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[Asia] Eastern India clouds smoking good news

India's overall population of tobacco smokers is set to shrink by nearly 12 per cent during the decade ending 2025, but sharp population increases might lead to higher numbers of smokers in some states like Bengal and Bihar, a study has suggested. The st
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:19
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[UK-Northern Ireland] Statistics on smoking cessation services In Northern Ireland: Four week follow up figures for 2016/17 and 52 week follow up figures for 2015/16

A total of 18,637 people set a quit date through the smoking cessation services in 2016/17. This is a decrease of 2,648 (12%) on the previous year. There has been a decline in the number of people accessing smoking cessation services over the last five y
Northern Ireland Department of Health (uk)
added Oct 5, 2017 12:07
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Tobacco Tax Reform A Multisectoral Perspective AT THE CROSSROADS OF HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT (PDF) (228pp)

This report provides decision support for policy makers on tobacco tax reform, as well as analytical and empirical tools for using tobacco excise taxes to save lives and increase government revenues. The report sets forth the public health, economic, a
World Bank
added Oct 4, 2017 11:22
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[UK-Scotland] Scottish Schools Adolescent Lifestyle and Substance Use Survey (SALSUS)

(SALSUS) is part of an important and long established series of national surveys on smoking, drinking and drug use. The survey is conducted on a biennial basis, targeting secondary school pupils in local authority and independent schools.
Scottish Government (uk)
added Oct 2, 2017 13:36
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Huge surge in lung deaths: Study reveals 30% spike in Americans dying from smoke diseases since 1980 - but the increase is mainly confined to the poor South

The rate of Americans dying from lung disease has rocketed 30 percent since 1980, new figures reveal. Researchers at the University of Washington analyzed death records stretching back 34 years from the US Census Bureau. They found the national rate of
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 1, 2017 08:05
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[Cambodia, Laos, Mongolia] Researchers Awarded Important Grant to Study Tobacco Control in Asia

Researchers at Loma Linda University School of Public Health were recently awarded a $1.4 million grant from the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to develop new research methods for enhancing the effectiveness of tobacco-control programs in Cambodia,
Adventist Review
added Sep 30, 2017 01:43
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[UK] Quit success rates in England 2007-2017 [docx]

The improvement in success rates was exclusively in those with lower socioeconomic status. A previous analysis of Smoking Toolkit Study data collected predominantly in 2007 reported that smokers in lower socioeconomic groups were as likely as those in hi
Smoking in Britain Journal (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:27
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[UK] Quit success rates in England 2007-2017

Smoking in Britain Journal (uk)
added Sep 29, 2017 16:24
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[Latin America] STRATEGY AND PLAN OF ACTION TO STRENGTHEN TOBACCO CONTROL IN THE REGION OF THE AMERICAS 2018-2022 (PDF)

There are around 127 million smokers in the Region today. The current age-standardized prevalence of smoking among people aged 15 and over is 17.1%, with a higher prevalence in men (21.9%) than women (12.7%). However, the difference between the sexes i
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Sep 28, 2017 16:04
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Smoke-free Air Laws

What if we extend and enforce smoke-free air laws in all venues? ...Estimate the impact of implementing and enforcing laws that would increase coverage to 100% in all venues at the beginning of 2017.
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:12
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