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Smoking decline rates in Australia stall as experts argue over e-cigarettes

AUSTRALIA has been accused of falling behind the rest of the world and “resting on its laurels” over its poor results in the decline of cigarette smokers on World No Tobacco Day. It comes as the president of the Australian Medical Association defended t
News Interactive Network/News Limited/News.com (au)
added Jun 2, 2018 10:41
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[Asia] China promotes tobacco-free Olympics

Smoking will be not be allowed, even in Olympic village bars and restaurants, during the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing. This was announced at a World No Tobacco Day-themed program on May 29 to promote a tobacco-free Winter Olympics by the public health
China Daily (cn)
added Jun 2, 2018 00:07
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Government of Canada marks World No Tobacco Day with launch of Canada's Tobacco Strategy

Canada's Tobacco Strategy will take focused action to help Canadians quit smoking, including groups of Canadians with the highest rates of tobacco use. It will also take a pragmatic and compassionate approach to supporting Canadians who already use tobac
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jun 1, 2018 21:25
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Vaping versus JUULing: how the extraordinary growth and marketing of JUUL transformed the US retail e-cigarette market [FREE FULL TEXT]

In a rapidly changing media environment, where successful and influential marketing campaigns can be conducted on social media at little cost, marketing expenditures alone may not fully capture the influence, reach and engagement of tobacco marketing.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:11
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[Illinois] Compliance with the City of Chicago’s partial ban on menthol cigarette sales

The poor compliance observed with Chicago’s partial menthol cigarette ban highlights the need for comprehensive efforts. Optimising local resources to target enforcement efforts in gas stations could improve compliance. Ordinances that also restrict adver
Tobacco Control
added Jun 1, 2018 15:08
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[Asia, India] 53% people fail to quit smoking despite knowing ill effects, finds study

“The data show what we have anecdotally known for decades-- that many smokers have the desire to quit, but not the means to match it,” Derek Yach, president of the Foundation for a Smoke-Free World, said. It is clear that smokers are sacrificing their ph
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jun 1, 2018 14:32
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[Asia, China] Organizers want Beijing Games smoke-free

With the smoke-free legacy of the 2008 Beijing Olympics still in mind, the capital wants to cooperate with Tianjin and Hebei province to present a smoke-free Winter Olympics and Winter Paralympic Games in 2022. The Patriotic Health Campaign Committee an
China Daily (cn)
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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Electronic cigarette use in youths: a position statement of the Forum of International Respiratory Societies

we recommend that electronic cigarettes be regulated as tobacco products and included in smoke-free policies. Sale of electronic cigarettes should be barred to youths worldwide. Flavouring should be prohibited in electronic cigarettes, and advertising acc
European Respiratory Journal
added Jun 4, 2018 15:01
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[UK] E-cigarette timebomb: Vaping is highly addictive and could cause a major health crisis in decades to come, warn lung experts

E-cigarettes could spark a major health crisis in decades to come... The panel of lung experts – from the Forum of International Respiratory Societies – wants flavourings banned as part of tougher restrictions on vaping products. They also want parks
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jun 1, 2018 13:28
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Smoking down, but tobacco use still a major cause of death, disease -

Fewer people are smoking worldwide, especially women, but only one country in eight is on track... Three million people die prematurely each year due to tobacco use that causes cardiovascular diseases such as heart attacks and stroke, the world’s leading
Reuters
added May 31, 2018 15:12
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