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[South Africa] Financing, Resource Allocations and Cost of Action Versus Inaction for Full Implementation of WHO FCTC

The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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[South Africa] Financing, Resource Allocations and Cost of Action Versus Inaction for Full Implementation of WHO FCTC Favorite All

The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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[South Africa] Programme

The conference programme is available as a fully searchable online agenda Explore now
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:45
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[South Africa] Latest plenary speakers announced for WCTOH 2018

International Women’s Day on 8 March is marked by the second plenary which will discuss ‘Women, Development, and Tobacco Control’. Dr Flavia Senkubuge, WCTOH 2018 President, will chair the session that includes panellists Dr Lorraine Greaves, Senior Inve
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:41
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[South Africa] High-level participants announced

WCTOH is pleased to announce the participation of WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, South Africa Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Michael R. Bloomberg, a leading actor on tobacco control and WHO Ambassador for Noncommunicable
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:40
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[New Jersey] Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

Regular and menthol cigarettes are at least equal players when you’re talking about the negative impact on health, Flores says. That’s a big problem if people smoke menthols because they think they’re the lesser of two evils or only took up smoking becaus
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2018 03:39
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[Minnesota] Survey shows rise in youth tobacco use

For the first time in 17 years, youth tobacco use in Minnesota has increased, according to the survey of more than 4,000 middle-school and high-school students. Findings show more than 26 percent of high school students use tobacco products, up 7 perce
Austin (MN) Daily Herald
added Feb 18, 2018 03:00
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[Massachusetts] Joyce Brewer: Fight exploitation of African-Americans by Big Tobacco

tobacco companies have spent decades marketing and promoting menthol cigarettes toward African-Americans through tailored messaging and positive imagery. Sadly, the industry's tactics are working; nearly 9 of every 10 African-American smokers prefer menth
Berkshire Eagle (Pittsfield, MA)
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Looking for a place to smoke? Try the Utah State Capitol, where tobacco bills have floundered this session.

Efforts by some lawmakers to create laws and taxes that could curb the use of tobacco and nicotine products have sputtered this session as some legislators note a deadline for passing bills is fast approaching. Bills to raise the age to purchase tobacco
Salt Lake Tribune
added Feb 18, 2018 02:57
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Wyoming House kills tobacco, lodging, wind taxes

House Bill 43, the tobacco tax, sponsored by the Joint Revenue Interim Committee, would have increased the tax rate on tobacco products from 60 cents to $1.60 on, for example, a pack of cigarettes. Jason Mincer, American Cancer Society government relati
Wyoming Tribune-Eagle
added Feb 18, 2018 02:56
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