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How Russian lifestyles are affecting the nation's healthcare

a third of the Russian adult population currently smokes, compared with 25 per cent in the EU and 19 per cent in the US. Again, men make up the majority of the smoking population in Russia, with 46 per cent of Russian men saying they smoke compared with 2
PMLiVE (PM Group) (uk)
added Oct 7, 2013 17:30
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FLAVOURED TOBACCO USE AMONG CANADIAN YOUTH: EVIDENCE FROM CANADA’S 2010/2011 YOUTH SMOKING SURVEY ($$)

Of particular interest for this report are questions asked on the YSS questionnaire that determine tobacco usage in the last 30 days. Table 2 indicates the specific wording of items used in the subsequent analyses.
University of Waterloo (ca)
added Oct 7, 2013 11:26
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Population Health in Canada’s Largest Cities / A Cancer System Performance Spotlight Report (PDF)

• The decline in smoking in Canada is largely due to a complex mix of public awareness and policy interventions in the 1960s, followed by municipal smoking bylaws in the 1970s and tax increases and substantive legislation in the 1980s.5
Canadian Partnership Against Cancer (ca)
added Oct 1, 2013 06:06
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[UK] Unemployed and single? Who are Britain's smokers?

From age to job title, to the type of cigarette they choose, the latest statistics tell us everything about Britain's smokers. Who are they?
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 27, 2013 03:42
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[UK] Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Smoking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012 (PDF)

from 2007 to 2012 the rate of smoking has remained largely unchanged. While the proportion of women smokers has continued to decline over the past five years, the proportion of males smoking has changed very little. Smoking rates varied between men and w
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:57
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[UK] Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Smoking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012

* One in five adults (aged 16+) in Great Britain were cigarette smokers in 2012. The rate of smoking in Great Britain has remained largely unchanged over the last five years. * Smoking rates varied by whether people were in employment or not. Unemployed
Office for National Statistics (ONS) (uk)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:49
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Smoking Linked to $278 Billion in Losses for US Employers

As employers increasingly engage in improving the health of their workers, smoking cessation programs continue to represent a substantial means of reducing healthcare costs and absenteeism. Although other wellbeing-based programs can and should be embrac
Gallup Organization
added Sep 26, 2013 04:45
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[UK] Director of Public Health Annual Report (PDF)

• We need to continue to focus on reducing smoking rates in Warwickshire. All NHS and local government contracts should include a commitment to smoking cessation and tobacco control as standard. A robust smoking cessation policy should be a standard compo
Warwickshire Public Health (uk)
added Sep 17, 2013 07:25
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[Asia, Asia-pacific, Philippines] 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of world’s adult smokers

The 10 ASEAN countries are home to 10 percent of the world’s 1.25 billion adult smokers with 17.3 million of them from the Philippines, a report of the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) showed. Based on the 2013 ASEAN Tobacco Control Atlas
InterAksyon.com (TV 5) (ph)
added Sep 15, 2013 10:31
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Focus on Sin Taxes

On June 1, the Tax Foundation observed that after the District of Columbia raised its cigarette tax from $2 to $2.50, revenue from the tax fell 24%. It had projected a revenue increase of almost $10 million, but revenues actually fell by $5 million over
The Fiscal Times
added Sep 15, 2013 10:25
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