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Smoking deaths triple over decade: tobacco report

LONDON (Reuters) - Tobacco-related deaths have nearly tripled in the past decade and big tobacco firms are undermining public efforts that could save millions, a report led by the health campaign grou... read more

Smoking-related deaths in China to triple, study says; health advocates say government must act

Public health advocates in China are hoping a new report ... out tobacco control, which means it is a fight between the left hand and the right hand," Ms Wu said. The study found two out of three Chin... read more

Workplace smoking bans and cigarette taxes could save 9 million lives in India

and one in three people report being exposed to smoking in the workplace. Deaths from cardiovascular disease linked to tobacco use there are projected to climb 12 percent over the next decade. As ques... read more

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The global grip of cigarette smoking

Fifty years ago this month, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry announced the bombshell conclusions of a new report to a crowded room of journalists: Cigarette smoking causes ... agreement negotiated ov... read more

The Health 202: As medical community speaks out on gun violence, Democrats vow to push legislation

“Federal spending on Medicare Advantage will nearly triple in the coming decade ... for increasing the age to buy tobacco products from 18 to 21 in the state, part of an effort in response to concerns ... read more

Teens and Tobacco Use: Why Declines in Youth Have Stalled

Smoking rates in teens have dropped considerably over the last decade, but the rate of decline ... In a study released Thursday, CDC researchers report that from 2000 to 2011, middle schoolers’ use of ... read more

Developing World Has 80 Percent of Tobacco-Related Deaths

Such trends, fuelled by tobacco industry tactics, are having a “devastating” impact on the global economy, health and development workers warned at the Washington launch of a new report tracking ... p... read more

Honey Bee Colony Collapse Disorder Linked to Tobacco Plant Virus

A new report published in the journal mBio shows that the staggering rise in honey bee deaths over the past decade could be partly ... and it can jump from tobacco plants to soy plants to mites, makin... read more

Smoking programs not keeping pace

In its 10 th annual State of Tobacco Control Report Card ... youth and adult smoking rates have declined only slowly over the past decade, sometimes stalling completely. That means tobacco remains the ... read more

Tobacco Company Reports Early Success With Better-for-You Cigarettes

Smoking continues to be one of the leading causes of preventable disease and death in the ... most toxic compounds in tobacco and cigarette smoke, in an effort to reduce the health costs associated wi... read more

Smoking deaths triple - tobacco report

2012-03-22 07:25 London - Tobacco-related deaths have nearly tripled in the past decade and big tobacco firms ... to rise to 3.5 million a year by 2030, the report said. That is part of a broader shif... read more

Curbing Tobacco Use – One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

one thing is plain to policy makers all over the world: tobacco is going to be a huge development challenge in the coming decade. “In tobacco and smoking, we see death and disease. The tobacco industr... read more

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