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'Global Adult Tobacco Survey Atlas'

The prevalence of tobacco use in twenty-two countries surveyed ranges from 43 percent in Bangladesh to 6 percent in Nigeria and Panama, a report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , CDC Foundation , the World Health ... Philanthropy News Digest, 1 month ago

Second hand smoke in public places. How effective has the ban been?

While the government banned smoking in public places in 2008, the data from Global Adult Tobacco Survey India Report indicates the effectiveness of this ban in different states if India. The image above shows the percentage of people all over India who reported being exposed to second had smoke in different public places. Explore the interactive map above to see the percentage of people exposed to second hand smoke, percentage of active smokers and the percentage of people who observed ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago Extend ban to all public places  New Straits Times1 month ago High time to snuff out cigarette smoking in all public places — Consumers Association of Penang  Malay Mail2 months ago

Tobacco Surveillance Systems Can Move Control Efforts Forward

Facebook Twitter Email Print Home Global Health Policy Kaiser Daily Global Health Policy Report June 1, 2015 Tobacco Surveillance Systems Can Move Control EffortsForward Jun 01, 2015 CDC's Our Global Voices : If We Can Measure It, ...
 Kaiser Network.org2 months ago

Bandung students menaced by widespread tobacco ads

A recent joint survey conducted by academics and antismoking activists in Bandung has found that students in the West Java capital city are prone to being exposed to cigarette advertisements, which have been widely placed near schools. A team of ...
 Jakarta Post3 weeks ago

Smoking both down, and shockingly up, in Africa - Mozambique has seen a 220% growth in cigarette use!

INthe last two decades considerablesteps have been made globally to decrease the number of tobacco smokers. However, despite these efforts, tobacco consumption is still on the rise at about 4% per annum, and has an estimated user base of over 1 ...
 Mail & Guardian Online1 month ago

8,000 Israelis die of smoking every year

Health Ministry issues alarming data in honor of World No Tobacco Day: Nearly 20% of adult Israelis smoke, one-third of Israelis are exposed to second-hand smoke, and smoking damages cost Israeli economy about NIS 13 billion a year. Dr. Itay Gal ...
 Ynet News2 months ago

Three out of 4 American adults favor making 21 the minimum age of sale for tobacco products

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Three out of 4 American adults—including 7 in 10 cigarette smokers—favor raising the minimum age of sale for all tobacco products to 21, according to an article by CDC published in the American Journal of Preventive ...
 TickerTech.com3 weeks ago

A Systematic Review of Tobacco Smoking Prevalence and Description of Tobacco Control Strategies in Sub-Saharan African Countries; 2007 to 2014

Abstract Objective To systematically review current smoking prevalence among adults in sub-Saharan Africa from 2007 to May 2014 and to describe the context of tobacco control strategies in these countries. Data Sources Five databases, ...
 Plosone.org3 weeks ago One in four South Africans are obese: research weeks ago Is South Africa 'Fattest Nation' in Sub-Saharan Africa?  AllAfrica.com3 weeks ago Is SA the fattest nation in sub-Saharan Africa, with a third of people obese? weeks ago

Quit Smoking: India Is The Second Largest Consumer Of Tobacco

NEW DELHI: India is the second largest consumer of tobacco after China and 8-9 lakh deaths can be attributed to it each year, said the government. "India is the second largest consumer of tobacco after China. As per the report of Tobacco Control ...
 Silicon India8 hours ago 'India second largest consumer of tobacco'  Press Trust of India4 days ago
Irish Independent

Irish study to find best way to quit smoking for good

One is a global empire with testimonials from Anjelica Houston, Anthony Hopkins and Richard Branson. These stars claim to be among the millions of smokers around the world who have kicked the habit thanks to the advice of a former 100-a-day smoker ...
 Irish Independent1 week ago
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