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Louisiana smoking rates remain high

Despite efforts to get people to quit smoking, Louisiana is still in the top five when it comes to the rate of smokers per capita... "No one else in the country has the smoking cessation trust," said Rogers. "We're the only ones that have that." The tru
WWL 870 AM / 105.3 FM (New Orleans, LA)
added Sep 24, 2016 21:50

[Europe] LETTER: Eurobarometer survey and e-cigarettes: unsubstantiated claims

it is impossible to know how many of those who claim that they have stopped with the aid of e-cigarettes would have stopped anyway, and how many of those who used an e-cigarette but failed to stop would have stopped had they used another method. That is w
added Sep 24, 2016 21:29

LETTER: Commentary on Farsalinos et al. (2016): Electronic cigarette use in the European Union: analysis of a representative sample of 27 460 Europeans from 28 countries

the estimate that ‘6.1 million Europeans have quit smoking with the use of e-cigarettes, while a further 9.2 million have reduced their smoking consumption’ is based upon self-reported outcomes, which might be biased in many ways.
added Sep 24, 2016 21:26

[UK] CIEH is gearing up to lead activities on World Environmental Health Day

CIEH is getting right behind WEHD this year to not only help promote environmental health in the UK and support its members but also to celebrate the achievements of smoke free environments and the contribution of environmental health professionals, led
International Federation of Environmental Health (uk)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:53
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World Environmental Health Day on September 26, 2016

NEHA is planning to celebrate World Environmental Health Day on September 26, along with the International Federation of Environmental Health (IFEH) and many other organizations to shed light on the important work of environmental health around the world
National Environmental Health Association (NEHA)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:51
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World Environmental Health Day 26 September 2016

Theme for the 2016 World Environmental Health Day: Tobacco Control… a response to the global tobacco pandemic Smoking, and the use of tobacco, is the primary cause of PREVENTABLE illness and death. Six million people are killed globally by tobacco EVE
International Federation of Environmental Health (uk)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:48
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[Ohio] GCHD recognizes role of environmental health in reducing smoking harm

World Environmental Health Day is September 26...This year’s theme is tobacco control and the National Environmental Health Association is focusing specifically on the negative health effects of second and third hand smoke. The Galion City Health Departm
WBCO 1540 AM (Bucyrus, OH)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:44

[Philippines] ‘WHO opposition to tobacco-harm reduction threatens public health’

“is dishonest and threatens public health,” the US-based think tank Reason Foundation said. A treaty created by the WHO in 2004, the FCTC seeks “to protect present and future generations from the devastating health, social, environmental and economic co
Business Mirror (ph)
added Sep 24, 2016 15:36

Packaging colour research by tobacco companies: The pack as a product characteristic (PDF) [FREE FULL TEXT]

FDA should require full-length SE reports, rather than streamlined “Same Characteristics” reports, for all SE submissions with any color changes to the product’s packaging and labeling, and should conduct Social Science reviews that consider the public
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Sep 23, 2016 20:09

Why you should NEVER smoke inside: Carcinogenic third-hand smoke lingers in your carpet, walls, and loved-ones for at least six months

Even when you quit smoking, carcinogens from tobacco remain embedded in sofas, wall, and carpets long after. And people within the home - whether smokers, ex-smokers, or non-smokers - will also have elevated levels of the dangerous chemicals. Research
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Sep 23, 2016 19:17
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