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Researchers call for phasing out of cigarette sales in Australia

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Researchers from Australia’s University of Queensland’s (UQ) School of Public Health have called for a restriction on tobacco sales in Australia as the next step towards phasing out tobacco-related products completely. According to scientists, tobacco smoking is dangerous to health This is contained in a perspective article published in the Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) on Monday, November 15, 2021. ...

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Lawmakers should throw a lifeline to Africa’s smokers

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While global smoking rates decline, the figures for Africa are some of the highest in the world. Tobacco smoking Cigarette consumption on the continent rose by 52 percent between 1980 and 2016, from 164 billion cigarettes to 250 billion. Lesotho’s smoking rates soared from 15% of its population in 2004 to 54% in 2015. Tunisians are estimated to smoke 4.4 ...

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Access to safer nicotine products in Africa more vital than ever


About 80% of smokers live in low-and middle-income countries and have no access to safer nicotine products – resulting in greater pain and suffering, prolonged illness and preventable deaths. Health professionals and Policy makers in Africa find themselves confronted by a phenomenon of rising cigarette smoking rates. Smoking a e-cigarette Despite some effort by African governments in achieving some of ...

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