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Philip Morris International Inc. (PMI) Announces Senior Management Changes

“There is no doubt that the greatest contribution PMI can make to society is to replace cigarettes with less harmful alternatives. The changes we are announcing today reflect our desire to best equip, empower and support our organization as we transform
Business Wire
added Sep 28, 2017 15:24

Smoke-free Air Laws

What if we extend and enforce smoke-free air laws in all venues? ...Estimate the impact of implementing and enforcing laws that would increase coverage to 100% in all venues at the beginning of 2017.
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:12

Welcome to the Tobacco Control Policy tool

This website provides decision-makers and health professionals with estimates of the projected impact of four specific tobacco control policies on public health in the United States. The estimates were derived from simulations of over 2,200 policy scena
Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool
added Sep 28, 2017 15:10

Interactive web tool shows potential impact of tobacco policies

The Tobacco Control Policy (TCP) tool shows that raising the minimum age to 21 nationwide would save 306,000 lives. The tool was built by University of Michigan researchers and the Cancer Intervention and Surveillance Modeling Network (CISNET) lung conso
Medical Xpress (
added Sep 28, 2017 15:07
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[Australia] National Drug Strategy Household Survey

The National Drug Strategy Household Survey (NDSHS) collects information on alcohol and tobacco consumption, and illicit drug use among the general population in Australia. It also surveys people's attitudes and perceptions relating to tobacco, alcohol a
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare
added Sep 28, 2017 15:06
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Australians want more spent on drug education and treatment – survey

The report also found that while smoking rates have been on a long-term downward trend since 1991, the daily smoking rate had not significantly declined between 2013 and 2016. In 2016 smoking rates were at 12.2% compared to 12.8% three years earlier. Abo
The Guardian (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:05
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[UK-Wales] Kebab shop boss could face jail over advertising cigarettes on takeaway menus

Nejdet Yesildal had paid for 20,000 leaflets showing promoting tobacco sales, as well as putting the prices on the windows and walls of his shop. And he was also advertising alcohol promotions at Top Tasty Kebab.
Daily Post North Wales (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:04
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[UK] Pensioner died during Lockleaze house fire started by cigarette in bedroom

The 87-year-old, who lived alone at the address, was a heavy smoker and is believed to have started the fire by dropping a lit cigarette while in his room.
Bristol Evening Post (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:03

[UK] Just OneSmallStep to Stoptober success

The OneSmallStep healthy lifestyle service, commissioned by Devon County Council, is supporting the national stop smoking campaign – Stoptober – to encourage and inspire people to put smoking behind them this October.
Devonshire County Council News Centre (uk)
added Sep 28, 2017 15:02
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[North Dakota] State Health Officials Say Fewer Pregnant Women Smoking

The Department of Health's birth certificate records show the state had a pregnancy smoking rate of 11.6 percent in 2016. That's down from 13.8 percent in the year prior. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says the national smoking rate for p
AP - Associated Press
added Sep 28, 2017 14:57
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