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OncoBlog: AACR Eyes Tobacco Control

American Association for Cancer Research has published a collection of articles in commemoration of the 50th anniversary of the first Surgeon General's report on health consequences of tobacco. * Note that although almost one in five Americans still smok
MedPage Today
added Apr 18, 2014 20:27

[Europe, UK, USA] E-cigarettes: no smoke without fear ($$)

E-cigarettes are big business. How did they start? How do they work? And what is big tobacco doing to protect its market share?
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 17, 2014 10:20

Fifty Years On, Half As Many Americans Now Smoke, but… …Too Many Are Still Dying Prematurely

Experts commemorating the fiftieth anniversary of the report here at the American Association for Cancer Research (AACR) 2014 celebrated the progress that has been made, but emphasized that much remains to be done. "Tobacco is the largest preventable ca
Medical Tribune
added Apr 14, 2014 20:10

Military trying hard to reverse rank tobacco has among troops

Social pressures, job stress and a youthful sense of invincibility — the risk-taking type of personality that’s attracted to the military — clash with efforts to get them to tamp out their butts. Military culture also has a tobacco tradition that’s tough
added Apr 8, 2014 18:14

[Ireland, UK] United States Council for International Business

Philip Morris International is currently a USCIB member. [4] In April 2012, when the UK government announced their plain packaging consultation, USCIB joined forces with other US trade associations, including the TransAtlantic Business Dialogue, the US C (University of Bath Department for Health) (uk)
added Apr 8, 2014 11:01

Session Title: Honoring the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress

Speakers will also discuss challenges to future tobacco control efforts and federal research and regulatory efforts aimed at further understanding and reducing the adverse health consequences of smoking and other forms of tobacco use.
Abstracts Online
added Apr 7, 2014 15:45

[California] AACR to Host Tobacco Control Session, Media Availability at Annual Meeting 2014

an Annual Meeting session, “Honoring the 50th Anniversary Surgeon General’s Report: The Health Consequences of Smoking—50 Years of Progress,” will be held in Room 1 of the San Diego Convention Center, Monday, April 7, 2014, 10:30 a.m. PT to 12:30 p.m. PT.
American Association for Cancer Research (AACR)
added Apr 7, 2014 15:39

WHEELER: A 10-Year Retrospective on SRNT’s 20th Anniversary [FREE FULL TEXT]

As the landscape begins to change with the FDA’s regulatory authority over the tobacco industry in the United States and as countries in middle- and lower-income regions of the world start to tackle antitobacco legislation, SRNT will take a much more act
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Apr 7, 2014 14:02

[New York] McGURN: The war on our troops who smoke

What a narrow view of the cigarette. For nearly a century, tobacco in its various forms has been, as Pershing appreciated, a powerful weapon in what we used to call the arsenal of freedom — a symbol of confidence, grit and resolve. For Churchill, it was
New York Post
added Apr 7, 2014 13:42

Portrayal of tobacco use in prime-time TV dramas: trends and associations with adult cigarette consumption—USA, 1955–2010

The correlation between tobacco portrayal in TV dramas and adult cigarette consumption is consistent with well-established effects of exposure to tobacco cues that create craving for cigarettes in adult smokers. Although tobacco use in TV dramas along wit
Tobacco Control
added Apr 6, 2014 04:20
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