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Cigarette and smokeless tobacco company smartphone applications

We identified four cigarette and one smokeless tobacco brand-sponsored apps on the Google Play store, but none in the Apple store. The apps sponsored by Grizzly, Newport, Skoal, Camel and Winston used the last four digits of the users’ social security num
Tobacco Control
added Jul 21, 2018 16:23
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[UK] Rother Valley MP calls for Government to keep up the push to cut smoking deaths

This week in Parliament there was a debate to review the Tobacco Control Plan which was published a year ago, writes Sir Kevin Barron, MP for Rother Valley. The steady reduction in smoking rates has continued, smoking rates have dropped by almost a quar
Retford Guardian (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 20:21
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[UK] Tobacco Control Plan

I beg to move, That this House considered the Tobacco Control Plan. Last year—how time flies!—in response to a question from my shadow on the Opposition Front Bench, the hon. Member for Washington and Sunderland West (Mrs Hodgson), I confirmed my inten
Hansard -- House of Commons (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 19:16
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[Australia] Victoria could be smoke-free by 2025 under new plans to ban shops from selling cigarettes and limit smokers to only lighting up in their own homes

a plan backed by 25 of the state's most influential health groups. Supported by the Australian Medical Association and the Cancer Council, the proposals aim to introduce stricter anti-smoking laws and more education programs. Vic Health is leading the c
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 20, 2018 14:27
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Secondhand smoke exposure during pregnancy: a cross-sectional analysis of data from Demographic and Health Survey from 30 low-income and middle-income countries

We have demonstrated that SHS exposure during pregnancy is far more common than active smoking in LMICs, accounting for more stillbirths than active smoking. Protecting pregnant women from SHS exposure should be a key strategy to improve maternal and chil
Tobacco Control
added Jul 20, 2018 02:08
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[Asia] WHO China Corporate Pledge Event on Smoke-Free Workplaces

This is my second trip to China after taking office as WHO Director-General. I’m delighted to be here at this very special and important event. As we all know, the tobacco epidemic takes a huge toll on China. China has one-third of the world’s smokers,
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jul 20, 2018 01:43
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[UK] Blackpool Pleasure Beach offer for smoking mums-to-be

Women will receive vouchers accepted by Blackpool Pleasure Beach, as well by many high street shops Pregnant women are to be given incentives including theme park vouchers in a scheme which aims to encourage them to quit smoking. The project is part of a
BBC Online
added Jul 19, 2018 14:55
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[UK] Smokers' stories wanted for 'hard-hitting' health campaign

TOBACCO control group Fresh wants people in the North-East affected by smoking to share their real life experiences. The aim is to put their stories at the heart of a ‘hard hitting’ new campaign later this year warning of the dangers of smoking and show
Northern Echo (Darlington, UK)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:49
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[UK] Dundee has one of the highest smoking rates in Britain

That’s four times as many smokers as in Christchurch, Dorset, where just 4.6% of people smoke, the lowest percentage in Britain. However the number of smokers in Dundee is dropping, due to a successful and sustained anti-tobacco strategy from the govern
Evening Telegraph (uk)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:40
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CDC: 'Tips' campaign has helped a number of smokers quit

There were 267,594 calls attributable to the Tips campaign in 2017, which ran from Jan. 9 to July 30. An estimated 1.83 million smokers attempted to quit and 104,000 quit for good as a result of the 2014 campaign. Non-smokers reported increased conversat
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Jul 19, 2018 14:34
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