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[Canada] The Ultimate Tobacco Control Failure: 90% of Pregnant Women Smoking (2nd in an investigative series)

Why are smoking rates so much higher in Nunavut than in the rest of Canada and other far Northern parts of the world? the tort litigation against the tobacco industry diverting public attention from scrutinizing the role that government regulatory
Center for Regulatory Effectiveness (CRE)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:41

2016's Biggest Deals And The Firms That Led Them ($$)

... Potential Tobacco Tie-Up Cravath Swaine & Moore LLP and Herbert Smith Freehills LLP joined forces to advise...
added Dec 8, 2016 02:19

the video game danger parents don’t know about

A majority of parents are unaware of smoking in video games, according to Played: Smoking and Video Games, a new report released today by Truth Initiative. More than a dozen games released in 2016—at least five of which are rated “Teen”—feature smoking.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 8, 2016 02:10

[Austria] e-Cigarettes Not the Panacea They Are Claimed to Be, Expert Says

data presented here at the 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC) suggested that there are a number of respiratory problems associated with the use of e-cigarettes, potentially arising from unregulated chemicals in the fluid/vapor.
Medical Tribune
added Dec 8, 2016 02:03

[Europe] In Greece's Tobacco Culture, Passive Smoke a Serious Problem

Nearly two-thirds of Greeks are inhaling someone else's tobacco smoke on a daily basis, making Greece the worst nation in the European Union in exposing its people to the health risks of passive smoking. The European Union's statistical office Eurostat s
AP - Associated Press
added Dec 7, 2016 17:00

[Europe] Eurostat: One quarter of EU citizens are smokers

One in four EU citizens over 15 years old (24%) is a tobacco smoker, according to Eurostat. Spain comes in just above this average with 25.3%. EurActiv Spain reports. 23% of Spanish residents are regular smokers and 2.4% are occasional smokers, Eurostat
added Dec 7, 2016 16:43
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[UK] SELBIE: A tobacco-free NHS: achieving a step change (PDF)

To: All NHS Trust and FT Chief Executives ... I am asking for your help to reach smokers who are in your hospital waiting rooms, consulting rooms and beds. There is a clear opportunity to achieve significant short- term savings and reduce demand. NICE g
added Dec 7, 2016 16:24

[Ireland] Reilly slams delay in launching plain cigarette packets

Fine Gael deputy leader James Reilly has criticised the Government over the delay in introducing plain-packaged tobacco products. Dr Reilly, who spearheaded the legislation when he was Children's Minister, expressed concern that the new laws are three-a
Evening Herald (ie)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:07

[Asia, China] Beijing sees 2,719 fined over smoke ban

More than 2,700 people in Beijing have received fines for illegal public smoking since the city introduced China's toughest tobacco control regulation 18 months ago. A total of 2,719 people were fined a total of 142,500 yuan ($20,700) between June 1 las
China Daily (cn)
added Dec 7, 2016 16:04

majority of natural american spirit smokers believe brand is less harmful cigarettes schroeder institute

Natural American Spirit smokers are over 22 times more likely than other smokers to believe their brand is less harmful, despite the fact that there is no evidence that they are any safer.
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 7, 2016 03:14
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