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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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50-Year Trends in Smoking-Related Mortality in the United States

The risk of death from cigarette smoking continues to increase among women and the increased risks are now nearly identical for men and women, as compared with persons who have never smoked. Among men, the risks associated with smoking have plateaued at t
New England Journal of Medicine (NEJM)
added Jan 24, 2013 11:48
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Tobacco Industry Using Coupons to Keep Women and Young People Addicted

Tobacco companies' aggressive coupon marketing tactics may reduce the likelihood that current smokers will quit, according to new research published in Tobacco Control, an international peer-reviewed journal. This report is the first-of-its-kind to illust
PR Newswire
added Dec 12, 2012 15:46
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[UK] Lung cancer rates soaring for women after tobacco manufacturers target them by saying smoking helps you stay slim

Lung cancer rates have surged in women after tobacco manufacturers encouraged them to smoke to stay slim, experts warn. The number of cases is increasing far more quickly compared to men and is likely to overtake them within the next decade. Researcher
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 11, 2012 22:02
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380000 U.S. deaths yearly due to smoking

Death attributable to smoking is declining, with 200,000 such deaths anually for U.S. men, and 180,000 for women, researchers said.
UPI
added Jun 12, 2012 19:38
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[Florida] Philip Morris Marketing Targeted Women, Drove Smoker's Deadly Addiction, Lawyer Says in Cancer Trial

The cigarette addiction that led to a Florida woman’s death was fueled by ads targeting women and smokers looking for a “healthier” choice, a lawyer for the woman’s family said Wednesday, as a rare Florida trial outside the Engle progeny line of lawsuits
Courtroom View Network (CVN)
added Sep 29, 2017 17:15
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[Asia-pacific, Singapore] Why do people who don't smoke get lung cancer?

About 70 per cent of these "never-smokers" - as they are referred to in the medical field - who have lung cancer are women. All told, "never-smokers" make up three in 10 lung cancer patients here.... "Exposure to second-hand smoke at home or at the work
Straits Times (sg)
added Sep 14, 2016 18:16
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[Florida] In Engle Trials, Female Attys Face An Old Boy's Club ($$)

Laura Shamp, says women have been chased out of the courtroom for too long... The dearth of lead female trial attorneys in state Engle cases may be rooted in decades-old social and historical forces, experts told Law360. Shamp said she faced a barrage of
Law360
added Mar 1, 2016 16:47
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