Call for Papers: Special Issue "Tobacco Control in Asian Countries"2021-11-18

Globally, tobacco use is one of the leading causes of premature mortality, especially low- and middle-income countries. Asia is an important area endangered by smoking. Secondhand smoke (SHS) exposure is an important public health problem resulting from smoking, and children are a vulnerable population who are at high risk...[ more >> ]

Call for Papers: Special Issue

Tobacco Dependence and Smoking Cessation Association was established in China2021-11-16

On 5th November 2021, the inaugurating meeting of Tobacco Dependence and Smoking Cessation Branch of Chinese Association of Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment took place in Wuhan, Hubei Province. Professor Yanhui Liao (an addiction psychiatrist from Zhejiang University School of Medicine Sir Run Run Shaw Hospital) was el...[ more >> ]

Tobacco Dependence and Smoking Cessation Association was established in China

US$ 1.4 trillion lost every year to tobacco use - New tobacco tax manual shows ways t...2021-05-26

In 2018 only 38 countries, covering 14% of the global population had sufficiently high tobacco taxes - which means taxing at least 75% of the price of these health-harming products. By implementing proven policies like tobacco taxes, the costs created by the tobacco industry to local communities and nations can be avoidab...[ more >> ]

World No Tobacco Day 2021: Commit to Quit2021-05-26

The benefits of quitting tobacco are almost immediate. After just 20 minutes of quitting smoking, your heart rate drops. Within 12 hours, the carbon monoxide level in your blood drops to normal. Within 2-12 weeks, your circulation improves and lung function increases. Within 1-9 months, coughing and shortness of breath dec...[ more >> ]

World No Tobacco Day 2021: Commit to Quit

【World Health Organization】Tobacco-Free Next Generation Doctors2017-12-29

  Doctors play critical role in reducing tobacco use–both by counselling their patients to quit smoking, and also by using their position as role models to become advocates for tobacco control, more generally.[ more >> ]

【World Health Organization】Tobacco-Free Next Generation Doctors

Faculty Search for the Center for Tobacco Control Research Zhejiang University School...2016-03-07

The Center for Tobacco Control Research,Zhejiang University School of Medicine is seeking one or two faculty candidates for tobacco control research. [ more >> ]

Tough no-smoking rules take effect2015-06-01

A student from Yangzhou University demonstrates against smoking during a street campaign in Yangzhou, Jiangsu province, on Sunday. [Photo by Meng Delong / For China Daily]Starting today], all indoor public places and many outdoor public places in Beijing are required to be 100-percent smoke-free, including primary and mid...[ more >> ]

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