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[Canada] GIFFORD-JONES: Mortality rate grim for lung cancer

lung cancer kills more women than breast and colon-rectal cancer combined. But there's hope for both sexes.
Saskatoon (Sas) Star Phoenix (ca)
added Aug 21, 2012 02:56
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[Asia] Smoking survey shows alarming trends in Qatar

Equally alarming is the revelation from the latest Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) that the number of smokers in the 13-15 age group in Qatar has gone up from 6.5% to 9.8%, marking an increase of 3.3% between 2007 and 2013.
Gulf Times (qa)
added Nov 16, 2014 18:11
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[Brazil] Plain packaging reduces the appeal of smoking

Central's open access journal BMC Public Health provides a report on the appeal of plain cigarette packs, compared to branded packs, among women in Brazil, and finds that plain packs reduce the appeal of their contents.
EurekAlert
added Sep 4, 2012 08:30
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TAN: Smoking In Asia: A Looming Health Epidemic

After a spate of tobacco-related policy changes in China and across Asia, governments can only hope that these will be enough to stem the looming health epidemic that threatens to reverse the socioeconomic gains of the past decade.
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Aug 24, 2012 01:54
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[Trinidad And Tobago] Women and smoking - an unhealthy mix

Newsday/Daily News (tt)
added Aug 17, 2010 00:00
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U.S. Smoking Rate Falls to 15 Percent: CDC

Higher tobacco taxes, tough anti-smoking messages and smoke-free laws that ban smoking from indoor and outdoor areas appear to be dissuading even hard-core, heavily addicted smokers from continuing the habit, said Patricia Folan, director of the Center f
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Sep 1, 2015 10:55
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[Indiana] More women are smoking cigars, but 'feminized' flavors can come with a risk

Angelina Jolie, Demi Moore, Claudia Schiffer and Heidi Klum have been known to puff on stogies. Manufacturers are marketing flavors such as honey and mocha ... Blend Cigar Bar, which opened in September on 82nd Street, was designed by a woman to appeal t
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jan 19, 2014 00:43
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[China] Anti-smoking Activist Wu Yiqun

Yet smoking opponents trying to prevent those deaths are not regarded as frontline heroes saving lives, said Wu Yiqun, one of China's most aggressive anti-smoking activists.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jun 2, 2012 18:30
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Heart Surgeon Attacks Ad with Female Cigar Smoker: Why It Is Harder for Women to Quit and How to Stop

This time he's taking on Karrass, the self-proclaimed "worldwide leader in negotiation training" for running an ad featuring an attractive businesswoman smoking a celebratory cigar. When Dr. Neravetla saw the ad in two separate in-flight magazines—US Airw
Sacramento (CA) Bee
added Mar 12, 2013 12:54
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[Wisconsin] Local tobacconist founds international group for women cigar afficionadas

Mary Lynn Kane vows to change the cigar industry...Under the auspices of the group she founded five years ago – the International Women's Cigar Society (IWCS) – she conducted a first-of-its-kind survey earlier this year of women cigar smokers in the U.S.
OnMilwaukee.com
added Aug 25, 2014 13:01
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