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[Korea - South] The ‘diverse, dynamic new world of global tobacco control’? An analysis of participation in the Conference of the Parties to the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control [FREE FULL TEXT]

Developing countries face particular barriers to participating in the COP process, and their engagement in global tobacco control is likely to diminish in the absence of specific measures to support their effective participation.
Tobacco Control
added Nov 21, 2012 14:33

AUDIO: James Buchanan Duke: Father of the modern cigarette

Jordan Goodman, the author of Tobacco in History, says that as a historian he is careful about pointing the finger at individuals, "but in the history of tobacco I feel much more confident saying that James Buchanan Duke - otherwise known as Buck Duke -
BBC Online
added Nov 15, 2012 18:13

The evolution of health warning labels on cigarette packs: the role of precedents, and tobacco industry strategies to block diffusion

Beginning in 2005, as a result of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), GHWLs began to spread. Effective implementation of FCTC labelling provisions has stimulated diffusion of strong health warning labels despite
Tobacco Control
added Oct 23, 2012 06:33

[Canada] Day 49: Conflicting ITL testimony

This morning Bruce Johnston resumed his questioning of Imperial Tobacco's main witness, Ed Ricard. Again the witness faced a barrage on his credibility and the credibility of the company where he had spent his 28 year career and where his father was once
Eye on the Trials (ASPQ) (ca)
added Aug 29, 2012 20:20

Rewind: 1949 Cigarette Spot Declares 'Doctors Smoke Camels'

Actors Dressed as Medical Professionals Once Touted Tobacco
Advertising Age
added Aug 14, 2012 20:48

[Indiana] CULLEN: From smoky to smoke-free in a few years

Today, nobody in my immediate family smokes. Smoking is banned where I work. The new state law prohibits smoking in restaurants and workplaces. I can go for months without being around a cigarette, and when I do, my eyes water. Our culture has changed f
Danville (IL) Commercial-News
added Aug 12, 2012 17:03

[Kansas] Kovel’s Antiques: 19th century tobacco jars sported quirky designs

Why would a tobacco jar from the 19th century be shaped like a lady in a long, full dress? Tobacco jars were made in many unexpected shapes, and there are many figural tobacco-jar collectors today.
Lawrence (KS) Journal-World
added Jul 31, 2012 13:06

APHA book tells behind-the-scenes story of case against big tobacco

“I did not want the story of this case to get lost, or worse, to be retold with revisionist historical perspectives,” Eubanks told The Nation’s Health. “The book is important because it shines a light on what can happen when those responsible for followi
The Nation's Health (American Public Health Assn)
added Jul 2, 2012 11:25

VIDEO: Indonesia: a paradise for the tobacco industry

Ruth Malone, highlights how “Indonesia not only permits but abets and encourages some of the most aggressive tobacco advertising in the world, including tobacco advertisements featured on police traffic kiosks.” Watch the revealing video below to see jus
Tobacco Control Journal blogs
added May 22, 2012 01:55

[Virginia] Jamestown unearths 400-year-old pipes for patrons

AP - Associated Press
added Dec 31, 2010 00:00
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