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[Australia] John Oliver Takes Down Big Tobacco / Exposing how tobacco companies target kids, bully countries around the world

took just 18 minutes for political satirist John Oliver to rip those claims to shreds ... It deserves a serious response from countries around the world. Governments should enact proven measures to reduce tobacco use as required by the international toba
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 18, 2015 11:52

New CDC Vital Signs: Secondhand Smoke Exposure / 58 million nonsmokers in US still exposed

declines in exposure to SHS have been slower and exposure remains higher among children, blacks, those who live in poverty, and those who live in rental housing. The report finds two in every five children aged three to 11 years are still exposed to SHS.
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 17, 2015 18:07

[South Carolina] EDITORIAL: Your cigarette, his illness

Both North Charleston and Folly Beach have rejected smoking bans in enclosed workplaces. Perhaps the new CDC data will inspire a change of heart for them....So while smokers lament having fewer places to smoke, nonsmokers can breathe a little more easi
Charleston (SC) Post & Courier
added Feb 16, 2015 19:49

[Australia, Indonesia, Togo, Uruguay] VIDEO: Watch John Oliver Tear Big Tobacco Apart For Intimidating Small, Defenseless Countries Into Dropping Cigarette Regulations — VIDEO

And anyone can tweet about Jeff the Diseased Lung in a Cowboy Hat using the hashtag #JeffWeCan to get him trending worldwide and entice PMI further. Post him on Google Plus, tag him “Marlboro” and he might even rise to the top of Google’s image search fo
added Feb 16, 2015 14:09

[UK] Imperial Tobacco announces Carlton cigarette range developments

number one sub-economy cigarette brand Carlton will see its recommended retail price lowered across the range from February. The new RRP for Carlton King Size and Superking Size 19s, in both full flavour and smooth variants, will be lowered to £6.25. Car
Talking Retail (uk)
added Feb 13, 2015 17:14

Macau Considering New Smoking Ban Despite Poor Revenues

Following last year’s 2.6 percent dip, the first annual gaming revenue drop since American casinos entered the market in 2003, China’s Vegas will soon consider prohibiting smoking in all casinos including private rooms.
added Feb 7, 2015 16:43

Vital Signs: Disparities in Nonsmokers' Exposure to Secondhand Smoke — United States, 1999–2012

Overall, SHS exposure in the United States has been reduced by half since 1999–2000. However, 58 million persons were still exposed to SHS during 2011–2012, and exposure remains higher among children, non-Hispanic blacks, those living in poverty, and thos
CDC - Centers for Disease Control
added Feb 17, 2015 18:09

[Ohio] EDITORIAL: Secondhand smoke remains a big risk for many children

The overall reduction in exposure testifies to the beneficial effect of smoking bans enacted in recent decades by more than 700 cities and 26 states, including Ohio. But far more needs to be done to eliminate the risks faced by poor and black children st
Columbus (OH) Dispatch
added Feb 6, 2015 11:56

Affordable Funding Increase Can Save Three Million Lives Per Year From Cancer in Low- and Middle-income Countries (LMICs) by 2030

World Cancer Day 2015, leading global public health experts from the Union for International Cancer Control...tripling of tobacco taxes alone would raise tax revenue available to governments to US$400 billion annually and could encourage one-third of smok
PR Newswire
added Feb 6, 2015 16:03

Lung Cancer No. 1 Cancer Killer of Women in Wealthy Nations

reflecting changing smoking patterns among females worldwide, a new report shows. Legions of women began smoking four decades ago, and the dire consequences are just being seen now in wealthy countries, the researchers explained.
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Feb 6, 2015 15:54
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