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[Europe] Eurostat: One quarter of EU citizens are smokers

One in four EU citizens over 15 years old (24%) is a tobacco smoker, according to Eurostat. Spain comes in just above this average with 25.3%. EurActiv Spain reports. 23% of Spanish residents are regular smokers and 2.4% are occasional smokers, Eurostat
EurActiv
added Dec 7, 2016 16:43
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Even one cigarette a day can be deadly: Occasional smokers have 64% higher risk of early death, study reveals

Danger: People who restrict themselves to fewer than seven smokes a week still have a 64 percent higher risk of an early death than non-smokers, government researchers warn
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 23:21
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FTC Releases 2014 Cigarette and Smokeless Tobacco Sales and Marketing Expenditures Reports

The number of cigarettes sold by the largest cigarette companies in the United States to wholesalers and retailers in the U.S. declined from 256.7 billion in 2013 to 253.8 billion in 2014, according to the most recent Federal Trade Commission Cigarette R
Federal Trade Commission (FTC)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:39
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[Europe] Raw tobacco

In the EU, tobacco cultivation represents some 100,000 ha and 60,000 specialist producers. Tobacco is grown in 12 EU countries. The main producers are Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain and Poland, which account for around 85% of the EU tobacco growing area
European Commission - Trade (be)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:40
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History of tobacco in Australia

Chapter 1 Trends in the prevalence of smoking Chapter 2 Trends in tobacco consumption Chapter 3 The health effects of active smoking Chapter 4 The health effects of secondhand smoke
Tobacco in Australia (Cancer Council Victoria) (au)
added Dec 2, 2016 05:44
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ASH 2016 Tobacco Campaign Contribution Map

For this 2016 cycle, Big Tobacco has contributed OVER $2.5 million in almost every state, across the aisle. Read our Blog> to learn about why this is a serious problem. Check out our #TobaccoSpotlight map to see how much your state representative has re
ASH (Action on Smoking and Health) (us)
added Nov 20, 2016 20:55
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STATES AND LOCALITIES THAT HAVE RAISED THE MINIMUM LEGAL SALE AGE FOR TOBACCO PRODUCTS TO 21 (PDF)

As of November 16, 2016, at least 200 localities have raised the minimum legal sale age for tobacco products to 21. Arizona (1) Cottonwood Arkansas (1) Helena/West Helena
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Nov 19, 2016 18:56
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Potentially Preventable Deaths Among the Five Leading Causes of Death — United States, 2010 and 2014

Mortality from tobacco-related causes has decreased in conjunction with national decreases in tobacco use across the United States, but an estimated 40 million adults (16.8%) smoked in 2014 (8). Implementation of evidence-based tobacco control interventio
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 19, 2016 01:53
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Fewer 'Nails in the Coffin' as Smoking Rate Declines

More than a million tobacco-related deaths were prevented over the past 25 years. But there is still plenty of work to do, CDC director Tom Frieden, MD, said Thursday. After years of steady decline in the smoking rate, only 15% of U.S. residents are smo
MedPage Today
added Nov 11, 2016 20:41
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Smoking declines dramatically but linked to 40 percent of cancer cases

In a pair of good news/bad news reports, the federal government said Thursday that cigarette smoking among adult Americans continues to decline sharply but that 40 percent of all cancer diagnoses now are linked to tobacco use. Those malignancies go beyon
Washington Post
added Nov 10, 2016 21:38
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