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Smoking and Drinking Rates Dropped Among Youth in the UK

Latest research by Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) in the UK suggests that over the past 10 years youth rates of drinking, smoking and drug use have significantly dropped. In the present...
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Czech Republic to Regulate Tobacco Use in the Country

In the European Union the only country that allows smoking in restaurants is the Czech Republic. However, in the nearest future the things will change as the country is going to adopt a new anti-smoking...
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Nigeria: No Plan To Ban Tobacco Smoking

Last week the Nigerian House of Representatives told that it had no plans to prohibit tobacco smoking in the country. However, they are looking for ways to regulate the production and marketing the tobacco...
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Indonesia: Graphic Warnings on Packs are Ineffective

According to Indonesian Consumer Foundation (YLKI), graphic warnings which demonstrate health effects of tobacco use on cigarette packs do not help to reduce smoking rates in Indonesia.  This information...
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Russia Gathered More Than $500K in Fines From Smokers

Federal Consumer Protection Service reported that since January 2014, Russia gathered more than half a million dollars from fines imposed on those who violate the anti-smoking laws. It was estimated that...
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UK: Pregnant Women To Have Smoking Test

In the UK all pregnant women will be screened for smoking. Pregnant females who use services of Bucks Healthcare NHS Trust will have the possibility to make a carbon monoxide testing. The major goal of...
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Nigerian Anti-Tobacco Activists Want High Tobacco Taxes

The experience of many countries worldwide demonstrates that cigarettes tax increase leads to decline in smoking rates. Tobacco products in Nigeria are so cheap that anyone may afford himself buying cigarettes,...
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Quit Smoking and Get $1,000!

Bruce Robinson from Regina, Canada, for more than two decades offers $1,000 to those who quit smoking. You may say that probably the initiative made him turn bankrupt. You are wrong. He says that he offered...
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South Korea to Raise Cigarettes Prices

Last week the Ministry of Health and Welfare in South Korea declared about its plans to increase prices on discount cigarettes. Since 2004 a pack of cigarettes costs  2,300-2,500 won ($2,25-$2,45) depending...
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Philippines to Introduce Graphic Warnings on Packs

In the Philippines there was approved a law imposing tobacco companies to place images of smoking effects on cigarettes packs. The measure is expected to reduce smoking rates in the country. In the committee...
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