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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

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

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Experts predict the end of smoking in America

Now, they talk about the slowly-declining adult smoking rate dropping to 10 percent in the next decade and to 5 percent or lower by 2050. Acting U.S. Surgeon General Boris Lushniak last month released ... 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

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

Sales of smokeless tobacco products jump in state, report says

Sales of chewing tobacco and other such smokeless products rose sharply in California over the last decade ... according to a report released Thursday by the state Department of Public Health. The mai... read more

Smoking quit rates highest in 10 years

Nearly 1 in 5 (19.8 percent) quit attempts were successful in the first half of 2017, up from an average of 15.7 percent over the last decade ... Smoking accounts for more than 1 in 4 UK cancer deaths ... read more

WHO promotes No Tobacco Day, but says smoking rising in poorer nations

The report shows that worldwide, 27% smoked tobacco in 2000, compared to 20% in 2016. But the world's population is growing, masking the true picture. However, the pace of action in reducing tobacco d... 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

Tobacco firms 'should be made to pay quitters tax'

Tobacco firms should be made to pay a "quitters ... for evidence-based measures to reduce smoking, including enhanced media campaigns. A new report claims this could save tens of thousands of lives ov... read more

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