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Europe must do more to stamp out lung cancer stigma

Lung Cancer Europe (LuCE) is a non-profit pan-European organisation...we call upon all stakeholders to support...The promotion of effective prevention policies, which encourage smoking cessation, reduce exposure to carcinogens and control;
EurActiv
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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TOC: December 2016, Volume 25, Issue e2: Kids and Tobacco

Qualitative study of Singaporean youths’ perception of antismoking campaigns: what works and what does not / Effects of plain package branding and graphic health warnings on adolescent smokers in the USA, Spain and France / Early symptoms of nicotine d
Tobacco Control
added Dec 20, 2016 16:46
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[Asia-pacific, India, Philippines] PH backs e-cigarettes restrictions

THE Philippines is supporting World Health Organization (WHO)-backed proposals to regulate Electronic Nicotine Delivery Systems (ENDS), or e-cigarettes—the use of which is popularly known as “vaping”—presented during the seventh biennial Conference of Pa
Manila Times (ph)
added Dec 19, 2016 23:10
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Research shows higher risk of developing Non-communicable diseases in Africa

most adults in Africa have at least one risk factor that increases their chances of developing a life-threatening NCD, including heart disease, cancer, type 2 diabetes and chronic obstructive lung disease.... Much can be achieved through lifestyle changes
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Dec 28, 2016 18:10
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‘A Billion Lives’ Review

These are some strong claims in anyone’s book, but you must admire Biebert’s boldness to take a swipe at such powerful and influential sectors. Great food for thought for both the avid vaper and even the e-cigarette sceptic, A Billion Lives is certainly
The Global Dispatch
added Dec 21, 2016 22:40
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[Africa, Tanzania] KANANI: MONEY MATTERS IN HEALTH&TECH: E-cigarettes have become a health dilemma

E-cigarette market in Africa is projected to grow as well. South Africa is one of the African countries where e-cigarette is gaining popularity. All over the continent, e-cigarette technology is penetrating the market. In Tanzania, they are being vapore
The Citizen (tz)
added Dec 20, 2016 22:17
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Billionaires vs. Big Tobacco in the Global South

Maybe Gates hasn't invested more on tobacco because Bloomberg is on the case. Certainly, Mike's foundation shows no signs of backing off on this front. The new $360 million will go toward the support of "evidence-based policies" to slow tobacco use, an
Inside Philanthropy
added Dec 19, 2016 21:41
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[Europe] EU monitoring e-cig developments

While the EU Commission has no immediate plans to review the regulation of electronic cigarettes within its revised Tobacco Products Directive, it will continue to monitor developments relating to the use of these products and will submit a report in 202
Tobacco Reporter
added Dec 18, 2016 15:39
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Leading Causes of Cancer Mortality — Caribbean Region, 2003–2013

Lung and cervical cancers are important preventable causes of morbidity and mortality in most of the Caribbean countries. Lung cancers can be prevented through primary prevention of exposure to risk factors such as smoking
Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR)
added Dec 16, 2016 22:25
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The global e-cigarette market is set to be worth $32bn by 2021, and the UK market will grow to $5.67bn

The global electronic cigarette market is set to be worth $32bn (£25bn) by the year 2021, while the UK market grows to $5.67bn (£4.46bn), a new report suggests. The "tremendous" growth rate of vapour products is due to increased popularity in North Amer
City A.M. (uk)
added Feb 9, 2017 09:00
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