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Illicit cigarette sales in Indian cities: findings from a retail survey

Conclusion Our estimate of the illicit cigarette market share of 2.73% casts serious doubt on the tobacco industry estimate of 20% and Euromonitor’s estimate of 21.3%.
Tobacco Control
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Asia, India] E-cigarettes, hookah bars on radar of health department

The selling of e-cigarettes and hookah bars' operating in Mohali are now on the radar of health department following strict orders of chief minister Amarinder Singh. The Punjab government has initiated a campaign to eradicate tobacco use to save children
Times of India
added Dec 12, 2017 01:04
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[Massachusetts] VIDEO: New Advertisements About The Dangers of Tobacco Use Raise Concerns Over State Efforts

Meanwhile, state efforts made by Massachusetts to curb tobacco use have been decreasing. While the state spent $43 million on its tobacco prevention program in 2000, it only spent $4 million in 2017. We discuss the new ads and why Massachusetts has move
WBUR-FM (Boston, MA)
added Dec 11, 2017 20:46
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Rural health: TSET’s goal is to improve the health of all Oklahomans

In Oklahoma, three behaviors – poor diet, tobacco use and sedentary lifestyle – contribute to four conditions – cardiovascular disease, cancer, chronic lower respiratory disease, and diabetes -- that cause 60 percent of deaths. These deaths can be preven
The Oklahoman
added Dec 11, 2017 17:37
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GLANTZ: Detailed analysis of the Executive Summary (Section 2.7) submitted by Philip Morris International in support of its MRTP application for IQOS

The application completely ignores anyone under the legal age to purchase tobacco products.... kids. Based on the experience of e-cigarettes, it is highly likely that IQOS products will appeal to kids and create or increase their nicotine addiction. And b
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:05
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Trust in E-cigarette safety varies by worldview, source of messaging

Public health messaging about the safety of e-cigarettes needs to account for the worldviews of the target audience, with different groups displaying varying levels of trust depending on the source of the message, according to a recent study by the Schoo
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:04
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[UK-Scotland] Crackdown on adults buying kids cigarettes in Dumbarton and the Vale

In launching the campaign, ASH says most children who smoke get their tobacco from friends, family and other people they know. Often these adults think they are “doing them a favour”. In response, the “Not A Favour” campaign makes it clear that helping
Dumbarton & Vale of Leven Reporter (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 13:00
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Evidence in PMI’s MRTP Application indicates that the proposed labeling and warnings for IQOS will mislead consumers

My colleagues at UCSF, Stanford, and Georgia State University have submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k1-908n-holz and a PDF of the comment is available here. The evidence cited in PMI’s MRTP Application indicates that
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:51
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[Asia, India] Rajasthan’s ‘tobacco report card’ today

Report card on state's schemes and policies to discourage use of tobacco to be out on Monday. Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS-2) will be released in the city on Monday. Over the past few years, health department had taken innovative steps including cele
Times of India
added Dec 11, 2017 12:43
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[UK] Reason why smoking rates in Bury are higher than national average

Cllr Preston said: “8.7 per cent of 15-year-olds in Bury are current smokers, a drop from 21 per cent in 2004.” She added a new Greater Manchester Tobacco Control Plan is expected which will be accommodated by a new Bury plan as the current tobacco contr
Bury Times (uk)
added Dec 11, 2017 12:32
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