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The international prevalence of smoking in addiction treatment

Internationally, cigarette smoking is higher among patients in addiction treatment when compared to the general populace, according to a study published in the Society for the Study of Addiction.... there are both cultural and biological reasons high rat
Addiction Now
added Jan 19, 2017 18:31
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law: Chapter 13: Tobacco control (PDF)

· The interests of the tobacco industry are in irreconcilable conflict with public health. Governments should limit their interaction with the tobacco industry, ensure that any interactions that do occur are transparent, avoid conflicts of interest and
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:42
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Advancing the right to health: the vital role of law

This report aims to raise awareness about the role that the reform of public health laws can play in advancing the right to health and in creating the conditions for people to live healthy lives. By encouraging a better understanding of how public health
World Health Organization (WHO)
added Jan 19, 2017 18:35
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Russia Plans More Stringent Tobacco Rules

If a proposal introduced by the Russian Health Ministry is adopted, Moscow will ban the sale of cigarettes to people born in 2015 and after. Tobacco kills about six million people globally each year, according to the World Health Organization, and 300,0
Financial Tribune
added Jan 14, 2017 10:30
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[Canada, France] Minister Philpott to take part in the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development Health Policy Forum and Health Ministerial Meeting

On January 17, health ministers from more than 35 countries will meet to discuss The Next Generation of Health Reforms. ...Minister Philpott will take the opportunity to discuss ‎...plain packaging of tobacco products, childhood obesity, food labelling, I
Canada Newswire (CNW) (ca)
added Jan 16, 2017 17:45
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Tobacco control measures found to be cost-effective, says WHO report

are highly cost-effective, but under-used in some countries. The report also states that tobacco control doesn’t harm economies, and reduces the impact smoking has on poorer communities. ...Tobacco control measures include tax increases, bans on adve
Cancer Research Campaign (UK)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[Asia] PEIRIS: Tobacco use does not contribute to economic development - Report

The tobacco industry’s deep pockets and deadly tactics remain the greatest obstacle to progress in addressing the devastating global toll of tobacco use. The report notes that in addition to continued implementation of evidence-based tobacco control stra
Asian Tribune
added Jan 13, 2017 22:35
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[UK] EDITORIAL: Supporting the urban poor to quit tobacco: adding years to lives

more than 30% of smokers in LMICs attempted to quit in the previous year (15% in China).7 However, in most countries in particular LMICs, cessation advice or services are not available.8 Even where they are, the urban poor are least likely to receive cess
Thorax (British Thoracic Society)
added Jan 13, 2017 22:23
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[Japan] Gov't eager to stamp out smoking in public areas ahead of Olympics

Japan's health minister on Friday expressed eagerness to pursue the eradication of passive smoking ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, saying it is the government's "mission" to alleviate the effects of secondhand cigarette smoke. Emphasiz
Mainichi Daily News (jp)
added Jan 13, 2017 16:40
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The Framework Convention On Global Health: A Call For Leadership From The Global Health Trio

As the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control demonstrates, the norms that a treaty establishes on health-promoting policies and globally shared expectations may be transformative. Further, treaties stand to increase accountability through courts and ot
Health Affairs (ca)
added Jan 12, 2017 22:03
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