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On 10th Anniversary of Tobacco Control Treaty, Nations Are Making Progress and Must Step Up Fight Against World’s Top Preventable Killer

The good news is that countries have demonstrated a strong commitment to taking action. There are now 180 parties to the treaty (179 countries and the European Union). Over the past 10 years, nations have made significant progress in implementing the sci
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Feb 27, 2015 11:35

WHO FCTC celebrates its 10th anniversary

On 27 February 2015, the WHO FCTC will reach the milestone of 10 years since it entered into force: a decade of saving lives. In order to mark the accomplishments of the Parties during this decade, the Convention Secretariat is organizing an event, on the
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:08

Review: ‘Everything Is Design’ Showcases Paul Rand, Master of Brand Identity

Some of his magazine advertisements are comically dated. In a campaign for El Producto cigars in the 1950s, he added hand-drawn hands, hats and other accouterments to cutout photographs of cigars, turning them into goofy characters. Yet a cigar box desig
New York Times
added Feb 26, 2015 19:31

[North Carolina] Tobacco union discussion rescheduled

“Tobacco Unionism and Civil Rights,” originally planned for 5:30 p.m. today, has been rescheduled for 5:30 p.m. March 5, at New Museum of Winston-Salem, 713 S. Marshall St. Local expert Will Cox and former N.C. Sen. Earline Parmon will discuss the links
Winston-Salem (NC) Journal
added Feb 27, 2015 16:18

UN-backed treaty set to mark 10 years of dramatic change in tobacco use worldwide

treaty that aims to achieve a tobacco-free world has dramatically curbed tobacco use worldwide since its entry into force 10 years ago tomorrow, but “the war on tobacco is far from over” with the tobacco industry still spending billions to promote product
UN News Service
added Feb 27, 2015 10:14

WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control celebrates 10 years of action to fight tobacco epidemic (PDF)

“The WHO Framework Convention stands out as the single most powerful preventive instrument available to public health,” says Dr Margaret Chan, Director-General of the World Health Organization. “We know it works. It averts addiction to a deadly product.
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Feb 27, 2015 10:10

[Illinois] The 50-year war on smoking is far from won

Public health and medical organizations know what needs to be done to reduce the number of smokers and prevent kids from starting to smoke, Sward said. Policy changes are needed, she added, but politicians are afraid to challenge the tobacco industry's st
Chicago Tribune
added Feb 26, 2015 17:25

Flight Attendant Union Celebrates 25 Years of Smoke-Free Skies

(AFA) fought relentlessly to achieve this major victory for our crew and passengers as well as the standard it set for workplaces around the country. AFA took on the tobacco industry and brought public pressure to prohibit smoking by raising two main co
PR Newswire
added Feb 25, 2015 20:13

[Florida, Tennessee] Analysis: How Kenneth Kerrivan Struck a Blow Against Big Tobacco

with their apparent advantage now gone in federal court and at least 12 new cases on the docket through the spring, Big Tobacco blinked. With more than $100 million in federal judgements already on appeal, another $100 million was a relatively cheap pric
Nashville (TN) Scene
added Feb 25, 2015 16:39


A new study investigates how the tobacco industry managed to raise the levels of tar and nicotine in “light” cigarettes for decades without a regulatory crackdown—despite mounting proof of health hazards. The findings could shed light on the current con
added Feb 25, 2015 10:01
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