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[Switzerland] WHO FCTC COP8 concludes with new strategy to accelerate tobacco control efforts and stronger transparency measures to counter tobacco industry interference

yesterday closed its eighth session (COP8) after adopting a Medium-Term Strategic Framework (MTSF) outlining a new action plan to scale up the global tobacco control agenda over the next few years. The MTSF, also known as the Global Strategy to Accelerat
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Oct 9, 2018 19:35
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VIDEO: Follow the Data Podcast: Tobacco Industry Watchdogs

The Stopping Tobacco Organizations and Products (STOP) competition...The University of Bath’s Tobacco Control Research Group, the Global Center for Good Governance in Tobacco Control (GGTC), and the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disea
Bloomberg Philanthropies
added Oct 9, 2018 19:12
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[California] San Francisco Voters End the Sale of Flavored Tobacco Products Despite Strong Industry Opposition

defied a $12 million campaign funded almost entirely by the R.J. Reynolds Tobacco Company (RJR) and supported implementation of a law prohibiting the sale of flavored tobacco products, including menthol cigarettes and flavored vaping liquids—the first suc
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 18:57
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[California] GLANTZ: Putting the successful defense of San Francisco’s prohibition on sale of flavored tobacco products in context

San Francisco voters showed that with appropriate support for public health campaigns, it is possible to overcome more heavily financed efforts by Big Tobacco if there is enough funding to spread the message. RJR's attempt to roll back the law illustrate
Center for Tobacco Control Research and Education (UCSF)
added Oct 9, 2018 18:56
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Tobacco industry’s carbon footprint mirrors entire countries — cost of cigarettes should reflect the environmental damage, WHO says

there are now more smokers than ever before, in absolute numbers. Overall, 933 million people smoked every day in 2015, 80% of which are men. To meet this demand, six trillion cigarettes are manufactured each year — that’s a lot of tobacco. According to
ZME Science
added Oct 9, 2018 17:23
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LETTER: E-Cigarette Use Without a History of Combustible Cigarette Smoking Among U.S. Adults: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System, 2016

the newest generations of e-cigarettes (including JUUL) are designed and marketed to appeal to non–combustible cigarette smokers (3). Therefore, a description of sole e-cigarette users (defined as users who never smoked combustible cigarettes) is vital t
Annals of Internal Medicine
added Oct 9, 2018 17:22
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[Montana] LETTER: Don't buy tobacco industry's lies on I-185

the tobacco industry targets low-income communities, marketing flavored brands that are thought to be especially addictive and giving huge discounts to hook people on tobacco products. We don’t have to take this — that’s what citizens' initiatives are f
The Missoulian
added Oct 9, 2018 17:14
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BULLETIN MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018: L’ASSISTANCE TECHNIQUE: UN ÉLÉMENT CLÉ DE LA MISE EN OEUVRE DU PROTOCOLE (PDF)

INSIDE THIS ISSUE A QUICK GUIDE TO TRACKING AND TRACING 2 THE PROTOCOL TO ELIMINATE ILLICIT TRADE IN TOBACCO PRODUCTS: A BRIEF HISTORY 3 HOW BIG TOBACCO THREATENS THE ILLICIT TRADE PROTOCOL 4
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:08
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BULLETIN MONDAY 8 OCTOBER 2018: TECHNICAL ASSISTANCE: A KEY ELEMENT FOR IMPLEMENTING THE PROTOCOL (PDF) [English]

The tobacco industry is already at work pushing its own monitoring system on countries; a system which it presents as Protocol-compliant, in order to keep tracking and tracing in its control. It is, therefore, important for the Secretariat to have a spec
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Oct 9, 2018 17:08
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[Australia] JAQUES: Smoke and mirrors on issue funding won’t deter critics

Asked why they had removed the founding sponsors’ logos from their website, ATHRA Chair Colin Mendelsohn reportedly said it had been done on legal advice and not to “reduce transparency.” However the website of the e-cigarette maker, which offers an onli
mUmBRELLA :: Everything under Australia´s media & marketing umbrella (au)
added Oct 8, 2018 23:14
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