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[USA] VIDEO: From Pence to Price: How Big Tobacco Gained Massive Influence Under Trump, Plans to Expand in Africa

AMY GOODMAN: Talk about the tobacco industry and its connections to the Trump administration and members of the Cabinet. JESSICA GLENZA: Sure. So, I think—I always like to start off with something that really surprised me, which was the amount of lobbyi
Democracy Now!
added Jul 17, 2017 20:42
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[UK] The Lancet Global Health: Financing transformative health systems towards achievement of the health Sustainable Development Goals: a model for projected resource needs in 67 low-income and middle-income countries

even the poorest countries can reach some level of universality...Examples include effective policy interventions to curb the rise in non-communicable diseases...eg, fiscal policies, such as public health taxes on goods harmful to health, including tobacc
The Lancet (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 17:05
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EDITORIAL: A promising decline in teen smoking

The FDA, however, has delayed the enforcement of new regulations on e-cigarettes and cigars. Delays are commonplace in new administrations, but it is important that the agency take up these stricter standards after the three-month postponement. It would
Washington Post
added Jul 17, 2017 13:05
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Xcaliber International Announces New Product Certifications in Pennsylvania

Cigarette brands Berley and 24/7 have been added to Pennsylvania's Tobacco Product Manufacturers Directory, joining two other brands already approved for retail sales. "Given Pennsylvania's increase in cigarette taxes last year, we noticed growing consum
PR Newswire
added Jul 16, 2017 20:08
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[Indiana] Dead at 42, father & husband inspires anti-smoking campaign for African-Americans

His doctors warned him his habit had an impact on his health. Even that didn’t work... Since William’s death, Xavier, 14, and Yulonda have been sharing that message with other African-Americans as part of the Indiana Black Expo’s “Matters of the Heart” ca
Indianapolis (IN) Star
added Jul 14, 2017 11:22
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[UK] GHANI: We still have a long way to go to reduce number of smoking related deaths

Last week in the chamber I was pleased that I had the opportunity to ask Steve Brine MP, Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Health, about the new Tobacco Control Plan and how it will be implemented in rural communities...I will be sure to work wi
Sussex Express (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 11:13
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Cigarette smoking risk-reducing beliefs: Findings from the United States Health Information National Trends Survey

Vulnerable populations who may be most at risk of smoking attributable morbidity and mortality were more likely to endorse risk-reducing beliefs. Future studies are needed to better understand how risk-reducing beliefs are formed and if modifying these be
Science Direct
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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Stress in pregnancy makes women more vulnerable to smoking and air pollution

The combination of high stress and air pollution also increases the risk of having a low-birth weight baby, the research adds. Senior author Professor Tracey Woodruff from the University of California in San Francisco, said: 'It appears that stress may
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:39
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[UK] EDITORIAL: The Guardian view on big tobacco: stop the spread

The companies insist they are only ensuring that legislation is proportionate. These are weasel words. Their tactics are well-funded, well-rehearsed and slick. They worked for years in the old markets. But if tactics can be exported, so can campaigns. BAT
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:21
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[Africa, UK] Nations that cannot fight tobacco industry should raise taxes, says WHO

Vinayak Prasad of WHO’s Tobacco Free Initiative said many African governments were at a disadvantage in the fight against the industry over regulatory controls, like graphic health warnings on packs, which are the norm in the west. They have neither the
The Guardian (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 14:19
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