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[Asia] WHO report cites India's initiatives on tobacco control

A World Health Organisation report released today has cited India's multiple initiatives on tobacco control,... "After considering the effect of smoking on both smokers and non-smokers, the Court (Supreme Court of India) issued an order prohibiting smoki
PTI - Press Trust of India (in)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:34


Although Bond didn’t smoke in “Spectre” (and probably doesn't have to worry about his brief flings raising his risk of lung cancer all that much) anything that encourages younger minds to smoke is problematic, because more scientists learn about smoking,
Popular Science
added Jan 18, 2017 09:35

Alan Blum on Why Physicians Need to Be More Active and Creative in the Clinic, Classroom, and Community in Smoking Prevention and Cessation

in the 1950s, two-thirds of doctors still smoked. Cigarette ads continued to be published in the Journal of the American Medical Association until 1954 (and tobacco companies continued to give out cartons of cigarettes at some state medical association me
Oncology News (
added Jan 17, 2017 19:16

Die Another Day, James Bond's smoking over six decades [FREE FULL TEXT]

product placement of branded packs was present in two movies. Overall, the persisting smoking content remains problematic from a public health perspective, especially given the popularity of this movie series.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 17, 2017 13:55

For Trump, Three Decades of Chasing Deals in Russia

in 1996. Mr. Trump and Liggett-Ducat, an American tobacco company that owned property in Moscow, wanted to build a high-end residential development near an old Russian Olympic stadium. As they prepared to meet with officials in Moscow, they needed sketche
New York Times
added Jan 16, 2017 22:22

FRIEDEN: A Safer, Healthier U.S.: The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2009–2016

This article summarizes major initiatives, lessons, and remaining challenges. CDC has helped make Americans safer and healthier by strengthening public health systems, addressing health threats effectively, and protecting health both in our country and ar
American Journal of Preventive Medicine
added Jan 15, 2017 18:34

[Ohio] Clearing the air about smoking ban

WARREN — The one-time opponents sat together at a table in what used to be the nonsmoking section of the Mocha House and sorted through newspaper clippings documenting the battle. Ohio’s voter-enacted public places smoking ban went into effect 10 years a
Warren (OH) Tribune Chronicle
added Jan 15, 2017 16:56

[New Jersey, Pennsylvania] No butts about it: Cigarette smoking down, but not out since first warning

All the federal and state regulations and health programs initiated since Surgeon General Terry's warning was issued are useful, said Martinsen, from the county's health improvement partnership. People have stopped smoking in public buildings and restaur
Doylestown (PA) Intelligencer Record
added Jan 15, 2017 16:55

Richman Led Kraft in 1980s and Tried to Revive Tupperware

As chief executive of Kraft Inc. in the 1980s, John Richman oversaw some of America’s best-known food brands...cigarette maker Philip Morris Cos. agreed to chomp down Kraft for $13.1 billion, at that time one of the biggest takeovers ever.
The Wall Street Journal Interactive Edition
added Jan 13, 2017 22:36

[Russia, District of Columbia] Smoking Baroness causes a stir at White House

On Jan. 12, 1910, at a White House dinner hosted by President William Howard Taft, Baroness Rosen, wife of the Russian ambassador, caused a stir by requesting and smoking a cigarette — it was, apparently, the first time a woman had smoked openly during a
AP - Associated Press
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03
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