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Average age to start smoking in Mexico is 12 years old, not youth but children

Miguel Karam, researcher and professor at the Autonomous University of the State of Mexico (UAEM), stated that smoking “In average the age to start smoking is 12 years old, we are not talking about youth, we are talking about children,” stressed the acad
Yucatan Times (mx)
added Dec 4, 2012 12:50
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Australians Face Gangrene Photos as Tobacco Brands Vanish

As of Dec. 1, all cigarettes in Australia must be sold in the uniform packs, with the brand name relegated to the bottom quarter of the package on a drab brown background. The changeover from branded cigarette packs to plain packaging began in October. E
Bloomberg News
added Dec 2, 2012 23:53
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Plain cigarette packaging begins in Australia

Dec 1, 2012, is a landmark day for the Australian Government. It marks the first day that all cigarettes in Australia must be sold in plain packaging—a substantial blow to tobacco companies and a shining example of a health policy that could spread to co
The Lancet (uk)
added Nov 30, 2012 09:38
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[Indonesia] Editorial: Future of Our Youth Going Up in Smoke

Nafsiah Mboi, the country’s health minister has said that the government will soon become party to the Convention. We urge her to move speedily on her promise.
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Nov 29, 2012 13:46
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[Australia] Big Tobacco accused of new smokescreen

Health Minister Tanya Plibersek is demanding two industry giants - Imperial Tobacco and British American Tobacco (BAT) - remove ringed watermarking from their cigarette paper that appear to make them look more sophisticated.
The Australian (au)
added Nov 29, 2012 13:36
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[UK] Smokers more likely to suffer mental decline, study finds

People who smoke over the age of 50 are more likely to suffer forgetfulness, poor organisation and slower thinking, according to new research.
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Nov 26, 2012 17:38
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[Sri Lanka] Decision to include pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets: Thumbs up from several organisations

Several organisations in the forefront of the anti-tobacco campaign in the country, yesterday welcomed the Health Ministry decision to include pictorial health warnings on cigarette packets.
Daily News (lk)
added Nov 25, 2012 17:21
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[India] Tobacco didn't kill them but life has become hell now

Tobacco consumers may end up on hospital beds, spending savings of their lifetime on treatment of cancer and causing trauma of the worst kind to their kin, writes Banjot Kaur Bhatia after meeting a few of them.
Times of India
added Nov 23, 2012 15:02
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[Eastern Europe] World unites to combat illegal trade in tobacco

A new treaty promotes international efforts to address the economic and public health effects of the tobacco black market.
Southeast European Times
added Nov 23, 2012 11:33
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[South Africa] THOM: Nothing good about tobacco

The tobacco industry usually argues that these accommodations are needed because smoke-free laws hurt business. In reality, and contrary to industry arguments, bars and restaurants have thrived in smoke-free countries and cities across the world
Health-E (za)
added Nov 23, 2012 11:23
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