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[Asia, India] Health Ministry asks Railway Board to not allow junk food, tobacco ads

The health ministry has said that indirect or surrogate advertising of such products can increase the risk of non-communicable diseases... In January, Indian Railways had announced initiatives to increase its revenue from non-tariff sources. It plans to a
Down To Earth (DTE) (Society for Environmental Communications) (in)
added Apr 10, 2017 18:59
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How tobacco firms flout UK law on plain packaging

An insider in the tobacco industry has revealed some of the unscrupulous tactics it is using to avoid new restrictions governing the marketing of cigarettes that come into force next month. One strategy – sticking competitive pricing labels on packets,
The Observer (uk)
added Apr 8, 2017 23:51
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[Ireland] Irish Ex-Smokers Outnumber Those Who Smoke

The HSE has launched a new quit campaign today to try to reduce the 6-thousand people who die of tobacco related diseases here every year.
Today FM (ie)
added Apr 6, 2017 21:25
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] WHO to support Health Ministry with enforcing tobacco control regulations

The ministry in a release said the Convention Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and WHO, will provide technical support on the areas identified as priorities for strengthening the implementation of the con
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added May 11, 2017 00:37
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Exposure to advertising and perception, interest, and use of e-cigarettes among adolescents: findings from the US National Youth Tobacco Survey

Exposure to e-cigarette advertisements via the Internet and retail stores may play a significant role in adolescents’ use and perception of e-cigarettes. The results call for more research on the influence of different sources of advertising exposure on
Perspectives in Public Health
added Apr 12, 2017 19:49
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VIDEO: There are now more quitters than smokers in Ireland. You Can Quit

The HSE's new QUIT media campaign is a series of TV and Radio ads that celebrates the growing, supportive army of quitters. The new campaign features a cast, including some real life ex-smokers, who have agreed to share their experiences of quitting to
You Tube
added Apr 8, 2017 17:43
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from social taboo to target market: how tobacco use became a women’s issue

something interesting happened after the U.S. Surgeon General issued a report confirming the link between smoking and cancer in 1964. In the years following the release of the report, the smoking rate among men dropped from 52 percent to 38 percent betw
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Apr 6, 2017 20:53
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] E-cigarette regulations may affect their effectiveness for smoking cessation

The study's findings show that "the benefits of ECs for smoking cessation may be limited to those who reside in an environment where there are few restrictions on the retail sale and marketing of ECs." Dr. Hua-Hie Yong, lead author at Cancer Council Vict
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 6, 2017 13:41
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] WHO to support Health Ministry with enforcing tobacco control regulations

to accelerate plans to enforce tobacco control regulations. The ministry in a release said the Convention Secretariat, in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and WHO, will provide technical support on the areas identified a
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:38
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Global smoking deaths up by 5% since 1990: study

The percentage of men and women who use tobacco every day has dropped in most nations since 1990, but the total number of smokers and tobacco-related deaths has increased, a consortium of researchers reported Thursday. Mortality could rise even further a
AFP - Agence France Presse (fr)
added Apr 6, 2017 01:13
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