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Trade challenges at the World Trade Organization to national noncommunicable disease prevention policies: A thematic document analysis of trade and health policy space

Policy makers appear to face significant pressure to design food, beverage, and tobacco regulations that other countries will deem consistent with trade rules. Trade-related influence on public health policy is likely to be understated by analyses limite
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Jul 4, 2018 03:00
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[Mid-east] EDITORIAL: Stop Rising Tobacco Use in Africa and the Middle East: Editorial

Public health specialists in developed countries have spent decades learning how to fight back — and have saved lives by the millions. Countries in the Middle East and Africa simply need to follow suit.
Bloomberg News
added Jun 28, 2018 03:45
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[UK] Child labour rampant in tobacco industry

Child labour in tobacco is rampant and on the increase... Evidence from three continents shows how children aged 14 and under are kept out of school and employed in hard and sometimes harmful physical labour to produce the tobacco leaf that fills cigare
The Guardian (uk)
added Jun 26, 2018 21:28
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[Europe, UK] JARVIS: Why don’t more young women vape? EU regulations are partly to blame

British vaping laws aren’t that Victorian, but there’s room for improvement. While we allow vape shops and vaping in public places, e-cigarette manufacturers face stiff regulation and are prevented from talking about the relative risks of vaping compared
The Spectator (uk)
added Jun 25, 2018 15:21
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[Massachusetts] Evaluation of a Train-the-trainer Program to Build Capacity for Training Tobacco Treatment Specialists

The Trainer-led model expanded the number of UMass-trained TTSs with equivalent participant knowledge and perceived improvement in ability to deliver effective tobacco dependence treatment compared to the gold-standard training model. It offers a potenti
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Jun 25, 2018 14:52
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[Australia] E-cigarettes, smoking and health / A Literature Review Update (PDF) (394pp)

regular use of e-cigarettes is likely to have adverse health consequences. There is a lack of clarity about the magnitude of adverse health effects...the effectiveness of this method compared with other smoking cessation methods is not known.
CSIRO (Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation) (au)
added Aug 8, 2018 19:07
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[Europe, UK] PRYOR: Our panicky and reactionary regulation of e-cigarettes is getting in the way of saving lives

our advertising restrictions, some of which are mandated by the European Union’s Tobacco Products Directive. As a result of these restrictions, we find ourselves in a ludicrous situation where a majority of smokers think that e-cigarettes are no safer th
Electronic Telegraph (uk)
added Jun 23, 2018 17:12
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Worldwide news and comment [FREE FULL TEXT]

around 200 million people have died because of tobacco since the first WNTD. It is a day that should not exist. Despite these depressing statistics, and the tragic stories behind each and every tobacco-caused death, progress is being made. WNTD is an imp
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2018 18:17
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TOC: July 2018 - Volume 27 - 4

Second-hand smoke exposure in homes with children: assessment of airborne nicotine in the living room and children’s bedroom / Automated dripping devices for vapers: RDTAs, bottomfeeders, squonk mods and dripboxes  / Tobacco companies’ use of retailer inc
Tobacco Control
added Jun 22, 2018 18:14
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The entry into force of the Protocol is becoming imminent with Chad’s and Brazil’s accession

With the accession by Chad and Brazil, respectively on 13th and 14th June 2018, the Protocol now has 39 Parties and only two more are needed [1] by 2nd of July for the Protocol to enter into force on time to hold the first session of the Meeting of the P
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jun 23, 2018 16:37
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