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[Africa, South Africa] Tobacco control: Then and now

Health-e News takes a look back at South Africa’s history of tobacco control. During the 1970s and 1980s, tobacco control was not on the public agenda. The low price of cigarettes, widespread advertising and lack of health warnings meant that more than a
Health-E (za)
added Oct 22, 2013 14:43
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[Korea - South] Hyundai replaces car cigarette lighters with USB ports in S Korea ($$)

the two-inch long cylinder of plastic and red-hot metal first arrived in 1925, ahead of the golden age of both smoking and driving, and survived the advent of the portable lighter, electronic dashboards and the rollout of high-tech in-car entertainment.
Financial Times (uk)
added Oct 2, 2013 13:54
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LETTER: DAUBE: Tobacco control has always challenged tobacco interests

As Proctor2 and many others have shown comprehensively, tobacco companies have consistently responded to research demonstrating the dangers of smoking by seeking to deny and undermine the evidence, and they have consistently opposed any action that might
The Lancet (uk)
added Aug 23, 2013 03:15
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[Canada] Amended Report of Dr. Robert John Perrins (436pp) (PDF)

THE OVERALL SCOPE OF MY REPORT This report examines the role of the Canadian and, where appropriate, international government(s), as well as the public health and medical communities, in assessing and publishing information on the health risks associate
Conseil québécois sur le tabac et la santé (Quebec Council on Tobacco and Health) (ca)
added Aug 22, 2013 11:16
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[Canada] Day 157: Yet another history

Mr. Perrins was asked by JTI-Macdonald to look at the measures "government(s), as well as the public health and medical communities [took] in assessing and publishing information on the health risks associated with smoking, as well as the actions taken by
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 20, 2013 17:39
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Smoke Litigation | A resource for following tobacco smoke exposure litigation

This website provides searchable summaries of more than 600 legal cases regarding smoking in the workplace and other places. Whether the dispute is about smoke in the home, disability discrimination, prisons, employment, or child custody, this is where y
SmokeLitigation.org (Public Health Advocacy Institute (PHAI))
added Aug 16, 2013 14:46
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DAUBE: Forty years on – tobacco control then and now ($$)

Tobacco companies have lost numerous legal actions, and even been found guilty of racketeering, yet the boards and executives who direct their activities remain untouched. Indeed, they are marketing ever more aggressively, whether in developing countries
Australian and New Zealand Journal of Public Health
added Jul 31, 2013 13:42
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[Florida] UF celebrates importance of being smoke-free campus

On Wednesday, Tobacco Free Florida recognized UF's progress toward becoming a smoke-free campus by awarding it the highest certification possible under its new Tobacco Free Smoke Free Recognition Program. The Continuum, a privately managed apartment comp
Gainesville (FL) Sun
added Jul 26, 2013 14:00
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Fast Rise and Fast Fall of Television’s Tough Guy / ‘Évocateur: The Morton Downey Jr. Movie’

Though on the air for less than two years in the late 1980s, “The Morton Downey Jr. Show” (whose chain-smoking host died of lung cancer in 2001) was a lightning rod for death-of-civilization predictions. But Mr. Downey’s aggressive, right-wing populism m
New York Times
added Jun 7, 2013 12:02
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[Canada] Day 148: Raymond Duch and public polling

Mr. Duch's mandate from JTI-Macdonald was to focus not on what information Quebecers were exposed to through the media, as the historians had done, but rather to review polling results to assess what the public remembered hearing and what they believed a
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added May 28, 2013 11:20
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