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Tobacco control within and beyond WHO MPOWER: outcomes from Taiwan SimSmoke [FREE FULL TEXT]

The MPOWER package, even if adopted at the highest level with a large tax increase, is unlikely to reduce smoking prevalence to the endgame goal of 5% in the next five decades.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 6, 2018 11:32

[Asia-pacific, Thailand] Prisons to ban sale of tobacco products and cigarettes

A NEW REGULATION will ban the sale of cigarettes and tobacco at all prisons across the country to reduce the number of inmates falling sick or dying from respiratory diseases, Corrections Department director-general |Pol Colonel Narat Savettanan said.
The Nation (th)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:19

[Asia, Pakistan] ‘Secondhand tobacco smoke dangerous to health’

Shaikh, chairman of Foundation Assistant professor and Director Interventional Cardiology Isra University hospital said equally alarming was the fact that hundreds of people who have never smoked die each year from diseases caused by breathing second-hand
The News (pk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:17

[UK] Imperial bets on ecigarettes to drive growth as cigarette sales fall

Sales in its Next Generation Product division — its range of ecigarettes, which include vapes and heated tobacco products — grew to £200m, or 2.6 per cent of total tobacco and NGP revenue, driven by growing sales of vapour brand blu.
Financial Times (uk)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:14

[Canada] Major health organizations support motion to ban smoking in CDN / NDG parks

A motion presented by City Councillor Marvin Rotrand to make parks in Cote des Neiges – Notre Dame de Grace smoke free will debated by the Borough Council Monday evening. The motion has garnered the support of the Heart and Stroke Foundation, the Tobacc
Montreal Times (ca)
added Nov 6, 2018 11:09

[UK-Scotland] Union hits out at council´s new staff smoking ban

A union has hit out after a local authority banned its staff from smoking or vaping during working hours. The Evening Telegraph reports Dundee City Council’s new rule applies when employees are outside, travelling between offices and on tea breaks. It
Press Association (uk)
added Nov 5, 2018 18:14

[UK] Your post-Stoptober beauty regime starts here: The products and food groups to combat stained teeth and sagging skin now you've ditched the cigarettes

a dental expert has revealed how to nurse your skin and teeth back to good health after years of puffing on cigarettes. Nicotine in cigarettes yellows and stains teeth and depletes collagen and elastin, ageing the skin of some 9.4 million smokers across
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2018 18:12

Canada may be the first country to put warning labels on each individual cigarette

The federal government in Ottawa is looking into new regulations that would force tobacco companies to apply labels not just on the packaging but also on the cigarette itself, CTV News is reporting. The new labels would be variations of messaging in the
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2018 17:39

Economic and environmental effects of reduction in smoking prevalence in Tanzania [FREE FULL TEXT]

Initially, some assistance from the Tanzanian government may be needed for the displaced workers from the tobacco sector as a result of the decline in smoking prevalence. However, these results should be taken as a lower bound since the economic burden of
Tobacco Control
added Nov 4, 2018 16:10

[Central America, Latin America] Sacred Gifts, Profane Pleasures: A History of Tobacco and Chocolate in the Atlantic World

Before Columbus's fateful voyage in 1492, no European had ever seen, much less tasted, tobacco or chocolate. Initially dismissed as dry leaves and an odd Indian drink, these two commodities came to conquer Europe on a scale unsurpassed by any other Americ
added Nov 3, 2018 15:36
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