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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

[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

SIEGEL: Dr. Alan Blum Points Out Big Tobacco Connections of Sponsor of Film on Cancer

published an interesting op-ed last Friday in the Tuscaloosa News. The commentary reveals that several of the sponsors of the recent PBS documentary on cancer as well as the Stand Up to Cancer telethon have strong connections to Big Tobacco and are actua
The Rest of the Story-Tobacco Analasys and Commentary (Michael Siegel blog)
added Apr 8, 2015 12:39

CDC Grand Rounds: the Future of Cancer Screening

Grade B: USPSTF recommends annual screening for lung cancer with low-dose computed tomography for adults aged 55–80 years who have a 30 pack-year smoking history and currently smoke or have quit within the past 15 years. Screening should be discontinued
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:58

[Asia, India] 'No link between tobacco and cancer,' says BJP MP & beedi baron Shyam Charan Gupta

A controversy broke out on Thursday over remarks by 'beedi' baron and a parliamentary committee member from BJP Shyam Charan Gupta suggesting "nil" effect of smoking, evoking sharp reaction from Opposition parties which sought his removal from the panel.
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:40

Top 10 Quotes From The 2nd Episode Of Ken Burns Documentary: 'Emperor Of All Maladies'

"The tobacco industry really developed this strategy of creating doubt. It’s really quite brilliant because it’s not so often that they would say it – smoking does not cause disease. They would say it’s an open question. We need to keep an open mind. Thi
added Apr 3, 2015 14:50

[Asia, India] Congress slams Bharatiya Janata Party MP's remark on tobacco and cancer

Congress on Tuesday mounted an attack on Narendra Modi government coining a phrase “Abki Baar Tobacco Lobby ki Sarkar” as it condemned BJP MP Dilip Gandhi’s remarks that all studies linking cancer to tobacco have come from abroad and that there is no Ind
Financial Express (in)
added Apr 2, 2015 14:39

[Australia] People focus on wrong cancer risks: survey

Australians too often blame cancer on factors they do not control... found most people were able to recite the well-known risk factors for cancers, including smoking and sunburn. But many put too much emphasis on factors including pollution, chemicals in
AAP (Australian Associated Press) (au)
added Apr 2, 2015 12:54

Oral Cancer Awareness Month and tobacco update

The Oral Cancer Foundation invites you to join their national screening campaign to end oral cancer. Oral cancer awareness in the general population is low, and approximately 43,250 people in the U.S. will be newly diagnosed with oral cancer this year. (1
DentistryIQ (PennWell Dental Group)
added Apr 1, 2015 18:48

Indian parliament needs more proof smoking causes cancer

As India braced to miss the April 1 deadline…the head of a parliamentary body debating the issue said he needed more proof smoking causes cancer…Dilip Kumar Gandhi….“Does this (smoking) cause cancer or does not? What are the impacts? We have never done o
DAWN Group of Newspapers (pk)
added Apr 1, 2015 17:30
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