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ILO Ends Contracts With Tobacco Companies – Will It Be Forever?

(FCA) is confident that the ILO will ... ensure that it no longer accepts funding from the tobacco industry. The FCA also commends the ILO for its continued dedication to protecting the rights of workers within the tobacco sector and for the commitment
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:31
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Fla. Jury Says Engle Plaintiff Was Not Addicted ($$)

found the plaintiff was not addicted and thus disqualified as an Engle class member, capping a dispute so bitterly fought it made a judge leave after its second trial. The jury in Jacksonville, Florida, decided that Eddie Starbuck, the surviving spouse o
Law360
added Nov 9, 2018 03:28
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[UK] Smoking, Diabetes May Be Especially Risky for Women's Hearts

Looking at data on 472,000 Britons ages 40 to 69, researchers found that all three of these heart disease risk factors increased the odds of heart attack for both sexes. But the rise in risk went even higher for women than men. For example, while male
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:25
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Smoking Persists for Americans With Mental Health Ills

Smokers with mental health issues are only half as likely to quit as those with good mental health, the research team found. "Overall, tobacco cessation programs have been very successful, but our research suggests that people with mental health problem
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 9, 2018 03:24
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[Korea - South] Hanmi rolls out new generic drug to beat Pfizer’s anti-nicotine therapy

After failing to outrival Pfizer in the anti-smoking treatment market with a generic drug, Hanmi Pharmaceutical has released another copy to win over Pfizer’s original treatment Champix. The local drug company said it has started selling "Nocotine," a s
Korea Biomedical Review(KBR) (kr)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:20
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[Australia] No butts – it’s time to help people with mental health conditions quit smoking

Some health professionals may have put smoking in the “too hard basket” for certain patients with complex or urgent health needs. But there is good evidence people with mental illnesses want to quit smoking, that they are capable of quitting, and that sm
The Conversation (au)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:19
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[Asia] Cities mull ban on e-cigarettes in public even though China is the biggest producer

Chen Yang (pseudonym), 10, enjoys puffing on the new device that she bought in a shop near her school. It's an e-cigarette, and popular among her classmates. Her mother was later astonished to find that e-cigarettes are common in shops near her school
Global Times (cn)
added Nov 9, 2018 03:16
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HEMPHILL: THE INEVITABILITY OF E-CIGARETTE REGULATION

Gottlieb has stated repeatedly, e-cigarettes will remain accessible for those wanting to use them as a smoking cessation tool — just not at the expense of increasing American youth’s addiction to these nicotine-delivering electronic devices and e-liquids.
Heartland Institute
added Nov 9, 2018 03:07
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[Montana, South Dakota] Results of 2018 State and Local Tax Ballot Initiatives November 6, 2018

Montana Initiative 185 increases cigarette taxes by $2 a pack to cover Medicaid expansion and generate additional general fund revenue. 45.7% 54.3%/ South Dakota Initiated Measure 25 increases the cigarette tax from $1 to $2.53 per pack and raises the
Tax Foundation
added Nov 9, 2018 02:38
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[France] Plain tobacco packaging, increased graphic health warnings and adolescents’ perceptions and initiation of smoking: DePICT, a French nationwide study [FREE FULL TEXT]

Plain packaging (PP) of tobacco products and increased graphic warnings may contribute to lower attractiveness of smoking... Conclusion Our findings suggest that PP and increased graphic warnings could contribute to changes in smoking norms and rates amon
Tobacco Control
added Nov 9, 2018 02:24
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