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[Asia, Singapore] 10 more countries to support "Tobacco Free Generation" project

A project by the National Cancer Centre Singapore to push for a Tobacco-Free Generation (TFG) has garnered the support of 10 other countries in Asia. Eleven directors of leading cancer centres in Asia have come together to agree on a course of action to
Channel NewsAsia (sg)
added Apr 14, 2014 08:49

Smoking and mental illness in the US population

Our findings highlight the need to improve our ability to address smoking and psychiatric comorbidity both within and without healthcare settings. Such advancements will be vital to reducing mental illness-related disparities in smoking and continuing to
Tobacco Control
added Apr 13, 2014 23:32

WHO plans to regulate e-cigarettes in same way as normal tobacco ($$)

Leaked documents seen by the Financial Times revealed that parts of the WHO are keen to classify the battery-powered devices as tobacco under the Framework Convention on Tobacco Control, a WHO treaty that obliges governments to curtail smoking rates acros
Financial Times (uk)
added Apr 13, 2014 23:22

Research paper / Tobacco industry argues domestic trademark laws and international treaties preclude cigarette health warning labels, despite consistent legal advice that the argument is invalid

Governments should not be intimidated by tobacco company threats and unsubstantiated claims, and carefully craft HWL laws to withstand the inevitable tobacco industry lawsuits with the knowledge that the companies’ own lawyers as well as authoritative bod
Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:52

May 2014, Volume 23, Issue 3: TOC

Tobacco Control
added Apr 12, 2014 14:49

INVESTIGATION: How multibillion naira illicit tobacco trade thrives in Nigeria, putting millions at risk

Thousands of traders like Luka serve as important links between a growing number of smokers and smugglers in a booming illicit tobacco trade that is finding its roots in Nigeria’s borders across the northern states, where an expansive network of traffick
Premium Times (ng)
added Apr 10, 2014 18:50

[Australia] Explainer: how big tobacco turns profits

it is the removal of the industry’s ability to charge a premium which constitutes the biggest threat to its status as a go-to investment. If allowed to spread, standardised packaging will put an end to the industry’s pricing strategy and, therefore, to it
The Conversation (au)
added Apr 10, 2014 12:15

Smoking Cessation and Nicotine De-addiction Products Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast to 2019

Smoking cessation products are a better alternative for tobacco and cigarette addicts. Smoking cessation products market comprises nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) products, prescription drugs and electronic cigarettes. With the rising incidences of lu
PR Newswire
added Apr 9, 2014 07:12

[Wisconsin] E-cigarette maker rolls out $20M marketing campaign

Victory Electronic Cigarettes Corporation in Nunica, near Grand Haven, is targeting consumers in the U.K. and west Europe with a marketing campaign focused on its Vapestick brand.
Grand Rapids (WI) Business Journal
added Apr 8, 2014 23:11

GRIJALVA: The Trans-Pacific Partnership Is Terrible for Public Health

Our negotiators have even pushed for the agreement to provide tobacco companies with special rights to sue governments and undermine health regulation in quasi-judicial foreign tribunals. We didn't have to end up here. In 2007, Democratic leaders in Cong
Huffington Post (blog)
added Apr 8, 2014 16:52
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