013 13:37

Smoking rates in Canada: How the provinces measure up

To mark the day, we've pulled together some numbers on tobacco use and its consequences in Canada and around the world.
CBC News (ca)
added May 31, 2013 12:22

Tobacco promotion creeps in through back door

The tobacco industry is successfully using loopholes in legislation to market its products through social media, product placement, brand sharing and displays at points of sale. The new WHO Tobacco Control Database makes it possible to make comparisons b
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2013 03:17

GATS (Global Adult Tobacco Survey)

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) is a nationally representative household survey that was launched in February 2007 as a new component of the ongoing Global Tobacco Surveillance System (GTSS). The GATS enables countries to collect data on adult tob
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 30, 2013 17:32

Smoking in South Africa

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 is what smokers should know, and the changes they can expect in future.
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:08

Critical Scientists

1 Scientists sceptical of Tobacco Control methods and practice 1.1 Arnett Jr., Jerome C. 1.2 Bourque, Jean-Jacques 1.3 Button, Phil ... Although there are many more scientists beyond those listed here who partly or fully
TobaccoControl Tactics
added Sep 1, 2013 11:55

[Asia] Rate of Israeli smokers dropped 14% in 2012, survey shows

The number of smokers in Israel is continuing to decline, according to a Health Ministry study published ahead of World No Tobacco Day, which will be marked this coming Friday to highlight the health risks associated with tobacco use and advocate for effe
Ha'aretz Newspaper/Magazine
added May 28, 2013 00:41

[Asia] Health Ministry report: 1 in 5 Israelis smoke

One in five Israelis over the age of 21 are smokers, according to a new report issued by the Health Ministry and currently being presented to the Knesset. The report states that men begin smoking at the average age of 17.9 years and women at 20 years.
Ynetnews (il)
added May 27, 2013 11:36

Health Behaviors of Adults: United States, 2008–2010

This chapter provides an overview of key findings related to the prevalence of cigarette smoking among U.S. adults, including both frequency (daily compared with nondaily) and amount (usual number of cigarettes smoked), age of smoking initiation, a
National Center for Health Statistics
added May 23, 2013 03:17

Lack of strength training is most common U.S. health vice

Among other findings from the CDC report: * 22.4% of men and 18% of women are current smokers, including 17.2% of men and 14.4% of women who smoke daily. On days when people smoked, 57.5% had between one and 14 cigarettes; 33.7% had 15 to 24 cigarettes;
Los Angeles Times
added May 23, 2013 02:58
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