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[Bangladesh] Rising tobacco use sparks concerns

The tobacco control law of 2005 provides for bans on advertising, promotion and sponsorship, smoking in public places and public transports and requirements for warning on cigarette packets. However, direct tobacco advertising had been banned only for sm
Dhaka Tribune (bd)
added Jun 2, 2013 09:46
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[Saudi Arabia] LETTER: Smoking problem

This is with reference to the report “65% of secondary schoolgirls smoke” (Feb. 8). It is an alarming trend and needs to be checked at the earliest. According to the report, exposure to western and social media is to be blamed for this trend. It is
Arab News (sa)
added Feb 8, 2015 18:08
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[Canada] GLANTZ: Yet another high quality study finds that smoking causes breast cancer, especially in younger women before they have kids

“Active cigarette smoking and risk of breast cancer,” a large, long-term and very well done longitudinal study of 89,835 women followed forward in time for a mean of 22.1 years. They found: Smoking is associated with increased breast cancer There is a
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Mar 10, 2015 11:09
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Improving livelihoods in Laos

We’re helping to improve the livelihoods of disabled women in Laos by supporting a vocational training project near our factory in Vientiane. The Lao Disabled Women Development Centre is set to receive funding from our charitable organisation the Altadis
Imperial Brands (nee Imperial Tobacco) (uk)
added May 1, 2015 12:14
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[Asia, Cambodia] Tobacco law passed

National Assembly yesterday unanimously passed a draft law on tobacco control intended to combat the annual $100 million smoking habit that kills 30 people every day... the law contains 13 chapters and 49 articles intended to “educate and reduce tobacco u
KiMedia (Jendhamuni Sos blog) (kh)
added Apr 10, 2015 13:51
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[Canada] VIDEO: How smoking can increase a man's odds of osteoporosis

Medical expert Dr. Marla Shapiro explains how smoking can increase a man’s odds of osteoporosis and why screening guidelines could change.
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Mar 17, 2015 15:02
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[Asia, Saudi Arabia] Six million smokers spend SR12b a year

around 45 percent of men over 15 years in the Kingdom smoke. Dr. Ahmad Al-Buali said these smokers spend around SR12 billion a year, or SR33 million a day, on cigarettes. He said around 6 million people in the Kingdom are smoker and their number is increa
Saudi Gazette Online (sa)
added Aug 11, 2014 12:07
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14 Percent of Girls in Mainland China May Smoke

A Shanghai-based health research team has found that up to 14 percent of girls in mainland China may smoke, which is much higher than a figure announced earlier by Chinese authorities.
All-China Women's Federation (cn)
added Jan 17, 2013 15:28
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Trends in the prevalence of smoking in Portugal: a systematic review

Conclusions This study provides robust evidence to place Portuguese women at stage II and men at the later stages of the tobacco epidemic.
BioMed Central (uk)
added Nov 12, 2012 11:23
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Highlights from the American Journal of Public Health: November 2012 issue

1) Secondhand smoke exposure is attributable to health and economic burden . . . 3) Tobacco use patterns differ across U.S. states and subpopulations
Newswise
added Sep 20, 2012 17:45
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