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[South Africa] Financing, Resource Allocations and Cost of Action Versus Inaction for Full Implementation of WHO FCTC

The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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The workshop is proposed by a group of World Heart Federation Emerging Leaders who have piloted a tool for identifying cost of action and inaction and sustainable mechanisms for accelerated and full implementation of the FCTC. The workshop envisages shar
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:46
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[South Africa] Latest plenary speakers announced for WCTOH 2018

International Women’s Day on 8 March is marked by the second plenary which will discuss ‘Women, Development, and Tobacco Control’. Dr Flavia Senkubuge, WCTOH 2018 President, will chair the session that includes panellists Dr Lorraine Greaves, Senior Inve
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:41
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[South Africa] High-level participants announced

WCTOH is pleased to announce the participation of WHO Director-General Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, South Africa Minister of Health Dr Aaron Motsoaledi and Michael R. Bloomberg, a leading actor on tobacco control and WHO Ambassador for Noncommunicable
World Conference on Tobacco OR Health (WCTOH)
added Feb 18, 2018 03:40
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[New Jersey] Menthol Cigarettes Could Be Even Worse Than Regular Cigarettes

Regular and menthol cigarettes are at least equal players when you’re talking about the negative impact on health, Flores says. That’s a big problem if people smoke menthols because they think they’re the lesser of two evils or only took up smoking becaus
Vice.com
added Feb 18, 2018 03:39
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use slides in state

Prevalence of tobacco use in Bihar has seen a sharp decline from 53.5 to 25.9 per cent in the last seven years. In fact, Bihar is the second state after Sikkim, which has seen the highest percentage dip in tobacco consumption. Tobacco consumption in Sikk
The Telegraph (Calcutta) (in)
added Feb 18, 2018 02:54
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[UK] 'I don't want my children to be motherless': Non-smoker diagnosed with lung cancer at 37 admits she considered suicide - as she pleads for more funding for disease

Joanna Marshall, 40, from Scotland, has appealed for increased funding for lung cancer after battling the disease for three years, admitting she is terrified her two children could be left motherless
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Feb 18, 2018 02:32
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Senate Dems push FDA to reject alternative cigarette health claims

A group of Senate Democrats is urging the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to reject an application from Big Tobacco to market a new "heat not burn" cigarette as less risky. Sens. Dick Durbin (D-Ill.) and Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.) sent a letter Wed
The Hill
added Feb 18, 2018 02:19
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[Asia, India] Tobacco use down 27.6% in state: Survey

The Global Adult Tobacco Survey 2 (GATS-2) for the year 2016-17 revealed that the prevalence of tobacco use in Bihar has dropped from 53.5% to 25.9% in the last seven years. The survey fact sheet was released by state health minister Mangal Pandey on Satu
Times of India
added Feb 18, 2018 02:10
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Effects of Varenicline, Depressive Symptoms, and Region of Enrollment on Smoking Cessation in Depressed Smokers

This study indicates varenicline may aid cessation partially by reducing withdrawal-related symptoms of depression. It also suggests that the impact of depressive symptoms on cessation varies regionally, and that this variation may be related to differen
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 18, 2018 01:36
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