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[Arizona] Retailers Face Hurdles Fighting Local Regulation

Anti-tobacco organizations that receive funding to lobby for proposals such as flavored-tobacco bans or higher taxes have “natural bridges and alliances” with local health departments and schools, a ready network that retailers don’t have access to, acco
Convenience Store/Petroleum (CSPNet)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:30
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[UK-Scotland] 260,000 quitters needed to make tobacco-free goal

Philip Morris concludes that reducing smoking prevalence among adults to 5% or below is more likely to be met by 2044, a decade later than pledged by the Scottish government. The study, carried out by Frontier Economics, a consultancy in London, claims t
Times Of London (uk)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:21
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[Africa, South Africa] Big tobacco must butt out

There are many who will rail against this, complaining of government interference in their lives. The tobacco industry will accuse government of tampering with job creation. Motsoaledi, though, was having none of that this week: “Are we creating these jo
Independent Online (IOL) / The Post (za)
added Mar 11, 2018 16:17
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Big Tobacco, Tiny Targets: Global Campaign Takes Aim at Tobacco Giants for Advertising to Kids near Schools

Through crowdsourcing technology and social media, the campaign empowers citizens across the world to help document tobacco marketing that targets kids. With just a mobile phone, citizens in any country can take a photo of tobacco advertising near schools
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Mar 10, 2018 18:35
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Tobacco Control Policies Working, Report Finds

While global tobacco consumption is slowing, the report noted that Africa and the Middle East are at tipping points as combustible cigarette use continues to climb. In sub-Saharan Africa alone, for example, tobacco consumption increased by 52% from 1980
MedPage Today
added Mar 10, 2018 15:47
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Tar level of cigarettes smoked and risk of smoking-related diseases [FREE FULL TEXT]

Despite evidence that smokers substantially compensate for reduced cigarette yields, the results clearly show lower risks in lower tar smokers....Disclosure statement Peter Lee...is a long-term consultant to various tobacco companies and organizations.
Inhalation Toxicology
added Mar 9, 2018 21:10
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[Africa, Asia, Mid-east] Report: Big tobacco is targeting the world's most vulnerable to increase profits

The sixth edition of The Tobacco Atlas and its companion website TobaccoAtlas.org finds the tobacco industry is increasingly targeting vulnerable populations in emerging markets, such as Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, where people are not protected b
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:59
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[South Africa] Africa new frontline in anti-tobacco fight: activists

Africa and other developing regions are becoming increasingly significant battlegrounds in the effort to combat the spread of smoking, an anti-smoking campaign group warned on Thursday. But most countries in sub-Saharan Africa have inadequate monitoring
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:08
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How children around the world are exposed to cigarette advertising

Research in more than 22 countries found cigarettes are being sold and promoted near schools by an industry that needs to recruit the young to maintain profits
The Guardian (uk)
added Mar 9, 2018 15:04
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[South Africa] Africa’s a tobacco target, but public health leaders are fighting back

A new “Tobacco Atlas” was launched Thursday at the World Conference on Tobacco or Health in Cape Town, and it shows the continued trend in the tobacco industry to target vulnerable populations in Africa. Co-authored by American Cancer Society (ACS) and
Africa Times
added Mar 9, 2018 15:00
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