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154 Organizations Agree: Tobacco Industry Violates Human Rights

The Cape Town Declaration on Human Rights and a Tobacco-Free World, affirming that the production, marketing and sale of tobacco products is incompatible with basic human rights, has been adopted by over 150 organizations and prominent public health leade
PR Newswire
added Aug 6, 2018 20:26
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Japan Tobacco to Acquire Bangladesh Company for $1.5 Billion

The Japanese company is acquiring the tobacco business of Akij Group, the second-largest cigarette maker in Bangladesh with about 20 percent share of the market, Japan Tobacco said in a statement Monday. “With this investment, we continue to accelerate
Bloomberg News
added Aug 6, 2018 19:38
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[Switzerland] FCA gears up for FCTC Conference of the Parties success in Geneva

The Framework Convention Alliance (FCA) recently announced a limited number of travel grants to select individuals from member organisations in low-and middle-income countries – where more than 1 billion of the world’s smokers live –, to attend the Eight
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Aug 5, 2018 06:24
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For Women Worldwide, Lung Cancers Rise as Breast Cancers Decline

Researchers in Spain reported that between 2015 and 2030, lung cancer deaths among women worldwide will likely increase 43 percent... "If we do not implement measures to reduce smoking behaviors in this population, lung cancer mortality will continue to
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Aug 2, 2018 23:09
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INTERVIEW: NATHANIEL RICH: “Losing Earth”: How Humanity Came to Understand Climate Change & Failed to Act in Time

NYT Mag...August 1 in a special edition of the magazine dedicated entirely to climate change...."coordinated disinformation campaign, the bribing of scientists, the bribing of politicians, the enormous PR campaigns modeled after the tobacco industry’s eff
Democracy Now!
added Aug 2, 2018 19:40
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Flavour Capsule Variants’ Performance in a “Dark Market”: Implications for Standardised Packaging

product innovations, such as flavour capsule variants (FCVs), remain unregulated...Policy makers should disallow FCV innovations, which offer no health benefits to smokers and may instead attract non-smokers to smoking. Where timely, these regulations cou
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 2, 2018 00:46
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Effects of intranasal oxytocin on stress-induced cigarette craving in daily smokers

The current study findings do not support several previous reports that OT reduced either stress or drug craving. Implications This study finds a null result of the neuropeptide oxytocin on stress-induced cigarette craving. Reporting null findings is pa
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Aug 2, 2018 00:45
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Plain packaging: legislative differences in Australia, France, the UK, New Zealand and Norway, and options for strengthening regulations

While plain packaging represents a milestone in tobacco-control policy, future legislation need not simply reflect the past but could set new benchmarks to maximise the potential benefits of this policy.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 2, 2018 00:32
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Projections in Breast and Lung Cancer Mortality among Women: A Bayesian Analysis of 52 Countries Worldwide

The mortality for lung and breast cancer is higher in high-income countries than in middle-income countries; lung cancer mortality is lower in the latter because the tobacco epidemic is not yet widespread. Due to these observed characteristics of lung can
Cancer Research
added Aug 1, 2018 16:03
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Impact of the WHO FCTC on non-cigarette tobacco products [FREE FULL TEXT]

The strongest achievements have been in protection from exposure to tobacco smoke; controlling advertising, promotion and sponsorship; controlling sales to and by minors; education, communication and public awareness; and packaging and labelling of NCTP.
Tobacco Control
added Aug 1, 2018 16:01
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