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Nevada leads nation in secondhand smoke exposure

More than two-thirds of adult Nevadans are exposed to secondhand tobacco smoke, the highest rate in the nation, according to a federal study. In fact, the No. 2 state for secondhand smoke was almost 10 percentage points behind Nevada.
Reno (NV) Gazette-Journal
added Jan 26, 2014 07:04
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[Oregon] GRAPHICS: Multnomah County Health 'Sweet Deceit' Posters

Portland (OR) Tribune
added Sep 26, 2013 05:26
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Russia to put shock images on cigarette packs

Russia on Monday unveiled a series of graphic images, including of a gangrenous foot and a still-born baby, that will be printed on cigarette packs as the country tries to trim its sky-high rates of smoking.
The News (pk)
added Sep 4, 2012 17:02
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European Tobacco Growers Worry About the WHO's Last Recommendations on Tobacco That Would Have a Dramatic Impact on the European Growers With no Effect on Consumption

In its latest report, the WHO has stepped out of its field of specialisation - health - into that of agriculture, of which it has no understanding. Its objective, which is thoroughly irresponsible, is to jeopardize still further the position of the tobac
PR Newswire
added Jun 8, 2012 15:21
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[Canada] JHA: Tax hike on tobacco could save 25,000 lives

If Flaherty wants the gold medal for tobacco control then he should announce that every year for the next five years the street price per pack will rise by at least 10 per cent — or double his recent announcement. This will have the net impact of getting
Toronto (Ont) Star (ca)
added Feb 28, 2014 12:26
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TPLP Applauds Surgeon General Report’s Focus on Tobacco Litigation (#SGR50); Massachusetts Seen as New Frontier

Thanks to a landmark 2013 ruling by the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court (SJC) in the case of Evans v. Lorillard Tobacco Co., the Bay State is poised to become the most attractive state in which to file product liability lawsuits against tobacco compa
Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI)
added Jan 17, 2014 16:06
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Tobacco industry use of flavours to recruit new users of little cigars and cigarillos

Tobacco companies engaged in a calculated effort to blur the line between LCCs to increase the appeal to cigarette smokers, and the use of flavours facilitated these efforts. Bans on flavoured cigarettes should be expanded to include flavoured LCCs, and t
Tobacco Control
added Oct 30, 2014 14:48
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[Burma/Myanmar] Myanmar struggles to kick a deadly addiction

shows red-stained teeth, the mark of the long-time betel user. “If you chew three continuously, it’s equal to smoking a pack of cigarettes,” ... Today there are about 600 million betel users worldwide — most of them in Asia. The WHO ranks it as the fourth
GlobalPost
added Sep 19, 2014 16:02
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[China] TRANSFORMERS TURNS AN AFTERNOON AT THE MOVIES INTO A LOUD CIGAR COMMERCIAL

TRANSFORMERS MAKES 3 BILLION TOBACCO IMPRESSIONS ON CHINA AND USA In three short weeks, Transformers: Age of Extinction (PG-13) has delivered an estimated 2.4 billion tobacco impressions in China and 1.5 billion tobacco impressions in the US and Canad
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 19, 2014 14:02
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Indonesia's Tough Tobacco Rules Close to Being Signed

A landmark government regulation on tobacco control is being finalized and will be signed soon, President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono said on Wednesday.
Jakarta Globe (id)
added Aug 2, 2012 06:22
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