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[UK] Medical records of thousands of patients were handed to US firms connected to tobacco industry by British health officials, Telegraph probe reveals

The medical records of British cancer victims have been handed to a controversial American firm working for one of the world’s biggest tobacco companies, the Daily Telegraph can reveal. The data covering almost 180,000 patients - every case of lung canc
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jan 16, 2018 00:09
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[UK] Health bosses hand medical records of 180,000 British lung cancer patients to US firm working for one of world's biggest tobacco companies

Public Health England handed over anonymised NHS records covering every single lung tumour diagnosed between 2009 and 2013 - some 179,040 patients - to William E. Wecker Associates without the consent of patients or their families. The company have wor
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Jan 15, 2018 23:51
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[Japan] VIDEO: Big tobacco looks east to sell a new kind of smoking

The Glo store doesn’t look like a tobacconist. ...more like an artisanal coffee bar. But it sells Glo-branded white paper sticks stuffed with tobacco that — gasp! — you can light up and smoke. “It’s a new way to enjoy tobacco,” says Eda, grinning betwee
Times Of London (uk)
added Jan 14, 2018 21:34
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[Europe] STEVENS: On public health, why is the #EC silencing NGOs?

while the EU is restricting the availability of tobacco products and launching anti-smoking campaigns, it is also ... allowing cigarette makers to play a central role in the fight against tobacco smuggling.
EU Reporter
added Jan 14, 2018 21:07
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OBITUARIES Thomas Luken, Veteran Ohio Democrat, Is Dead at 92

Luken found a major issue in the late 1980s: the power of tobacco companies. “He had lost three siblings to lung cancer,” Charlie Luken said, “and he took on Big Tobacco full throttle.” Mr. Luken introduced legislation that would have prohibited the sal
New York Times
added Jan 14, 2018 15:57
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[Asia, Nepal] Tobacco control strategy launched

The strategy focuses on strengthening execution of existing plans and policies, utilising tax to finance development innovations, strictly enforcing legal provisions for tobacco control, creating supportive environment for tobacco-free generation and
The Himalayan Times (np)
added Jan 14, 2018 03:20
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[UK] Introduction of standardised tobacco packaging during a 12-month transition period: Findings from small retailers in the United Kingdom

Tobacco companies used the transition period to delay the removal of fully branded products and gradually introduce standardised variants. This staggered introduction may have mitigated some of the immediate intended effects of the legislation by desensi
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Feb 7, 2018 16:30
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Origins of tobacco harm reduction in the UK: the ‘Product Modification Programme' (1972–1991)

1972 to 1991, the British government sought to investigate safer smoking...Current tobacco harm reduction premises and policies supported...and leading British public health organisations may reflect the historical influence of the tobacco industry.
Tobacco Control
added Jan 14, 2018 16:00
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[Missouri] Judge Temporarily Blocks Topeka From Raising Its Tobacco-Buying Age

A Shawnee County District Court judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that raises the tobacco buying age in Topeka to 21. The ruling comes after two Topeka businesses, with the assistance of the Kansas Vapers Association, filed a lawsuit this week
KCUR 89.3 FM (Kansas City, MO)
added Jan 14, 2018 15:44
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[Kansas] Judge grants temporary injunction blocking implementation of Topeka tobacco ordinance

A Shawnee County judge has temporarily blocked an ordinance that forbids tobacco sales to people ages 18-20 from taking effect. The temporary restraining order states there are “concerns regarding conflicts between the city ordinance in question and s
Topeka (KS) Capital-Journal
added Jan 12, 2018 04:29
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