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Smoking: a rundown on lighting up

Here are some facts and figures ahead of the UN's World No Tobacco Day Thursday. - How many people smoke? - There are around one billion smokers in the world, about a seventh of the global population, according to World Health Organization (WHO) and ot
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added May 30, 2018 12:37
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MCCULLOUGH: Marijuana: Big Tobacco 2.0

Read any history of the modern American tobacco industry (I personally recommend Allan M. Brandt’s tremendous The Cigarette Century) and the parallels become obvious...... the new drug’s playbook is essentially identical. As was the case with smoking toba
National Review
added May 30, 2018 19:54
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where are kids getting juul?

The most common way youth got JUUL is through physical retail locations...Just over half — 52 percent — reported that they received JUUL from a social source, such as a friend or family member.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added May 30, 2018 17:32
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Turning the Spotlight on Tobacco and Heart Disease

According to the Global Adult Tobacco Survey, adult smokers who do not believe, or do not know that smoking causes heart attack, range from 61% in China to 5% in Egypt; and adult smokers who do not believe, or do not know that smoking causes stroke, rang
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added May 30, 2018 17:24
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[France] A million French smokers quit in 2017 thanks to anti-smoking campaigns

There are now a million fewer people in France lighting up tobacco products than there were between 2016 and 2017. This is a staggering amount of people who have suddenly decided to kick the bad habit — a change the likes of which hasn’t been seen in ove
ZME Science
added May 30, 2018 16:30
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[Arizona] Cochise County landlords encouraged to create smoke-free communi

To mark World No Tobacco Day on May 31, the County is partnering with Arizona Smoke-Free Living Coalition (ASFL) to help landlords, and their tenants, create healthier environments. “We can provide information and support to help landlords adopt smoke-f
KOLD TV Channel 13 (Tucson, AZ)
added May 30, 2018 13:42
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[Asia, China] Cost-effective for insurance to cover stop smoking drugs

the inclusion of smoking cessation drugs in health insurance may, in a sense, save public money. Shenzhen's move will help people quit smoking and therefore it should be supported.
China Daily (cn)
added May 29, 2018 14:15
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MAHOOD/COLLISHAW: Canada's anti-tobacco plan is smoke and mirrors

Inadequate funding and timid language from the government of Justin Trudeau won't help curb epidemic.
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added May 29, 2018 15:50
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[France] One million French smokers quit in a year amid anti-smoking measures

Such a drop has not been seen in a decade, according to Public Health France, which carried out the study. There has also been a decline in smoking among teenagers and those on low incomes. The study pointed to the slew of anti-smoking measures introdu
BBC Online
added May 29, 2018 14:33
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[UK] ‘Tobacco and alcohol are a blight on Sunderland’ - city leaders debate plans to tackle £94.6million smoking problem

Sunderland’s smoking prevalence rate stands at 18% for 2016/17 – slightly higher than the national average of 15.5 per cent. In 2016/17, 487 women in Sunderland were recorded as smoking at the time they gave birth – equating to 17.2% and almost double t
Scarborough Evening News (uk)
added May 29, 2018 14:01
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