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[Europe, UK] Tough EU smoking rules approved

Anti-smoking legislation is to be introduced across the European Union in an attempt to cut the number of smokers by 2.4 million. The rules, voted in by the European Parliament, mean picture health warnings will have to dominate the front and back of al
BBC Online
added Feb 27, 2014 13:21

The Death of the Cool Feminist Smoker - Adrian Shirk

Yet it would still be another four years before Phillip Morris launched Virginia Slims, the first brand marketed specifically to women and the last tobacco campaign to air on television: a one-minute genealogy of women smokers “from Flapper to Female Lib
The Atlantic Monthly
added Feb 14, 2014 15:34

[Africa] Senegal on the frontline of the battle with Big Tobacco

2007 Global Youth Tobacco Survey estimated that up to 20 percent of Senegalese boys and 10 percent of girls aged 13 to 15 used tobacco products ... A spokesperson for Philip Morris, which controls over 40 percent of the tobacco market in Senegal and owns
Integrated Regional Information Network (IRIN) [UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs]
added Nov 20, 2013 06:34

Will the European Union’s New Tobacco Tax Legislation Lead to Reductions in Smoking Prevalence? Evidence From a Quasi-Experiment in Spain [FREE FULL TEXT]

The new tax regime affected cigarette prices in the intended direction. However, we find only weak evidence for a reduction in prevalence among women. The availability of cheap, fine-cut tobacco appears to be the most likely cause for the poor results in
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 8, 2013 04:03

[Eastern Europe, Poland] Tobacco Creates New East-West Divide in Europe

New rules to be discussed by European Union ministers on Friday would ban menthol and slim cigarettes, a move designed to improve Europeans’ health but one that has divided it broadly along Cold War lines. Led by Poland, which also happens to be one of
New York Times
added Jun 20, 2013 16:24

[Greece] Tobacco Art Masterpiece Returns to Thessaloniki

The Cultivation of Tobacco, the monumental artwork created in 1960 by one of the greatest Greek engravers Tassos (Anastasios Alevizos) and his wife, also an engraver, Loukia Maggiorou, is returning to Stavroupouli in Thessaloniki. The Greek masterpiece
Greek Reporter
added Feb 10, 2013 21:26

GLANTZ: Public Health England goes even more overboard on e-cigs; when I first heard this I this I thought it was a joke

Public Health England’s latest report on e-cigarettes that recommended allowing e-cigarette use in hospitals and by pregnant women, I thought it was a joke, real fake news. But it is real, so here are some reactions to their press release (reproduced
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Feb 11, 2018 02:33

[Asia, India] Smoking dips 10% in 2 yrs, but women smokers up sharply

According to the latest data given by the health ministry in Parliament, cigarette consumption in 2014-15 was 93.2 billion sticks - 10 billion less than in 2012-13. Production fell from 117 billion sticks to 105.3 billion in the same period.
Times of India
added Dec 28, 2015 06:17

Smoking and survival after breast cancer diagnosis in Japanese women: A prospective cohort study [FREE FULL TEXT]

To improve the prognosis of breast cancer, breast cancer patients should be informed about the importance of smoking cessation in the clinical setting. Moreover, considering the higher risk of death for premenopausal patients with a long duration of smok
Cancer Science
added Jul 22, 2015 11:46

[Africa] Malawi sex workers win the lotto at tobacco markets

Despite crying foul over getting less from their tobacco sales, most farmers seem to care less on how much to spend and spare on beer and short time relationship with commercial sex workers.
Malawi24 (mw)
added Apr 27, 2015 11:25
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