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1000 Pakistan school children take up smoking daily: Report

The Pakistan Pediatrics Association (PPA) has estimated that 1,000 to 1,200 school-going children aged six to 16 take up smoking every day in the country. According to a new report released by the association, both current and ex-smokers in the low socio
APP (Associated Press of Pakistan) (pk)
added Mar 24, 2013 16:02
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Adults with Mental Illness or Substance Use Disorder Account for 40 Percent of All Cigarettes Smoked (PDF)

This pie chart shows the percentage of cigarettes smoked in the past month among adults aged 18 or older, by any mental illness or substance use disorder in the past year from 2009 to 2011.
Substance Abuse & Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
added Mar 21, 2013 13:52
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New York City Smoking Rate Among Teens Stagnates

To be sure, the 8.5% is still a dramatic improvement from 15 years ago, when nearly a quarter of the city's high school-age students smoked, according to data from the Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. The stagnation mirrors a national trend, exp
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Mar 21, 2013 11:23
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Passive smoking (March, 2013)

Since the early 1970s, the tobacco industry has viewed public concern over second-hand smoke as a serious threat to its business interests.[7] Harm to bystanders was perceived as a motivator for stricter regulation of tobacco products. Despite the industr
Wikipedia
added Mar 26, 2013 13:15
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[South Africa] Smokers take note: current and future tobacco regulation

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's what smokers should know, and new changes thay can expect in future.
Health-E (za)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:49
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Cigarette consumption in India rises in 2011-12: Govt

Cigarette consumption in the country increased in 2011-12 after declining in the previous year, Parliament was informed today. Quoting available data, Minister of State for Commerce and Industry D Purandeswari said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha th
Business Line (The Hindu)
added Mar 18, 2013 09:43
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Federal Regulation of Tobacco > Overview

The Family Smoking Prevention and Tobacco Control Act, enacted in June 2009, granted the U.S. Food and Drug Administration the authority to regulate tobacco products. Currently, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) regulates cigarettes, cigarette toba
Altria Group, Inc.
added Mar 15, 2013 14:58
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Calendar of Events

March 20, 2013 Kick Butts Day / May 7, 2013 World Asthma Day / May 31, 2013 World No Tobacco Day / November 2-6, 2013 American Public Health Association Annual Meeting, Boston, MA
Americans for Nonsmokers' Rights (ANR)
added Mar 15, 2013 13:23
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A Guide to California's Proposed Ban on Smoking in Apartments

What would the bill do? AB 746, currently in the Assembly Housing and Community Development Committee, would ban smoking in “any residential property containing two or more units with one or more shared walls, floors, ceilings, or ventilation systems.”
KQED (San Francisco, CA)
added Mar 15, 2013 06:36
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Kent (cigarette)

Kent's Micronite filter was introduced shortly after the publication of a series of articles in Reader's Digest in 1952 entitled "Cancer by the Carton", that scared American consumers into seeking out a filter brand at a time when most brands were filterl
Wikipedia
added Apr 2, 2013 09:10
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