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The Oral Cancer Foundation Launches April Oral Cancer Awareness Month

OCF has learned that although we accomplish a great deal as an organization, we can do so much more through the formation of strategic relationships with those who share our values and goals. OCF is grateful to the thousands of private dental offices tha
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2015 19:49
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[Asia] Cambodian parliament passes law on tobacco control

All 89 lawmakers, who were present at the session, nodded the law, which states measures to control tobacco-made products in order to reduce impacts on health, economy, society and environment. Opposition lawmaker Ke Sovannaroth, chairwoman of the Natio
Xinhua Newswire
added Apr 10, 2015 13:53
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FDA raises concerns about evidence to support Swedish company's lower-risk tobacco pouch

scientists say they have "concerns" about how the company studied its snus tobacco product and its proposal to modify cancer warning language on the packaging.... The FDA has scheduled a two-day meeting to review Swedish Match's data intended to show that
U.S. News & World Report
added Apr 7, 2015 12:40
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Association of American Cancer Institutes Receives CEO Cancer Gold Standard Accreditation

To earn Gold Standard accreditation, an employer must establish programs to reduce cancer risk by prohibiting tobacco use and supporting tobacco cessation efforts, further encouraging prevention by promoting physical activity, healthy nutrition and weigh
Business Wire
added Apr 9, 2015 20:01
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[Asia, India] 'Tobacco causes death, nothing less'

Amid the controversy over BJP members of a parliamentary panel saying there is little evidence to link cigarettes to cancer, Union Minister for Science and Technology and Earth Sciences Harsh Vardhan said here on Sunday that "tobacco causes death, nothin
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:57
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[Asia, India] Sharad Pawar mocks Bharatiya Janata Party MP, talks about his own tobacco habit, cancer

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar, a cancer survivor, on Sunday ridiculed Dilip Gandhi, a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP from Ahmednagar, over his comment on link between tobacco and cancer, saying "some public representatives who are m
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 05:55
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[Asia, India] Experts slam MP's 'callous' remarks on cancer, tobacco

Top cancer experts and activists in the region on Saturday strongly condemned state BJP MP RP Sarmah's comments denying the link between cancer and tobacco. Experts dubbed the comments 'irresponsible and callous'.
Times of India
added Apr 6, 2015 14:59
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[Asia, India] 'Disqualify MPs supporting tobacco lobby'

Members of Parliament making statements de-linking tobacco consumption and cancer were quite unfortunate and were unfit to be people's representatives, said former Union Minister of Health and Pattali Makkal Katchi's chief ministerial candidate Anbumani
The Hindu Online (in)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:55
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[Tanzania] Activists, experts call for tobacco total ban

HEALTH experts and anti-tobacco activists have received the Tobacco Products Regulations recently published in the government gazette with a frown, demanding for a total ban...Dr Ali Mzige said that the coming into force of the regulations means that the
TSN Daily News (tz)
added Apr 6, 2015 14:58
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[Asia, India] '60 Cigarettes a Day Didn't Kill Someone I Know': Another BJP Lawmaker Defends Tobacco

"I know two elderly people who drank a bottle of alcohol and smoked 60 cigarettes every day..." Mr Sarmah, 60, has become the third parliamentarian in as many days from the ruling BJP to side with the tobacco industry.
New Delhi Television Limited (NDTV) (in)
added Apr 3, 2015 23:19
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