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Smokers quitting tobacco also drink less alcohol

Science Daily - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Previous research has shown that tobacco dependence and alcohol consumption are closely related. The study involved household surveys, where a total of 6,287 out of 31,878 people reported smoking between March 2014 and September 2015. Of these ...
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E-Cigs May Reduce Harm from Tobacco Smoking, Improve Public Health (blog) - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
E-cigarette use may result in a 21 percent drop in smoking-attributable deaths and a 20 percent drop in life-years lost in people born in 1997 or after, compared to what would happen if e-cigarettes were not an option, according to a new research model ...

Tobacco and Anti-Smoking Market Trends: Cigarettes, Cigars, Smokeless and Anti-Smoking Analysis and Forecasts

PR Newswire (press release) - ‎3 hours ago‎
2016 market report Top Trends in Tobacco and Anti-Smoking; Exploring the cigarettes, cigars, smokeless, and anti-smoking categories says many consumers opt for heritage brands for an authentic tobacco sensation, while others look for indulgence, status ...

Ryan Jespersen Show: Can plain packaging on tobacco products prevent smoking? - ‎2 hours ago‎
According to Health Canada, roughly five million Canadians continue to smoke tobacco products which contributes to nearly 37, 000 deaths a year.
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Mike Pence, Trump's Reported VP Pick, Said "Smoking Doesn't Kill"

Mother Jones - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
At several points around the turn of the millennium, Congress debated whether to allow the Food and Drug Administration to regulate tobacco products. Pence, who was elected to Congress in 2000, was firmly against it, arguing that smoking was not as ...
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Another reason to quit smoking: Tobacco bigger risk for Indian youth than alcohol, unhealthy lifestyle

India Today - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
As per the core indicators (high - more than 16 per cent, medium - 7-15 per cent; and low - less than 7 per cent), and usage in the past 30 days of each of cigarettes, other tobacco products and any tobacco products among 13 to 15-year-old students ...
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Mike Pence's Tobacco Stance In A 2000 Op-Ed Is Shocking

Bustle - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
For example, Mike Pence's past stance on tobacco is almost hard to believe. The governor once wrote that "smoking doesn't kill," and that the bad press surrounding tobacco was "hysteria." Yes, it's sad but true. As BuzzFeed's Andrew Kaczynski ...

Efforts Down Under: Plain packaging has helped reduce smoking in Australia

Ottawa Sun - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Research published in scientific journals, as well as the government's own data from a number of sources, shows that illicit tobacco use has not increased since the implementation of plain packaging and with only around 3 per cent of smokers using it ...

The troubles of tobacco smoke addiction

The Standard Digital News (press release) (blog) - ‎Jul 12, 2016‎
It is a question that those who have never puffed a cigarette - and loathe the habit - may never get a satisfactory answer to.

In hard-hitting ad campaign, Philly targets tobacco industry marketing practices - ‎10 hours ago‎
"Our children are not replacement smokers!" a protest leader cries in a radio spot. "We have the power!" the crowd responds - which is exactly the point of this unusually aggressive new campaign targeting the tobacco industry's heavy marketing in low ...

Are Indians smoking fewer cigarettes

Livemint - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Yet, at the same time, they are smoking more counterfeit brands and smuggled cigarettes that the tobacco industry refers to as “illicit trade cigarettes”.

'Are you serious?': Young smokers recoil at prototype of new cigarette packaging

National Post - ‎21 hours ago‎
That was one 20-something's response when Postmedia snagged a prototype pack of the new plain packaging for cigarettes under consideration by Health Canada and showed it to current and former smokers. Outside a hospital and at a local college, there ...

Big Tobacco Is Smoking The Market - Is There Any Value Left?

Seeking Alpha - ‎Jul 13, 2016‎
Perhaps the biggest factor driving tobacco stocks higher is the quest for yield. Declining sovereign bond yields are forcing investors into riskier assets.

A Strange Blend: Why Are Europeans Mixing Cannabis and Tobacco?

Leafly - ‎Jul 17, 2016‎
Cannabis doesn't carry the sort of health hazards tobacco does, a majority of studies say. But that doesn't change the European habit of mixing the two.

Tobacco use, involuntary secondhand smoke exposure high in multiunit housing residents

St. Louis American - ‎Jul 20, 2016‎
Americans living in multiunit housing, such as apartments and condominiums, are more likely to use tobacco products and less likely to have smoke-free home rules than people living in single-family housing, according to a new study by the Centers for ...
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Smoking in movies: film-makers just can't kick the habit

The Guardian - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
A 2011 study led by Stanton A Glantz, director of the Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education, found that several films which contained scenes with cigarettes were still not being labelled as “smoking” films by the MPAA. Looking at the box ...
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e-Cigs' 'Cool Factor' a Major Draw for Teens

Medscape - ‎4 hours ago‎
Although electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes) are touted mainly as a tool for smoking cessation, the devices are gaining favor among adolescents for some of the reasons that have long made tobacco smoking attractive ― they're perceived as "cool," new ...

Plains packaging

The Economist - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Granted, some African countries have recently tightened tobacco-control laws. In May Uganda banned smoking in public places—a move Ghana made in 2012.
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What Is Brain Bleeding? Female Smokers Suffer Strokes More Than Men From Smoking Tobacco Products

International Business Times - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The health risks that come with smoking cigarettes has been well documented over the decades, with lungs being especially susceptible to smoke inhalation. But a new study has found another key part of the human anatomy could lopsidedly affect women ...

Health boards urged to stop people smoking outside hospitals

The Courier - ‎8 hours ago‎
“We do need to be compassionate both to those whose health is vulnerable and who need to be protected from breathing tobacco smoke, and also to people who began smoking as children and can find it hard to quit cigarettes. “There is free expert advice ...