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[UK] THE GLOBAL TOBACCO & NICOTINE FORUM 2018 LONDON, U.K. SEPTEMBER 11–14, 2018

When the Global Tobacco Networking Forum launched in 2008, the defining issues shaping the tobacco and nicotine terrain were somewhat different to those of today. GTNF events increasingly feature next generation products such as e-cigarettes and heat-not
GTNF (Global Tobacco and Nicotine Forum) (Tobacco Reporter)
added Sep 21, 2018 21:37
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[Washington] County health department doubles down against e-cigarettes, appeals ruling

Health Department is appealing a Pierce County Superior Court decision last week that stated the agency overstepped its authority regarding rules and requirements for retailers of e-cigarettes and nicotine-infused vape juice that were stricter than state
Tacoma (WA) Weekly
added Sep 21, 2018 21:08
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[Asia, Pakistan] Citizens decry being deprived of their right to breathe in fresh air

Despite the existence of non-smokers’ health ordinance, residents of the federal capital are persistently violating the anti-tobacco laws that deprive the citizens of their right to breathe in fresh air. People living in apartments are major victims of
Express Tribune (pk)
added Sep 21, 2018 20:42
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UK TO FALL SHORT OF UN TARGET FOR REDUCING PREMATURE DEATHS FROM CHRONIC DISEASE

Professor Majid Ezzati, from Imperial's School of Public Health, who led the study, said: "Non-communicable diseases are the main cause of premature death for most countries. "Poverty, uncontrolled marketing of alcohol and tobacco by multinational indus
CARE APPOINTMENTS (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 18:30
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[UK] NCD Countdown 2030: worldwide trends in non-communicable disease mortality and progress towards Sustainable Development Goal target [FREE FULL TEXT]

Substantial reduction of NCD mortality requires policies that considerably reduce tobacco and alcohol use and blood pressure, and equitable access to efficacious and high-quality preventive and curative care for acute and chronic NCDs.
The Lancet (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:54
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[UK] Tobacco display ban linked to fewer children buying cigarettes

Removing displays of tobacco products from shops may have reduced the proportion of children buying cigarettes by 17%, according to new research. Imperial College London, which carried out the study, said the findings suggest tobacco display bans may hav
ITV Network Limited (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:50
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[UK] Public health schemes fall victim to spending cuts, figures show

Efforts to tackle obesity, reduce smoking and improve children’s health have been cut back since ministers slashed public health budgets, government figures show.
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 21, 2018 13:50
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[New Zealand] Auckland retailers would support government ban of tobacco sales, research shows

Dairy owners would support the move to stop selling cigarettes if it was legislated by the government, new research shows. As threats of attack loom and tobacco tax prices soar, Auckland dairy owners may be on board with ceasing cigarette sales, new res
Independent Newspapers Ltd. / STUFF (nz)
added Sep 20, 2018 17:08
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[Australia, Canada, New Zealand] Commercial tobacco and indigenous peoples: a stock take on Framework Convention on Tobacco Control progress [FREE FULL TEXT]

There is some evidence that progress is being made towards reducing indigenous commercial tobacco use, including the implementation of indigenous-focused initiatives. However, there are significant gaps and inconsistencies in reporting. Strengthening FCTC
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:13
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WHO FCTC and global governance: effects and implications for future global public health instruments [FREE FULL TEXT]

The influence of the WHO FCTC in global governance can be at least partially attributed to its status as an international legal obligation. While tobacco control would have likely been a priority in international public health even in the absence of the W
Tobacco Control
added Sep 23, 2018 15:11
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