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The Great Recession, adolescent smoking and smoking inequalities: What role does youth unemployment play in 24 European countries?

higher absolute levels of youth unemployment are related to lower likelihoods of smoking in lower SEP adolescents. Thus, smoking among vulnerable groups is more linked to the overall insecure circumstances and the affordability of cigarettes rather than t
Nicotine and Tobacco Research
added Nov 5, 2016 22:09

[UK] Cancer deaths among women to rise 60% by 2030, new reports warn

Two reports have warned of an explosion in cancer deaths among women... already killing one in seven women around the world, said the ACS report... All four of the deadliest cancers – breast, colorectal, lung and cervical cancer – are mostly preventable
The Guardian (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 19:52

[UK] Ban e-cigarettes from public places, say world health chiefs: Britain is told to outlaw the increasingly popular vaping devices from schools, hospitals and buses amid health concerns

The WHO is calling for countries to look at a ban due to ‘passive vaping’ / It has been linked to lung damage, heart complications and stillbirths / Move echoes call from the BMA, which said e-cigarettes should be banned Read more: http://www.dailymai
The Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday (uk)
added Nov 5, 2016 19:35

[Russia] COP6 broke new ground on tobacco taxation, implementation

COP6 was two years ago. Refresh your memory of what happened there by reading the front-page article from the Bulletin at FCTC COP6: It’s not over till the last round of clapping, but delegates to COP6 already have a lot to be proud of.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:58

[Asia, India] COP7 meeting resources

Between now and COP7 we will be adding various materials to this page, including policy papers, other advocacy resources and News items. Check regularly for updates.
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:54

[Asia] Indian network challenges official OK for CSR by tobacco industry

A multi-faceted campaign by a tobacco control organization has put the brakes on a plan to permit so-called ‘corporate social responsibility’ (CSR) activities by the tobacco industry in India. Three years after the Tamil Nadu People’s Forum for Tobacco
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:54

[Asia, Asia-pacific] Tobacco Industry Interference Index (PDF)

This third report shows that a few countries are moving forward in their efforts to implement the FCTC Article 5.3 Guidelines; however, others are facing increased industry interference. Overall, there still remains much room for improvement in the imp
Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA) (th)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:52

[Asia-pacific] Tobacco industry still thwarting governments in South-East Asia

In South-East Asia, “The tobacco industry continues to interfere with, deter and thwart governments' efforts to protect public health through both overt and covert means,” says a new report by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance (SEATCA). The in
Framework Convention Alliance (ch)
added Nov 5, 2016 13:49

[Asia, India] Parties to WHO-FCTC tobacco control treaty meet next week

“After 10 years, FCTC Parties have developed a detailed consensus on the measures needed to address the global tobacco epidemic. Starting next week, Parties must shift their focus to ensuring that the treaty is as effective as possible on the ground,” sai
Asian Tribune
added Nov 5, 2016 13:48

[Australia] JENKINS: Graphic Pics on Cigarette Packs Are Effective -- But When in US?

"The tobacco industry's brand imagery remains the most prominent feature of cigarette packs seen by consumers, since US regulations only require small, inconspicuous text-only warning labels on the side of the pack," the researchers point out. A recent
Medical Tribune
added Nov 5, 2016 13:45
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