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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
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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 (PhysOrg.com)
added Dec 5, 2016 22:23
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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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Michael Bloomberg may be Big Tobacco’s biggest enemy

To date, the group has worked with 59 countries with a population of nearly 3.5 billion people to introduce tobacco-control laws and policies and with 36 countries to help them create systems to monitor tobacco use and policy implementation. In India, fo
Washington Post
added Dec 5, 2016 16:06
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Michael R. Bloomberg Commits $360 Million to Reduce Tobacco Use – Raising Total Giving on Tobacco Control Efforts to Nearly $1 Billion

The additional funds will enable tobacco control advocates and public health officials to expand and accelerate effective MPOWER policy strategies to Monitor tobacco use, Protect the public with smoke-free laws, Offer help to quit smoking, Warn about the
Bloomberg Philanthropies
added Dec 5, 2016 16:02
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Bloomberg Expands Effort to Curb Tobacco Use World-wide

is committing $360 million to be used between 2017 and 2022 to help raise tobacco taxes, implement smoke-free laws and pursue other strategies to curb tobacco use in low- and middle-income countries, according to Bloomberg Philanthropies, the philanthropi
Dow Jones News Service
added Dec 5, 2016 16:00
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ARCHIVE: The Global Research Neglect of Unassisted Smoking Cessation: Causes and Consequences

Many assisted cessation studies, but few if any unassisted cessation studies, are funded by pharmaceutical companies manufacturing cessation products. Health authorities should emphasise the positive message that the most successful method used by most
PLoS (Public Library of Science)
added Dec 5, 2016 02:31
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[Taiwan] Research letter Unregulated hazards to young people: smoking in films

Current tobacco control legislations may not be adequate in protecting adolescents and young adults from being exposed to smoking imagery in films. For example, Taiwan implemented the Tobacco Hazards Prevention Act (THPA) in 1997, which states that ‘smok
Tobacco Control
added Dec 4, 2016 21:45
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[Europe] Raw tobacco

In the EU, tobacco cultivation represents some 100,000 ha and 60,000 specialist producers. Tobacco is grown in 12 EU countries. The main producers are Italy, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain and Poland, which account for around 85% of the EU tobacco growing area
European Commission - Trade (be)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:40
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[Europe, Italy] British American Tobacco launches Vype-branded flagship store and introduces the next generation of vaping: Vype Pebble

The Pebble range will be launching in the UK, Italy, Poland, France and Germany. It has a striking, minimalist design and is a game-changer for the world of vaping. It brings a whole new type of vaping product to market, combining a smooth vape with a pow
British American Tobacco (BAT)
added Dec 3, 2016 02:27
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