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[Australia] Fear privacy laws will hit anti-smoking campaign

researchers warn the failure to publish tobacco excise data will make it impossible to properly monitor the consumption of cigarettes in Australia. ''It's going to make it very, very difficult for us to evaluate important policy and program impacts,'' Sy
Brisbane (QLD) Times (au)
added Jun 7, 2013 10:35
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Cigarette prices doubled in past decade

In April 2013, the price of cigarettes was twice as high as a decade ago, mainly as a result of tax increases. Currently, taxes account for nearly three quarters of the price of a packet of cigarettes.
Statistics Netherlands (nl)
added Jun 7, 2013 10:07
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[Russia] Do National Smoking Bans Actually Work?

But will it actually work? Here’s how similar efforts have played out in other developed nations.
TIME Magazine
added Jun 3, 2013 19:05
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[Bangladesh] Rising tobacco use sparks concerns

The tobacco control law of 2005 provides for bans on advertising, promotion and sponsorship, smoking in public places and public transports and requirements for warning on cigarette packets. However, direct tobacco advertising had been banned only for sm
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:46
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[UK] World No Tobacco Day infographic: The numbers behind smoking cigarettes

We will have to wait and see what the impact of these measures will be, but a study earlier this year by Cambridge University estimated that plain packaging in Britain would reduce the percentage of adult smokers here by one per cent. While that may not
Metro Café (uk)
added May 31, 2013 13:37
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[Australia] Which professionals are quitting smoking?

NEW statistics released for World No Tobacco Day reveal which professions and religions are heeding the quit smoking message. It turns out teachers have learned their lesson and quit smoking, but one in 10 health professionals is still puffing away, acc
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added May 31, 2013 12:26
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Smoking rates in Canada: How the provinces measure up

To mark the day, we've pulled together some numbers on tobacco use and its consequences in Canada and around the world.
CBC News (ca)
added May 31, 2013 12:22
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Tobacco promotion creeps in through back door

The tobacco industry is successfully using loopholes in legislation to market its products through social media, product placement, brand sharing and displays at points of sale. The new WHO Tobacco Control Database makes it possible to make comparisons b
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 31, 2013 03:17
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GATS (Global Adult Tobacco Survey)

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) is a nationally representative household survey that was launched in February 2007 as a new component of the ongoing Global Tobacco Surveillance System (GTSS). The GATS enables countries to collect data on adult tob
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 30, 2013 17:32
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Smoking in South Africa

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 is what smokers should know, and the changes they can expect in future.
Health-E (za)
added May 30, 2013 07:08
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