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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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[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Tobacco use objectives can be met

Where the ASH and government, from the national level to local, should not be directing the fight is electronic cigarettes. Lindsey Stroud, government relations coordinator at The Heartland Institute, notes that not only is the Food and Drug Administrat
Orangeburg (SC) Times & Democrat
added Jul 18, 2017 01:53
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[UK] BUSK: Chickens coming home to roost: local government public health budgets for 2017/18

both stop smoking services and wider tobacco control are facing big cuts in percentage terms, with stop smoking services being one of the top four services in absolute planned cuts (£16 million).
King's Fund (uk)
added Jul 14, 2017 03:32
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[UK] MOORE: The tobacco industry's tactics in Africa are deeply troubling

If the industry can hold off regulations designed to control the sale of tobacco, and taxes to make smoking it more expensive, those economies will provide a rich seam of revenues for years... It is a battle that will ultimately be won, as it was here. B
The Independent (uk)
added Jul 13, 2017 17:51
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Drop in cancer deaths in rural America slower than urban areas: CDC

But for cancers that are often associated with tobacco use such as lung or those that can be diagnosed through early screenings, including colorectal and cervical, the rate of incidence is higher in rural areas, the report said.
Reuters
added Jul 7, 2017 14:14
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New CDC Report shows deaths from cancer higher in rural America

Healthcare providers in rural areas can: Promote healthy behaviors that reduce cancer risk. Prevent tobacco initiation, promote tobacco cessation, and eliminate secondhand smoke exposure.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Jul 7, 2017 14:13
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Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Cancer death rates are declining overall in the United States, but they are higher and falling more slowly in rural America, a new federal government report shows. "While geography alone can't predict your risk of cancer, it can impact prevention, diagno
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 7, 2017 03:33
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[California] SHUGHART/SMITH: The ban on flavored tobacco: San Francisco’s nannies are at it again

The right to choose is the very essence of freedom. Denying that right to low-income and young people makes them second-class citizens. Prohibition not only violates economic principles but is inconsistent with liberty. Bans historically have failed to
Orange County (CA) Register
added Jul 6, 2017 17:33
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Reducing the prevalence of smoking – policy measures and focusing on specific populations ($$)

Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jul 6, 2017 16:12
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