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[UK] Smoking prevalence and attributable disease burden in 195 countries and territories, 1990–2015: a systematic analysis from the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015 [FREE FULL TEXT]

a crucial challenge facing tobacco control initiatives is that demographic forces are poised to heighten smoking's global toll, unless progress in preventing initiation and promoting cessation can be substantially accelerated. Greater success in tobacco c
The Lancet (uk)
added Jun 19, 2017 22:54
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[UK] Here's what health chiefs are doing to stop pregnant women smoking in Stockton and Hartlepool

They recently secured funding to help to further reduce smoking among pregnant women and their families, which will be spent on educational materials and will fund a project worker to work with families to try and offer motivational support.
Middlesboro Evening Gazette (uk)
added May 15, 2017 14:40
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[Canada] Study indicates teens smoking marijuana more than tobacco

"We all know about the problems with cigarettes," said Orillia high school student Brayden, 17. "They're bad for your health, but the long-term effects of marijuana are way better." A new study by the University of Waterloo's Propel Centre for Populatio
Orillia Packet and Times (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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How High Are Cigarette Taxes in Your State?

For this week’s map, we look at state cigarette tax rates across the country, which are levied on top of the $1.0066 federal rate per 20-pack of cigarettes. As of 2014, taxes accounted for almost half of the retail cost of a pack of cigarettes.
Tax Foundation
added May 13, 2017 01:44
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Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends

2017 Edition now available!
University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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Tobacco Use in Canada » Highlights

University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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Legislation

Food and Drugs Act of 1906 First federal food and drug law No express reference to tobacco products . . . Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) of 1938 Superseded 1906 Act Definition of a "drug" includes "articles intended for use in the diagnosis
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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Regulation

1967 Federal Communications Commission rules that the Fairness Doctrine (an attempt to ensure that all coverage of controversial issues by a broadcast station be balanced and fair) applies to cigarette advertising. Stations broadcasting cigarette commerc
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added May 9, 2017 20:14
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[Canada] Just as many teenagers use cannabis as smoke cigarettes

Just as many teenagers use cannabis every day as smoke cigarettes, according to a new report from the Propel Centre for Population Health Impact at the University of Waterloo. The report, published today as a supplement to Tobacco Use in Canada: Pattern
University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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Tobacco Use in Canada: Patterns and Trends 2017 EDITION [FREE FULL TEXT]

is a reference on tobacco use in Canada, with a focus on the most current data, as well as trend data between 1999 and 2015. We have built this report using data from national surveys conducted by Health Canada and Statistics Canada.
University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 9, 2017 13:56
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