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[Turkey] Erdoğan slams 'so-called scientists' over smoking, alcohol habits

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has vowed to relentlessly pursue his fight against smoking and alcohol consumption and criticized medical scientists and doctors who themselves smoke and drink alcohol even though it is scientifically proven that these habit
Zaman Daily Newspaper (tr)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:43
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Tobacco sales in Alaska hit new low as e-cigarettes surge

Serino is one of many in Alaska who, for a variety of reasons, have stopped buying cigarettes and other highly addictive tobacco products, driving consumption to its lowest point since the latest available records in 2001. Much of the decrease is due to
Anchorage (AK) Daily News
added Jul 4, 2015 17:41

[Canada] BC smoking cessation program, Pfizer's Champix drug facing questions

Questions are being raised about the research the fired B.C. health workers were involved in, including Christy Clark's highly-touted smoking cessation program and a controversial drug named Champix.
CBC News (ca)
added Jul 4, 2015 17:11
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The impact of an increase in excise tax on the retail price of tobacco in New Zealand

Tobacco companies do not appear to be increasing the RRPs of budget brands in line with tobacco excise tax increases. The increasing price differential between budget brands, and mainstream and premium brands may undermine cessation and impede realisation
Tobacco Control
added Jul 4, 2015 16:04
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[Asia, Mid-east] Tobacco consumption in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, 2013: findings from a national survey [FREE FULL TEXT]

there are many potential areas for improvement. Our findings call for the development and implementation of programs to prevent smoking initiation and encourage quitting. To achieve its health goals, KSA may consider increasing taxation on tobacco product
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 4, 2015 11:37

[Oregon] House Kills Steiner Hayward’s Smoke Shop Certification Bill

Rep. Brent Barton led six moderate Democrats to join with Republicans to support the cigar lobby, helping them to avoid paying any fees to the state for their certification, and perpetuating an unseemly state policy that steals money from the tobacco pre
The Lund Report
added Jul 4, 2015 11:33


The Ministry of Health and Medical Services (MOHMS) was today awarded the ‘World No Tobacco Day’ Award for raising awareness and advocacy in the control of illicit trade of tobacco products.
Fijian Government (fj)
added Jul 3, 2015 12:05

[UK] Stop smoking services go ecig friendly - quit and save

Smokers across the North East are being encouraged to give themselves an instant pay rise this summer by quitting – with stop smoking services also supporting people using electronic cigarettes as part of their quit attempt.
Fresh - Smoke Free North East (uk)
added Jul 3, 2015 09:25

truth® Receives Cannes Lions Award For Left Swipe Dat

recognized for excellence in Branded Content and Entertainment at the Cannes Lions 62nd International Festival of Creativity. Its attention-getting, viral music video Left Swipe Dat received the Cannes Bronze Lion Award.... The handle #leftswipedat became
American Legacy Foundation
added Jul 2, 2015 14:25

DR. NINA'S WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW … Why e-cigs are safer, but not safe

In the meantime, lawmakers and the public, appear to be taking an abundance of precaution — warning labels, restricting access to minors, preventing indoor use, disclosure of ingredients — to avoid repeating mistakes made in the past with traditional ciga
Washington Times
added Jul 2, 2015 10:42
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