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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
added Apr 2, 2013 09:10

Cigarette taxes in the United States - 11 March 2013

In the United States cigarettes are taxed at both the federal and state levels, in addition to any state and local sales taxes and local cigarette-specific taxes. Cigarette taxation has appeared throughout American history and is still a contested issue
added Mar 30, 2013 19:49

Great Graphic: Food, Drink and Tobacco Expenditures

from the US Department of Agriculture. It shows the percentage of household spending used for food (light blue) and alcohol and tobacco (darker blue). ... Hungary stands out with relatively low expenditures on food, but significant expenditures on alcohol
Marc to Market (Marc Chandler blog)
added Mar 30, 2013 18:13

[UK] Smoking and mental health | A joint report by the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of Psychiatrists

This report draws on substantial evidence to highlight the plight of smokers with mental disorders, and reveals that only a minority of people from this group receive effective smoking cessation interventions by the NHS. This causes major reduction in th
Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 10:57

[Asia, Asia-pacific, China, India, Latin America, Russia] ARCHIVE: Tobacco use in 3 billion individuals from 16 countries: an analysis of nationally representative cross-sectional household surveys

The first wave of GATS showed high rates of smoking in men, early initiation of smoking in women, and low quit ratios, reinforcing the view that efforts to prevent initiation and promote cessation of tobacco use are needed to reduce associated morbidity
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 09:39
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[UK] Smoking and mental health ($$)

Royal College of Physicians (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 09:35

[UK] Smoke alarm: mental illness and tobacco

Since 1993, smoking prevalence in the UK as a whole has fallen by a quarter, but among people with mental health disorders, it has hardly changed at all. Smoking and mental health, a joint report by the Royal College of Physicians and the Royal College of
The Lancet (uk)
added Mar 28, 2013 09:31

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
added Mar 26, 2013 13:15

[UK] Inquiry into the illicit trade in tobacco products (PDF)

As the evidence to this Inquiry demonstrates, there is no good reason to accept this argument. In fact, legitimate packs of cigarettes carry both covert and overt security marking, including numbers and anti- counterfeit marks, which would still be pres
ASH London (uk)
added Mar 25, 2013 12:31

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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