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Chain-smoking children: Indonesia's ongoing tobacco epidemic - CNN

(CNN) Surrounded by farmland and plantations in the small village of Teluk Kemang Sungai Lilin in South Sumatra, a boy, just 8 years old, sits smiling with his mother. But this boy has a tumultuous past and a reputation that precedes him, having ...and more »

Study: Regular use of e-cigs may help smokers quit -

THURSDAY, Aug. 31, 2017 -- E-cigarettes can help smokers quit, but only if they discard tobacco in favor of vaping nearly every day, a new study suggests. Former smokers are nearly three times more likely to abstain from cigarette smoking if they puff ...and more »

Feds Don't Want You To Know About Safer Tobacco Products - Huffington Post Canada

Nicotine is addictive, and smoking cigarettes can be harmful to your health. So far, I'm not telling you anything you don't already know. But what if there were safer ways of delivering nicotine to those who want it? In fact, as you may also know, by ...and more »

BAT restructures to help e-cigarettes go mainstream - Reuters

(Reuters) - British American Tobacco (BATS.L) has reorganized its regional management structure to integrate its vaping products with its core business, in a push by the world's biggest listed tobacco company to help cigarette alternatives go mainstream.and more »

More Evidence Suggests E-Cigarettes Help Some Smokers Quit - Forbes

Since the arrival of e-cigarettes, debates have raged in public health and research circles about their value and risks. Can they actually help people stop smoking for good? How much harm can they cause? How does that harm compare to the harm from ...and more »

FDA Lies About Vaping While the CDC Inches Toward the Truth - Reason (blog)

FDABetween 2011 and 2016, according to survey data from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cigarette smoking by teenagers fell by half, cigar smoking fell by a third, pipe smoking fell by two-thirds, and smokeless tobacco use fell by ...and more »

Why the cigarette tax won't stop people from smoking -

AUSTRALIA has the most expensive cigarettes in the world. And today, they just got even pricier. From today, tobacco excise on cigarettes will rise by 13 per cent and the price of an average pack of ciggies will go up $2.70 to $35.20. We're fast ...and more »

Cigarettes to increase by $2.70 a pack -

It's the 1st of September, which means the government is jacking up the price of tobacco to feed its filthy spending habit. From today, tobacco excise on cigarettes will rise by 13 per cent, from 62 cents to 70 cents per stick, while excise on other ...and more »

MMA: Illicit cigarettes a bigger issue than 'kiddie packs' - Free Malaysia Today

PETALING JAYA: Addressing the problem of smuggled cigarettes is a more pressing issue than “kiddie pack” cigarettes, according to the Malaysian Medical Association (MMA). MMA president Dr Ravindran Naidu said smuggled cigarettes were cheaper than ...and more »

Asia's smoking addiction - The Nation

Male smoking rate is high in Asian countries, with Indonesian men ranked the world's top smokers as 76% of them smoke. According to the WHO estimates tobacco kills around 6 million people annually around the globe causing a damage of trillions of ...and more »