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New wiki site to unmask dealings of tobacco industry in Sri Lanka

A major new online project, TobaccoUnmasked, designed to reveal the activities and influences of the tobacco industry on public health policy, has been launched in Sri Lanka on the back of the success of TobaccoTactics – an initiative first established by
Phys.org (physorg.com)
added Jul 20, 2017 22:21
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GFN Dialogues

Interest in the debates surrounding the rapidly changing nicotine landscape continues to grow and the organisers of GFN are seeking to use this established brand to reach out and engage with a wider audience, ensuring the topics remain live and fresh, ra
Global Forum on Nicotine
added Jul 20, 2017 22:17
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[Caribbean, Jamaica] Tobacco Control Bill under review, says Tufton

Dr Tufton said the comprehensive legislation seeks to address critical matters which have not been addressed under the existing Tobacco Control Regulations. These, he said, include: Regulating the interactions of Government officials with the tobacco ind
Jamaica Observer (jm)
added Jul 20, 2017 19:24
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New E-Cigarette Studies May Prove Key For Litigators ($$)

Maintaining a comprehensive and continuous awareness of the science is critical to any winning legal strategy — especially when it comes to cases involving products like electronic cigarettes, where the science is constantly changing and emerging. The bes
Law360
added Jul 20, 2017 18:48
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Targeting 9 Risk Factors Could Prevent 1 in 3 Dementia Cases: Study

These measures include: staying in school until you're at least over the age of 15; reducing hearing loss, obesity and high blood pressure in mid-life (ages 45 to 65); and reducing smoking, depression, physical inactivity, social isolation and diabetes i
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Jul 20, 2017 18:35
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[Asia, China] Almost A Million Chinese Died From Preventable Cancers In 2013

a multi-agency team of researchers led by Dr. Farhad Islami of the American Cancer Society estimated the number and proportion of cancer deaths and cases attributable to ever-smoking, second-hand smoking, alcohol drinking, low fruit/vegetable intake, exce
Asian Scientist (sg)
added Jul 20, 2017 18:33
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[UK] Nine lifestyle changes can reduce dementia risk, study says

It lists nine key risk factors including lack of education, hearing loss, smoking and physical inactivity. The study is being presented at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in London.
BBC Online
added Jul 20, 2017 16:26
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UNGC Board Meeting Report

It was also agreed that when communicating about the decision to exclude tobacco companies from participation in the UN Global Compact, it should be made clear that the decision was taken in line with the World Health Organization Framework Convention
UN Global Compact
added Sep 20, 2017 23:44
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VIDEO: Eliminating tobacco companies from investment portfolios | Bronwyn King | TEDxSydney

Bronwyn King, a Melbourne radiation oncologist, was horrified that she and her colleagues at Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre were unknowingly supporting tobacco through their superannuation (pension) investments - an action which came at the expense of the
You Tube
added Aug 1, 2017 00:14
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Hollywood Images: Is Tobacco Use Back In The Picture?

“Unless the film industry acts to keep smoking out of youth-rated movies, millions more will be influenced to smoke, resulting in tobacco-induced cancers, heart and lung disease, or stroke,” said Dr. Fernando Stein, president of the American Academy of P
WABE 90.1 FM - Public Broadcasting Atlanta
added Jul 21, 2017 15:54
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