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[Canada] Health Coalition Aims to Reduce Smoking Rates in British Columbia

British Columbia's Clean Air Coalition have released a new report focusing on reducing smoking rates in the province, with five key aims created that they believe should have a positive impact. Formed of a partnership between the BC Lung Association, He
Clean Air Coalition of BC (ca)
added Jan 24, 2018 16:11
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Parental transmission of smoking among middle-aged and older populations in Russia and Belarus

Conclusions Intergenerational paternal and maternal influences on smoking should be taken into account in studies seeking to monitor the rates of smoking and the impact of tobacco control programmes.
LSE Research Online (London School of Economics and Political Science) (uk)
added Jan 24, 2018 02:29
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[Minnesota] PHILLIPS: Changes in attitudes about smoking mostly a result of social engineering

It’s interesting that social engineering, which Americans generally oppose, and restricting individual rights, also detested by Americans, were so effective in turning people against tobacco. The main reason the restrictions were accepted by the America
Bluff Country (MN) Newspaper Group
added Jan 23, 2018 23:58
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[Canada] Many Unaware Of Cannabis, Hookah Smoking Health Risks

the Chatham-Kent Public Health Unit is warning residents to steer clear of any kind of smoke, not just tobacco. National Non-Smoking Week, which runs until Saturday, is a coast-to-coast campaign that informs and educates Canadians about the dangers of to
BlackburnNews.com (ca)
added Jan 23, 2018 22:56
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[Asia] NINE OUT OF 10 CHILDREN IN BANGLADESH EXPOSED TO SECONDHAND SMOKE

Bangladesh outlawed smoking in public places in 2013. However, our survey of primary school children in the capital, Dhaka, found that 95 per cent had recently been exposed... Unfortunately, social norms around smoking are not showing a similar trend in
The Independent (uk)
added Jan 25, 2018 21:18
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Inferring Smoking Status from User Generated Content in an Online Cessation Community

Passive inference of smoking status from UGC in online cessation communities is possible and highly reliable for smokers who actively produce content. These results lay the groundwork for further development of observational research tools and interventi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jan 25, 2018 21:00
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[Canada] COALITION WANTING PROVINCIAL GOVERNMENT TO HELP SLASH THE VOLUME OF SMOKERS IN BC

BC’S Clean Air Coalition is working hard to reduce the province’s tobacco rates. The group consisting of members from the BC Lung Association, Heart and Stroke and Canadian Cancer Society brought forward numerous strategies to the province ranging from
My Prince George Now (94.3 The Goat Rocks/97 Country FM) (ca)
added Jan 23, 2018 01:09
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[Canada] Health coalition calls on province to take action on tobacco now

This National Non-Smoking Week (January 21-27), the Clean Air Coalition of BC is recommending ways the provincial government can take action to prevent youth from smoking, help those most heavily addicted, and address increasingly complex smoking pattern
Nelson Daily (ca)
added Jan 23, 2018 01:07
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[Canada] Anti-smoking activists move to other battles, as complete ban is adopted at BC Ferries

Errol Povah, president of Airspace Action on Smoking and Health, says BC Ferries’ move ends a long fight he has personally waged against his former employer. He’s now setting his sights on getting a complete ban on smoking in apartments and condos.
News1130 Radio (ca)
added Jan 22, 2018 06:05
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[Canada] Quebec Tobacco-Free Week to raise awareness of smoking-related cancers

85 per cent of lung cancers and 60 per cent of throat cancer deaths are linked to smoking, the council said on the first day of Quebec Tobacco-Free Week 2018. The campaign slogan, “Le tabac laisse des marques” (roughly, “tobacco leaves its imprint”), ai
Montreal Gazette (ca)
added Jan 22, 2018 05:44
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