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European Ministers Agree to Stricter Tobacco Laws

Cigarette packs in Europe would have to carry bigger health warnings, and cigarettes with menthol or other flavorings face a total ban, under an agreement that European Union ministers struck on Friday after spirited negotiations. A small group led by Po
New York Times
added Jun 22, 2013 14:55
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[Zimbabwe] Africa to resist tobacco ban

The International Tobacco Growers’ Association has vowed to fight against the ban of tobacco production as this would negatively affect livelihoods of people living in Africa. This came out at an ITGA regional meeting held in Harare yesterday.
Zimbabwe Herald (zw)
added Jun 12, 2013 16:31
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[Europe] Smoking leads to five-fold increase in heart disease and stroke in under-50s

Smoking increases the risk of heart disease and stroke by five-fold in people under the age of 50 and doubles risk in the over-60s. The protection of children and adolescents from taking up smoking is essential to the future health of Europeans and strong
European Society of Cardiology
added Jun 4, 2013 02:02
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Plainly Constitutional: The Upholding of Plain Tobacco Packaging by the High Court of Australia (PDF)

While each legal challenge is pursued and decided in its own context and its own way, no challenge to tobacco control measures takes place in isolation, not least because of the FCTC, a global treaty with 176 Parties, each having committed, under interna
McCabe Centre for Law and Cancer (FCTC) (au)
added May 19, 2013 14:12
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[Australia, Canada, UK, USA] IS SMOKING BEHAVIOR CULTURALLY DETERMINED? EVIDENCE FROM BRITISH IMMIGRANTS (PDF)

culture also predicts health outcomes like smoking participation. We find that culture matters for the smoking behavior of sons and daughters of British immigrants in Australia and the US, and daughters of British immigrants in South Africa. We find th
National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER)
added May 13, 2013 09:12
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World No Tobacco Day, 31 May 2013 / Ban tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship

A comprehensive ban of all tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship is required under the WHO Framework Convention for Tobacco Control (WHO FCTC) for all Parties to this treaty within five years of the entry into force of the Convention for that Pa
World Health Organization (WHO)
added May 9, 2013 01:04
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[UK, USA] Lancet antitobacco series launches as ACC chides FDA inaction

A special series of papers in the Lancet this week reviews the successes, failures, and ongoing challenges in beating back the "global tobacco epidemic," including a report from FDA scientists touting the impact of the 2009 Tobacco Control Act in the US.
theheart.org (ca)
added May 7, 2013 14:05
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[New York] A different kind of philanthropy

Bloomberg ... is part of a more recent category of active donors, such as Bill Gates and Warren Buffett, who seek more immediate results and believe in “giving while living”. He plans to accelerate donations while he is alive, with the remainder of his mo
Financial Times (uk)
added May 1, 2013 03:03
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[Europe] THE NEW TOBACCO PRODUCTS DIRECTIVE – POTENTIAL ECONOMIC IMPACT

Roland Berger Strategy Consultants has been commissioned by Philip Morris International (PMI) to assess the potential economic impact of the new TPD. In our study, we analyze the impact of the new TPD on the entire tobacco sector and EU Member States' ec
Roland Berger Strategy Consultants GmbH (de)
added Apr 29, 2013 01:14
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Experts propose strategies to reduce, end tobacco use

What would it take to end tobacco use once and for all? This is the question several scholars, scientists and policy experts address in a provocative series of articles on various strategies for eliminating tobacco use, if not entirely, at least enough
Medical Xpress (PhysOrg.com)
added Apr 18, 2013 22:59
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