Monday, August 19, 2019

Monday, August 19, 2019

World Health Organization News

WHO analysis: Only 14.2% of U.S. females will smoke by 2025

The percentage of females who smoke tobacco occasionally or daily in the United States, which was estimated at 27.6 in the year 2000, will drop to 14.2 by 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO).

WHO analysis: Only 19.4% of males will smoke by 2025

The percentage of males who smoke tobacco occasionally or daily in the United States, which was estimated at 34.2 in the year 2000, will drop to 19.4 by 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization (WHO).

Director hopes new documentary changes negative perceptions about nicotine

A Milwaukee-based film director hopes to change negative perceptions about nicotine with his second documentary.

WHO analysis: Cigarette smoking rate in U.S. to dip 6.5% over 15 years

The current cigarette smoking rate among men and women in the United States will decline from 19 percent in 2010 to 12.5 percent by 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

WHO report forecasts 3.2% drop in tobacco smoking over 15 years

Tobacco smoking among men and women worldwide will decline 3.2 percent between the years 2010 and 2025, according to a report by the World Health Organization.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: WHO urges governments to enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship, including in motor sport

WHO is urging governments to enforce bans on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship at sporting events, including when hosting or receiving broadcasts of Formula 1 and MotoGP events.

Taxes make up more than 75 percent of tobacco products' retail prices

The World Health Organization (WHO) reports that 32 countries -- representing 10 percent of the world's population -- have taxes on tobacco products.

WORLD HEALTH ORGANIZATION: Fact sheet: waterpipe tobacco smoking & health

The waterpipe tobacco smoking and health fact sheet is adapted from the second edition of the WHO Advisory Note on waterpipe tobacco smoking

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