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Soda and Tobacco Industry Corporate Social Responsibility Campaigns: How Do They Compare?

In an article that forms part of the PLoS Medicine series on Big Food, Andrew Cheyne and colleagues compare soda companies' corporate social responsibility (CSR) campaigns - which are designed to bolster the image and popularity of their products and to p
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jun 26, 2012 16:45
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[Papua New Guinea] PNG announces plan to stub out smoking

Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) (au)
added Dec 3, 2011 00:00
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[Italy] Non-Smokers, Former Smokers are Using Heatsticks

(TPSAC) expressed concerns that the device would prove attractive to non-smokers, especially non-smoking teens. Now data from a small study examining IQOS use and product awareness in Italy appears to confirm those fears. Three years after IQOS was laun
MedPage Today
added Feb 3, 2018 13:26
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Philip Morris' search for a cigarette no more harmful than a cup of coffee

But four scientists and researchers who worked for the company on the iQOS program told Reuters that while Philip Morris was able to prove the lower amounts of exposure to harmful substances, that doesn’t necessarily mean that using the device is less li
Reuters
added Dec 20, 2017 22:49
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[Canada] Calgary researchers investigate effect of second-hand pot smoke

Scientists at the University of Calgary have found that you can feel the effects of marijuana just by being in the same room as a pot smoker even without taking a puff for yourself. Researchers at U of C’s Cumming School of Medicine conducted a four mont
Canadian Television (CTV) (ca)
added Dec 1, 2017 16:44
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[Canada] Blowing smoke: the history of tobacco-specific nitrosamines in Canadian tobacco [FREE FULL TEXT]

any claims by tobacco companies that they were acting prudently by lowering TSNA levels are unwarranted. They fail to acknowledge that it was their actions that raised TSNA levels in the first place about half a century ago.
Tobacco Control
added Jun 30, 2017 14:59
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Tobacco Use in Canada » Highlights

University of Waterloo (ca)
added May 26, 2017 12:51
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[USA] LEADING FROM UP NORTH How Canada Is Solving the Menthol Tobacco Problem (PDF)

How did our neighbor to the North become a global leader in tackling the problem of regulating menthol tobacco? And what lessons can we learn from Canada’s experience in adopting and implementing restrictions on the sale of menthol flavored tobacco pro
Public Health Law Center (William Mitchell College of Law)
added May 8, 2017 14:05
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[Canada] Heart attack rates in Calgary plummet dramatically in wake of tobacco bans

On Jan. 1, 2007, a prohibition on smoking in public places went into effect in the city, followed by a similar provincewide measure the following year. In Calgary, the number of heart attacks per 100,000 people slipped from 222.3 in 2006 to 198.6 the fo
Calgary (Alb) Herald
added Apr 24, 2017 14:31
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Canada's smoking rate falls slightly in 2015: StatsCan

The Canadian Community Health Survey found 17.7 per cent of Canadians aged 12 and older -- or roughly 5.3 million people -- smoked either daily or occasionally in 2015, down slightly from 18.1 per cent a year earlier. The Statistics Canada survey showed
Canadian Press
added Mar 23, 2017 14:06
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