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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

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

[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 (ONS) (uk)
added Sep 26, 2013 05:57

[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

[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

[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
added Apr 5, 2013 14:02

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

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

[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

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.
added Jun 12, 2012 19:38
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