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[Uruguay, Zimbabwe] Appointment of President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa / Statement of 23 International Public Health Organizations

Given these systematic abuses and his approach to NCDs and tobacco control in the past, NCD civil society present in Montevideo believe that President Mugabe’s appointment as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs cannot be justified.
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:58
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Oral Sex Plus Smoking a Cancer Danger for Men

Risk of head and neck tumors tied to HPV infection jumps to 15 percent for this group... The key factor is transmission of oral strains of the cancer-linked human papillomavirus (HPV), which can be passed through oral sex. In fact, men who smoke and hav
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Oct 21, 2017 19:56
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New Vaping Insights Based on FDA’s PATH Survey 2013-2014

my economist colleague Dr. Nantaporn Plurphanswat and I have produced a comprehensive study of e-cigarette use in the United States. The research appears in the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research (abstract here).
Tobacco Truth (Brad Rodu blog)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:51
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Altria to hold Investor Day

The US-based Altria Group is due to host a webcast of its Investor Day in Richmond, Virginia, on November 2. The presentation will be live from about 10.20 through 12.20 Eastern Time, resuming about 14.30 following lunch and a manufacturing-center tour.
Tobacco Reporter
added Oct 21, 2017 19:51
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[Poland] Polish police raid illegal cigarette factory

Officers detained 14 people aged 26 to 63, including 10 foreigners in a raid on the site in the Otwock region, southwest of Warsaw. Some of those in the factory tried to hide in the production hall but were found by police.
Radio Poland (pl)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:51
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[UK] SEBASTIAN SHAKESPEARE: Bloodbath at the oldest magazine in the world, Tatler, after it gets rid of a third of its staff

Playing a chain-smoking military wife in BBC Sunday night drama The Last Post left Jessica Raine in a fug.... 'Jessica has to smoke up to 50 a day, so we gave her rosemary cigarettes because it wasn't appropriate for actors to smoke tobacco. 'These herbal
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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[Guam, Micronesia] New laws require tobacco stamps, give peace officers more time to get fit

Within a year, the government of Guam will be required to place government stamps on all tobacco products – a change intended to better monitor and improve the collection of tobacco taxes. There currently is a sin tax of $3 per pack of cigarettes. Speak
Pacific Daily News (gu)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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[Canada] National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco: New organization leading fight against growing trade in illegal cigarettes

Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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[Canada] When Will There Be an Ontario Illegal Tobacco Enforcement Summit?

National Coalition Against Contraband Tobacco highlighted the hypocrisy evident in Ontario's Cannabis Legalization Enforcement Summit...to prepare for the legalisation of cannabis while calls for a similar approach to the province's booming contraband tob
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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Combined Impact of Smoking and Early-Life Exposures on Adult Lung Function Trajectories

Besides accelerating adult FEV1 decline, cigarette smoking also modifies how early-life exposures impact on both midlife FEV1 and FVC. These findings are consistent with smoking impairing pulmonary development during adolescence or early adulthood, thereb
American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
added Oct 21, 2017 19:50
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