Countries That Smoke The Most Tobacco

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European Nations Consume The Most Tobacco By Oliver Smith, The Telegraph To mark World No Tobacco Day, we’ve mapped the planet according to cigarette consumption. As with alcohol consumption, Eastern European nations dominate – with a couple of exceptions. Andorra tops the table, compiled by Tobacco Atlas, with an estimated 6,398 legally-sold machine-made and roll-your-own

Cigar Use Rising Among Young Adults

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Flavored Tobacco Products Fueling Demand Though fewer young people are smoking cigarettes these days, cigar smoking is increasing among youth and young adults. Cigars include a range of products, from large traditional cigars to little cigars and cigarillos (LCCs), many of which come in flavored varieties. To better understand the market and usage pattern for each type

Teen Smoking, E-Cigarette Use Down

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About 4 Million U.S. Teens Already Hooked On Nicotine By Salynn Boyles, MedPage Today Use of all tobacco products, including conventional and electronic cigarettes, declined among U.S. teens last year, according to the latest national survey data from the CDC. Cigarette smoking among middle school and high school students continued a two-decade decline, falling to the

Tobacco Trends Buried In Smoke

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Disparities In Tobacco Use Among Races, Classes Tobacco use is a major preventable cause of premature death and disease worldwide. Currently, approximately 5.4 million people die each year due to tobacco-related illnesses—a figure expected to increase to more than 8 million a year by 2030. An efficient and systematic surveillance mechanism to monitor the epidemic

Cigarettes The Top Cause of Lung Cancer

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Smoking Causes 80 Percent Of Lung Cancer Cigarette smoking is the number one risk factor for lung cancer. In the United States, cigarette smoking is linked to about 80 percent to 90 percent of lung cancers. Using other tobacco products such as cigars or pipes also increases the risk for lung cancer. Tobacco smoke is

Tobacco Companies Target Blacks, Indians, Women

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More Women Die Of Lung Cancer Than Breast Cancer The best way to evaluate the issue of social and racial targeting is to analyze the facts. Smoking rates are higher among some racial subgroups than others, while smoking among people of lower socioeconomic status is much higher than those from middle and upper classes. Black

Tobacco Company Documents Explain Marketing Strategy

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Targeting the Young, Poor, Black and Stupid Tobacco kills approximately six million people around the globe every year, including 443,000 Americans. Unchecked, tobacco-related deaths will increase to more than eight million a year by 2030, and 80 percent of those deaths will occur in the developing world. Ironically, you won’t find many tobacco executives who

Nicotine More Addictive Than Cocaine, Heroin

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Chemical Additives A Deadly Cocktail In Tobacco Contrary to statements by tobacco company spokesmen, tobacco products are extremely addictive and deadly. It’s become a science for marketing purposes. Most smokers wish that they had never started their ugly habit. The nicotine and the additives such as ammonia make cigarettes extremely addictive and deadly. In fact,

Cigarette Smoking Causes Nearly A Third Of All Cancer Deaths In U.S.

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Respiratory Disease, Heart Disease Also Killing Thousands Annually Cigarette smoking causes thousands of cancer deaths each year just in the U.S., but it’s taking a savage toll in several Southern states. A new report calls for increased tobacco control to stop the deception and carnage. The proportion of cancer deaths attributable to cigarette smoking varies

Scientists Conspired With Tobacco Industry To Conceal Risks Of Smoking

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Germans Confirmed That Smoking Caused Cancer One of the most compelling pieces of work demonstrating the twisted collusion between highly respected scientists and top tobacco execs, Merchants of Doubt, reveals that the science was in on cigarettes long before Americans were privy to it. In fact, German scientists understood smoking caused cancer as early as