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ARNOTT: Smokefree England: lessons learned over 10 years

We have to stop this epidemic. The evidence of the last decade is that measures to limit smoking are popular and effective, when they are part of a comprehensive strategy and are properly funded. Today is the 10th anniversary of the implementation of smo
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Aug 1, 2017 00:53
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[Japan] A Story of Tobacco

In front of a girl with the traditional Japanese hairstyle, a small man on a desk says, "women descended from tobacco." The girl laughs at him and traps him under a glass. The angry man puffs on a cigarette in a pipe and blows smoke at the girl. The girl
National Film Center, the National Museum of Modern Art, Tokyo (NFC). (jp)
added Jul 21, 2017 05:00
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Le CiNéMa Club Presents Its Movie of the Week. What?

The 1926 “A Story of Tobacco,” directed by Noburo Ofuji (whose memorial museum is the subject of part of the website), is a fantastical fable that mixes live action and animation in a fashion not dissimilar to what the American animator Max Fleischer wa
New York Times
added Jul 21, 2017 04:53
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Physicians’ views on the role of smoking in smoking-related diseases: findings from cross-sectional studies from 1982–2014 in Estonia [FREE FULL TEXT]

From 1982 to 2014, physicians’ attitudes towards the health risks of smoking improved in Estonia. However, their assessment of a causal role of smoking in smoking-related diseases was related to their own smoking habits and ethnicity. A further decline
BioMed Central (uk)
added Jul 20, 2017 16:55
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[Pennsylvania] EDITORIAL Long-ago blast demonstrates the necessity of regulations

It happened July 17, 1891, when a load of nitroglycerin and dynamite being hauled on a wagon on East Maiden Street blew up. ... Think about it. Nitroglycerin. Dynamite. Hay. And a cigar. What could have possibly gone wrong? One hesitates to say “never,
Washington (PA) Observer-Reporter
added Jul 18, 2017 22:51
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What Impact Has the UK Smoking Ban Had?

More Brits are kicking the habit / Kids are less keen / Fewer people are hospitalised / Glossy packs are gone / Awareness of passive smoking has increased / No smoking at train stations / A drop in the number of teen smokers / Smoke free cars / E-cigs are
Labmate (uk)
added Jul 18, 2017 02:52
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[Australia] CHAPMAN: The policy termites slowly eating out the foundations of smoking

Tobacco is the only product where legislation mandates plain packaging: 17 nations have either implemented, legislated it or announced they will. Tobacco is also the only product that has to be stored out of sight in retail outlets. All these factors do
The Conversation (au)
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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[UK] INSIGHT: Ten years since the smoking ban hit Somerset

But now - the number of smokers across the South West is at a record low. And to the rest of you that just can’t shake those nicotine cravings, why not use this anniversary as an excuse to kick the habit? This month marks ten years since England decide
Chard and Ilminster News (uk)
added Jul 17, 2017 13:02
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GLANTZ: Big tobacco is terrified of SF law ending sale of flavored and menthol tobacco products; the Empire Strikes Back

“Let’s Be Real” is composed of a tobacco industry official and attorneys from a law firm with longstanding ties to the industry...can mobilize an army of paid signature gatherers. These employees, however, don’t really care about the issue and, because
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Jul 16, 2017 03:22
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A brief history of DARE, the anti-drug program Jeff Sessions wants to revive

Speaking at a DARE (Drug Abuse Resistance Education) conference this week, Attorney General Jeff Sessions praised the past work of the ...
Washington Post
added Jul 18, 2017 01:52
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