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International Cooperation Vital for Preventing Lung Cancer

Controlling tobacco use is vital to managing the threat it poses to public health, but doing so requires a multipronged approach that includes public advocacy, public health efforts, and reform, according to a press briefing at the International Associati
Cancer Therapy Advisor
added Dec 8, 2016 03:17

[Europe] Eurostat: One quarter of EU citizens are smokers

One in four EU citizens over 15 years old (24%) is a tobacco smoker, according to Eurostat. Spain comes in just above this average with 25.3%. EurActiv Spain reports. 23% of Spanish residents are regular smokers and 2.4% are occasional smokers, Eurostat
added Dec 7, 2016 16:43

Decision concerning the European Commission’s compliance with the Tobacco Control Convention (852/2014/LP)

Ombudsman closes it with the following conclusion: The Commission’s refusal to publish online details of all meetings which its services and its staff have with the tobacco industry constitutes maladministration.
European Ombudsman
added Dec 9, 2016 13:47

Peripheral Arterial Disease Market- smoking and diabetes contributes towards increase in incidence rate of peripheral arterial diseases which would stimulate the growth of market globally

globally around 20% of the total population above the age of 60 years are affected by peripheral arterial diseases. High risk factors such as smoking and diabetes contributes towards increase in incidence rate of peripheral arterial diseases which would s (blog)
added Dec 7, 2016 02:26

New tobacco control investment supports MPOWER roll-out

WHO welcomes today's announcement from Bloomberg Philanthropies on a new commitment of $360 million for the global fight against tobacco. The new funding announced by Bloomberg Philanthropies aims to build on the success of the MPOWER package of effectiv
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:02

[Asia, China] Tobacco industry still rakes in major profit despite anti-smoking laws

People around the world are smoking about as many cigarettes as ever nearly 6 trillion per year. It's an incredible number, translating into big business - and profit - for tobacco makers. But as new cigarette laws go into effect, are they having any imp
CCTV America
added Dec 6, 2016 13:58

six highlights from the tobacco control special issue on flavors

A new special issue of Tobacco Control takes on flavored tobacco with 13 studies spanning a spectrum of products. In the journal’s opening editorial, four researchers featured in the issue, including Dr. Andrea Villanti, director for Regulatory Science a
Truth Initiative (American Legacy Foundation)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:48

Michael Bloomberg Continues His Life-Saving Leadership in Global Fight Against Tobacco

Bloomberg Initiative to Reduce Tobacco Use is likely to have saved more lives, more quickly, and have as great an impact on the health of people around the world as any other public health initiative... The Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids is honored to be
Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids (CTFK)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:46

Global public health advocates open new fronts in war on tobacco

at IASLC 17th World Conference on Lung Cancer (WCLC)...."Because of this, there are now 35 tobacco-free pension funds in Australia - just over 40 percent of all funds. Many more will soon follow and each tobacco-free announcement is met with resounding pu
Medical Xpress (
added Dec 5, 2016 22:23

Europe seeks a clear vision on e-cigarette taxation policy

While the European Commission is engaged in a consultation process on the taxing of e-cigarettes, seven EU member states have already instituted their own tax schemes. Between them, a variety of rates have been set. Unlike in the U.S., however, where se
ECigIntelligence (uk)
added Dec 5, 2016 18:42
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