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Menthol-like cigarettes still sold in Canada despite ban

Despite a recent ban on the sale of menthol cigarettes in the Canadian provinces of Alberta and Nova Scotia, cigarettes made with similar coloring and marketed as having the same taste are still being sold, new research from ...

Jul 20, 2016
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One in five Americans uses a tobacco product

(HealthDay)—Despite decades of declines in smoking rates in the United States, one in five Americans still smokes or uses hookahs, e-cigarettes or other tobacco products, U.S. health officials reported Thursday.

Jul 14, 2016
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Removal of point-of-sale tobacco displays working

A new study led by University of Otago researchers suggests that July 2012 legislation that removed all point-of-sale tobacco displays from shops selling cigarettes has helped reduce smoking among New Zealand school students ...

Jul 05, 2016
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Tobacco Control

Tobacco Control is a part of public health science dedicated to controlling the menace of tobacco and limiting the death and diseases caused by tobacco. Tobacco Control is a priority area for WHO which reflects in the fact that since its inception, WHO has come out with only one international convention focussing on tobacco control. The internatinal treaty is called the Framework Convetnion on Tobacco Control. The World Bank has also treated tobacco control as an important area affecting economic wellbeing of people and has produced reports on tobacco control.

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