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E-cigarettes: new evidence on thirdhand smoke risk

Roswell Cancer Park Institute in Buffalo, NY, have announced the findings of two studies respectively looking at evidence on “thirdhand” exposure to nicotine from e-cigarettes and the accuracy of e-cigarette product labels.
Pakistan Observer (pk)
added Nov 16, 2014 22:45

[UK] Calls for safety warnings after 'exploding' e-cigarette chargers cause more than 100 fires

The Local Government Association (LGA), which represents fire brigades in England and Wales, said e-cigarette blazes have been increasing in the last two years and is calling for “graphic” warnings to be put on chargers.
The Independent (uk)
added Nov 16, 2014 21:58

[Australia, Canada, New York] Graphic labels are seen as key to anti-smoking campaign

International cigarette advertising research has shown that “smokers have misperceptions about their products,” Bansal-Travers said, “and colors and labels on packs communicate misperceptions to smokers. Graphic warning labels are a cost-effective and ve
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 16, 2014 18:29

[Australia] Smokers' support for plain tobacco packaging linked to desire to quit

2. Support for a plain packaging law was associated with a belief in the harmful health effects of smoking, a stronger desire to quit, and lower nicotine dependence.
2 Minute Medicine
added Nov 15, 2014 10:36

[Australia, USA] Roswell researcher Q&A: Graphic labels key to anti-smoking efforts

Through a legal challenge that hinged on their First Amendment rights, cigarette companies have been able to ward off a Food and Drug Administration effort to require such graphic images on cigarette packs in the U.S.; the FDA is looking to tamp them dow
Buffalo (NY) News
added Nov 15, 2014 09:06

WTO Panel's Preliminary Ruling Favours Dominican Republic in its Challenge to Australia's Plain Packaging Law

the Panel rejected all of Australia`s procedural objections to the Dominican Republic`s claims... They have noted that, nearly two years since Australia`s plain packaging measures took effect, the measures have failed to contribute to reducing smoking in
Yahoo! Finance
added Nov 14, 2014 08:43

[Canada] John Luik

Letter from BAT regarding the budget for the Plain Packs book. John Luik agrees to reduce his expenditures on the project to cover the deficit. 2 May 1995. View Letter.
Powerbase (Spinwatch in collaboration with Lobbywatch, GMWatch, Red Star Research and Corporate Watch)
added Nov 13, 2014 23:02

WARNER/POLLACK: The Nicotine Fix

America’s cigarette addiction may seem to be mostly over. But low-income Americans continue to smoke—and die—at alarming rates. A radical new strategy could help them quit once and for all... This mixed-modality tobacco-control regulatory strategy would
The Atlantic Monthly
added Nov 13, 2014 14:58

Australia put cigarettes in standardized packs with graphic labels — and they’re working

Now, 49 percent of smokers support the new packaging -- as gruesome as it is -- compared with about 35 percent who oppose them. And more surprisingly, they were more likely to go from opposing the packaging to supporting it if they wanted to quit smokin
The Washington Post
added Nov 12, 2014 18:21

[Latin America] PAHO/WHO supports Uruguay in defending tobacco control policies against tobacco industry challenge

Despite the industry's legal challenge, Uruguay this year completed its ban on tobacco advertising, promotion and sponsorship by implementing a new prohibition on product promotion and display at the point of sale. In addition, in September, Uruguay beca
Pan American Health Organization (PAHO)
added Nov 12, 2014 11:38
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