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EDITORIAL: The U.S. Needs Ugly Smoking Pictures, Too

the delay has been time enough for more than 3 million Americans to start smoking -- half of whom will probably die as a result. The new evidence of graphic labels’ life-saving potential should make it easier for the FDA to justify a revised set of labels
Bloomberg News
added Nov 4, 2016 23:45
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] EDITORIAL - Deadly habit

Fortunately, President Duterte, who has quit smoking, seems determined to curb tobacco consumption in the country. Political will is needed for the effective enforcement of measures to ban smoking in public places and ensure compliance with the requireme
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 4, 2016 19:51
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines] DOH implements graphic health warning law today

Starting today, all tobacco products shall bear graphic health warnings which show the ill effects of smoking as the Department of Health (DOH) launches the full implementation of the Graphic Health Warnings (GHW) Law on tobacco products. “We already gai
PHILIPPINE INFORMATION AGENCY (ph)
added Nov 4, 2016 16:58
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[UK] First batch of plain-packaged cigarettes arrive in Kent

Kent has received its first batch of cigarettes on sale in plain packaging as the Stoptober campaign aimed to drive smokers to quit draws to a close. New laws that came in to force across the UK in May gave manufacturers up to a year to switch to drab g
KentNews.co.uk (uk)
added Nov 4, 2016 14:47
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[California] FORSYTH v MPAA: PLAINTIFF’S [PROPOSED] POSTHEARING BRIEF, Nov 3, 2016

If the speech does not qualify as speech in furtherance of an issue of “public interest” under 425.16 (e)(3) and (4), defendants fail to satisfy the first prong of the analysis. For the reasons stated in the Response at 9-16, the ratings are quintessentia
Tobacco On Trial
added Nov 3, 2016 22:27
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Public health benefits from pictorial health warnings on US cigarette packs: a SimSmoke simulation

Available research consistently shows a direct association between PWLs and increased cessation and reduced smoking initiation and prevalence. The SimSmoke model projects that PWLs would reduce smoking prevalence by 5% (2.5%–9%) relative to the status qu
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2016 21:29
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Graphic Cigarette Pack Labels May Cut U.S. Smoking Deaths

would save more than 650,000 lives and prevent tens of thousands of preterm births and low birth weight babies by 2065, a new study suggests.... Tobacco industry litigation stalled a 2011 proposal to add such warnings to U.S. cigarette packs
HealthDay [HealthScout]
added Nov 3, 2016 21:25
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[Asia-pacific, Philippines, California] BONDOC: Mind if I smoke? Mind if I die?

youth are being taught to shun the vice that sickened and shortened the lives of their elders. Enforcement of the smoking prohibition in public indoors is spotty. But today begins the picturing of graphic health warnings (GHWs) on cigarette packs.
Philippine Star (ph)
added Nov 3, 2016 21:13
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Public health benefits from pictorial health warnings on US cigarette packs: a SimSmoke simulation

While many countries have adopted prominent pictorial warning labels (PWLs) for cigarette packs, the USA still requires only small...Available research consistently shows a direct association between PWLs and increased cessation and reduced smoking initia
Tobacco Control
added Nov 3, 2016 16:16
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[Asia, Burma/Myanmar] Big Tobacco Meddling With Myanmar’s Government – Report

The report, by the Southeast Asia Tobacco Control Alliance, finds “high levels” of tobacco industry interference in Myanmar, which has been included in the annual update of ASEAN countries for the first time. The report throws light on Big Tobacco’s so
Myanmar Business Today (mm)
added Nov 3, 2016 14:36
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