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[Asia] 81L Indians quit tobacco in 7 yrs

Almost 81 lakh Indians quit tobacco in the last seven years, showcasing the impact of anti-tobacco campaigns. The campaigns, however, had only a limited reach among the people from a poor socio-economic background as khaini (smokeless tobacco) and bidi
Deccan Herald (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:16
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[Asia] Young India finds tobacco products less appealing

The latest Global Adult Tobacco Survey finds tobacco users have reduced by 81 lakh, and that pictorial warnings are very effective India has witnessed an overall decline in the number of tobacco users in past seven years, especially among the age group
DNA India (in)
added Jun 9, 2017 12:05
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BENTLEY: Proposed ban on e-cigarette flavors suffers well-deserved setback

In San Leonardo, however, thanks to a host of small business owners and tobacco harm-reduction advocates who turned out to make the case against the ban, the city council actually listened to the strength of the arguments presented and decided to knock
Washington DC Examiner
added Jun 8, 2017 20:19
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[Massachusetts] Pittsfield Health Officials Back Tobacco Control Programs

It has been just short of 10 years since Pittsfield mandated a tobacco retailer training program. Immediately, the number of illegal sales dropped significantly and stayed down, according to health officials. Recently, the Board of Health was asked to e
iBerkshires.com
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[New York] KOZLOWSKI/HALL: Why the marijuana and tobacco policy camps are on very different paths

In the end, Kozlowski added, “The proper regulation of recreational drug products that have some adverse effects should be to restrict youth access, promote cessation of use in those who desire to quit, promote less-harmful modes of use by providing accu
University of Buffalo
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[UK] 'I'll think you're cool if you smoke!' Parents try and trick their kids into doing DRUGS while teaching them all about the dangers of peer pressure

A new video from Cut.com sees parents attempt to teach their kids about how to deal with pressure from friends to drink alcohol and smoke cigarettes
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 20:17
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[Asia] Health Minister J P Nadda gets WHO award for India's tobacco control initiatives

Union Health Minister J P Nadda was today conferred the WHO Director-General's Special Recognition Award for accelerating India's tobacco control initiatives and taking bold measures to protect people against hazards of tobacco use.
Zee News (in)
added Jun 8, 2017 16:18
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[UK] Prize-winning tale on dangers of smoking

Primary classes across East Dunbartonshire took part in the ‘Jenny and Bear’ contest, which presents a tale about the dangers of second hand smoke. The Primary One pupils from St Machan’s Primary were judged as the winners after coming up with the name
KIRKINTILLOCH TODAY (uk)
added Jun 8, 2017 14:36
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An Oregon Civil-Rights Pioneer is Helping Big Tobacco Fight Against Raising the Legal Smoking Age

On March 20, records show, the world's largest tobacco company, Altria (formerly known as Philip Morris), hired former state Sen. Margaret Carter (D-Portland) as a lobbyist. Carter, 81, is a well-known name in Salem. In 1985, she became the first black
Willamette Week
added Jun 8, 2017 19:21
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Regular/occasional teen cannabis use linked to other drug taking in early adulthood

Regular and occasional cannabis use as a teen is linked to a heightened risk of other illicit drug taking in early adulthood... And this pattern is also associated with harmful drinking and smoking, the findings show.
EurekAlert
added Jun 8, 2017 15:54
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