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[UK] Women smokers linked to rise in lung cancer as figures show tobacco products cause 30% of cancerous tumors in India

lung cancer and cervical cancer are still the most common cancers in the country. The latest report compiled from cancer registries across India by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) has revealed that tobacco accounts for around a third (30 pe
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added May 19, 2016 22:33
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[Vietnam] GOODWIN: Watch Out, Joe Camel Is Back: Big Tobacco and the TPP

helping to promote cigarette use, an industry that accounts for one in ten adult deaths worldwide, especially among young Vietnamese women, will not make for a proud Obama legacy.
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 30, 2015 21:40
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Women smokers on the rise in Bahrain

One in every 14 women in Bahrain is now a smoker, according to the latest figures from the kingdom's health ministry. The statistic - which officials from the Anti-Smoking Committee described as "disappointing" - actually reflects a slight dip in women
TradeArabia (bh)
added Jun 23, 2014 08:40
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Why European women are still smoking like chimneys

This leaves the tobacco companies free to use certain guileful tactics, which may help explain why more girls and women are picking up the habit, says a separate WHO report. To attract women, tobacco companies across the region are relying on more female
The Week
added Dec 7, 2013 14:15
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[Malaysia] Alarm As 'Shisha' Smoking Takes Urban Tanzania By Storm

- A new 'fashionable' trend of Shisha smoking among the youth especially young girls in the Tanzanian capital city Dar es Salaam is proving to be a concern. The Head of the Mental Health and Substance Abuse Unit in the Ministry of Health and Social Welfa
BERNAMA (Malaysian National News Agency) (my)
added Jul 1, 2013 14:33
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[Australia, Ireland] Do plain cigarette packs help young women smokers to quit?

As Ireland plans to introduce new legislation to follow the Australian lead of plain packaging on cigarettes, a major new study has suggested that the initiative may help young women to cut down on the number of cigarettes they smoke and may even encoura
Irish Medical News (ie)
added May 28, 2013 13:32
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Current Tobacco Use and Secondhand Smoke Exposure Among Women of Reproductive Age — 14 Countries, 2008–2010

To examine current tobacco use and SHS exposure in women aged 15–49 years, data were analyzed from the 2008–2010 Global Adult Tobacco Survey (GATS) from 14 low- and middle-income countries: Bangladesh, Brazil, China, Egypt, India, Mexico, Philippines, Pol
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Nov 4, 2012 12:58
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BANGLADESH: Hazardous "bidi” cigarette factories

Even after working 12 hours a day six days a week in toxic factory conditions rolling cigarettes in Bangladesh - followed by more cigarette rolling work at home - Shahnaz Begum, a 30-year-old mother of two, still cannot afford to feed her family.
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Sep 19, 2012 16:45
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China's national tobacco company has a staggering market — and they start young

Bloomberg Businessweek reporter Andrew Martin investigated China's tobacco industry for the latest issue of the magazine. “[CNTC] was started by the government in 1982 as a way to corral black market cigarettes,” Martin says. “It’s just exploded in growt
Public Radio International (PRI)
added Dec 22, 2017 21:32
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Tobacco Use in Canada » Highlights

University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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