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[Asia, India] Tobacco Burned Rs 1,171-Cr Hole in TN Pocket

Despite all the anti-tobacco campaigns and hikes in tobacco tax, a study shows that people in Tamil Nadu spent a whopping `1,171 crore as medical expenses due to tobacco use in a year. The report on ‘Economic Burden of Tobacco Related Diseases in Tamil N
New Indian Express (in)
added Sep 14, 2014 11:47
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[Australia] ACON campaign to reduce smoking amongst lesbian women

The NSW Health Minister Jillian Skinner has announced ACON will receive funding from the NSW Cancer Institute for a new project aimed at reducing the high rates of smoking among lesbians and same sex attracted women (SSAW).
Gay News Network (au)
added Sep 13, 2014 20:44
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Melanie Griffith smokes a cigar on girls night out in New York City

Melanie and her pals headed to Little Italy for the Annual Feast of San Gennaro where they enjoyed some snacks and even purchased some cigars. The group were later seen posing outside the shop with their cigars in their mouths as they giggled for the cam
The [London, UK] Express
added Sep 13, 2014 17:29
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[Ireland] €1.3 million bill if pregnant smokers used NRT

The total cost for Nicotine Replacement Therapy (NRT) would be €1,386,000, if every pregnant woman in Ireland who smoked availed of NRT for eight weeks, the HSE has said. A four-week supply of NRT costs €50 and there would be an additional monthly prescri
Irish Medical Times (ie)
added Sep 8, 2014 17:06
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Number of Iranian smokers reaches 11M

There are 11 million cigarette and hookah smokers in Iran, Ali Akbar Sayyari, deputy health minister said, adding the figure is equal to 14 percent of the Iranian population. Sayyari explained that 5 million of Iranians smoke cigarette, meanwhile the nu
TREND News Agency (az)
added Sep 5, 2014 17:55
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Call in Saudi Arabia to hike cigarette prices in anti-smoking drive

Manama: A Saudi anti-smoking society, Naqa, has called for hiking the prices of cigarettes to help reduce the numbers of smokers in the kingdom. “Saudi Arabia is witnessing alarming rise in the number of smokers, particularly among male and female studen
Gulf News (ae)
added Sep 4, 2014 14:24
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[Asia, India] VIDEO: Is It Okay For Women To Smoke? Mumbaikars React!

video by Bol Public Bol attempts to establish that Indian society is full of hypocrites. The team went on the streets of Mumbai and asked men about their opinion on women who smoke. While one guy gave a speech about how 'Indian culture' forbids women to s
Times of India
added Sep 4, 2014 13:43
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[New Zealand] Pregnant Maori mums offered gift vouchers to quit smoking

If you are up to 28 weeks pregnant, smoke and are Maori or Pasifika, Waikato District Health Board (DHB) may have up to $250 worth of gift vouchers to give you.
Voxy (nz)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:33
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[Connecticut] Meds To Alleviate Stress May Help Women Smokers Quit

McKee, who directs the Yale Tobacco Treatment Clinic, says quitting strategies have been geared to male biology. Most target the nicotine receptors in the brain, the ones that send feel-good signals when the person smokes.
Hartford (CT) Courant
added Sep 3, 2014 13:20
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[New Zealand] Maori mums' smoking big health worry in Bay

According to Hawke's Bay District Health Board figures, the non-Maori and non-Pacific smoking rate of mothers is 11 per cent, compared with 46 per cent for Maori. Of Maori women aged 20-29, 49 per cent smoke.
Hawke's Bay Today (nz)
added Sep 3, 2014 13:19
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