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[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
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[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
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[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
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[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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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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How Russian lifestyles are affecting the nation's healthcare

a third of the Russian adult population currently smokes, compared with 25 per cent in the EU and 19 per cent in the US. Again, men make up the majority of the smoking population in Russia, with 46 per cent of Russian men saying they smoke compared with 2
PMLiVE (PM Group) (uk)
added Oct 7, 2013 17:30
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[UK] Opinions and Lifestyle Survey, Smoking Habits Amongst Adults, 2012 (PDF)

from 2007 to 2012 the rate of smoking has remained largely unchanged. While the proportion of women smokers has continued to decline over the past five years, the proportion of males smoking has changed very little. Smoking rates varied between men and w
Office for National Statistics
added Sep 26, 2013 05:57
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[Korea - South] 23% of Seoul Citizens Smoke Average of 14.6 Cigarettes

A study said that about two out of ten Seoul citizens over the age of 20 smoke more than 14.6 cigarettes a day. Comparing to ten years ago, the percentage of male smokers has declined while that for female counterparts has rising. The Seoul Institute, a p
Korea IT Times (kr)
added May 22, 2013 08:06
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[Bangladesh] Bidi workers protest discriminations between bidi and cigarette

Increase in taxes on bidi would hamper the sector including women employment, bidi workers of different factories claimed yesterday. From a view exchange meeting on “Diary of Bidi workers” in the capital’s CIRDAP auditorium, speakers made the comment an
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added May 5, 2013 20:28
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[Canary Islands, Europe, Spain] EU minimum tax legislation for cigarettes has had no effect on smoking prevalence, according to new Spanish study

Up to 2009 there is no statistically significant evidence of any reduction in smoking amongst men -- and very little evidence of a reduction in smoking amongst women -- resulting from the introduction of EU minimum tax legislation in Spain in 2006. This i
ScienceDaily
added Apr 5, 2013 14:02
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