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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8: Spotlight on environment in tobacco control talks in Geneva

Tobacco control efforts must begin to prioritize strategies to combat the destructive impacts of tobacco not only on public health, but also on the environment and sustainable development, said senior officials at the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:38
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: Why did you get into this work? An essay on public health leadership and ongoing battles

The common thread in all of these issues are the efforts of industries, lobby groups and determined, often obsessed individuals to thwart evidence-based public health policy and practice which threatens these industries or the cult-like belief systems of
Croakey (au)
added Sep 26, 2018 02:31
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[Florida] Lawyers for non-smoking flight attendants who sued cash-rich foundation are punished for it

Philip Gerson and Steven Hunter, shut down their practices in Miami for a month early this year at the direction of the Florida Supreme Court. Now they have blots on their previously unblemished records after long careers spent building good reputations.
Florida Bulldog
added Sep 20, 2018 22:25
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Cigarette butts are biggest sea pollutant

Environmental activists are calling for a ban on cigarette filters after they were revealed to be the most commonly found pollutant in the sea. Several groups have launched campaigns after Ocean Conservancy, an American charity, said that they have been
Times Of London (uk)
added Aug 29, 2018 06:14
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Did Juul Lure Teenagers and Get ‘Customers for Life’?

Juul is under federal investigation for marketing its discreet, flash-drive-resembling e-cigarette product to youth
New York Times
added Aug 27, 2018 15:12
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Juul Raising $1.2 Billion to Get More Teens Hooked on Vaping

The Information reported earlier this month that a number of venture capital investors have opted to stay away from the company because of ethical concerns. But the company looks like it’s going to make a lot of money, and that’s undoubtedly reason enough
Gizmodo
added Jul 2, 2018 20:37
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JUUL Labs Commends Iowa Attorney General Tom Miller for Convening International Group of Public Health Experts to Advise on Youth Prevention

The bipartisan group, including public health officials and former attorneys general, will advise the Company on how to keep JUUL out of the hands of underage individuals through youth and parent education and awareness. In addition, the group will provi
PR Newswire
added Jun 19, 2018 13:55
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GLANTZ: To minimize illicit tobacco trade, FDA should reject any partnership with the tobacco industry, reject industry estimates and exaggeration of illicit trade, and use the FCTC Protocol on Illicit Trade as a model to counter the supply side of illici

My colleagues and I just submitted this public comment to the FDA. The tracking number is 1k2-93fq-mfpc. A PDF (including all the footnotes) is here.
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added May 30, 2018 17:57
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[Europe] MAGERO: BUSTING THE TOBACCO ILLICIT TRADE MYTH !

the EU decided not to prolong the agreement with Philip Morris International. Other countries should learn from the EU experience. Instead of striking deals with the tobacco industry, those countries should take strong measures to curb illicit cigarette t
Medium
added Apr 21, 2018 20:36
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Statement by the European Public Health Association on the Philip Morris International “Foundation for a Smoke-free World” (PDF)

we have seen what can be achieved in countries where these measures have been applied most effectively. Unfortunately, Philip Morris and other tobacco companies continue to challenge this evidence and to undermine these policies. To quote the response to
EUPHA (European Public Health Association) (nl)
added Mar 16, 2018 21:43
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